Posts tagged "dance in Chicago"

A Night of Firsts for the Joffrey Ballet's (Fun-Filled) 10th Anniversary Celebration Gala (PICS!)

It was a thrilling night in Chicago for The Joffrey Ballet’s grand 10th Anniversary Celebration Gala honoring its Women’s Board!  I was so excited to chair this event with Helen Hall Melchior (our 5th Joffrey event together!) along with our dynamic co-chairs Kate Bensen, Pamella Roland DeVos, Liz Sharp, Joan Colmar, Mary Pat Burns, Victoria... Read more »

If you're a fan (and who isn't?) of Joffrey Ballet principal dancer Fabrice Calmels, then you'll REALLY love this!

If you're a fan (and who isn't?) of Joffrey Ballet principal dancer Fabrice Calmels, then you'll REALLY love this!
Watch for an exciting, massive art installation coming the first week of May to the riverfront beneath the Trump Tower!  Anyone who is a fan, and who isn’t, of the dashing 6’6” dancer, Fabrice Calmels, will love this! Joffrey’s renowned photographer, Herbert Migdoll,  has created a 300 foot long and 15 foot high photo of... Read more »

The Joffrey Gala Raises Over $1 Million!

The Joffrey Gala 2010 was held recently at Union Station. This was a new venue for this event so I didn’t know what to expect but Co-chairs Yolanda and Jason Tyler and Honorary Chairs, Anne and Burt Kaplan, planned one of the most magical evenings in recent memory for almost 1000 guests. The night began... Read more »
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Where the Drinks are Cold and the Piano's Hot!

The company of Thodos Dance Chicago at their Spring benefit…(Pic by Steve Starr) This weekend we attended Thodos’ Dance Chicago’s “All That Jazz” Spring Benefit at the Chicago History Museum.  This contemporary company was founded 18 years ago by choreographer Melissa Thodos who also serves as its Artistic Director.  The appreciative crowd enjoyed a fun-packed... Read more »

The Joffrey Ballet's Othello Opens to Standing Ovations at Auditorium Theatre

Opening Night of The Joffrey Ballet’s Othello. The standing ovations never seemed to end last night for the opening of the Joffrey Ballet’s Othello.  The company danced their hearts for a sell out crowd and the excitement was over the top.   The scenery, costumes and music all came together for a perfect performance.  This is... Read more »

Joffrey Ballet's Couture & Cocktails at the Palmer House

Designer Pamella Roland, Helen Melchior, Bill and Giuliana Rancic, moi and Sydney DeVos. Friday night’s event at the Palmer House for the Joffrey Ballet’s Couture & Cocktails was the party of the year!!!  The crowd of over 600 was SRO in the lobby for the glamorous Pamella Roland Spring/Resort 2010 show and it did NOT... Read more »
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Last Chance to Attend the Chicago Dancing Festival!

The 2008 Chicago Dancing Festival in Millenium Park. The 3rd annual Chicago Dancing Festival will culminate Saturday night with a free “Celebration of Dance” in the Pritzker Pavilion in Millenium Park beginning at 7:30 PM.  The event began on Tuesday night and continued throughout the week presenting 16 of the top dance companies in the... Read more »