50th anniversary celebration

Join us as we celebrate 50 legendary years of Giordano Dance Chicago!

Saturday, March 23, 2013
7:30 PM Performance / 9:30-11:30 PM Gala Celebration


Harris Theater for Music & Dance in Millennium Park
205 E. Randolph Drive


Gala Celebration Immediately Following Performance on the
Pritzker Pavilion Stage, located behind the Harris Theater Stage


open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and elegant desserts


GALA PACKAGE - $200 per person

Includes a spectacular seat to GDC’s 7:30 PM performance at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance and admission to the post-performance Gala Celebration from 9:30 - 11:30 PM on the Pritzker Pavilion Stage.



(Begins backstage at 6:15 PM)

Includes all of the above AND a once-in-a-lifetime, never-before-offered opportunity to watch the Giordano dancers as they prepare for the evening’s performance with:


• An in-the-wings champagne toast with an intimate view of the final leaps
of warm-up class and last-minute on-stage dancer preparations


• A back-stage buffet dinner and conversation with Artistic Director
Nan Giordano, Honorary Chair Pam Crutchfield, and
Choreographer/Honorary Artistic Chair Liz Imperio

• Viewing of “Circle”, Giordano Dance Chicago’s exciting pre-performance
ritual, moments before the dancers go on stage


• A commemorative 50th Anniversary gift



Ticketing for the gala is now closed and SOLD OUT!

However, please join us for the thrilling performance begining at 7:30PM.

CLICK HERE to purchase performance tickets.



Cocktail attire | RSVP by March 10

Performance tickets will be mailed to the address provided.

All orders received after March 10 will be held at the Gala table in the Harris lower lobby.



Gus Giordano


Artistic Director

Nan Giordano


Executive Director

Michael McStraw


Gala Committee

Pam Crutchfield, Chair

Liz Imperio, Artistic Chair

Steve Abrams

Brock Clawson

Matthew Ehrhard

Nan Giordano

Kevin Janes

Andy Kanfer

James Korshak
Kevin McGirr

Michael McStraw

Scott Rottenberg

Thomas Sinkovic

Sally Venverloh

GDC Board of Directors
Tim Ryan, President
Susan Flynn, Vice President
Gorman Cook, Treasurer
Tina Monaghan, Secretary
Matthew Ehrhard
Nan Giordano
Sandra Golub
Asad Khan
KK Neilsen-Cleland

Laura Parry

For more information call 312-922-1332

Giordano Dance Chicago is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.
All donations and a portion of benefit tickets are deductible to the extent allowable by state and federal laws.