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REUNION WEEKEND

Original Company, circa 1960s. Dancers from back to front: Mort Kessler, Gary Kaplan, Gus Giordano

We are thrilled you will be joining us to celebrate Giordano at 60! It will be a weekend filled with reconnection, energy, beauty, and a trip down memory lane. You can join us for one or all of the events! 

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, March 31

 7:30 PM

PERFORMANCE AT THE HARRIS THEATER | $100

VIP seating, reception in lobby following the performance

205 E. Randolph St, Chicago

Saturday, April 1
6:15 PM

VIP BACKSTAGE EXPERIENCE | $600

From backstage, see the final moments of dancers on stage. Includes champagne toast, dinner, VIP seating at the Harris Theater performance, and post show celebration on the Pritzker Stage with lavish buffet & open bar.

Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St, Chicago

7:30 PM

PERFORMANCE + GALA | $300

VIP seating at the Harris Theater performance, and post show celebration on the Pritzker Stage with lavish buffet & open bar.

Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St, Chicago

Sunday, April 2
11:00 AM

GIORDANO CLASS WITH NAN | FREE

Move together with Nan and revisit Giordano jazz. You can watch, participate, or move as you wish. Class will be followed by a champagne toast. All alumni are welcome on a first come first serve basis as space is limited. This will be an experience you don't want to miss!

Fine Arts Building, 410 S Michigan, 3rd floor

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE

 

Season 60 | Celebrate Giordano will be magical!

A journey through time - looking back - moving forward...

From an opening welcome choreographed by former dancer and Associate Director, Michael Taylor, to a world premiere by Kia Smith that joins Giordano Dance Chicago and South Chicago Dance Theatre on stage together with 26 dancers. Plus works by Gus Giordano, Ron De Jesus and Liz Imperio return to the stage. Throughout the evening the audience will experience short video interludes highlighting this company’s rich legacy, tying the past to the present, and showing how Giordano Dance Chicago has achieved this monumental milestone.

REUNION COMMITTEE

 

Mark Gomez & Lindsey Leduc

Co-Chairs

Rachael Berube | Joshua Blake Carter | Leigh Hoekstra

Lizzie MacKenzie | Robert McKee | Sean Rozanski
Cesar G. Salinas | Mark Schulze | Rich
ard Smith
Michael Taylor | Liz Trevino | 
Sherry Zunker

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