Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Chicago Dancing Festival Releases Free Tickets July 8 & 9, 2014

FREE TICKETS release THIS WEEK, July 8 & 9

Chicago Dancing Festival: August 20-23, 2014

CHICAGO (July 7, 2014) – Chicago Dancing Festival founders 
Lar Lubovitch and Jay Franke are pleased to announce today 
additional works being added to the 2014 Festival lineup, 
including two more World Premieres, plus plans for a pre- 
and post-performance sponsors party around the “Celebration 
of Dance” Grand Finale performance, Saturday, August 23.  
Free tickets for the Festival’s indoor performances become 
available to the public this week, July 8 and 9.  The 2014 Chicago 
Dancing Festival, featuring top ballet, modern and hip-hop 
companies from Chicago and across the country, is set to take 
place August 20 – 23.

Additional Programming
Chicago-based choreographer Ron De Jesus, a former 
dancer with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and now Artistic 
Director of Ron De Jesus Dance, has been commissioned by 
the Dancing Festival to create a new duet for the dancing 
male pair of Ben Wardell (Nexus Project, Lucky Plush 
Productions, formerly Hubbard Street Dance Chicago) and 
Michel Rodriguez (Nexus Project, formerly Hedwig Dances). 
Transition Zone will premiere as part of the Festival’s “Dances 
for 2” at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., 
in two performances, Friday, August 22.

New York-based choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie, who 
has set work on and collaborated with pop stars like Beyoncé 
as well as highly regarded institutions like The Juilliard School, 
the Alvin Ailey B.F.A. Program and tap legend Savion Glover, 
has been commissioned by the Festival to create a new work 
for the student dancers of After School Matters, to premiere 
on the Pritzker “Celebration of Dance” program, August 23.

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