Chicago is full of Chicagoans with big hearts. There is a lot of
giving back. Why not treat yourself to an elegant afternoon, and later,
to an elegant evening while helping to sponsor a young child's dream?
WHAT: Glamorous luncheon and raffle 'Lunch at Maxim's' captures theme of upcoming Joeffrey Ballet production of The Merry Widow.The lunch will feature a spectacular raffle (Win a trip to Paris!), indulgent Parisian-style pampering and creative cuisine.
All attendees will receive 10% off tickets to The Merry Widow during The Joffrey Ballet’s Winter Program at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, February 16-27, 2011.
WHEN: Friday, February 11th, 12 Noon
WHERE: Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 East Delaware Place http://www.fourseasons.com/chicagofs
Tickets $250 | Tables $2,500 and $5,000
A portion of the proceeds from this event will support scholarships
for Chicago Public School children participating in the Academy of
Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet’s Boeing Bridge Program - a
student focused dance program designed to introduce Chicago Public
School students to the basic elements of ballet technique..
Support the Academy, support the kids The Academy
provides accessible dance training to deserving students. Through our
classes at the Joffrey Tower and our outreach programs, we offer
thousands of students the joys and rewards of dance education.
The Joffrey offers aid and support to our students, from those
aspiring to become professionals in our pre-professional and Trainee
classes to the skilled young people in our Community Engagement Program.
Tuition does not cover the expense of our courses. The Joffrey can
offer our Academy programs and keep them affordable because of your
support. You keep the dreams and aspirations of future dancers alive.
For more information regarding ticket or donation inquiries: Please contact Julia Jankowski Doherty, Events Coordinator, at 312-386-8921 or jdoherty [at] joffrey [dot] org.
For more information about the event: http://www.joffrey.org/lunchatmaxims
The Joffrey Ballet presents the Midwest premiere of Ronald Hynd’s The Merry Widow for
its Winter program in the current 2010-2011 Stars season. Hynd
originally choreographed the three-act story ballet for The Australian
Ballet in 1975, set to an adaptation of Franz Lehár’s 1905 romantic
operetta The Merry Widow.
This evening-length work, also a company premiere, will be performed
at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress
Parkway, on February 16–27, 2011.
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