Hedwignites Benefit Gala

As an enduring Chicago institution for over 30 years, with the leadership and artistic direction of its founder, Jan Bartoszek, Hedwignites 2018 is a festive benefit gala to support the company’s accomplishments and endeavors.
Guests have the opportunity to meet and mingle with Jan Bartoszek, Artistic Associate Maray Gutierrez, dancers, and designers, as well as learn about the company’s plans for 2018 and beyond.
Highlighting the proceedings is an exclusive preview of the company’s newest work.
6:00 PM
Cocktail Reception with Globally-Inspired Delicacies in the elegant and sophisticated setting of The Arts Club of Chicago
Silent Auction
7:00 PM
8:00 PM
Live Auction and Paddle Raise led by Auctioneer John Walcher
Exclusive Preview of Hedwig Dances’ Work
Champagne Toast
9:00 PM
Dessert & Co­ffee
Salsa Lesson from our Dancers
Festive Business Attire
Valet Parking Available at the Door

Join us at Hedwignites on Friday, March 23, 2018 at The Arts Club of Chicago.

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Past Hedwignites

Hedwignites is a special evening to support the artistry and community created by the Hedwig Dances company. Every year, friends, family, and supporters gather and to celebrate an evening of food, art and conversation to help further the mission of Hedwig Dances.

For the past few years, Hedwig Dances has been honored to host Hedwignites at the historic Arts Club of Chicago surrounded by the beautiful art displays and stunning architecture.


Photos by Claire Howie