Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Raises $65K in 14th Annual Bold Moves for Bold Women Benefit

From left: Hubbard Street Board Member Karen Lennon, Aurora Austriaco, and Pam Cullerton (photo by Robert F. Carl).

One of the world’s premiere contemporary dance companies, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago welcomed more than 250 guests to the offices of Baker McKenzie, LLP overlooking Chicago’s Millennium Park on Thursday, March 16, 2017 for Hubbard Street’s 14th annual Bold Moves for Bold Women event.

The cocktail party, silent auction, and fundraiser, celebrating female leadership in business and the arts, was immediately followed by the opening-night performance of Hubbard Street’s Season 39 Spring Series at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, featuring two works by master choreographer Nacho Duato, Solo Echo by Crystal Pite, and Imprint by Lucas Crandall.

Bold Moves for Bold Women 2017 at Baker McKenzie, located on the 50th floor at 300 East Randolph Street in Chicago, successfully raised more than $65,000 for Hubbard Street’s education, community, and artistic programs.

Bold Moves for Bold Women sponsors included Diversity Partner Baker McKenzie, LLP, and Lead Sponsor Wessex 504, among other area supporters.

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, Hubbard Street will hold its Season 39 Spotlight Ball following a special one-hour Spotlight Ball performance at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. The Season 39 Spotlight Ball dinner and reception begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, located at 200 North Columbus Drive in Chicago, with Honorary Chair Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Corporate Honoree Exelon.

Further details about Hubbard Street’s Season 39 Spotlight Ball including special guests, auction items and more will be announced at a later date. Spotlight Ball reservations begin at $700 per guest; table reservations and sponsorship opportunities start at $7,000. All proceeds from the Spotlight Ball support Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s education, community and artistic programs. For more information, contact Kristen Meyer at 312-553-2000, via email at, or visit