Celebrate the Harris

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Please join the Harris Theater for Music and Dance for our 2018 Gala, celebrating the triumphant return of American Ballet Theatre to Chicago, where they will be taking the stage exclusively at the Harris.

Evening Details:

5:00PM
Cocktail and Hors d’oeuvre Reception
Harris Theater Expanded Lower Lobby
6:00PM
American Ballet Theatre Opening Night performance
60 minutes, no intermission

Seated dinner to follow performance in the Art Institute of Chicago Modern Wing

Honorary Chair

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

GALA CO-CHAIRS
Marilyn F. and David J. Vitale

GALA VICE-CHAIRS
Caryn and King Harris, Harris Family Foundation
Abby McCormick O’Neil and D. Carroll Joynes
Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols
Marilyn F. and David J. Vitale

GALA LEAD CORPORATE SPONSOR

2018 GALA HOST COMMITTEE
(In formation)
BMO Wealth Management
Kay Bucksbaum
The Crown Family
Kent and Liz Dauten, Keystone Capital
Jim and Karen Frank
Jay Franke and David Herro
Karen Z. Gray-Krehbiel and John H. Krehbiel, Jr.
Jack and Sandra Guthman
Joan W. Harris
Mellody Hobson and George Lucas
JPMorgan Chase
Kay and Fred Krehbiel
Robert M. and Diane v.S. Levy
Northern Trust 

The 2018 Gala will bring together over 400 civic and philanthropic leaders for an evening of celebration in support of the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, which is proud to be recognized as a cultural leader in educational and outreach initiatives, artistic partnerships, and bringing the finest national and international music and dance to Chicago.

The American Ballet Theatre Opening Night Gala performance will feature the Chicago debut of Misty Copeland as a Principal Dancer with the company and Her Notes, choreographed by audience favorite Jessica Lang.

Table Levels (Tables seat 10):
$100,000 — Gala Vice-Chair
$50,000 — Host Committee Benefactor
$25,000 — Host Committee Grand Patron
$12,000 — Patron
$1,200 — Individual Ticket


To purchase a table or an individual ticket download a 2018 Gala pledge form here. For more information, please call 312.334.2460.