Chicago Dancers United ( CDU )which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through danceannounced changes to its administrative and board leadership and the date for its 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago benefit performance at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University.
Dance for Life will take place Saturday, Aug. 19. Prior to the performance, CDU hosts a gala celebration at the Hilton Chicago.
Regarding leadership, CDU has hired Phil Reynolds as executive director. Also, Kevin McGirr is now president of CDU's board of directors, succeeding co-founder Harriet Ross, who remains on the board. Patti Eylar, co-director of Chicago Ballet Arts, is now vice president.