Youth Athletes from California Park Share the Ice with an Olympian as Part of American Ice Theatre's "Let's Dance!" May 31

4/1/2014

Youth from the Chicago Park District’s synchronized skating team, Chicago Skates, will participate in American Ice Theatre’s spring concert “Let’s Dance!” Saturday, May 31 at 7 p.m. at the McFetridge Sports Center in California Park, 3843 N. California Ave.  General admission tickets are $30; VIP seating is $60.  Buy your tickets now.

American Ice Theatre (AIT) is a new contemporary ice dance company in Chicago.  The Chicago Park District ice skaters will perform as part of a program that includes the AIT ensemble and guest stars such as 2014 Olympic Team Bronze medalist Jason Brown and 2011 U.S. Men’s Champion Ryan Bradley.

Athletes in the Chicago Park District’s synchronized skating program have been training at McFetridge Sports Center in California Park for almost 25 years.  The Chicago Skates team that is performing at “Let’s Dance” consists of skaters ages 12 -18 who participate in regional and national competitions, including the U.S. Figure Skating Midwestern/Pacific Synchronized Skating Championships.  For more information on this and other programs call 312-742-PLAY (7529).

AIT is a non-profit “dance on ice” company comprised of accomplished and nationally recognized figure skaters.  Their mission is to infuse the art of dance to the ice by presenting contemporary and sophisticated work.

 

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