Troupe honors late dancer Marco Antonio Huicochea Gonzalez with performance

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In honor of dancer Marco Antonio Huicochea Gonzalez who died earlier this month is what was described as a “freak occurence” during a rehearsal, DanceWorks Chicago is honoring their fellow performer by dedicating their first home performance of 2014 to him.

Marco Antonio Huicochea Gonzalez | CHICAGO READER

“Eat (and Drink) to the Beat,” on Jan. 30, a new offering in partnership with the Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph), will “be danced in Marco’s memory … [and] will feature a work from our repertoire and include performances by our current roster of artists as well as DWC alumni who were part of our cultural exchange to Mexico City, where we first met Marco” said Julie Nakagawa, Artistic Director of DanceWorks Chicago in press statement. Tickets are only $5.

“Eat (and Drink) to the Beat” combines kinetic choreography, food trucks and signature cocktails.

The evening’s schedule:

5PM Signature Cocktails + Food Trucks

5:30PM DanceWorks Chicago

6:30–7PM Mingling + Free Ticket Giveaways

Visit for details.

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