Chicago Dancer Patti Eylar Receives Ruth Page Award at Momix’s Botanica

Cited for dedicating her talent and expertise to Chicago’s dance community, Patti Elyar will be given the 2011 Ruth Page Award at Ravinia on Saturday, Sept. 10, prior to the performance of Botanica by the Momic dance company. A member of the Joffrey Ballet Women’s Board, Elyar has also been affiliated with Dance For Life, Dance/USA 2011, Chicago Dance Coalition and many others. She danced with the Lyric Ballet and was a founding member of Chicago City Ballet.

Part of the annual Ruth Page Festival of Dance, the regional premiere of Botanica twists the athletic dancers from Momix into works of floral art. Pavilion tickets are available now for the Sept. 9 and 10 performances.