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You are Cordially Invited…..Forteza’s Founders’ Ball!


In Celebration of our First Anniversary

and the reinvention of the noble experiment of Ancient Swordplay, Self-Defense, FitnessPhysical Culture

begun by E. Barton-Wright and the Bartitsu Club over a century ago,

We are pleased to invite our students, friends, family and neighbors to a  night of music, merriment and a taste of derring-d0 – the Forteza Founders’ Ball!

Join us  on May 18th, 2013

Forteza Fitness & Martial Arts
4437 North Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640

Price: $30

Festivities will begin at 8:00 pm

Be sure to arrive no later than 9:00 pm  to enjoy the evening’s entertainment,  which will include several performances of  swordplay and action, and a special, theatrical performance of one of Hollywood’s  most famous duels.

We welcome our friends of imbibing age for  cocktails and dainty delicacies.

This is a formal affair, so wear you most dazzling duds, whether they be from modern times, or in keeping with our 19th century theme.

Either way, there will be complimentary photographic portraits available for all guests.

Reserve your spot at:

Please RSVP by May 10