Mo Rocca to Host FIRE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL 18
Humorist, actor and writer Mo Rocca will host Fire Island Dance Festival 18 on the shores of the Great South Bay July 20-22, 2012. This year's festival, featuring 10 famed and fast-rising dancers, dance companies and choreographers is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. It is an eclectic program of ballet, modern, tap, hip-hop, Broadway and contemporary dance performed outdoors at a landmark bay-front home with the dazzling backdrop of the beautiful Bay.
As host, Rocca will bring his off-beat and satirical commentary, which can regularly be seen on CBS News Sunday Morning and Cooking Channel's My Grandmother's Ravioli and heard on NPR's hit weekly quiz show, Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!. He also spent four seasons as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.