Photo Coverage: Career Transition for Dancers at Sardi's
The Shubert Organization and Career Transition For Dancers hosted Broadway's Nick Adams, Andy Blankenbuehler, Mercedes Ellington, Judine Somerville and the Broadway Dance Community for a Between-Shows-Get-Together at Sardi's Eugenia Room on 234 West 44th Street on Wednesday, June 24th, 2009. BroadwayWorld.com's cameras dropped by to capture the event.
Career Transition For Dancers with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago has helped over 4,100 professional dancers identify their unique talents in preparation for establishing new careers when dance is no longer an option. Since its founding in 1985, the organization has provided more than 41,000 hours (equivalent to over $4 million) of one-on-one career counseling and program services - at no cost - and has awarded millions of dollars in scholarships for education and entrepreneurial Grants.
CTFD also provides dancers with specialized services that include transition seminars and workshops, peer support groups, resource centers, a toll-free national career counseling hotline, a website, and a National Career Network.
The Caroline & Theodore Newhouse Center for Dancers is located in expanded offices at 165 West 46th Street Suite 701 (at Broadway - the Actors' Equity Building) NYC 10036. CTFD's phone number is 212 764-0172 and the fax is 212 764-0343. In Los Angeles: 5757 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 455; LA, 90036, call 323 549-6660 and fax 323 549-6810. In Chicago: At Hubbard Street Dance Center 1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607; call 312 666-0234 and fax 312 455-8240.
For more information visit www.careertransition.org
Photos by Linda Lenzi
John Connolly (Exec. Director Actors Equity, CTFD Board), Marin Nass, Rebecca Kim Jordan (VP Actors Equity) and David Westphal (Business Rep Actors Equity)
Natalie Turner and Angelica Edwards
Tony James and Charity De Loera
LaQuet Sharnell and Sam Cahn