Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ' 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee

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Rolex presented A HALLOWEEN THRILLER, Career Transition For Dancers' 26th Anniversary jubilee on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the newly renovated New York City Center.

Chita Rivera hosted this one-night-only entertainment extravaganza for kids and adults of all ages. Regarded as an American national treasure, Chita is one of Broadway's most accomplished and versatile dancer/actress/singers. Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth with some former Bob Fosse dancers opened the program with "Magic To Do," followed by the National Dance Institute and other children performing Michael Jackson's "Thriller."

Other numbers for the show included Noah Racey and The New York Song & Dance Company performing the classic Cole Porter number "I've Got You Under My Skin." Premieres included: Carolina Ballet -"Dracula" (NYC Premiere); "The Bell Witch" (World Premiere); American Repertory Ballet - excerpt from "Pathways" (World Premiere), and Mark Stuart Dance Theatre - "Interference" (World Premiere). Some of the other dance numbers* are: "Hexentanz" (Witch Dance) based on the original by Mary Wigman; Houston Ballet - Giselle Pas Dc Deux Act II; Les Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo - "The Dying Swan"; Peter Pucci Plus Dancers - "Surfing"; "The Raven" choreographed by David Fernandez and starting Charles Askegard, Daniel Ulbricht and Savannah Lowery of New York City Ballet and the Tap City Youth Ensemble (a project of the American Tap Dance Foundation) - "Tap Dancing Skeletons". There were also performances by and artist from Lynn Cohen, and The Street Beats Group; as well as feature appearances by Tony Award Winner Donna McKechnie; Carmen DeLavallade, Judith Jamison, and Lypsinka.

Photo Credit: Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Atmoshpere

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Chita Rivera, Michele Herbert

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Mark Herbert, Vicki Herbert

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Brian Heir, Chita Rivera

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Arnie Rosenshein, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Jana Bullock, Paola Rosenshein

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Michele Herbert, Michele Riggi

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Guest, Caroline Lieberman

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Nina Lafarga, Noah Racey, Joey Dowling

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Brian Heir, Debbie Pergament

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Monica Dalton, Gianni Russo

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Nigel Lythgoe

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Hugh Hidesley, Nigel Lythgoe

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Janice Becker, Michele Herbert, Anka Palitz

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Bonnie Pfeiffer Evans

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Anka Palitz, Alfred Fiandaca, Guest

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Guest, Nigel Lythgoe, Guest

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Alessandro Fendi, Fe Fendi, Kipton Cronkite

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Ann Van Ness, Guest

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Nancy MacMillan

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Mercedes Ellington

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Barbara Taylor Bradford, Robert Bradford

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
THE STREET BEATS GROUP

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Judith Jamison and Nigel Lythgoe

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Chita Rivera

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
LES BALLET TORKADERO DE Monte Carlo

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Mark Stuart DANCE THEATRE

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Lypsinka

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
HOUSTON BALLET

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
NEW YORK SONG & DANCE COMPANY

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
THE RAVEN

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
THE RAVEN

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
HEXENTANZ

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Peter Pucci Dancers

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Lynn Cohen (Bell Witch), Oriada Islami (Bell Witch dancer), Adam Hundt (John Bell dancer)

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Carolina Ballet

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Michele Riggi

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Chele Chiavacci, Peter Regna, Barbara Regna

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Michele Herbert

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Lee Black, CeCe Black

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Donna Soloway, Dick Soloway

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Fe Fendi, Barbara Tober, Donald Tober

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee
Henry Buhl, Savina

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More at Career Transition For DancersÂ’ 26th Anniversary Halloween Jubilee

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