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Additional Artists Added For Career Transitions' A HALLOWEEN THRILLER

Additional Artists Added For Career Transitions' A HALLOWEEN THRILLER

Rolex presents A HALLOWEEN THRILLER A Dance Celebration of Ghosts, Ghouls, Vampires & Wilis, - Career Transition For Dancers' 26th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th and 7th Ave) NYC. It will be followed by a Masquerade Supper with the Stars at the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton New York.
This thrilling Gala will astonish with fun and spine-tingling works in an array of styles from some of America's greatest dance companies and Broadway - woven together in a "spook-tacular" celebration of dance. Chita Rivera will host 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.

There will be performances from artists from American Repertory Ballet, Carolina Ballet, Houston Ballet, Les Ballets de Trockadero Monte Carlo, Mark Stuart Dance Theatre, MOMIX, National Dance Institute, New York City Ballet, The New York Song & Dance Company and Peter Pucci Plus Dancers. This event will also feature appearances by Tony Award Winners Bebe Neuwirth, Natalia Makarova, Donna McKechnie; as well as Carmen DeLavallade, Judith Jamison, Lypsinka and Noah Racey. Plus special invited guest NE-YO.

Rolex Watch USA President & CEO Stewart Wicht stated "Rolex is proud to present Career Transition For Dancers' Gala and to present the 2011 Rolex Dance Award to Mr. Nigel Lythgoe, co-creator/executive producer of "So You Think You Can Dance" and Executive Producer of "American Idol." We salute his extraordinary ability to successfully heighten the public's awareness of dance in America and throughout the world."Career Transition For Dancers Awards for Outstanding Contributions to the World of Dance will be presented to Victor Elmaleh; Nancy MacMillan; Michele Riggi; National Museum of Dance.

The 26th Anniversary Chairs are Michele Herbert, Anka K. Palitz and Stewart Wicht; Gala Chairs are: Victor Elmaleh, Darlene & Brian Heidtke, Nancy & Duncan MacMillian, Michele & Ronald Riggi. The Dinner Chair is Janice Becker; Auction Chair is Ann Van Ness; and the Journal Chair is Craig Dix. Vice Chairs are Alexander J. Dubé, Mercedes Ellington, Vicki & Christopher Kellogg, Christina Rose, Nicole Sexton and Irene Shen. Honorary Chairs are Robert Battle, Jacques d'Amboise, Marcelo Gomes, Cynthia Gregory, Gelsey Kirkland, Darci Kistler, Angela Lansbury, Natalia Markarova, Peter Martins, Donna McKechnie, Liza Minnelli, Jerry Mitchell, Bebe Neuwirth, Sono Osato, David Parsons, Ann Reinking, Chita Rivera, Desmond Richardson, Tommy Tune, Christopher Wheeldon & Karen Ziemba.


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