Cirque du Soleil, SMASH Choreographer Josh Bergasse and More Set for BROADWAY & BEYOND! Jubilee Tonight
Rolex presents BROADWAY & BEYOND! Celebrating Theatre & Dance - Career Transition For Dancers' 28th Anniversary Jubilee tonight, October 8, 2013 at 7pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Ave) NYC. It will be followed by dinner at the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton New York. Broadway is a truly an American form of entertainment.
BROADWAY & BEYOND! not only brings to life the magic of theatre, but emphasizes the universal scope of dance in pop culture. This enterainment event features electrifying appearances by today's best talent in theatre and dance accompanied by the Jubilee Orchestra.
This one night only entertainment event* will include show-stopping performances from Broadway shows such as A CHORUS LINE, DAMN YANKEES, and TAP DANCE KID and others.
There will be special performances by artists from American Repertory Ballet; Broadway Dance Lab; Cirque du Soleil; New York Song & Dance Company; Parelle Exit; Rosie's Theater Kids; World Cup All Star Cheerleading with Benois de la Danse Laureate; a world premiere from SMASH choreographer Josh Bergasse and the Jubilee Orchestra and more to be announced.
*program and artists subject to change
The show is produced and directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo. The host for this spectacular event as well as the 2013 Rolex Dance Award recipient and the Career Transition For Dancers Outstanding Contributions to the World of Dance Awards will be announced at a later date.
Career Transition For Dancers, with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago, has helped over 5,800 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 60,000 hours (equivalent to $6.6 million) of one-on-one career counseling and program services - at no cost - and has awarded $4.9 million in scholarships for education, entrepreneurial grants, and certification programs. The organization also provides dancers with specialized services including transition seminars and workshops, peer support groups, resource centers, and a toll-free national career counseling hotline. www.careertransition.org.
The Caroline & Theodore Newhouse Center for Dancers is located at 165 W 46 Street, Suite 701 (Broadway - the Actors' Equity Building) NYC 10036. The phone is 212 764-0172 & fax is 212 764-0343. In Los Angeles 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 455, LA 90036; 323 549-6660 & fax 323 549-6810. In Chicago at Hubbard Street Dance Center 1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607; 312 666-0234 & fax 312 455-8240.
The 28th Anniversary Chairs are Anka K. Palitz, and Susan & Stewart Wicht. Gala Chairs are Victor Elmaleh, Darlene & Brian Heidtke, John Kimmins, Nancy & Duncan MacMillan and Michele & Ronald Riggi. Janice Becker is the Dinner Chair; Ann Van Ness, Auction Chair and Craig Dix, Journal Chair. Vice Chairs are Alexander J. Dubé, Mercedes Ellington, Vicki & Christopher Kellogg, Christina Rose and Irene & Fred Shen.
Patron tickets are $600, $750 and $1,200 each. Tables for 10 start at $7,500. Patron tickets and Tables include premium performance seating, post-performance 'Supper with the Stars,' dancing and a live auction at The Grand Ballroom at the Hilton New York. Sponsorships and Journal ads are also available. For gala information and tickets, call Marjorie Horne, McEvoy & Assocs. at 212-228-7446 x33. For group sales call (718) 499-9691. Performance only tickets are also available.