Dancers Responding to AIDS' DANCE FROM THE HEART Set for January 28 & 29, 2013
Embarking on its eighth year, Dance from the Heart returns to New York City's Cedar Lake Theater, at 547 W. 26th Street in Manhattan's West Chelsea Historic District, on Monday, January 28 and Tuesday, January 29, 2013.
This two-night, four-performance benefit, produced by Dancers Responding to AIDS (a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS), will draw a versatile lineup of talented companies and artists performing everything from Broadway and hip-hop to contemporary ballet and modern. Artists scheduled to appear will be announced later this fall.
Featuring performances by some of the most diverse dancers and choreographers working today; there will be a choice of performances: Monday, January 28 at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm; and Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm. Tickets to each of the 8:30 pm shows include a post-performance cocktail reception with the cast. Tickets go on sale November 5 at dradance.org or by phone at 212.840.0770, ext 229.
Since its inception in 2005, Dance from the Heart has become a platform for extraordinary performers to showcase their artistry and support for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Dancers Responding to AIDS, founded in 1991 by former Paul Taylor Dance Company members Denise Roberts Hurlin and Hernando Cortez, relies on the extraordinary compassion and efforts of the performing arts community to fund a safety net of social services for those in need. As a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, DRA supports more than 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide as well as the essential programs of The Actors Fund. Through these organizations and programs, DRA and Broadway Cares help to ensure that those in need have access to medicines, counseling, a healthy meal, a safe place to sleep and emergency financial assistance.