Dancers Responding to AIDS' Winter Dance Festival Held 12/11

On Monday, December 11, the dance worlds of Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Tap, Jazz, and Broadway will converge on the stage of Cedar Lake (527 West 26th Street, New York City) for "Dance From the Heart," a one night only event benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA) a fundraising program of Broadway Cares / Equality Fights AIDS. The evening starts with a 7:30pm curtain and includes an after party with the artists.

Now in its second year, "Dance From the Heart" was inspired by DRA's highly successful annual Fire Island Dance Festival which has thrilled audiences for twelve years with programs showcasing many of the finest established and emerging choreographers and dance companies working in American dance today. The evening will be hosted by Tony Award® winning choreographer Jerry Mitchell and will feature thirteen internationally acclaimed artists and dance companies. Those scheduled to appear include: Alonzo King's LINES Ballet, Armitage Gone! Dance, Ballet Austin, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Dance Times Square, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company featuring Rasta Thomas, Michael Minery's Tapaholics, Pilobolus, Peter Quanz, Stephen Petronio Company, STREB, American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancers Irina Dvorovenko & Maxim Beloserkovsky, and the cast of Broadway's The Color Purple.