Rolex to Host NEW YORK NEW YORK Career Event, 10/6

Rolex presents NEW YORK NEW YORK - Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Aves) NYC followed by dinner at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. From Broadway to the Battery, NEW YORK NEW YORK will take you on a rockin' ride through the most inimitable, iconic entertainment capital of the world - a mecca for arts and culture. Dance with us around our town, the most diverse city alive! This one-night-only entertainment event of the season features the best talent in theatre and dance performing with the Jubilee Orchestra. The show is produced and directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo.

The host for the spectacular event as well as the 2014 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, founded in 1985, enables dancers to define their career possibilities and develop skills necessary to excel in post-performance professions. With of­fices in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and a mobile National Outreach Project, Career Transition For Dancers has provided more than 6,200 dancers with over 61,000 hours-equivalent to approximately $5.2 million-of career counseling and program services, and has awarded millions of dollars in educational scholarships and entrepreneurial grants. The organization has helped thousands of dancers throughout the US take their first steps towards discovering reward­ing post-performance careers.

The Caroline & Theodore Newhouse Center for Dancers is located at 165 W 46 Street, Suite 701 (at Broadway - the Actors' Equity Building) NYC 10036. The phone number is 212 764-0172 and the fax is 212 764-0343. In Los Angeles 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 455, LA 90036; 323 549-6660 and fax 323 549-6810. In Chicago at Hubbard Street Dance Center 1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607; 312 666-0234 and fax 312 455-8240. To learn more about the organization and interact with the various services it provides online, please visit www.career­transition.org.

The 29th Anniversary Chairs are Anka K. Palitz, and Susan & Stewart Wicht. Gala Chairs are Avery & Andrew Barth, Janice & Stuart Becker, Victor Elmaleh, John Kimmins, Nancy & Duncan MacMillan, Phillip S. Masters, Michele & Ronald Riggi, and Misty Widelitz. 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, and Christina Rose. Honorary Chairs are Robert Battle, Jacques d'Amboise, Marcelo Gomes, Cynthia Gregory, Gelsey Kirkland, Darci Kistler, Angela Lansbury, Peter Martins, Donna McKechnie, Kevin McKenzie, Liza Minelli, Jerry Mitchell, Sono Osato, David Parsons, Ann Reinking, Desmond Richardson, Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune, Christoper Weldon, and Karen Ziemba. 29th Anniversary Jubilee Sponsors: Misty Widelitz - Dance Magazine and Pointe.




More On: City Center, Ann Marie De, Actors' Equity, Stewart Wicht, Janice Becker, Ann Van Ness, Craig Dix, Mercedes Ellington, Christopher Kellogg.

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