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Bebe Neuwirth, Tommy Tune, Stars of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and More Set for CTFD's 2016 Jubilee

The Actors Fund will honor Joe Lanteri / The NYC Dance Alliance, and philanthropists Barbara and Donald Tober at the Career Transition For Dancers (CTFD) 31st Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, September 26 at 6 pm at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 Broadway). The gala benefit evening is presented by the Lloyd E. Rigler-Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation and will benefit The Actors Fund's CTFD services for the dance community.

The celebration, dedicated to dance advocate and past CTFD President Alex Dubé, begins with 6PM cocktails and is followed by a 7PM dinner, live auction, and performances.

Produced and directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo, the evening will include special tribute performances by dancers and special guests, including Tony Waag and American Tap Dance Foundation; Arthur Murray Dance Center, Columbus Circle; Ballet NY; Broadway Dance Lab; Lynn Cohen; Cincinnati Ballet; Complexions; Dance Theatre of Harlem; Natalie Enterline; Parsons Dance; Melanie LaPatin; Mark Stuart Dance Theater; The Rockette Alumnae; and Joanna Rush, "Kick."

Also expected to attend are Bebe Neuwirth, Tommy Tune, Max von Essen, Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Meghan Fairchild, George de la Pena and Desmond Richardson.

The Actors Fund and Career Transition For Dancers merged their programs and services to dancers and the dance community this year. The merger integrated the services of CTFD, which assists dancers during and post-career with career planning and transition, into the ongoing programs of The Actors Fund, a human services organization with services that help everyone who works in entertainment and the performing arts.

Patron tickets are $750 and $1,500 each. Tables for 10 start at $7,500. For gala information and tickets, call 212.228.7446 ext. 11 or email For more information and updates, visit

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone-performers and those behind the scenes-who works in performing arts and entertainment. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund's programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund is a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. Visit

Pictured: Parsons Dance Company © Lois Greenfield

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