Courtney Reed, Ektor Rivera, and More Broadway Stars Dance to Make a Difference 10/22
R.Evolución Latina's 4th Annual Dance-A-Thon, that raises funds in order to provide free arts programing for adults and children throughout the year, will take place on Saturday, October 22nd at a new location SLATE NYC.
This event will be kicked off, at 12n by organization supporters and Broadway's own Courtney Reed (ALADDIN), Roddy Kennedy (Hamilton), Michelle Brugal (Lion King), Rickey Tripp (Hamilton), Rosie Lani Fiedelman (The Lion King) and On your Feet cast members; Ektor Rivera (who plays Emilio Estefan), Henry Gainza, Linedy Genao, Eduardo Hernandez, Doreen Montalvo, Alexandria Suarez, Brett Sturgis and Eric Ulloa. This year participants will be dancing through the decades, from the 50s to today, on a TIMELESS journey of music and dance styles led by guest artists Dionne Figgins (Motown, Broadway Serves), Myriam Gadri (The Hiphop Nutcracker), Ehizoje Azeke (The Get Down, Beyonce), Carol Schuberg (B'Way Dancer/Choreographer), Matthew Steffens (Queen of the Night) and On Your Feet associate choreographer Maria Torres. RL founder and the event's Master of Ceremonies, Luis Salgado will keep everyone moving as DJ Franklyn Ayala keeps the beats flowing.
R.Evolución Latina's Dance-A-Thon is the organization's main fundraising event where registered participants commit to dance for 5 hours after 2 months of raising funds to support the mission of making a difference through the arts. This once a year, event is a culmination of all RL programs where campers, parents, upcoming artists from RL's adult educational program, volunteers and Broadway professionals all come together for one cause.
Last year's Dance-A-Thon raised $26,800, this year the goal doubled, aiming to raise $50,000 in order to create and expand free programs to the NYC community and beyond as they enter their 10th year.
All are welcome to attend and hit the dance floor or to cheer on the participants as they dance through the decades. Saturday October 22nd 12pm -5pm (after hours till 7pm) at Slate NYC - 54 West 21st Street, New York, NY.
For more info visit: visit revolucionlatina.org