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Leg Up On Life Presents MATRIARCH Benefiting Planned Parenthood

Leg Up On Life Presents MATRIARCH Benefiting Planned Parenthood Leg Up On Life presents MATRIARCH benefiting Planned Parenthood hosted by Daniel Gold. Gold created Leg Up On Life wanting to create a platform for artists together of all styles to get their works out to the public while raising money for a phenomenal organizations. Matriarch is taking place Monday, April 30th, 2018 at Dixon Place. Performances will take place 6pm and 8:30pm doors opening a half hour prior. Throughout the shows there will be raffles taking place that can only be won if in attendance.

Choreographers for MATRIARCH benefiting Planned Parenthood include the works of 14 phenomenal female identifying choreographers: Megz Alfonso (So You Think You Can Dance), Emily Brown, Sarah Crane, SKooJ CorE-O (Boston Community Dance Project founder), Brinda Guha (WISE FRUIT NYC curator), Bekah Joy Howard, Natalie Malotke, Ashley Marinelli, Arianne Meneses, Steph Noble, MiMi Scardulla (Gigantic Off Broadway), Jena VanElslander, Zanza (ALMA NYC Artistic Director), Katelin Zelon.

These pieces are going to be performed by Jeanette Abell, Marissa Barragán (SHE off-broadway), Marjorie Failoni (Escape to Margaritaville), Shiloh Goodin, Khadija Griffith (Fuerza Bruta), Melissa J. Hunt, Alicia Jin (42nd Street national tour), Justin Keats (Escape to Margaritaville and Paramour), Roddy Kennedy (Hamilton), Emily Grace Kersey (CATS), Andre Malcolm, Caylee Newcom (FAME national tour), Kaitlin Niewoehner (Beauty and the Beast, A Chorus Line, and Memphis National Tours), Ana Rutherford, Michael Seltzer, Ashley Talluto (West Side Story and Flashdance National Tours), Morgan Unger, Kristin Yancy (Queen of the Night) and more.

To acquire tickets and/or make a donation to this cause you can head to: http://www.leguponlifematriarch.myevent.com/3/online_payment.htm

Planned Parenthood mission: "To empower individuals to make independent, informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive lives, we provide information and health care, and promote public policies that make those services available to all. Planning is power."

Dixon Place, an incubator for performing and literary artists since 1986, is a non-profit organization committed to supporting the creative process by presenting original works of dance, theater, music, puppetry, literature, performance and visual art at all stages of development. Presenting over 700 artists each year, this local haven inspires and encourages diverse artists of all stripes and callings to take risks and push personal and professional limits. Dixon Place's foremost priorities are to serve as a safety net for artists, and to provide vivid experiences for audiences. Dixon Place is the only non-profit theatre of its size to own and operate a full service cocktail lounge where all profits are returned to the organization to support their artists and mission. The full service cocktail lounge is open to the public from 6PM to closing with all profits supporting the Dixon Place artists and mission.

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