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Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money

Little by Little, a nonprofit organization comprised of young performers from Broadway, TV and Dance teamed up with Miss Southeast Georgia Alyssa Beasley who hosted De Novo on March 24th at the New York Creative Cultural Center, 7:30 p.m., in a benefit concert for Kevin TOKYO Inouye, a well-known dance choreographer who lost his home in a fire earlier this year. The show featured performers of all ages sharing their talents. BroadwayWorld was there for the fun, check out the photos below!

At De Novo, a variety of performers will take the stage during the 90 minute showcase. Directed by Maggie Sposato, TOKYO's assistant and Little by Little's founder, Raquel Wallace under the consultation of Laura Luc, Founder/Artistic Director of KOTA Productions.

The cast includes Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on The Roof on Broadway), Breana Sbailo (dancer), Hailey Beasley (dancer), Rylee Belk (TOKYO the Academy), Riyan Bowden (Lead Counselor for Camp Pulse), Sway Bhatia (professional model, dancer, singer, actress), Aven Courtney (Target "Toy Cracker" commercial), Victoria Csatay (13:The Musical (off-Broadway)), Iris Davis (Broadway National Tour of The Sound Of Music), Alex Davis (working on an original solo album), Hannah Gallagher (dancer for Janet Jackson), Maya Karp (The Hundred Dresses (off-Broadway)), Rachel Labonte (dancer), Chloe Lang (Stephanie, children's tv series Lazy Town), Ashley Lanzoni (13:The Musical (off-Broadway)), Haley Lanzoni (Rockers on Broadway), Sydney Laughlin (dancer), Kai Lin (finalist SYTYCD Ukraine), Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Darielle Loprete (actress, dancer and model), Rachael McVey (Dream Street (off-broadway)), Lilyana Milici (Dancer), Gabrielle Mitchell (dancer) Grace Mozitis (Dream Street (off-broadway)), Victoria Marino (dancer,TOKYO the Academy), Casey Nadzam (13:The Musical (off-Broadway)), Jillian, Michelle, Rachel and Savannah Quiner (dancers), Brian Raymond (TOKYO Company), Hailey Simon (dancer), Maya Slaughter (Shrek), Emily Strugatsky (singer), Morgan Veron (dancer), Alejandro Vargas (dancer), Tae Wilson (singer, dancer - Unique Status), Brooke Waldron (Little By Little's Dancewear Drive Ambassador), Madison Zamor (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Zayira Ray (photographer). The Broadway Youth Ensemble directed by Joseph Baker and Amelia DeMayo will also perform in addition to group dances performed by BEings Dance (choreographer Emily Bufferd) and Across the Floor (choreographer Autumn Perez) and a special performance by Zachary A. Downer from Nijawwon Matthews' XY Dance Project.

Little by Little is also honored to have the support of Misty Copeland, the first African-American principal ballerina of the American Ballet Theater (ABT), one of the most prestigious ballet companies in the United States. Misty traveled to Cuba recently as part of the Program of Cultural and Sports Ambassadors of the State Department and delivered dance clothes donated by Little by Little.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

high res photos Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
The Cast takes the stage for Opening Number-SHINE Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Aven Courtney Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Aven Courtney Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Hostess for tonight-Alyssa Beasley Miss Southeast Georgia 2017 Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Haley Lanzoni Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Haley Lanzoni Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Michelle Quiner Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Michelle Quiner Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Chloe Lang Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Chloe Lang with Lilyana Milici and Rachel Laborite Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Across The Floor Dance Ensemble that includes Gabriele Michell, Briana Sbello, Haley Simon and Morgan Vernon Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Across The Floor Dance Ensemble that includes Gabriele Michell, Briana Sbello, Haley Simon and Morgan Vernon
Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Mateo Lizcano Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Mateo Lizcano Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Zachary A. Downer Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Ashley Lanzoni Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Ashley Lanzoni Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Sway Bhatia Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Sway Bhatia Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Quiner Sisters-Michelle Quiner, Jillian Quiner, Savannah Quiner and Rachel Quiner Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Quiner Sisters-Michelle Quiner, Jillian Quiner, Savannah Quiner and Rachel Quiner Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Nerghiz Sarki Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Nerghiz Sarki Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Rylee Belk and Raquel Wallace Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Rylee Belk, Aven Courtney and Raquel Wallace Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Madison Zamor Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Madison Zamor Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Emily Strugatsky Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Emily Strugatsky Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Victoria Marino Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Maya Karp Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Maya Karp Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Brian Raymond and Hannah Gallagher Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Brian Raymond and Hannah Gallagher Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Rachel McVey Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Victoria Csatay Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Rachel McVey and Victoria Csatay Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Michael Santoassimo Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Michael Santoassimo Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Alejandro Vargas Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Alejandro Vargas Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Tae Sreng Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Tae Sreng Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Rylee Belk, Raquel Wallace, Hailey Beasley and Sydney Laughlin Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Rylee Belk, Raquel Wallace, Hailey Beasley and Sydney Laughlin Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Maya Slaughter Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Maya Slaughter Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Casey Nadzam Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Casey Nadzam Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Dance Ensemble that includes Caitlyn Ryan, Amarisa LeBar, Caitlyn Brown, Nicole Carbone, Alejandro S. Vargas, Victoria Venezia, Sarah Pereira, Maranda Sica and Isabella Venezia Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Dance Ensemble that includes Caitlyn Ryan, Amarisa LeBar, Caitlyn Brown, Nicole Carbone, Alejandro S. Vargas, Victoria Venezia, Sarah Pereira, Maranda Sica and Isabella Venezia Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Kai Lin Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Kai Lin Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Grace Mozitis Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Grace Mozitis Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Broadway Youth Ensemble Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Broadway Youth Ensemble Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
The Cast at the FINALE Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Kevin TOKYO Inouye Photo Coverage: Little by Little's DE NOVO Showcases Young Talent and Raises Money
Kevin TOKYO Inouye thanking the cast for all their work on the show



From This Author - Genevieve Rafter Keddy


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