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NYC Dance Alliance Foundation Awards $88k In College Scholarships At Benefit At The J Photo NYC Dance Alliance Foundation Awards $88k In College Scholarships At Benefit At The Joyce
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2020

Many of New York City and the country's most renowned dancers and dance companies including American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and Zoey Anderson from Parsons Dance performed on Monday, January 27 at 7:30pm at The Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue) at the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation's (Founder/Executive Director Joe Lanteri) DESTINY RISING, an evening of dance artistry to benefit the NYCDA Foundation College Scholarship Program which to date has awarded over $3 million in college scholarships to over 300 dancers all over the country (in 2019, NYCDAF awarded a total of $470,000 in scholarships). There was $88k in scholarships awarded on 1/27 to nine dancers: $6,000 each to Megan Nee (FL), Kaitlyn Bien (IL) and Tyler Burden (NY); $8,000 each to Sophia Borgarello (TX), Carly Bocchino (FL) and Anna Bermudez (FL); $14,000 each to Kelis Robinson (Canada and Joey Gertin (Canada); and $18,000 to Sydney Revennaugh (FL). They also received Summer Study Scholarships to Steps on Broadway and Peridance Capezio

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, Parsons Dance and More to Perform at NYC Danc Photo American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, Parsons Dance and More to Perform at NYC Dance Alliance Benefit at The Joyce
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020

Many of New York City and the country's most renowned dancers and dance companies including American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and Parsons Dance will perform on Monday, January 27 at 7:30pm at The Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue) at the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation's (Founder/Executive Director Joe Lanteri) DESTINY RISING, an evening of dance artistry to benefit the NYCDA Foundation College Scholarship Program which to date has awarded $3 million in college scholarships to over 300 dancers all over the country.

NYCDA Foundation's Destiny Rising Event Returns To The Joyce With A Spectacular Eveni Photo NYCDA Foundation's Destiny Rising Event Returns To The Joyce With A Spectacular Evening Of Dance Performance
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2018

The New York City Dance Alliance Foundation (NYCDAF) returns to The Joyce Theater, March 12, 2018 with Destiny Rising, a yearly fundraising performance benefiting it's college scholarship program. A forward-thinking charity committed to shaping the future lives and training of young dancers, NYCDAF presents a lustrous line-up of dance makers and guest performances-Andy Pellick, BalletNext, led by prima ballerina Michele Wiles, Mark Stuart Dance Theatre, The Chase Brock Experience, and more. Former NYCB principal dancer and TONY nominee, Robert Fairchild will be on hand to present a number of college scholarships in the spirit of the evening's program.

Nycda Foundation's 'Destiny Rising' Event Returns To The Joyce Photo Nycda Foundation's 'Destiny Rising' Event Returns To The Joyce
by Julie Musbach - Feb 23, 2018

The New York City Dance Alliance Foundation (NYCDAF) returns to The Joyce Theater, March 12, 2018 with Destiny Rising, a yearly fundraising performance benefiting it's college scholarship program. A forward-thinking charity committed to shaping the future lives and training of young dancers, NYCDAF presents a lustrous line-up of dance makers and guest performances—Andy Pellick, BalletNext, led by prima ballerina Michele Wiles, Mark Stuart Dance Theatre, The Chase Brock Experience, and more. Former NYCB principal dancer and TONY nominee, Robert Fairchild will be on hand to present a number of college scholarships in the spirit of the evening's program. 

Photo Flash: Robert Fairchild and More Perform in NYC Dance Alliance Foundation Benefit DESTINY RISING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Many of New York City and the country's most renowned dancers and dance companies performed on Monday, April 18 at 7:30pmat The Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), where the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation presented DESTINY RISING, an evening of dance artistry to benefit the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation College Scholarship Program (which to date has awarded over $17 million in college scholarships to over 300 dancers all over the country). Scroll down for photos from the event!

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS's Robert Fairchild and More to Dance in NYCDA's DESTINY RISING Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Many of New York City and the country's most renowned dancers and dance companies are set to perform on Monday, April 18 at 7:30pm at The Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), where the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation will present DESTINY RISING, an evening of dance artistry to benefit the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation College Scholarship Program (which to date has awarded over $17 million in college scholarships to over 300 dancers all over the country).

Photo Special: Happy Birthday Idina Menzel - Part 1; WICKED, RENT & More!
by Robert Diamond - May 30, 2015

As the star embarks TONIGHT on a new world tour, we'll celebrating Idina Menzel's birthday with a look back into the BWW Photo Archvies!

Dance Benefit DESTINY RISING to Feature Cedar Lake Ballet & More at The Joyce, 2/16
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 21, 2015

See some of New York City and the country's most renowned dance companies on Monday, February 16 at 7:30pm at The Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), where the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation will present DESTINY RISING, an incredible evening of dance artistry to benefit the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation College Scholarship Program (which to date has awarded $12.5 million in college scholarships to over 200 dancers all over the country). Featuring special performances from prominent professional dance companies from across the United States (plus outstanding NYC Dance Alliance alumni and NYC Dance Alliance faculty), some of the artists and companies taking part include Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, the Intermezzo Dance Company, and Keigwin + Company. There will also be over $50k in college scholarships awarded the night of on 2/16.

DESTINY RISING at Joyce Theater to Benefit NYC Dance Alliance Foundation, 4/21
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 24, 2014

On Monday, April 21 at 7:30pm at The Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation will present DESTINY RISING, an evening of dance artistry benefiting the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation College Scholarship Program (which to date has awarded an impressive $8.4 million in college scholarships). Featuring special guest performances from prominent professional dance companies from all over the country, outstanding NYC Dance Alliance alumni and NYC Dance Alliance faculty, some of the artists taking part include Broadway dancers and NYCDA faculty Joey Dowling (In The Heights, Sweet Charity) & Andy Pellick (Original casts of Wicked & Tarzan) and the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company.

NYC Dance Alliance Foundation's DESTINY RISING Benefit Set for Tonight
by Kelsey Denette - Apr 22, 2013

On Monday, April 22 at 7:30pm at The Joyce Theater, the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation will present DESTINY RISING, an evening of dance artistry benefiting the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation College Scholarship Program. Featuring outstanding NYC Dance Alliance alumni, choreography from NYC Dance Alliance faculty, and special guest performances from prominent professional dance companies, there will also be a post-performance talkback available to all in attendance. VIP tickets are $100 (prime orchestra ticket and a ticket to the after party), additional tickets are priced at $45 (orchestra seating) and $25 (for loge or front row orchestra seating).

DESTINY RISING at The Joyce Theater on 4/22 to Benefit the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 21, 2013

On Monday, April 22 at 7:30pm at The Joyce Theater, the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation will present DESTINY RISING, an evening of dance artistry benefiting the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation College Scholarship Program. Featuring outstanding NYC Dance Alliance alumni, choreography from NYC Dance Alliance faculty, and special guest performances from prominent professional dance companies, there will also be a post-performance talkback available to all in attendance. VIP tickets are $100 (prime orchestra ticket and a ticket to the after party), additional tickets are priced at $45 (orchestra seating) and $25 (for loge or front row orchestra seating).

Photo Flash: IN THE HEIGHTS, Roberta Flack, et al. at First Annual NYC Dance Alliance Foundation Gala!
by Kelsey Denette - Aug 3, 2011

The NYC Dance Alliance Foundation held its 1st Annual Bright Lights, Shining Stars Gala at the Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU and clearly delivered on its promise of a star studded evening of music & dance with one show-stopping number after another. Following cocktails hosted by Honorary Co-Chairs Cassandra Seidenfeld Lyster and Robin Cofer, eager guests flooded into the elegant theater for an evening of unforgettable moments.

Balcony Seats Available for NYC Dance Alliance Gala
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 2, 2011

The NYC Dance Alliance, in an effort to make its Bright Stars! Shining Lights! Gala on August 1 at the Skirball Center at NYU affordable to a broad audience including performing artists, students and young professionals and to continue its mission of empowering young dancers is offering $25 Balcony Seats for their Gala with CODE: DANCER through the Skirball Box office ( 212-352-3101 ) or through The Skirball website:

Lin-Manuel Miranda, IN THE HEIGHTS CAST, et al. Set for Bright Lights! Shining Stars! 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

Bright Lights! Shining Stars!, a gala event to benefit the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation, will honor the legendary Roberta Flack with the NYCDAF's First Ambassador for the Arts Award on August 1, 2011 at the Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU. 566 LaGuardia Place, New York. The star studded evening of song and dance directed by renowned choreographer, dancer and instructor Joe Lanteri will also feature the awarding of $50,000+ in college scholarships to promising young dancers.

Brenda Braxton, Felicia Finley Join NYC Dance Alliance Foundation Gala
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 23, 2011

NYCDAF Executive Director Joe Lanteri director of Bright Lights! Shining Stars!, a gala event to benefit the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation has announced that 'Smokey Joe's Café' stars Brenda Braxton, Felicia Finley, Ramona Keller & Deb Lyons will reunite to perform one of the great Leiber & Stoller hits from the smash musical at the star studded gala.

Photo Flash: 2011 NYC Dance Alliance National Convention Finale
by Lauren Wolman - Jul 9, 2011

Following a dazzling opening number featuring Broadway stars & hundreds of young dancers from across the country, Costa Rica & Canada, Joe Lanteri Executive Director of the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation got to the real 'meat' of the Closing Evening Gala at the Sheraton New York, the announcement of the college and university scholarship winners By the end of the segment, a mind boggling total of $2.8 Million in scholarships were awarded to the most promising young dancers.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, IN THE HEIGHTS CAST, et al. Set for Bright Lights! Shining Stars! 8/1
by Lauren Wolman - Jul 2, 2011

Bright Lights! Shining Stars!, a gala event to benefit the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation, will honor the legendary Roberta Flack with the NYCDAF's First Ambassador for the Arts Award on August 1, 2011 at the Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU. 566 LaGuardia Place, New York. The star studded evening of song and dance directed by renowned choreographer, dancer and instructor Joe Lanteri will also feature the awarding of $50,000+ in college scholarships to promising young dancers.

FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP Hosts 'Girls' Night Out,' 6/10
by Marivic Tagala - Jun 10, 2010

FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP hosts 'Girls' Night Out' on Thursday, June 10th at 8 PM at the Daryl Roth Theatre (20 Union Sq. East at 15th St.). In a unique twist, this 'Girls Night Out' features the men of FUERZA BRUTA at the center of the action (and in one of the show's signature scenes - a mylar pool suspended just inches above the audience).

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