Career Transition for Dancers 31st Anniversary Jubilee Presented Tonight

News   Career Transition for Dancers 31st Anniversary Jubilee Presented Tonight The evening is held at the New York Marriott Marquis.
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The Actors Fund honors Joe Lanteri/The NYC Dance Alliance and philanthropists Barbara and Donald Tober at the Career Transition For Dancers 31st Anniversary Jubilee September 26 at 6 PM at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 Broadway).

The evening, presented by the Lloyd E. Rigler-Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation, benefits The Actors Fund’s CTFD services for the dance community.

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

Produced and directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo, the evening includes 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.

Special guests are scheduled to include Bebe Neuwirth, Tommy Tune, Max Von Essen, Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Meghan Fairchild, George De La Pena, Desmond Richardson and more.

The Actors Fund and Career Transition For Dancers merged their programs and services to dancers and the dance community this year. The merger, according to press notes, “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 marjorie@mcevoyandassociates.com. For more information, visit actorsfund.org/Jubilee2016.

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