Dancers Responding to AIDS, a fundraising program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, sponsors the third-annual free event that will take place on Military Island in Times Square from 5-7 PM.
Over 200 dancers from around the world will take part in the event that promises to include styles ranging from hip-hop to classical, and music from Stravinsky to Stevie Wonder. Cast members from the new Broadway musical Cry-Baby will perform the jail yard-set number "A Little Upset."
In addition to Cry-Baby company, Dancing at the Crossroads will feature members from Martha Graham Dance Company, Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre, Pilobolus, STREB, Kegwin + Company, Balam Dance Theatre, Darrah Carr Dance, Feliciano Dance Company, The United States Dance Team, as well as the choreography of Wendy Seyb, R. Evolucion Latina, Bollywood Axion, Ajkun Ballet Theatre, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Revolution Sweat Dance Rock and Roll, Buglisi Dance Theatre, David Dorfman Dance, Drew Jacoby, Farmington Dance Company and Monroe Dance Company.
The event is co-presented with the Times Square Alliance, an initiative that cultivates the promotion and improvement of the landmark location.
Founded in 1991, Dancers Responding to AIDS has raised over 100 million dollars to support programs including emergency financial assistance for rent subsidies, health insurance, food and basic necessities for individuals and families coping with AIDS.