The Actors Fund’s Career Transition for Dancers Masquerade Ball was held October 31 at the Marriott Marquis, benefiting The Fund’s services for the dance community.
The evening honored 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Tony winner Baayork Lee; Tony and Drama Desk winner Jerry Mitchell; Emmy winner John Deluca; and Emmy and Academy Award winner Rob Marshall. A special Actors Fund Medal of Honor was also presented to actor, dancer, and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade.
The evening, produced and directed by Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth and actor and choreographer Caitlin Carter, included tribute performances by dancers, including tap dancers Luke Hawkins and Evan Ruggiero, Paul Taylor Dance Company, American Ballet Theatre, The Fosse Estate, Dance Theater of Harlem, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Camille A. Brown, David Dorfman Dance, and the Maria Torres Company.
Flip through photos of the evening below: