Dance Against Cancer set for Lincoln Center

Posted on: 4/13/2018 7:05AM

Transfigured Night choreographed by Edwaard LiangDance Against Cancer Producers Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht have partnered with the American Cancer Society to present the eighth annual fundraising event on Monday, May 7, 2018. Once again, the gala benefit will bring together artists from leading dance companies from New York City and beyond for a night of performances and world premieres.

 

Founded in 2010 by Erin Fogarty, director of Programming at Manhattan Youth Ballet, and Daniel Ulbricht, principal dancer at New York City Ballet, Dance Against Cancer has raised over $1.1 million dollars in support of the American Cancer Society's mission to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

 

This year’s lineup includes performances by members of New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Ballet X, Jacob Jonas The Company and Noche Flamenca. Plus, Denys Drozdyuk and Antonia Skobina, Ayodele Casel and students from the Florello H. LaGuardia High School Dance Department will grace the stage. The event will be hosted by Nev Schulman.

 

VIP guests will enjoy cocktails at 6:30 p.m., followed by the premier dance performances at 8 p.m.

 

The event will be held in Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, located at 1941 Broadway in NYC. Tickets are $175 for General Admission, $350 for VIP and $750 for Preferred VIP with dress rehearsal access. Book now to support this special benefit at www.dacny.org.

 

Photo: BalletMet's Arielle Friedman and Gabriel Gaffney Smith in Transfigured Night choreographed by Edwaard Liang at the 2017 Dance Against Cancer event. Photo by Christopher Duggan.



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