January 16, 2012, 7:30 pm
Rising, Gala Performance to Benefit
NYC Dance Alliance Foundation
The NYC Dance Alliance Foundation (NYCDAF) will celebrate
its first anniversary with a fundraising performance at The
Joyce Theater on Monday evening, January 16, 2012 at 7:30
pm. The gala evening of dance artistry will feature
outstanding NYCDA alumni, the choreography of NYCDA faculty
and special guest performances from prominent professional
dance companies all to benefit the NYCDAF College
Scholarship Program. Last August at the closing of their
Annual National Convention, Joe Lanteri, Executive Director
of NYCDAF distributed an astounding $2.8 million in
scholarships to promising young dancers.
The evening directed by Joe Lanteri will feature
choreography by Lauren Adams, Camille A. Brown, Thang Dao,
Jason Parsons, Garrett Smith and Guest Performers including
Camille A. Brown, Melissa Hough & Garrett Smith of Houston
Ballet, STEPS Repertory Ensemble, The Marymount Manhattan
Dance Company, University of the Arts Dance Ensemble and
special guests Foundation Star Supporters and Plumb
Performing Arts of Arizona and Susan Jaffe, American Ballet
Theatre. A post performance 'talk back' with the artists is
open to all ticket holders.
The NYC Dance Alliance Foundation, Inc. is an IRS approved
501(c)(3) public charity, committed to broadening performing
arts awareness while advocating education and high standards
of excellence in dance. NYCDAF is dedicated to investing in
the next generation of professional performers by offering
scholarships for secondary and college education.
VIP tickets for Destiny Rising are $125 & include VIP
seating for performance & after party with the cast. General
seating tickets for the performance only are $40.
Sponsorships & program ads are available. To inquire about
sponsorship packages, journal ads or to purchase tickets
contact Travis Fritsche at
or 855-692-5678 or visit
The Joyce Theater is located 175 Eighth Avenue (at the
corner of 19th Street) New York, NY 10011.