The Actors Fund announced today that they will honor Joe Lanteri/The NYC Dance Alliance, and philanthropists Barbara and Donald Tober at the Career Transition For Dancers (CTFD) 31st Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, September 26 at 6 pm at the New York Marriott Marquis at 1535 Broadway. The gala benefit evening is presented by the Lloyd E. Rigler-Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation and will benefit The Actors Fund’s CTFD services for the dance community.
The celebration, dedicated to dance advocate and past CTFD President Alex Dubé, begins with 6 pm cocktails and is followed by a 7 pm dinner, live auction and performances. The evening, produced and directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo, will include 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, “Kick”.
The Actors Fund and Career Transition For Dancers merged their programs and services for dancers and the dance community this year. The merger integrated the services of Career Transition For Dancers, which assists dancers during and post-career with career planning and transition, into the ongoing programs of The Actors Fund, a humans 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 please call 212.228.7446 ext. 11 or email email@example.com. For more information and updates, visit actorsfund.org/Jubilee2016.
THE ACTORS FUND is a national human services organization that helps everyone—performers and those behind the scenes—who works in performing arts and entertainment. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund’s programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund is a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition.
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