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Rolex presents
Career Transition For Dancers’ 26th Anniversary Jubilee

A Halloween Thriller

  • Mainstage
  • Oct 31, 2011
  • $130, $90, $75, $55, $45

  • Overview

    A “spook-tacular” show for kids & adults of all ages!

    “Extraordinarily spectacular…everything that showbiz should be”
    The New York Times

    “dazzling…sizzling…flawless execution”

    Presented by Rolex, A HALLOWEEN THRILLER, A Dance Celebration of Ghosts, Ghouls, Vampires & Wilis, is a one-night only ‘spook-tacular’ Gala performance that will astonish with fun and spine-tingling dance pieces. This event will feature appearances by Tony Award Winners NATALIA MAKAROVA, DONNA MCKECHNIE, BEBE NEUWIRTH and the legendary CHITA RIVERA as the evening's host. Also featuring CARMEN DE LAVALLADE, JUDITH JAMISON, LYPSINKA and NOAH RACEY. Plus special invited guest NE-YO. Prominent artists from Broadway and America’s greatest dance companies including American Repertory Ballet, Carolina Ballet, Houston Ballet, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Mark Stuart Dance Theatre, MOMIX, Jacques d’Amboise’s National Dance Institute, New York City Ballet, New York Song & Dance Company and Peter Pucci Plus Dancers, will perform.

    Michael Jackson’s dance masterpiece THRILLER, will be performed by 120 children, 8-13 years of age, from New York City’s schools!

    Plus more stars and surprises to be announced for this ONCE-IN-A LIFETIME EVENT that is NOT TO BE MISSED!

    Dress Code: Gala attire, elegant masquerade, fun Halloween costumes and masks suggested!

    This year’s Rolex Dance Award honoree will be NIGEL LYTHGOE, Co-Creator/Executive Producer of “So You Think You Can Dance” and Executive Producer of “American Idol.”

    The Career Transition For Dancers’ Awards for Outstanding Contributions to the World of Dance will be presented to Victor Elmaleh, Nancy MacMillan, Michele Riggi, and the National Museum of Dance.

    For more stars and surprises for this ONE-NIGHT-ONLY “spook-tacular” event please visit

    Honoring more than a quarter century of support, Career Transition For Dancers connects dancers to their future, and embraces the unique legacy of dance and dancers that enriches the human condition.

    Produced and Directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo
    Executive Producer Alexander J. Dubé
    Hosted by Chita Rivera

    Patron Tickets: $1,200; $750; $600 and Tables for 10 which start at $7,500 and include premium performance seating and post-performance “Masquerade Supper with the Stars,” a live auction and dancing ‘til the witching hour.

    For more information, contact Marjorie Horne at 212 228-7446 x33.

    Group Sales: 718.499.9691

    26th Anniversary Chairs
    Michele Herbert, Anka K. Palitz, Stewart Wicht

    Artists and program subject to change without notice.

    Photo Image: Dracula, courtesy of Houston Ballet. Choreography by Ben Stevenson. Dancers: Timothy O’Keefe & Susan Cummins. Photo: Drew Donovan

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