A “spook-tacular” show for kids & adults of all ages!
“Extraordinarily spectacular…everything that showbiz should be”
The New York Times
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 www.careertransition.org
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