Dance Against Cancer producers Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht have partnered with the American Cancer Society to current the eighth annual fundraising occasion on Monday, May 7, 2018. The gala profit brings collectively artists from main dance corporations from New York City and past for an evening of performances and world premieres.
Check out video from final yr’s occasion beneath! See photos from last years event here!
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 in assist of the American Cancer Society’s mission to avoid wasting lives, rejoice lives, and lead the combat for a world with out most cancers. Previously held at AXA Equitable Center, this yr’s Dance Against Cancer occasion will transfer to a bigger venue at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.
This yr’s lineup consists of performances by members of New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Paul Taylor Dance Company, BalletX, Jacob Jonas Dance Company, Noche Flamenca, NYC’s Broadway neighborhood, tapper Ayodele Casel, ballroom and extra. The occasion will showcase the works of Frederick Earl Mosley, Jacob Jonas, Jamar Roberts, Joshua Bergasse and extra, with two world premieres created particularly for Dance Against Cancer.
VIP friends will take pleasure in cocktails at 6:30 p.m., adopted by world premiere dance performances at eight:00 p.m., with a post-performance reception for all friends and dancers.
Nev Schulman will carry out as host for the occasion, which can be held at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center positioned at 1941 Broadway (between 65 and 66 streets). Tickets are $175 for General Admission, $350 for VIP and $750 for Preferred VIP with costume rehearsal entry and can be found at dacny.org. All proceeds from this occasion will assist American Cancer Society applications that assault most cancers from each angle — together with breakthrough analysis, free affected person lodging close to therapy, a 24/7/356 dwell helpline, free rides to therapy, and convening highly effective activists to create consciousness and affect.
Co-producers and longtime buddies Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht conceived Dance Against Cancer in 2010 to unite the dance neighborhood across the combat in opposition to most cancers. They each have shut ties to the trigger as Fogarty misplaced her father in 2011 after a seven-year battle with colon most cancers and Ulbricht misplaced his mom in 2015 after a battle with uterine most cancers. With so a lot of their shut family and friends sharing tales of their very own relation to the illness, the need to do one thing grew into what’s now a gala profit for the work that the American Cancer Society does via analysis initiatives in addition to affected person and household service applications. Since its inauguration, Dance Against Cancer has raised over $1.1 million in assist of the American Cancer Society. More info might be discovered at dacny.org.
The American Cancer Society is a worldwide grassroots drive of almost 2 million volunteers devoted to saving lives, celebrating lives, and main the combat for a world with out most cancers. From breakthrough analysis, to free lodging close to therapy, a 24/7/365 dwell helpline, free rides to therapy, and convening highly effective activists to create consciousness and affect, the Society is attacking most cancers from each angle. For extra info go to www.cancer.org.