NYC Dancers- Bryant Park Event 8.4.05

Discussion in 'Event Announcements' started by alemana, Aug 4, 2005.

  1. alemana

    alemana New Member

    If you work or live near Bryant Park in Manhattan, there are two shows today associated with the New York City Festival of Dance and the organization Dancers Responding to AIDS. Both are free.

    The shows are at 12:30 and 6.

    At 12:30:

    Stars of curent Broadway hits come together to dance for this free performance of the New York City Festival of Dance produced by Dancers Responding to AIDS.

    Host: Christopher Sieber, from Spamalot

    Numbers from:
    Sweet Charity
    Naked Boys Singing

    Dancers from:
    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
    Phantom of the Opera
    Fiddler on the Roof
    The Lion King
    Wicked

    Featuring:
    Felicia Finley
    Jose Llana
    Maria Torres and Luis Salgado – The Mambo Kings
    and choreography by Ray Leeper

    with special guests:
    Cast members from the upcoming motion picture Rent - Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Tracie Thomas


    And at 6, I'll be at this one cheering on some friends of mine. There will also be a show by the kids who won in in MAD HOT BALLROOM and a class taught by the one and only Maria Torres!

    * 6:00pm–7:00pm
    * Upper Terrace Stage

    Many different genres of social dance are featured in this free performance of the New York City Festival of Dance produced by Dancers Responding to AIDS and presented by Danskin.

    Host: Tony Award Winner Jerry Mitchell

    Dance Times Square
    Steppin Out
    Pierre Dulaine Dancenter

    * Including PS 257 Colors of the Rainbow Team Match Champions
    * (as seen in the film Mad Hot Ballroom)

    Dance Chelsea
    Marianne Hettinger & Carlos Pabon
    Tybaldt Ulrich & Simone Assboeck
    Anya Fuchs & Luis Alonso Grijalva
    Maria Torres and Luis Salgado

    Participate in the finale: a ballroom dance class instructed by Maria Torres and Luis Salgado (last seen in The Mambo Kings)
  2. Katarzyna

    Katarzyna Well-Known Member

    is this today? in 1 hour? I know some people who will be dancing...
  3. alemana

    alemana New Member

    me too! yes, today. i think i won't be able to duck out for the midday show, but for 6 I'll be there for sure.
  4. Katarzyna

    Katarzyna Well-Known Member

    Too bad, I work till 5:30...
  5. alemana

    alemana New Member

    whoops, i put this in the wrong place. thanks to whomever moved it!

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