Special Events - September 5, 2012

BRIGHT LIGHTS SHINING STARS

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, NYU    

  

2012 BLSS promor with pix 

 

This Gala evening serves as the biggest annual event for the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation. This is a NOT TO BE MISSED celebration of the eclectic nature of song and dance – including scholarship presentations, celebrity spokespeople, Broadway performances and appearances by a variety of artists, dance companies and special guests – PLUS a VIP red-carpet cocktail reception and after-party. 

 

A private College Scholarship Audition will be held in conjunction with this event on Tuesday, September 4.  $50,000+ in college scholarships will be awarded at the Bright Lights Shining Stars Gala. 

 

  

2012 GUEST OF HONOR: 

MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV

Recipient of the NYCDAF

AMBASSADOR FOR THE ARTS AWARD 

to be presented by

Liza Minnelli

     

Scheduled to perform:

     AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE

     BALLET HISPANICO

     BALLET NEXT

     COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET
     NEW YORK CITY BALLET
          MORE TO COME!!

 

Additional appearances by:
     LESLIE BROWNE
     JULIE KENT
     and
     ROBERTA FLACK

 

6:00 PM 

Red Carpet Cocktail Reception 

NYU Skirball Center Lobby 

7:30 PM  NYCDA Foundation Gala Performance 
9:00 PM 

VIP Champagne and Dessert Reception 

Rosenthal Ballroom (10th Floor of NYU Skirball Center) 

  

  

TICKET INFORMATION: 

  

 

  

                         SPECIAL 25% SAVINGS

 

$175 Ticket includes pre show reception and par terre seating

SPECIAL FOR YOU: $131.25 

AVAILABLE AT THE BOX OFFICE.  CODE: STEPS

 

$50 Ticket includes balcony seating.

SPECIAL FOR YOU: $37.50 

AVAILABLE AT THE BOX OFFICE.  CODE: STEPS

 

 

All tickets will be held at Will Call at the theatre and can be picked up after 6:00pm on the day of the Gala.

   

   

Group discounts are available for groups of 20 or more.  Contact Travis Fritsche at 855-692-5678 or travis@nycdance.com for more information. 

 

Remember, ALL dance studios that raise the $25,000+ for the current NYC Dance Alliance Foundation National Fundraising Campaign will be flown to NYC – all expenses paid - to participate in this special program.  The TOP TWO studios will perform a piece of their own in the program.   In addition, every $3,000 raised allows one dancer to attend the private September 4th  College Scholarship Audition - no limits. 

 

The current fundraising campaign ends June 30th, 2012.  See the National Fundraising Campaign for details. 


This will be an exciting evening and an entertainment extravaganza! 

 

  

TAKE A LOOK AT PHOTOS FROM 2011 

  

  

 

@ 2012 New York City Dance Alliance