Special Events - September 27, 2015

BRIGHT LIGHTS SHINING STARS

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, NYU    

 


 

Check out the line up from our 2013 event:

 

 


 

  

2013 BLSS Ad  

  

 

TICKET INFORMATION  

 

 

$350 VIP Ticket includes pre show reception, orchestra seating

and VIP after party

Buy Now 

$175 Ticket includes pre show reception and par terre seating

On sale August 15

Buy Now 

$50 Ticket includes balcony seating.

On Sale August 15


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.

 

 

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. 

 

 BLSS Title Page 

 

FEATURED PERFORMERS: 

 

BLSS Joanne Borts  BLSS Clifton Brown  BLSS Charlotte D'Amboise 
 JOANNE BORTS
"Once"
CLIFTON BROWN
Jessica Lang Dance
 CHARLOTTE D'AMBOISE
"Pippin" 
 
BLSS Mara Davi3  BLSS Felicia Finley  BLSS Luke Spring 
MARA DAVI
"Smash"
FELICIA FINLEY
"Mamma Mia"
 LUKE SPRING
"A Christmas Story"
 
BLSS Adrienne Warren 
ADRIENNE WARREN
"Bring It On"


 

 

MORE TO COME!!

 

FOUNDATION STAR SUPPORTERS 

STUDIO L, NJ

WESTCHESTER DANCE ACADEMY, NY

 

DIRECTED BY  

JOE LANTERI

 

HONORARY CO-CHAIRS 

Robin Cofer

Cassandra Seidenfeld

 

HONORARY COMMITTEE 

Andy Blankenbuehler

Jacques d’Amboise

Susan Jaffe

Jerry Mitchell

Desmond Richardson

Chita Rivera

Marc Terlizzi

 

EVENT COMMITTEE 

Jodi Conaty 

Lisa Danias 

Nancy Epstein 

Anita Farley 

Cindy Lapes 

Kelley Larkin 

Patricia Moore Pallota 

Karen Roche 

Liz Tillotson 

Susan Vosko 

 

A private College Scholarship Audition will be held in conjunction with this event on Saturday, September 28.  $50,000+ in college scholarships will be awarded at the Bright Lights Shining Stars Gala. 

 

 

6:00 PM 

Red Carpet Cocktail Reception 

NYU Skirball Center Lobby 

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

VIP  Reception 

Rosenthal Ballroom (10th Floor of NYU Skirball Center) 

 

  

Special Gala Activities for Student Dancers! 

Get a full day of activities! 

 

 

Enjoy  a 2 1/2 hour Choreography Session 

Limited space available - Must register by September 20  

 Two Levels: Adv/Int for ages 13+ & Intermediate for ages 10-13 

This will SELL OUT..... Register NOW!  

Please specify age when registering 

 

SPECIAL GUEST CHOREOGRAPHERS:  

 

BLSS Andrew Turteltaub
ANDREW TURTELTAUB 
BLSS Mishay
MISHAY PETRONELLI 
  • Broadway credits include “Wicked”.     
  • Tours include “Fame, the Musical”, Mia Michaels’ company, RAW and “A Few Good Men Dancin’”.  
  • Choreography credits include “Fame, the Musical” in Macau, China and the Capital Playhouse and numerous international commercials. Original Las Vegas company of “We Will Rock You”. 
  • Faculty at Steps on Broadway in NYC and teaches at countless studios and colleges around the country.  

 

  • Principal dancer with Dana Foglia Dance, and featured performer in Rhapsody James’ show, Siren Assassins and Jared Grimes’ Broadway Underground, NYC.     
  • Mishay has danced for a wide variety of artists including Jonte’, Kanye West, Olivia and Arie, and in videos for Whitney Houston and Darwin Deez. 
  • Faculty member at Broadway Dance Center, World Dance Movement/Italy, and choreographs for award winning studios and arts organizations throughout the country. 
  • Most recently, Mishay was selected to be the first featured choreographer for the Pulse on Tour and she also just finished working with Madonna.  

 

 


 

12:15 PM  
 
Check in at Studio/Individual warm up  

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave. at West 36th Street 

 
1:00 PM  
 
Two and a half hour choreography session 
 
7:30 PM  
 
NYCDA Foundation Gala performance at NYU Skirball Center
(566 LaGuardia Place between West 3rd and West 4th St.) 
 

 

  

 

Buy Now  $175 Student Ticket 

Includes 2 hour session, and par terre seating. 

 
Buy Now  $200 Student Ticket 

Includes 2 hour session, VIP seating and after party. 

 

 

 

 

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 may be invited to  perform a piece of their own in the program.   In addition, every $3,000 raised allows one dancer to attend the private September 28th College Scholarship Audition - no limits. 

 

The current fundraising campaign ends August 31st, 2013.  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