Special Events - The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards


NYCDA serves as a co-producing sponsor for this annual star-studded event that celebrates the current season’s ‘Best of Dance’ on Broadway and in film.  Joe Lanteri is the Director of the show and The NYC Dance Alliance Foundation is one the beneficiaries of this fundraiser.  


 Past Honorees and attendees have included Joel Grey, Liza Minelli, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Tony Danza, Pat Birch, Susan Stroman, Valerie Harper, Bebe Neuwirth, Karen Ziemba, Hal Prince, Sergio Trujillo, Sandy Duncan, and Joe Morton.  


For ticket and event info: http://www.theastaireawards.org/ 



REMEMBER:  One dance studio may have the opportunity to perform at the awards ceremony.  Check  out the National Fundraising Campaign - Rewards & Incentives for full details. 



 Below are some photos from the 2011 Astaire Awards


The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards








Astaire Cover 


Bebe Neuwirth and Lee Roy Reams served as the 2011 Co-Hosts.  Jacques d'Amboise was honored with the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award.


On hand to celebrate were some of Broadway and film's greatest talents including Daniel Radcliffe, Bill Irwin, Sutton Foster, Ava Astaire, Len Cariou, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Maurice Hines, Charlotte d'Amboise, the casts of Broadway's newest musicals and more!


Special performances included "Billy Elliot", Russell Janzen from New York City Ballet, the kids from National Dance Institute, many guest singers and dancers and dancers from David Sanders Dance Dynamics, NY.



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@ 2012 New York City Dance Alliance