Special Events

2023 Special Events

TBDCollege Scholarship Audition (in conjunction with Destiny Rising)
January 30"DESTINY RISING" at The Joyce Theater - SOLD OUT

May 22

Chita Rivera Awards at the NYU Skirball
July 5National College Scholarship Audition

DESTINY RISING at The Joyce Theater

January 30, 2023 | 7:30 PM


The NYC Dance Alliance Foundation will celebrate awarding over $4.5 Million in college scholarships with a fundraising performance at The Joyce Theater on Monday evening, January 30, 2023. Expect an evening of dance artistry featuring outstanding NYCDA alumni, the choreography of NYCDA faculty, and special guest performances from prominent professional dance companies.... all benefiting the NYCDAF College Scholarship Program.

A post-performance 'talk back' with the artists is open to ALL ticket holders!

COVID PROTOCOL for the Joyce Theater:

Masks are required for all audience members when they are in the Joyce Building.

All tickets will be available at Will Call after 6:00 PM the day of the show.

Destiny Rising 2023 v1

Past Performers have included:

American Ballet Theatre
The Chase Brock Experience
Complexions Contemporary Dance Company
Mark Stuart Dance Theatre
New York City Ballet
Parsons Dance
Sidra Bell Dance New York
A special piece featuring our scholarship winners

The Chita Rivera Awards

Date: May 22, 2023

NYU Skirball

6:00 PM Red Carpet
7:30 PM Performance/Awards
9:30 PM VIP Reception

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 the beneficiaries of this fundraiser.

Past Special Guests Include: Ann Reinking, Joel Grey, Ben Vereen, Len Cariou, Lea Salonga, Norbert Leo Butz, Gavin Creel, Irina Dvorovenko, Robert Fairchild, Maurice Hines, Andy Karl, Jessie Mueller, Laura Osnes, Bryonha Parham, Stephanie Pope, Tony Yazbeck, Karen Ziemba, Tiler Peck, Marilu Henner, Richard Thomas, Brian Stokes Mitchell.

For ticket and event info: https://www.chitariveraawards....

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.