Dance from the Heart Benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
By Ellis Nassour
from premiere dance companies will headline Dance from the Heart on January 28 and 29 at Cedar Lake Theatre (547 W. 26th Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues) with two shows nightly (6:30 and 8:30) with different programs each night. The shows are presented by Dancers Responding to AIDS, founded in 1991by members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company, and benefits the programs of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. More than a dozen dance companies will participate.
Programs feature the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet; Dance Machine for the 21st Century; Paul Taylor Dance Company; former Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Abdur-Rahim Jackson; and, among others, Corey Snide, a Billy on London’s West End in Billy Elliot. Choreographers include premiere American Ballet Theatre principal Marcelo Gomes. For a complete list of companies and their performance time, visit www.dradance.org. You can also purchase tickets on the site ($30 for 6:30 shows; and $75 for 8:30, includes a post-performance reception with dancers).
As a program of BC/EFA, Dancers Responding to AIDS helps support more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide as well as the essential programs of The Actors Fund.
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