The Stars Come Out for the 54th Annual Dance Magazine Awards
NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Ballet legend Mikhail Baryshnikov, Tony Award-winning Anything Goes star Sutton Foster, New York City Ballet principal Jenifer Ringer and American Ballet Theatre sensation Alexei Ratmansky are among the dance luminaries slated to take the stage at The Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 West 55th St) in Manhattan on Monday, December 5, 2011 to celebrate the prestigious Dance Magazine Awards.
Baryshnikov presents the award to pioneering “dance healer” Dr. William Hamilton, while Foster – who graces Dance Magazine’s December cover – honors her Anything Goes director/choreographer, Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. Presenting to Ringer is her husband and former NYCB dance partner James Fayette, now a representative for American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA).
Postmodern choreographer Yvonne Rainer rounds out the evening’s glittering honorees. John Meehan, a former principal dancer at ABT and current faculty at Vassar, and choreographer Sally Silvers complete the lineup of presenters.
In addition to the presentations, the evening includes an excerpt of Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons, performed by Jennie Somogyi, Amar Ramasar, Jonathan Stafford, and Sean Suozzi of NYCB. Films of work by both Marshall and Rainer will also be shown.
The evening is open to the public with a reception immediately following in The Ailey Studios. Tickets are available for $50. Contact Ashley Mathus at 212-979-4872 or email@example.com.
Doors open at 7:00 pm. The program begins at 7:30 pm.
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