Tag: chita rivera

The Best Moments from Last Night's NYCDAF "Bright Lights Shining Stars" Gala

The annual New York City Dance Alliance Foundation fundraising gala, “Bright Lights Shining Stars,” is usually a star-studded affair. But last night’s 2017 event proved to be extra epic, thanks to tons of superb performances and appearances by some of Broadway’s best—and most legendary—dancers. The evening, held as a fundraiser for NYCDAF’s college scholarship mission, […]

Dance Stars Team Up with Dancers Against Cancer

The dance community is a powerful force—and it’s pretty awesome to see that force harnessed to support important causes, like the battle against cancer. Nonprofit organization Dancers Against Cancer (not to be confused with the equally wonderful Dance Against Cancer team) just released a compelling PSA featuring some of the world’s most famous dancers, aiming […]

An American in Paris Gets the Tony for Most Tony Noms

The Tonys are coming, the Tonys are coming! It’s like musical theater Christmas! The 2015 Tony Award nominations were announced this morning by the ever-glamorous Broadway (and TV and movie) star Mary Louise Parker and Bruce Willis (whom you know as “Dancing with the Stars” front-runner Rumer Willis‘ dad). And guys, there are so many […]

An Evening At The Astaire Awards

Last night I got all dressed up—er, stayed in my nicer-than-normal work attire, actually—to attend the 30th annual Fred and Adele Astaire Awards at New York University’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Now, awards shows are usually fun because you get little glimpses of dancers: those performing backup at the MTV Video Music Awards, […]