"A Halloween Thriller" Dance Extravaganza hosted by Chita Rivera at New York City Center
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Rolex presents Career Transitions For Dancer's 26th Anniversary Jubilee, A HALLOWEEN THRILLER: A Dance Celebration of Ghosts, Ghouls, Vampires & Wilis. The event will be hosted by Tony Award winner Chita Rivera and will kick off with an astonishing performance from Broadway and some of America's greatest dance companies - woven together in a 'spook-tacular' celebration of dance. During the show, Nigel Lythgoe from 'So You Think You Can Dance' will be presented with the Rolex Dance Award and Victor Elmaleh, Chairman and CEO of The World-Wide Group, will receive Career Transition for Dancers? Outstanding Contributions to the World of Dance Award. Following the performance, guests will enjoy a 'Masquerade Supper with the Stars,' a live auction, and dancing 'til the witching hour at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York.
Venue Description: Built in 1943, NY City Center was Manhattan's first performing arts center, dedicated by Mayor Fiorello La Guardia. Today, City Center is home to many distinguished companies, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, as well as Manhattan Theatre Club and New York City Opera; a roster of renowned national and international visiting artists; and its own critically acclaimed and popular programs, including the Tony-honored Encores! musical theater series, Encores! Off-Center, the annual Fall for Dance Festival, and more.