JUMP FOR JOY - A DanceVariety Spectacular
Career Transition For Dancers 27th Anniversary Jubilee
ANGELA LANSBURY TO HOST
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm at New York CITY CENTER
Rolex presents JUMP FOR JOY A Dance Variety Spectacular - Career Transition For Dancers’ 27th Anniversary Jubileeon Monday, November 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th and 7th Ave) NYC. Legendary star Angela Lansbury will host. It will be followed by a Supper at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. America love variety, and JUMP FOR JOYprovides a fun-filled evening that weaves together all genres and dance styles in an exciting tapestry of quality entertainment. The show is produced and directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo. Rolex Dance Awardrecipient and the Career Transition For Dancer Outstanding Contributions to the World of Dance Awards will be announced later.
Angela Lansbury has enjoyed a career without precedent spanning more than half-a-century as a star of movies, a 4-time Tony Award-winning musical actress, and star of "Murder, She Wrote," the longest running detective drama series in television history. Contracted by MGM as a teenager, she was nominated for an Academy Award for her first film, “Gaslight” and the following year was again nominated for "The Picture of Dorian Gray," winning a Golden Globe Award. She has appeared in over 40 motion pictures. Angela Lansbury made her Broadway debut in "Hotel Paradiso" and followed in "A Taste of Honey" later starring in her first musical, "Anyone Can Whistle." She triumphed as "Mame" earning her the first of her unprecedented 4 Tony Awards as Best Actress in a Musical ("Dear World", "Gypsy", "Sweeney Todd"). She also starred in a limited engagement of "The King and I.” She returned to Broadway in “Deuce” receiving a Tony nomination for Best Actress and later in “Blithe Spirit.” She has hosted (or co-hosted) more Tony Awards telecasts than any other individual. For 12 seasons she starred as Jessica Fletcher on "Murder, She Wrote." She is in the Theatre Hall of Fame; received the Lifetime Achievement from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts; named a Commander of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II; member of the T.V. Hall of Fame; recipient of a Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement award; nominated for 18 Emmy Awards. She has won 6 Golden Globe Awards and nominated for an additional 8; presented with the National Medal of the Arts and a recipient of a Kennedy Center Honor.
Career Transition For Dancers
, with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago, has helped over 5,400 professional dancers nationwide identify their unique talents in preparation for establishing new careers when dance is no longer an option. Since its founding in 1985, the organization has provided more than 55,000 hours (equivalent to over $6 million) of one-on-one career counseling and program services - at no cost - and has awarded millions of dollars in scholarships for education, entrepreneurial grants, and certification programs. The organization also provides dancers with specialized services that include transition seminars and workshops, peer support groups, resource centers, a toll-free national career counseling hotline, a website, and a National Career Network. www.careertransition.org
The Caroline & Theodore Newhouse Center for Dancers is located at 165 W 46 Street Suite 701 (at Broadway – the Actors’ Equity Building) NYC 10036. The phone number is 212-764-0172
and the fax is 212-764-0343
. In Los Angeles 5757 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 455, LA; 90036; call 323- 549-6660
and fax 323-549-6810
. In Chicago at Hubbard Street Dance Center 1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607; call 312-666-0234
and fax 312-455-8240
Patron tickets are $600, $750 and $1,200 each. Tables for 10 start at $7,500. Patron tickets and Tables include premium performance seating, post-performance ‘Supper with the Stars’, dancing and a live auction at The Grand Ballroom at the Hilton New York. Sponsorships and tables are also available, as well as Journal ads. For gala information and tickets please call Marjorie Horne, McEvoy & Assocs. at (212) 228-7446 x33
. For group sales call (718) 499-9691
. There will be show only tickets on sale at a later date.