Career Transition For Dancers
Career Transition For Dancers and Complexions Contemporary Ballet, will present WINTER HEAT Latin Dance Party on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47 Street).
This 7th annual benefit event includes cocktails & hors d’oeuvers, three-course sit-down dinner, open bar and dancing to the sounds of Joe Battaglia and The New York Big Band and a special performance by Complexions Contemporary Ballet. There will also be a Latin dance lesson. The organizations join together to present a special Benefit Dinner that supports the multifaceted life span of dancers.
Whether performing, creating choreography, starting a business, or leaving the dance world all together, their goals are to raise funds to ensure positive futures for these talented artists. The dress code is ‘WHATEVER MAKES YOU DANCE’. It will be an evening of Latin entertainment, a dance floor, and food and drink.
Career Transition For Dancers, with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago, has helped over 5,600 professional dancers in 47 states 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 51,000 hours (equivalent to over $5 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 including transition seminars and workshops, peer support groups, resource centers, a toll-free national career counseling hotline, a website, and the National Career Network. 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; 323 549-6660 and fax 323 549-6810. In Chicago at Hubbard Street Dance Center 1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607; 312 666-0234 and fax 312 455-8240. www.careertransition.org.
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