Friday, September 28, 2012

It's almost Bessies' time! See you there!

 produced in partnership with Dance/NYC

Monday, October 15
 
2012 Host: Elizabeth Streb

Presenters include Marina Abramovic, luciana achugar, Ron Brown, Brenda Bufalino, Archie Burnett, Bebe Neuwirth, Charles Reinhart, David Thomson, and Wendy Whelan, among others.

Paul Taylor will receive the 2012 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance, and Alice Teirstein will be honored with 2012 Bessie Award for Service to the Field of Dance.

The ceremony will also feature live performances by the Trisha Brown Company, recipient of last year’s Bessie for Lifetime Achievement, and Souleymane Badolo, the 2012 recipient of the Juried Bessie Award, known for his contemporary interpretations of traditional African dance. 

Doors open: 7pm
Award ceremony: 8pm

Food and drink available in the theater

Tickets $10 
Available at the Apollo box office and at www.apollotheater.org

Click here for more information on the 2012 Bessies and the pre-show benefit cocktail reception and after-party. 

The Apollo Theater  253 West 125th Street, Manhattan (directions)

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