Jacques’ Art Nest XVI: UPPER WEST SIDE STORY: A Celebration of Jerome Robbins
National Dance Institute
SPECIAL BENEFIT PERFORMANCE IN CELEBRATION OF JEROME ROBBINS
Conceived and directed by Jacques d’Amboise, founder of National Dance Institute (NDI)
All proceeds to support NDI programming
Jacques d’Amboise, founder of National Dance Institute (NDI) the non-profit organization that has transformed the lives of millions of public school children through the arts, will host an intimate evening filled with Broadway song and dance. As part of his renowned Art Nest series, Jacques hosts these quarterly fundraising events as an opportunity to surround NDI children with industry professionals and expand their knowledge and understanding of the arts. To commemorate Jerome Robbins' 100th birthday, the evening titled, “Upper West Side Story: A Celebration of Jerome Robbins,” will be a celebration of Robbins' life, career, and prolific body of work. Jacques will take his guests behind the scenes and reveal what it was like to work alongside one of the finest choreographers of our time.
Conceived and directed by Jacques d'Amboise, New York City Ballet dancers Daniel Ulbricht, Sterling Hyltin, Amar Ramasar, Jared Angle, Adrian Danchig-Waring, Chase Finlay, and Harrison Coll, along with Broadway star Charlotte d'Amboise, will perform some of Robbins' most iconic masterpieces. There will be also be special performances by contemporary theatrical dance troupe, The Bang Group, as well as the extraordinary Children of NDI!
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