Fire Island Dance Festival is one of the most talked cultural & charitable events in the country. This year Dancers Responding to AIDS have announced a one day package to Fire Island with VIP Treatment as part of a program of Broadway cares/Equity Fight AIDS. The announced trip is scheduled for July 17, featuring a delicious champagne midday meal and tickets for the dance performance at 05:00 pm.
The package consists of round trip transportation from midtown Manhattan to Fire Island Pines. The tickets are priced at $250 per person. The main attraction of this year’s Fire Island Dance Festival will be a duet by much-admired ballet world celebrity, Wendy Whelan and choreographer Brian Brooks. This would be the first performance of Ballet Contemporáneo de Camagüey Cuba’s in the United States.
Gallim Dance, Dance Theatre of Harlem, KEIGWIN + COMPANY, MADBOOTS DANCE, Glenn Allen Sims, Linda Celeste Sims of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Al Blackstone, Abdul Latif, and Darrell Grand Moultrie are also participating in the event. The hosts for the festival will be peerless Titus Burgess, Broadway favorite and Kimmy Schmidt, Emmy Award nominee for Unbreakable.
The famous Fire Island Dance Festival is showcased on a waterfront stage opposing Great South Bay. The festival includes three performances: the tickets for the first two performances scheduled for first two Saturdays are already sold out. Tickets are available for Sunday’s performance, but won’t be for long.
The Festival is a unique occasion where dancers and audiences come together to make a change. Last year’s festival had collected a record-braking 5,44,555 dollars revenue. Since its start in 1995, the festival has collected over $4.3 million. The collected amount is used to ensure that people who are in need of medication, healthcare, counseling, nutritious meal, and emergency financial assistance in New York City.
Fire Island Dance Festival is been sponsored generously by DirecTV, in association with United Airlines and other partners. Dancers Responding to AIDS depend on the amazing efforts and compassion of performing arts community in order to fund social services for those in need.