A Tribute to Jason
A presentation of dance spanning all creatures great and small, encompassing some of the most famous Contemporary dance organizations with some notable up and coming professional companies, college representation as well as pre-professional. The evening will be hosted by Joe Lanteri and will feature Tears in Heaven sung by a Broadway star, and the premier of If I Had One More Day, choreographed by newcomer to the dance world Alison Machabee, lyrics by Gerald Appelstein, and music by Polina Nazaykinskaya and classical pianist Konstantin Soukhovetski, and sung by Michael Corvino.
COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet
Buglisi Dance Theater
Alison Cook Beatty Dance
Jody Oberfelder Projects
Montclair State Dance
Z Artists Group
Alison Machabee’s “If I Had One More Day”
Jeff Keller singing “Tears in Heaven”
This is a charity event for The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. There is no lead artist, although Complexions, Parsons, BalletX, Buglisi, Alison Cook Beatty Dance, Arch Ballet, Kymera Dance, Montclair State Dance, Z Artists Group and Jeff Keller, the first American to play the Phantom on Broadway are all scheduled to appear.