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Monday, May 4, 2020

Dance Against Cancer celebrates 10 years with ‘Year 1' performance stream

Wendy Whelan and Craig Hall Erin Baiano

This Monday, May 4, Dance Against Cancer - the American Cancer Society's premier dance event - is celebrating a “Decade of DAC” by opening their archives and airing never-before-seen performance highlights from DAC’s first benefit in 2011, with a special intro by Co-Founders Daniel Ulbricht (New York City Ballet) and Erin Fogarty (Manhattan Youth Ballet).

The stream will launch on Monday, May 4 at 8pm EST on Dance Against Cancer’s Youtube channel and be available through Tuesday evening.

Performance lineup includes (but is not limited to):
-Wendy Whelan and Craig Hall in “After the Rain”
-New York City Ballet Principal, Maria Kowroski
-Tyler Angle and Janie Taylor in Benjamin Millepied’s “On The Other Side”
-Alvin Ailey's Matthew Rushing, with choreography by Frederick Earl Mosley
-Daniel Ulbricht
-Alex Wong-Keigwin + Co.
-And more

About DAC: Dance Against Cancer was founded in 2010 by Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht - friends, artists, and children of parents who bravely battled cancer. What started out as a small, black box studio performance has turned into the premier annual dance event to benefit the American Cancer Society. Since its inception, Dance Against Cancer has raised over $2 million for ACS and has featured 307 artists from 36 companies, performing upwards of 130 pieces including world premieres and once-in-a-lifetime collaborations. Lending their time and talent to this unique event, and this rare opportunity to dance together on one stage, hundreds of dancers from all over the world join forces year after year to show the compassion and commitment of the dance community. Learn more or donate at dacny.org.

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