Posts Tagged ‘Dance’

Bruce Vilanch Honors Toni Basil At PDS’s Gypsy Award Ceremony

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Broadway World
BWW Feature: PDS’s Star-Studded Luncheon and Gypsy Award Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom
Valerie-Jean Miller May. 5, 2018

Bruce Vilanch, Toni Basil

There’s a certain feeling that invades my consciousness when I attend a Dancer’s Event…

It is a deep, passionate, all-encompassing love amongst it’s members. And that is what I was feeling, attending a most prestigious (in my opinion) Event; The Professional Dancer’s Society 2018 Annual Luncheon & “Gypsy” Award Ceremony, held in the International Room at the Beverly Hilton. Read More

Bruce Vilanch to Host Fire Island Dance Festival

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Theatermania
Bruce Vilanch to Host Fire Island Dance Festival
By: Andy Propst · Jun 30, 2010 · Long Island

A revised lineup of performers for the Fire Island Dance Festival (FIDF) has been released. In addition, it has been announced that Bruce Vilanch will host the two day event, which, as previously reported, will run July 17-18 and will benefit Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA), a program of Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS.

This sixteenth edition of the Festival will include performances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre principal Marcelo Gomes, Joffrey Ballet Chicago principal Fabrice Calmels and Erica Lynette Edwards, Boston Ballet, Camille A. Brown, Gallim Dance, Mark Stuart Dance Theatre and San Francisco Ballet principals Yuan Yuan Tan and Damien Smith performing choreography by Christopher Wheeldon. Read More

Bruce Vilanch to Join Wicked, Young Frankenstein Casts for AIDS Benefit in San Francisco

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Theatermania
Bruce Vilanch to Join Wicked, Young Frankenstein Casts for AIDS Benefit in San Francisco
By: Andy Propst · Jun 28, 2010 · San Francisco

Bruce Vilanch will be a special guest at a one night only cabaret to benefit the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, to be held at Club Fugazi, on Monday, July 12 at 7:30pm.

Cast members from the touring casts of Young Frankenstein and Wicked will perform at the event, offering personal favorites. In addition the evening will feature comedy and dance material. Read More

Vilanch Attends 24th annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon Honoring Carl Reiner

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

“A mensch,” “The nicest guy I know,” “My hero,” “My mentor,” “My role model” – those are the words heard at the mention of entertainment icon Carl Reiner‘s name.

During his career, which has spanned more than a half-century, he has won seven Emmys and one Grammy as an actor, writer or director and is revered among his show business peers. Now, at age 88, Reiner has been honored at last for his terpsichorean talent – um, make that “physical comedy” – by members of the Professional Dancers Society. Their 24th annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon, held May 16 at the Beverly Hilton, drew an impressive crowd from old Hollywood – dancers, choreographers and affiliates from stage and screen – to pay homage to a master of the art of slapstick and pratfalls. Read More