Capezio, one of the foremost dancewear and dance shoes brands in the world, is thrilled to celebrate its legacy of 130 years of excellence in May! The renowned dance supplier and global influencer will host the Capezio Dance Awards: 130 Years of Dance on May 14 in Las Vegas.
The Capezio Dance Foundation will honor numerous dance pioneers in the industry. The 2018 World of Dance Award Honorees include Debbie Allen for Life Achievement as a dancer, actress, choreographer, director, teacher and producer; Wendy Whelan for Ballet as a former New York City Ballet Principal; David Parsons for Modern Dance as a celebrated modern dance choreographer; Michelle Dorrance for Tap as an exceptional dancer and ground-breaking choreographer; and Steve “Mr. Wiggles” Clemente for Hip-Hop as a forerunner and originator within his style.
Hosted by So You Think You Can Dance Producer and Judge Nigel Lythgoe, the highly anticipated awards event will also spotlight some of Capezio’s magical history (which dates back to 1887!) with various dance legends and stars of stage and screen in attendance. Award-winning tap dancer and past Capezio Dance Awardee Savion Glover will serve as a Presenter for this event.
A dance show will even be produced and directed by former Joffrey Ballet star Ann Marie DeAngelo as part of the event. This portion will present performances by Nevada Ballet Theatre, Parsons Dance Company, Desmond Richardson, Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound Dance Company, Contemporary West Dance Theatre, Cirque du Soleil, DNA from Jennifer Lopez’s World of Dance, Dorrance Dance, California All Stars, Ephrat Asherie Dance, Pippin by Bob Fosse, Mr. Wiggles, Twitch and Wendy Whelan. La La Land choreographer Mandy Moore will even present a work!
To win Tickets for you and a Friend to the Capezio Dance Awards on May 14 in Vegas, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the answer to this question: Capezio is celebrating how many years at the Capezio Dance Awards? Please title the email “Capezio Dance Awards Giveaway.” We have 5 Double Passes to giveaway. Please provide your full name, age, the city where you live, and your phone number. This competition opens April 30 and closes May 7. Enter to win now!
The evening will benefit The Actors Fund and Future Dance, a program sponsored by Nevada Ballet Theatre.
To learn more about Capezio’s exceptional history, visit www.capezio.com. And for tickets to the Capezio Dance Awards: 130 Years in Dance, held May 14 at 7:30 p.m. at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, click here.
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