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Tomorrow: Stars of New York Dance! A charitable, thrilling and judged dance competition raising funds for low-income children and honoring Reverend Johnny Ray Youngblood

The Stars of New York Dance is a charitable, thrilling and judged dance competition inspired by Dancing with the Stars that will help raise dance scholarship funds for children from low-income communities in New York City, and increase their access to dance and the arts.  

Errol Louis, political anchor and host of “Inside City Hall” on NY 1 News, returns for a second year as the host and the Reverend Johnny Ray Youngblood, executive pastor at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Bed-Stuy, will be honored at this year’s second annual dance-off, taking place at the Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, 7:00pm.


Who:  Cheryl Todmann, Johnny Ray Youngblood, Errol Louis, Eric Adams, Reverend Richard Honeywell, State Senator Kevin Parker, Donna White, Frances Bell Henry, John L. Sampson, Congressman Elect Hakeem Jeffries, Letitia James, Bill DeBlasio, Bill Thompson, Olanike Alabi and Troy Blackwell-Cook

What:  The 3rd Annual Stars of New York Dance Competition Benefitting Brooklyn Youth  

When:  Tuesday, December 18, 2012. The Cocktail Reception begins at 6:00pm; Show at 7:00pm.

Where:  Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, One University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201  

Tickets:  General Admission: $75; VIP Tickets, VIP Seating and Cocktail Reception at 6:00 p.m.: $125 

Purchase tickets online at www.kumbletheater.org.  Checks can also be made payable to The Stars of New York Dance and mailed to P.O. Box 170511, Times Plaza Station, Brooklyn, NY 112117.  

The Stars of New York Dance is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. If you are unable to attend Tuesday night's event, please consider making a donation to support The Stars of New York Dance at Fractured Atlas: https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/contribute/donate/1874

To see a behind-the-scenes preview of rehearsal footage, click these links:

Reverend Richard Honeywell and Naeemah Brown of Cradle-n-the-Rock Youth Dance Ensemble

State Senator Kevin S. Parker and Zakiyah M. Harris of Asase Yaa African-American Dance Theatre

New York State Senator John Sampson and Serina Young of Synergism School of Dance


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