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26th Anniversary Season

Ode to the Planet and Humanity

Champagne Reception with the Artistic Collaborators followed by Performance
A benefit to support Buglisi Dance Theatre’s artistic and educational programs


Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Reception @6:30pm
Performance @ 7:30pm
The Ailey Citigroup Theater
405 West 55th Street at 9th Avenue, NYC




Three premieres ∙ Commissioned music ∙ Projection design ∙ Stunning dancers. Program: Jacqulyn Buglisi’s plea to protect and preserve the planet The Moss Anthology: Variation#5 with an original score by Emmy Award-winning composer Jeff Beal famed for his music for films, television, concert halls, and environmental documentaries; and In the name of the fire, and the flame, and grace performed by renowned principal dancer Blakeley White-McGuire, is dedicated to all people suffering from the global refugee crises; Virginie Mécène’s male trio UNUM... we are one...set to a score created through the dancers' breath by Jacopo Baboni-Schilingi. Also on the program is I Love You, duet performed by Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen choreographed by Ron De Jesus of Hubbard Street and Twyla Tharp's Movin' Out (12/11-12); KINGS, a dance with narration on the Central Park 5 by emerging choreographer Meagan King (12/11); Buglisi’s iconic Sand, set to Philip Glass’ brilliant string quartet, is a tribute to the beauty of the desert and the soil of the earth we so cherish for our existence.

(program subject to change)


Purchase Benefit Tickets Online Below

OR mail check payable to Buglisi Dance Theatre

229 West 42nd Street, Suite 502, New York, NY 10036


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Thank you for your generous support!

Platinum Ticket: $1000

  • Six tickets to Champagne Reception

  • Six tickets to Performance/Premium Seating

  • Tea with Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi

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Diamond Ticket: $500

  • Four tickets to Champagne Reception

  • Four tickets to Performance/Premium Seating

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Gold Ticket: $250

  • Four tickets to Champagne Reception

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Silver Ticket: $75

  • One ticket to Champagne Reception

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All but $40 per benefit ticket is tax-deductible. 

Threshold Dance Projects (dba Buglisi Dance Theatre) is a 501(c)3 organization, contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

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