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THE MEN DANCERS: From the Horse’s Mouth: Jan. 10, 11, 12, 13, 2013 at the Theater at the 14th Street Y….

January 11, 2013

Inspired by the sold-out success last summer at Jacob’s Pillow, THE MEN DANCERS is coming to New York …Jan.10, 11. 12, 13,  !

Josh Beamish Photo by Christopher Duggan

Josh Beamish Photo by Christopher Duggan

The cast will include former NYC Ballet principal dancers Jock Soto and Charles Askegard, master choreographer Lar Lubovitch, Trent Kowalik star of Billy Elliot, Tony award winning creator of Fosse Chet Walker, acclaimed dance figure Gus Solomons jr, among other Bessie, TONY and Ernie Award winning recipients and dance legends.

More than 30 male dancers, spanning genres and generations, will perform original choreography and share extraordinary personal stories with the audience in this limited engagement, honoring Ted Shawn and his company, The Men Dancers, who founded the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 80 years ago.

Alberto (Tito) Del Saz performs at the Alwin Nikolais Centennial. Photo by Whitney Brown.

Alberto (Tito) Del Saz performs at the Alwin Nikolais Centennial. Photo by Whitney Brown.

THE MEN DANCERS: FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH

January 10, 11, 12, 13, 2013

Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th St. (between 1st & 2nd Ave)

Tickets: http://themendancers.brownpapertickets.com

Gala Performance and Reception with special guest artist Jock Soto!

Thursday, January 10 at 8pm

TICKETS: 800-838-3006 ext. #1 or http://themendancers.brownpapertickets.com

Thurs., Jan. 10 at 8pm: Gala Performance and Reception: $125

Friday & Saturday, January 11 & 12 at 8pm: $30; Student/Senior: $20

Sunday, January 13 at 3pm: $30; Student/Senior: $20

Gus Solomons Jr.Photo by Christopher Duggan

Gus Solomons Jr.Photo by Christopher Duggan

CAST*: 25 dancers will perform in each show

Emanuel Abruzzo

Todd Allen

Miguel Anaya

Jack Anderson

Charles Askegard

Arthur Aviles

Josh Beamish

Tadej Brdnik

Christopher Caines

Jamie Cunningham

Tito DelSaz

George Dorris

Chad Hall

John Heginbotham

Trent Kowalik

Pontus Lidburg

Lar Lubovitch

Steven Melendez

Arthur Mitchell

Richard Move

Norton Owen

Don Redlich

Pascal Rekoert

Francisco Pablo Ruvalcaba

John-Mario Sevilla

Prashant Shah

Jason Samuels Smith

Gus Solomons jr

Jock Soto

Robert (Buddy) Valdez

David Vaughan

Chet Walker

Cartier Williams

* Cast subject to change

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