RECHARGE - NEW YEAR
As years come to an end a new beginning approaches. With each new year a new adventure is welcomed and a burst of hope can be found as people think of things they are looking forward to or hope to accomplish in the upcoming year. This number is to reflect on the excitement of entering a new page in our lives.
Daniel Gold (Choreographer)
Daniel Gold is Leg Up On Life's founder and a resident NYC based artist. He has had numerous experiences in all corners of the arts world from theatre, commercial, and concert dance. He has toured with the 1st National Tour of Miss Saigon and Disney's Beauty and the Beast. He has been seen on stages across the country at Lyric Opera of Chicago, North Shore Music Theatre, and recently on screen in "A Drag Queen Christmas" as co-host Jackie Cox's dance partner in her parody "This Christmas Maybe". As a Choreographer he choreographed for theatrical productions, music videos, and commercials. Most notably, the U.S. Regional Premiere of THE BODYGUARD, Off-Broadway Musical GOOD MORNING NEW YORK, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, and YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. He can be found teaching four times a week as a faculty member at both STEPS On Broadway and PMT House of Dance.
He also has spend a large portion of his career working on benefit projects not only for Leg Up On Life but BCEFA, DRA, and The Trevor Project. Wear a mask and much love to his fiancé Cameron and all involved in this virtual extravaganza! @djpgold
Neville Braithwaite (Videographer)
Neville Braithwaite is an NYC based award winning filmmaker. Credits include NYU, The Public Theatre, Black Theatre United, Broadway for Racial Justice and Darkness Rising to name a few. In June, he had the distinct pleasure of editing The Antonyo Awards for Broadway Black, a celebration of Black theatre artists on broadway. nbstudiosny.com
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STEVEN PISANO (Photographer)
Steven Pisano is a performing arts photographer with a special focus on dancers. His work has been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Broadway World, Fjord Review, and other outlets. In non-pandemic times, he works regularly at Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Joyce Theater, NYLA, Carnegie Hall, and other theaters. He lives in Red Hook. ()
Dancers: Caitlin Sheppard, Cameron Edris, Christine Sienicki, Clinton Foster, Courtney Sauls, Doug Vasquez, Erin Weinberger, Jenny Mollet, Karma Jenkins, Kelly MacMillan,
Kenneth Michael Murray, Lucas Laparada, Mackenzie Rawls, Maurice Dawkins, Maya Addie, Melody Rose, Sarah Lewandowski, Sarah Parker, Sarah Juliet Shaw, Shannon Walsh, Shaun-Avery Williams, Theresa Alexander, and Tyler Eisenreich
Music: "Set Me Free" by Robyn