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Bebe Neuwirth Hosts the 2018 Actors Fund's CTFD Gala

Baayork Lee, Rob Marshall, and Jerry Mitchell were among those honored at the event.

Bebe Neuwirth, Carmen de Lavallade, and Caitlin Carter celebrate together at the Actors Fund CTFD masquerade gala.
(© Jay Brady)

The Actors Fund held its 2018 Career Transition For Dancers gala on Wednesday, October 31, at the Marriott Marquis. Emmy and Tony award winner Bebe Neuwirth hosted the evening, which honored Baayork Lee, Jerry Mitchell, John Deluca, and Rob Marshall. A special Actors Fund medal of honor was presented to actor, dancer, and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade.

John Deluca and Rob Marshall were honored at the Actors Fund's 2018 CTFD gala.
(© Jay Brady)

Produced and directed by Caitlin Carter and Neuwirth, the evening included performances by Luke Hawkins and Evan Ruggiero, Paul Taylor Dance Company, American Ballet Theatre, the Fosse Estate, Dance Theater of Harlem, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Camille A. Brown, David Dorfman Dance, and the Marian Torres Company.

Actors' Equity Association president Kate Shindle stopped for a photo.
(© Jay Brady)

Founded in 1985, Career Transition For Dancers enables dancers to define their career possibilities and develop the skills necessary to excel in a variety of disciplines outside of dance.