The  National Dance Institute’s 46th Annual Gala raised over $1.5 million to support its award-winning arts education programs that reach 60,000 children every year. 

L to R: Allyson Tucker; Brian Stokes Mitchell, Artistic Honoree; Ellen Weinstein, NDI Artistic Director Emerita, and recipient of Susan Newhouse Dream Maker Award; Edith Hoffmann; Charlotte d’Amboise, dancer; Rachel Bay Jones, actress/singer attend NDI’s 46th Annual Gala Credit: Matt Oner / mattoner.com photos

The event featured performances by children from New York City public schools who benefit from NDI’s arts education programs.  

L to R: Carlos Rodriguez, CEO of ADP, NDI Gala Corporate Honoree; Ellen Weinstein, NDI Artistic Director Emerita, and recipient of Susan Newhouse Dream Maker Award; and Brian Stokes Mitchell, Artistic Honoree attend NDI’s 46th Annual Gala Credit: Matt Oner / mattoner.com photo

NDI celebrated Tony Award-winning actor Brian Stokes Mitchell as Artistic Honoree; Ellen Weinstein, NDI’s Artistic Director Emerita was honored with the Susan Newhouse Dream Maker Award; and Carlos Rodriguez, CEO of ADP, was the Corporate Honoree. 

L to R: Allyson Tucker; Brian Stokes Mitchell, Artistic Honoree; Charlotte d’Amboise, dancer; Rachel Bay Jones, actress/singer attend NDI’s 46th Annual Gala Credit: Matt Oner / mattoner.com photo

NDI has impacted more than two million children worldwide through its programming since Jacques d’Amboise founded the organization in 1976.

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