Ice Theater of New York’s 2012 Fall Gala

On Monday, October 22nd Ice Theatre of New York (ITNY), the nation’s premier ice dancing ensemble founded by Moira North, hosted the company’s annual Benefit Gala honoring Richard “Mr. Debonair” Dwyer of the Ice Follies and IceCapades fame. Festivities included a performance featuring Mr. Debonair and his “Dwyer Girls”- former World Champion and Olympian Tai Babilonia, former Olympic Champion Dorothy Hamill, former World Champion Linda Fratianne, former Olympian Jojo Starbuck all dressed in Nicole Miller. The Company performed pieces from its repertory including works from NYC dance choreographers and Artistic Director Douglas Webster. Ryan Bradley, the 2011 US Men’s Champion, was the guest performer and some of the performers included World Team Members Kim Navarro & Brent Bommentre, and 7-Time British Champions and Olympians Sinead & John Kerr. Dick Button was Honorary Chairman and Co-Chairs included Natalie Carey, Aja Zanova, and Tom Collins.