Leg Up On Life is holding its second NIGHT OF LIFE benefiting The Trevor Project (18+) on February 4th, 2019 at [le] Poisson Rouge. Doors will open at 7PM. Showtime at 8PM. The evening will be hosted by Leg Up On Life founder, Daniel Gold.
Leg Up On Life is an artistic initiative that brings artists of different platforms together for events to raise funds for organizations that give back directly to our communities. Leg Up also focuses on encouraging artist collaborations and bringing the arts community together as one.
Night of Life benefiting The Trevor Project will include 22 headliners including Choreographers, Drag Queens, and Musicians all presenting their work to help raise funds and awareness for a the cause. The artists are creating performances to celebrate life and the LGBTQ+ community while promising an evening of explosive entertainment! Each attendee will walk away having gotten to experience performances of all different areas in the arts world. Tickets sales go towards the amount Leg Up On Life will be donating toward The Trevor Project. Tickets in advance are $15 and day of show pricing is $20. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leg-up-on-life-presents-night-of-life-benefiting-the-trevor-project-tickets-54243821731 .
The Trevor Project mission: “Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people ages 13-24. Every day, The Trevor Project saves young lives through its accredited, free and confidential phone, instant message and text message crisis intervention services. A lead and innovator in suicide prevention, The Trevor Project offers the largest safe social networking community for LGBTQ youth, best practice suicide prevention educational trainings, resources for youth and adults, and advocacy initiatives.”
Choreographers: Megz Alfonso (So You Think You Can Dance), Mike Baerga (King Kong, Miss Saigon), Steven Blandino, Daniel Gold (National Tours of Miss Saigon and Beauty and the Beast), Miles Keeney, Ashley Marinelli, Kristen Brooks Sandler (National Tours of Joseph… Dream Coat and Elf), Meghan Sanett, and Chaz Wolcott (National Tours of Cats and Newsies).
Drag Queens: Bambina, Boudoir LeFleur, Kristy Blaze (Miss Gay NJ 15′), Miz. Diamond Wigfall (Pridefest ’16 & ’17, UDP Season 5 Winner), Sapphira Cristal (Miss Gay New York USofA 13′), Petti Cake, DiDi Cumswell (Ultimate Drag Pageant season All Stars Winner), Selma Nilla (Ultimate Drag Pageant season 7), and Vanna Deux.
Musicians: Andrew Barret Cox (Clubland & Oscar at the Crown), Jenna Rubaii (Groundhog Day), Khadija (King Kong), and PRIMME.
Some Leg Up On Life alum performing include: Adam Wedesky, Adea Sessoms, Corey Rives, Darrell T. Joe, Jena Vanelslander, Kelley Reid, Melissa Hunt, Patricia Crumrine, Sarah Lewandowski, Shannon Walsh, Stephanie Bissonnette and more.
Leg Up On Life continuing to promote a sense of community is excited to welcome new performers to the event including: Christina Kotsopoulos, Clinton Edward, David Merino, Erin Kei, Greer Gisy, Jamie Pfaff, Jordan Betscher, Joy Clark, Kathleen Lauturi, Kevin Anton Cosculluela, Latoya Brooks, Leroy Church, Melissa Hunter McCann, Michal Kolaczkowski, Ramita Ravi, Samantha Behrens, Sophie Lee Morris, Tamara Sanders, Taylor DeNapoli, Veronica Fiaoni and many more.
Before and after shows the guest and performers will have an open dance floor that will be kept open DJ’d by Night of Life veteran, DJ Bbari.
Tickets for this explosive art party can be bought at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leg-up-on-life-presents-night-of-life-benefiting-the-trevor-project-tickets-54243821731
Stay up to date with more information, announcements, and rehearsal footage on instagram at @LegUpOnLife . Have any questions or want to get involved/sponsor the event? Shoot an email to LegUpOnLifeInfo@gmail.com.