There were 13 remarkably talented choreographers working with 192 dancers to bring Masterpiece to life including director Josh Rhodes, associate director Lee Wilkins, Armando Farfan, James Harkness, Nick Kenkel, Dontee Kiehn, Stephanie Lang, Melissa Rae Mahon, Barry Morgan, Rachelle Rak, Jon Rua, Michael Lee Scott and Mark Stuart.
More than 220 people participated in Strip-a-thon, an online fundraising competition among Bares XXI cast, crew and supporters, raising $233,371, with the team of dancers from the opening number raising the most money, an impressive $35,909. Fundraising runners-up were the American Gothic team with $32,468 and the Munch and Degas team with $26,597.
Reed Kelly was the top individual Strip-a-thon fundraiser, generating $20,795 in donations. Runners-up among the Strip-a-thon women were Madeline Reed with $5,391 and Kristen Beth Williams with $4,094; among the men were Steve Bratton with $13,200 and Andrew Glaszek with $7,326.
Broadway Cares thanks more than 700 volunteers of every stripe, variety and department whose generosity of time and talent make such an intricate and complicated event like Broadway Bares possible.
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We salute production supervisor Richard Hester, production stage manager Jennifer Rogers and the extraordinary stage management team of 38 men and women. Their tireless efforts were joined by an outstanding team of hundreds of choreographers, designers, technicians, volunteers on-stage, backstage, under the stage, upstairs in the VIP area and front-of-house.