NDI's 2009 Gala: "Celebrating John Lennon"

Photos (in center column, from top): NDI SWAT Team dancers perform "Beatlemania"; Artistic Honoree Bernadette Peters accepts her award; NDI Celebration Team dancers perform "Other Side of My World," NDI dancer Talia Crawford with First Team dancers perform "Here Comes the Sun"; Emcee Terrence Mann with NDI dancers; NDI dancers perform

NDI's Annual Gala

Thursday, April 30, 2009

NOKIA Theatre Times Square
44th Street & Broadway, NYC

Celebrating the life and legacy of
John Lennon

Global Health & Hope Award Honoree
Yoko Ono

Artistic Honoree
Bernadette Peters

With Emcee
Terrence Mann

Featuring a performance by
Children of National Dance Institute

Honorary Gala Chairs
Susan & Donald Newhouse
Madaleine Berley & Arnold S. Penner

Gala Chairs
Lauren B. Cramer & Demetrius Fexy
Margaret Cuomo Maier, M.D. & Howard Maier
Lynn & Carl Goldstein
Jaynne C. Keyes & Michael del Giudice
Kathy & Joe Mele
Rosario Perez
Linda Singer & Louis Klein, Jr.
Helen Stambler Neuberger & Jim Neuberger

Mascot of the Year Arnold Penner

Yoko Ono gives video acceptance of Globlal Health and Hope Award