Gala Will Honor Prince Kunle Omilana & Princess
Keisha Omilana

Gala Celebrates 25th Anniversary of World Renowned
Choreographer Ronald K. Brown’s Internationally
Acclaimed Evidence, A Dance Company


Evidence, A Dance Company

The 7th Annual “On Our Toes in The Hamptons” featuring the internationally acclaimed Evidence, A Dance Company under the direction of founder Ronald K. Brown and honoring Prince Kunle Omilana and Princess Keisha Omilana for their support and dedication to the Company will take place at the home of Gala Co-Chairs The Honorable Bernard Jackson and Joyce Mullins Jackson, Water Mill, N.Y. on Saturday, August 21, 2010 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The benefit committee of what has become “ the premiere African American cultural event of the Hamptons’ social season” includes Reginald Van Lee, Chair; Zaid Abdul-Aleem, Monica F. Azare, Veronica Claypool, Joanne E. Hill, Andrea Hoffman, Leslie Mays, Gail Monroe Perry, Lauren Roberts, Jennifer Streakes, Dr. Ancy Verdier, Kathleen Vita and Lisa Walker. Young Professionals Committee includes BJ Coleman, Keenan Davis, Estelle, Mignon Espy, Dr. Erika Faust, James Nixon, Nkumera Pierre and Phillana Williams. Silver Anniversary Committee includes T. Troy and Keisha Dixon, Maurice and Andrea DuBois, Noel Hankin and Moet Hennessy USA, Judith Jamison, Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida, Debra Lee and BET Networks, Terry McMillan Rhonda Mims and ING, Ms. Baraka Sele, Marva Smalls and MTV Networks RenĂ© Syler, Susan Taylor and Khephra Burns, Tamara Tunie, Cicely Tyson, Reginald Van Lee and Booz Allen Hamilton and Lynn Whitfield. The mission of Evidence is to promote understanding of the African Diaspora through dance and storytelling. The company is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Highlights have included a four-week tour to Africa sponsored by the U.S. State Department, performances at the Vancouver International Dance Festival and a smashing season at Harlem Stages. The late afternoon event will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres by Kyle’s, online auction, a special performance by Evidence of “Ebony Magazine: To a Village” and dancing with the dancers. Tickets are $250 & $500: Sponsor packages are $25,000, $15,000, $10,000, $7,500, $5,000 and $2,500. For tickets and sponsorships contact Alexandra Diaz, JFM Group at 914.235.1490 ex. 16 or alexd@thejfmgroup.com. For more information on Evidence, A Dance Company and the event visit www.evidencedance.com Please visit their online Luxury Auction here..