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What They're Wearing: Broadway Celebrates Variations

Keesha Miller from Huntington, a dancer, attends Broadway

Keesha Miller from Huntington, a dancer, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012) Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Huntington dance studio Variations celebrated its upcoming 15th anniversary recently with a benefit performance to raise money for a scholarship fund to help dancers pay for their studies.

Kim Kratsios from Huntington attends Broadway Celebrates Variations,
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Kim Kratsios from Huntington attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Jean Mellano from Wantaugh, wearing Elie Tahari, attends
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Jean Mellano from Wantaugh, wearing Elie Tahari, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Josephine Piccinic from Bellmore, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations,
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Josephine Piccinic from Bellmore, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

From left, Maureen Schebler from Elwood, and MaryAnne
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

From left, Maureen Schebler from Elwood, and MaryAnne Garretson from Huntington, a former Rockette, attend Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

From left, Tori Simeone from Kings Park and
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

From left, Tori Simeone from Kings Park and Alexa Giammarino from Huntington attend Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Keesha Miller from Huntington, a dancer, attends Broadway
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Keesha Miller from Huntington, a dancer, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Nancy Israeli from Laurel Hollow, attends Broadway Celebrates
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Nancy Israeli from Laurel Hollow, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Ryan Kasprzak from Astoria, performer and choreographer, attends
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Ryan Kasprzak from Astoria, performer and choreographer, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Yukiko Kashiki from Manhattan, wearing a dress she
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Yukiko Kashiki from Manhattan, wearing a dress she brought back from Asia, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Daniel Ulbricht from Manhattan, principal dancer with New
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Daniel Ulbricht from Manhattan, principal dancer with New York City Ballet, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Marnie Gershowitz from Melville, performer and one of
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Marnie Gershowitz from Melville, performer and one of the dance teachers, wearing a dress by Emerson Thorpe, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Judy Leary, Erin Lopez's mother, of Queens, attends
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Judy Leary, Erin Lopez's mother, of Queens, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

MaryAnne Garretson from Huntington, a former Rockette attends
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

MaryAnne Garretson from Huntington, a former Rockette attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Linda Portnoy Allen from Centerport, wearing a handmade
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Linda Portnoy Allen from Centerport, wearing a handmade scarf, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Erin Lopez from Huntington, director and co-founder of
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Erin Lopez from Huntington, director and co-founder of Variations "A Dancer's Studio," attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for needy dance students held at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

Marnie Gershowitz from Melville, performer and one of
Photo Credit: Barbara Alper

Marnie Gershowitz from Melville, performer and one of the dance teachers, wearing a dress by Emerson Thorpe, with her daughter Emily, 10, attends Broadway Celebrates Variations, a benefit to establish a scholarship fund for Variations "A Dancer's Studio" at The Paramount in Huntington. (Aug. 13, 2012)

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