HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO), a non-profit organization founded in 2009, that helps newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. On October 19, 2014, HERO will present The HERO Awards at 42 West (516 West 42nd St, New York City). The benefit event will honor the Actors Fund HIV/AIDS Initiative; Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, and ballet star Stephen Hanna.
The awards are given to those organizations and individuals who have gone above and beyond to help the HIV/AIDS community, and LBGT advocate Jonathan D. Lovitz will emcee.
There will be one-of-a-kind dance performances by Alex Biegelson, Nimbus Dance Works, Project: Smith, Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company, ZviDance, founding member of 10 Hairy Legs (Assistant Director), Lyner Dumortier; Julie Bour, The Bang Group, Freespace Dance, Nimbus Dance Works, Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company, and Zvi.