Skates of Pride -- Team New York Figure Skating
July 10, 1998
Sky Rink Chelsea Piers

Wade Corbett, Artistic Director
Darlene Parent, Stage Manager
John Sheridan, Master of Ceremonies
Laura Moore, President, Team New York Figure Skating

[Disclaimer: Skaters of all sexual orientations participated in this event. Unless listed as out on the adult or élite sections of this site, their orientations are either heterosexual or unconfirmed by Rainbow Ice.]

Part I

Angelo D'Agostino, Wade Corbett, Natalie Deschenes, John Patrick Hull, Lisa Labrecque, Laura Moore, Stephane Vachon -- "Why Ask Why"

This number was choreographed by Garry Braid, who skated in Gay Games IV shortly before he lost his battle with AIDS. It is our tribute to Garry and the too many skaters who are no longer with us. The music is by Robert Kirsch.

Konstantin Mironov -- "Space Capades"

Hugh John Devore -- "Strike Up the Band"

Emmanuelle Balmore and Jean-Pierre Boyer -- "Techno"

Wade Corbett -- "Diva"

Natalie Deschenes -- "Unbreak My Heart"

Stephane Vachon -- "Nessun Dorma"

Lisa Labrecque -- "The Beltane Fire Dance"

Greg Wittrock -- "Whorita"

Laura Moore -- "Ride on a Rainbow"

John Patrick Hull -- "The Last Song"

Martin Marceau -- "Miserere"

Lyne Houde and J. P. Martin -- "California"

Doug Mattis -- "History of the World"

Sky Rink Presents Man and Machine:
Richard Renaud, Joseph Sergi
Choreographed by Nina Newby

Part II

Angelo D'Agostino -- "Intermezzo"

Natalie Deschenes, Konstantin Mironov, Stephane Vachon -- "Bolero"

This piece was choreographed by Jean Pierre Boulais of the Montréal Ice Ballet. They will be embarking on a world tour in October 1997 starting in North Africa and Asia.

Doug Mattis -- "Somebody's Crying"

Greg Wittrock -- "Freezer Burn Excerpts"

Emmanuelle Balmori and Jean-Pierre Boyer -- "Schindler's List"

Lyne Houde, Martin Marceau, J. P. Martin -- "I Farinelli"

Konstantin Mironov and Stephane Vachon -- "Gershwin Concerto"

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