Iconic Female Vocalist
Dionne Warwick is a six-time Grammy Award-winning music legend who has earned more than 75 charted hit songs and sold over 100 million records. Discovered by Burt Bacharach and Hal David in 1961, she went on to record 18 consecutive Top 100 singles. She continues to share her incomparable singing talents with her adoring fans.
Legendary Prima Ballerina
Cynthia Gregory is recognized as one of the world’s greatest ballerinas and one whom Rudolf Nureyev described as, “America’s prima ballerina assoluta.” Trained on the West Coast, she moved to New York City in 1965 to join the American Ballet Theater where she quickly established herself as a major ballerina. After dancing for 26 years, she now focuses on sharing her experience, expertise, inspiration and love for the art of dance.
Acclaimed Songwriter and Entertainer
At an early age, Paul Anka knew he was born to entertain. He was the youngest to ever perform at the Copacabana. In addition, he is the most prolific and versatile songwriter of any generation. He is the only artist to have a CD on the Billboard Top 100 chart for seven consecutive decades, and he continues to wow audiences with his artistry.
Michael Tylo (posthumous)
Actor and Educator
Michael Tylo had a long and distinguished stage and screen career. Best known for his starring role on Guiding Light as Quinton Chamberlain, he also starred in All My Children, The Young & Restless, and other made for television series. In 2003, he devoted his time to teaching as a visiting professor in theatre and film at UNLV, serving as assistant dean for the College of Fine Arts, and most recently taught acting for UNLV’s film department.