National Dance Institute (NDI), the non-profit arts education organization founded in 1976 by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, will host its 41st Annual Gala at PlayStation Theater in New York City. The Annual Gala is National Dance Institute’s largest fundraising event, with all proceeds benefiting NDI’s award-winning arts education programs. This year NDI will honor multi-platinum, international recording artist, songwriter and actor Josh Groban for his passionate support of arts education. The evening will feature a live auction introduced by actor Alec Baldwin, as well as performances by NDI’s young dancers, showcasing the mission, essence and culture of the program and this year’s theme, Harlem. The event will be emceed by Tony award winning actor and comedian Bill Irwin. Additional honorees include long-time NDI Board member, Arnold S. Penner and his wife, Madaleine Berley.