Nancy Kerrigan will be honored by Ice Theatre of New York (ITNY) in October. Paul Wylie will be the master of ceremonies at the event.
The annual benefit gala begins at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 and will include a performance by the Ice Theatre of New York at Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers. Cocktails and dinner will follow at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers.
Kerrigan is a two-time Olympic medalist and the 1993 U.S. champion. She has co-produced a number of shows, including “Halloween on Ice” and “Footloose on Ice” and was a long-time performer on the Champions on Ice tour. In 2004 Kerrigan was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame.
The Massachusetts native is currently the voice of the icenetwork and has her own show on the cable network CN8 called ”Nancy Kerrigan’s World of Skating.”
The mother of three, she was chosen as Mother of the Year by the Mother's Day Foundation in 2002.
In addition, ITNY will be recognizing its trustee, Joan Erdheim, with the Ice Angel Award for her tireless contributions as a volunteer for ITNY and other arts organizations in the New York Metropolitan Area.
The evening will support Ice Theatre’s New Works and Young Artists, an outreach program for public school children in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens, as well as ITNY's artistic programming.