Actor/singer Leon will be hosting Celebrate The Beat (CTB)’s 2021 virtual fundraiser on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 at 9 PM ET at CT Beat.

This streaming event features the children of CTB alongside talented dancers and musicians who support the mission of CTB, which include Daniel Ulbricht, Robbie Fairchild, Autumn Jones, Taku Hirano, Damian Woetzle, JK Kipnis and Misty Copeland. 

In 2021, Leon completed filming and starred in the action movie “A Day to Die” opposite Bruce Willis and Frank Grillo. He can currently be seen in the Showtime drama “City of a Hill.” In 2020, Leon starred in Hallmark’s #1 movie of the year, “Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas.” In 2019 Leon starred in “Her Only Choice” movie, and International Press Academy nominee for Best Movie Made for TV, currently streaming on Netflix. Leon also co-starred and executive produced the award-winning, international TV series “40 & Single.” Leon is one of the stars of the new provocative series “A Luv Tale” streaming now on BET+ as well as his recurring role of CBS’ “Blue Bloods.” Leon’s band Leon & The Peoples is currently touring supporting their sophomore album “Love Is A Beautiful Thing.”

Leon: “To be involved with an organization like CTB that serves the artistic need of so many children is a blessing. I have and always will be an advocate for uplifting our youth. Lending my name and talent as this year’s fundraiser MC is truly a pleasure for me!”

Celebrate the Beat provides the highest quality in-school, after-school and virtual dance programs for all children that improves their physical health and well-being, inspires them to believe in themselves, and establishes a standard of excellence that impacts all aspects of their lives. Heart, soul, talent, love and joy bursts from this brilliant 30-minute celebration which conveys the positive impact the organization has on the lives of thousands of children each year. The exuberance of the children and the talent of the star performers elicit joy and hope. 

CTB does so much more than teach dance. They empower children through the power of dance. The teacher’s guide children to discover their beat within to find it, feel it, hear it, express it, and celebrate it so that they can be empowered by it in every aspect of their lives. 

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