Fire & Ice II: Pro Variety Show and After-Party

Press Release – February 21st, 2017


The 2nd Annual ‘Fire & Ice’ Gala is being held at the renowned Cutting Room, NYC, on Saturday March 4th.  This event features a variety renowned comedic ,magic and performance acts coming together to benefit a cause.  This year, all proceeds from this shall go to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

The brainchild of comedian Sachin Shaan Bachin, the event is the collaborative effort of Sachin and choreographer Pavan Thimmaiah.  Sachin has performed for the DISH Network and has been seen on NBC, Nickelodeon & NPR.  He has hosted comedy shows at numerous prestigious locals, performing alongside comic powerhouses Jim Gaffigan, Russell Peters & Todd Barry just to name a few.

Pavan ‘PMT’ Thimmaiah is the founder of PMT Dance Company and Studio in NYC and a celebrity choreographer.  He is an award winning choreographer and the first American born Indian to accomplish a number feats, including choreographing for National & International TV and a major US recording artist.  His credits include The Today Show (2010 – Present), Vanilla Ice, Harry Connick Jr., Famke Janssen, MTV, WNBA & NBA halftime shows, MTV, NY Fashion Week & he is a Guinness World Record Holder for World’s Largest Street Dance.

This year’s show features a collection of front-line talent in comedy, magic and dance. With the further assistance of newly added co-producer Anish K Mitra, the evening promises to provide an evening of laughter and entertainment with a few surprise guest appearance. 

Those attending this year’s show will automatically be entered in a raffle to win prizes such as a one hour massage, dance lessons and tickets to local basketball games.  Additional prizes will be up for grabs including a dinner for two and wine package at Pergola’s Restaurant, NYC and 2 tickets to the Today Show’s Summer Concert Series.

Following the Gala, there will be on after party at the Cutting Room starting at midnight where guests can meet the performers, dance, and find out more about this year’s cause – The Committee to Protect Journalists.  Given the importance of responsible, accurate journalism has played in the history of our country this cause is always a worthy one we hope many will support.

Tickets are available on the link below.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25.00 at the door.  Admission includes $20 credit towards drinks and food for the evening.