SPEND “A NIGHT IN NEVERLAND” WITH OKLAHOMA CITY BALLET
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, February 29, 2016- Oklahoma City Ballet has announced the invitation to spend “A Night in Neverland” at their 2016 annual fundraiser, The Ballet Ball, to be held at Chevy Bricktown Events Center on Saturday, April 9th at 6:30 pm. Complimentary valet parking will be available to all Ballet Ball attendees.
This black tie event will benefit the continued success of Oklahoma City Ballet by raising funds for the prestigious company, dance school and community outreach programs. Single tickets are $250 per person. The Ballet Ball is the company’s single largest fundraiser. With the support of the patrons at this event, OKC Ballet will continue to enhance the cultural lives of all Oklahomans with outstanding performances, dance education and outreach.
Guests will be greeted with champagne upon arrival before being whisked away to Neverland for dinner, live and silent auctions, and an exclusive performance by the Oklahoma City Ballet from the upcoming performance “Peter Pan.”
This year, the Ballet will also be honoring Dr. Diana Hampton. “We are thrilled to honor Dr. Diana Hampton who led the company through its transition from Ballet Oklahoma to the Oklahoma City Ballet you know today,” said Artistic Director Robert Mills. “Her enthusiasm and determination helped change the course of Oklahoma City Ballet’s future, and to her we are very grateful.”
Ballet Ball After Dark (BBAD) begins at 9:30 pm, and is the dancing portion of the evening. Young Professionals are invited to join the party from 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm for dancing, an open bar and a chance to bid on exclusive silent auction items. Entertainment will be provided by SquadLive. Tickets to BBAD are $50 per person. To purchase BBAD tickets www.okcballet.com/ballet-ball-after-dark or call (405)843-9898.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. A complete list of sponsorship levels and benefits can be found on the company website at http://okcballet.com/the-ballet-ball-2016.
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About Oklahoma City Ballet: Founded in 1972 by Ballet Russe dancers Yvonne Chouteau and Miguel Terekhov, Oklahoma City Ballet has been the city’s professional ballet company for 45 years. It is the resident dance Company of the Civic Center Music Hall and currently boasts 36 dancers from around the world. Led by Artistic Director Robert Mills, the Company produces four main stage productions per season in Oklahoma City and tours across Oklahoma and the surrounding states. It is the only ballet Company of its size to regularly debut world premiere story ballets with original commissioned scores and also commissions new works from the industry’s leading choreographers.