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GALA OF THE STARS

At the Barclay Theatre

Festival Ballet Theatre’s annually sold-out Annual Gala of the Stars showcases internationally revered guest artists from the world’s most prestigious dance companies, along with FBT’s accomplished resident company. Celebrating more than 25 years of artistic excellence, Festival Ballet Theatre simultaneously attracts the best in professional dance to its home base while sending its own dancers out as artistic ambassadors to the world.

“The dancers… are an undeniable draw. It is rare to see these dancers sharing the stage together,” says dance critic Laura Bleiberg, about a previous year’s event. This year’s illustrious dancers include:

Guest Artists:

Lorena Feijoo – San Francisco Ballet
Vitor Luiz – San Francisco Ballet
Jamie Kopit – American Ballet Theatre; FBT alumna
Patrick Frenette – American Ballet Theatre
Lauren Cuthbertson – Royal Ballet (UK)
Eric Underwood – Royal Ballet (UK)
Xander Parish – Mariinsky Theatre
Skylar Brandt – American Ballet Theatre
Gabe Stone Shayer – American Ballet Theatre
Andrew Veyette – New York City Ballet
Amy Aldridge – Pennsylvania Ballet
more to be announced soon!

(Please note: Guest artists may be subject to change)

Festival Ballet Theatre is pleased to present this amazing night in association with Youth America Grand Prix.

Events:

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

“Welcome The Stars” Reception – $150 per person
Take in amazing views while you meet and greet the Gala stars over a delicious buffet complete with wine and champagne.
Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, 21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

“The Inspired Young Dancer Performance” – $30 per person/$20 general seating
A showcase of the technical and artistic growth of international ballet protégés.
The Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14TH GALA EVENTS

VIP Pre-Gala Reception And Performance – $150 per person
5:00 p.m. – Hors d’oeuvres and wine reception in The Barclay’s exclusive Jade Room.
6:00 p.m. – VIP Seating for “Gala Of The Stars” Performance
The Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612

8th Annual “Gala Of The Stars” Performance Only – $60/$75 per person
6:00 p.m. – A fabulous evening of dance featuring internationally revered guest artists from the world’s most prestigious dance companies, along with FBT’s accomplished resident company.
The Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612

Post-Gala Dinner Party And Performance – $275 per person
6:00 p.m. – VIP Seating for “Gala Of The Stars” Performance
The Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612
8:30 p.m. – Meet and greet the Gala stars and enjoy an evening of dinner, wine and dancing.
Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, 21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Friday Evening Gala Package – $350 per person
5:00 p.m. – Pre-Gala reception in The Barclay’s exclusive Jade Room.
6:00 p.m. – VIP Seating for “Gala Of The Stars” Performance
The Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612
8:30 p.m. – Meet and greet the Gala stars and enjoy an evening of dinner, wine and dancing.
Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, 21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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“The dancers … are an undeniable draw. It is rare to see these dancers sharing the stage together.” – Dance Critic, Laura Bleiberg

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 at 6PM