August 9, 2023


Orange County’s International Ballet Festival Celebrates 14th Anniversary “Gala Of The Stars” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Gala Of The Stars
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 at 7pm
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Ticket Sales Opening Soon

2023 Gala Guest Artists:

To Be Announced

Experience an unforgettable night of dance at the Gala of the Stars. This unique event boasts an incredible roster of world ballet stars from internationally-acclaimed ballet companies, whose talent will be complemented by select, inspired young protégés. Current and future stars will share the stage in one spectacular performance.
Southland Ballet Academy, Orange County’s premier ballet school, and Festival Ballet Theatre, our non-profit ballet company, are proud to present an exciting gala performance where world-renowned ballet artists share their love and expertise of the craft with future, inspired young stars. The performance is a rare opportunity for Orange County audiences to see dancers from different companies in a combined program that celebrates the continue art and passion of ballet.
A special demonstration of the talented next generation and ballet protégés. This program is the culmination of 2 weeks of intensive ballet training designed for the inspired young dancer. These hand-picked young dancers are offered the rare opportunity to be very closely seen and guided by esteemed internationally well-known artistic directors and ballet masters.

Enjoy a Collection of Ballet Works by Richard MacDonald
Dawson Cole Fine Art is pleased to present a collection of ballet works by renowned sculptor Richard MacDonald. Throughout the evening explore his ballet works.

Gala of the Stars Highlights 2016-2019

Video of 2017 Gala of the Stars