American Repertory Ballet’s
Bond, Bidding, & Ballet
New Brunswick Performing Arts Center
Friday, June 9, 2023
Join us for a festive evening of casino excitement, world premieres, and gorgeous dancing.
The Curtis W. McGraw Foundation
For Their Outstanding and Longtime Support of the Arts
Aydmara Cabrera, Princeton Ballet School Director
Audrée Estey Award for Excellence in Dance Education
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6:00 pm | VIP Reception with Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel and Honorees
7:00 pm | Performance and Live Auction
8:00 pm | Casino Royale Festivities
The performance program will feature special appearances by:
ARB Artistic Associate Gillian Murphy and James Whiteside,
American Ballet Theatre principal dancers
Da’ Von Doane and Jenelle Figgins,
both formerly of Dance Theatre of Harlem
Plus exclusive sneak peeks of new work by Ethan Stiefel and Amy Seiwert,
and an excerpt from Arthur Mitchell’s Holberg Suite
Students from Princeton Ballet School,
the official school of American Repertory Ballet, will also take the stage
Following the performance, the event will feature live lots presented by professional fundraiser and auctioneer Lucas Hunt, president of HUNT Philanthropy and a celebrated American poet.
Casino Royale inspired festivities continue in the lobby after the performance and live auction!
American Repertory Ballet’s Gala is generously supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Susan Croll, Chair
Daphne Jones, Vice Chair
Ngoc Nguyen, Secretary
Ronald Blake, Treasurer
Akira Bell, Magrielle Eisen, Peter Gerry, Penelope Lattimer, Ph.D. (ex officio), Nancy MacMillan, Melissa Marschner, Charles Metcalf, Pamela Mingle, Jo-Ann Munoz, Jane Silverman, Dan Strika, Joel Studebaker
Ngoc Nguyen, Chair
Naomi Byank, Nancy MacMillan, Pamela Mingle, Beth Padron, Lisa Patterson, Rosella Porter, Tricia Vera
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