• Daniil Simkin and Maria Kochetkova (American Ballet Theatre) — Pas de deux from Marius Petipa’s Don Quixote
• Daniil Simkin (American Ballet Theatre) — Ben Van Cauwenbergh’s Les Bourgeois
• Solomon Dumas (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater) — Robert Battle’s Takademe
• Victoria Jaiani and Temur Suluashvili (The Joffrey Ballet) — Pas de deux from Yuri Possokhov’s Bells
• Koto Ishihara (San Francisco Ballet) and Brooklyn Mack (The Washington Ballet) — Pas de deux from Marius Petipa’s Diana and Acteon
• Hubbard Street Dance Chicago – Crystal Pite’s Solo Echo
• MOMIX – Moses Pendleton’s Millennium Skiva
• Elena d’Amario (Parsons Dance) – David Parsons’ Caught
Plus New York City Ballet’s Megan Fairchild and Daniel Ulbricht, Dutch National Ballet, MOMIX, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, and Vienna State Ballet.
2017 Annual Fall Gala
Honoring Sonia Florian of the NIB Foundation
Honorary Co-Chairs: Suzanne Farrell and Edward Villella
Join us to celebrate the Auditorium Theatre and the presentation of the Adler and Sullivan Award honoring Sonia Florian’s lasting contributions to the arts and the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.
The Gala will begin with a reception, dinner, and award presentation at The Standard Club followed by a performance commemorating the golden anniversary of our grand re-opening with a one-night-only celebration of dance, featuring a mixed repertory program with dancers from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Dutch National Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, The Joffrey Ballet, MOMIX, New York City Ballet, Parsons Dance, San Francisco Ballet, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Vienna State Ballet, and The Washington Ballet!
This event memorializes the evening that the gloriously restored theatre re-opened in 1967 following a 26-year closure, when opening night patrons were treated to an unforgettable performance by New York City Ballet. Celebrate the past, present, and future of the Auditorium Theatre with this once-in-a-lifetime evening!
Sunday, November 12, 2017
The Standard Club
320 S Plymouth Court
4PM — Cocktail Reception
5PM — Dinner and Award Presentation
6:45PM — Trolley transportation to the Auditorium Theatre
50 E Congress Pkwy
7:30PM — A Golden Celebration of Dance
Black Tie Optional
Tickets and Tables:
Tables of ten: $25,000, $15,000, $10,000, and $6,000
Individual tickets: $600
Associate Director of Individual Giving
312.341.2364 or firstname.lastname@example.org