unite for the fifth annual Runway for the Ballet on Saturday, February
11. Runway for the Ballet is presented by Carolinas Medical Center and
Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick, LLC.
Runway for the Ballet takes place in the intimate performance venue,
The Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance on North
Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte.
The shows "Heart & Soul" theme is an exciting blend of fashion and
dance, highlighting upcoming 2012 fashions from sponsor Neiman Marcus,
interspersed with vignettes from Dance Theatre's popular shows.
Dancers from Dance Theatre will also serve as the models for the
Scott Provancher, President of the Arts & Science Council and Sonya
Barnes, CEO of Harris & Barnes, Inc, will emcee this event.
Presented in two stylish shows, the 4 p.m. matinee provides fun and
fashion for all ages, complete with a pre-show reception including
complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Then, at 8 p.m., find your
most stylish outfit and celebrate a night out at our evening
performance and post-show reception. Don't miss this night of high-
fashion, fun and dance with gourmet fare from Best Impressions Catering
"Runway for the Ballet's fifth year continues to celebrate the
marriage of dance and fashion in one of Charlotte's premier arts
events. This is an exclusive opportunity for guests to experience
dance, view Neiman Marcus spring 2012 high fashion looks and give back
to North Carolina Dance Theatre at a stylish event," said Runway For
The Ballet 2012 co-chair Chelsea Cote
NC Dance Theatre's young professionals group, Opening Night Insiders,
is organizing the event and all proceeds will benefit NC Dance
Theatre. Tickets include show admission and a reception. VIP tickets
are also available for both performances and include prime VIP
seating, exclusive cocktail and gift bags.
Raffle tickets are available for this event for $10 each and prizes
include a $1,000 Neiman Marcus shopping spree, an overnight stay at
The Ballantyne Resort, wine tasting and a custom painting.
Runway for the Ballet Details:
Date: Saturday, February 11, 2012
Matinee: 4 PM Reception/5 PM Show
VIP - $55, General - $40, Children 16 and under- $25
Late Show: 8 PM Show/9:15 PM Reception
VIP - $75, General - $50
Location: Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance,
701 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, N.C.
Tickets: $40-$75; Order tickets from www.ncdance.org/
runwayfortheballet or call 704.372.0101
About Opening Night Insiders
Opening Night Insiders, NC Dance Theatre's Young Professionals group
for individuals 21-45 years of age, provides young professionals with
an interactive experience with North Carolina Dance Theatre throughout
its season. Membership to ONI provides access to discounted tickets to
opening night performances, exclusive networking opportunities,
private receptions with the artists, invitations to VIP events and the
opportunity to get an inside look at the performances by meeting with
choreographers, dancers and guest performers. To join and for more
information please visit ncdance.org/OpeningNightInsiders.
About North Carolina Dance Theatre
North Carolina Dance Theatre is a Charlotte-based ballet company
focused on performing, inspiring and educating through artistically
excellent programming. Led by internationally acclaimed President and
Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, NC Dance Theatre is known for
its strong dancers and versatile repertoire, ranging from classical
ballet to bold, contemporary works. In June 2010 NC Dance Theatre
moved to the Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for
Dance in Uptown Charlotte. The Center houses the Company's
administrative offices, rehearsal space and School of Dance. For more
information visit ncdance.org.
North Carolina Dance Theatre is supported, in part, with operating
support by the Arts & Science Council. Dance Theatre is also supported
by individuals, corporations, and local and national foundations, the
North Carolina Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.