Presented by the Young Friends of Philadelphia Ballet
Together, we celebrated 60 Years of Philadelphia Ballet at the Carmen Opening Weekend Gala
Philadelphia Ballet’s fourth annual Spring Festival at Red Rose Farm will be June 1-3, 2023
On April 2nd, Young Friends of Philadelphia Ballet for a 1-hour barre class taught by Philadelphia Ballet dancers at the studios, followed by a 2-course brunch at Clementine’s Stable Café.
On October 13, 2022, donors at the Enthusiast level and above are invited to attend an exclusive open dress rehearsal of Cinderella.
Philadelphia Ballet showcased three outdoor performances in the Third Annual Spring Festival at Red Rose Farm, hosted by Board Chairman David F. Hoffman.
The Young Friends of Philadelphia Ballet hosted their annual event at the Academy of Music and celebrated Jermel Johnson’s retirement on May 15, 2022.
This fundraising dinner will take place at the Bellevue Hotel, featuring cocktails, dinner, and a program with Marcia Sells, Sheila Rohan, Gayle McKinney-Griffith, Karlya Shelton-Benjamin, and Lydia Abarca-Mitchell.
Art of Coaching is an annual donor benefit event, where guests watched Angel Corella demonstrate his ballet coaching technique with The Wyncote Foundation Principal Dancer Sterling Baca and The Nana Fund Soloist Dancer Sydney Dolan at the Performance Garage, followed by a Q&A. After the program, we hosted a reception at The Keen Collection.
In June of 2021, our dancers returned to live performance in this fundraising event with Polyphonia by Christopher Wheeldon, Suspended in Time by Angel Corella, Russell Ducker, and Kirill Radev, and Allegro Brillante by George Balanchine. The festival also featured performances by members of the Philadelphia Ballet Orchestra.
All funds raised for the virtual Dance Party went directly to MANNA to help in their mission to use nutrition to improve health for people with serious illnesses who need nourishment to heal. Thank you for helping the Ballet to make a difference in our small corner of the world.
Guests joined us for a virtual luncheon and online auction, featuring our own Angel Corella being interviewed by Melissa Magee, 6ABC meteorologist.
We closed our 2019/20 season with a virtual dance party hosted by the Young Friends of Philadelphia Ballet.
Guests joined us on the opening night, and for the stunning debut, of Angel Corella’s mesmerizing restaging of La Bayadère, preceded by an elegant dinner under the Academy of Music chandeliers.