American Ballet Theatre 2019 Spring Gala

American Ballet Theatre 2019 Spring Gala

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On Monday, May 20th, the American Ballet Theatre celebrated its annual Spring Gala at Lincoln Center. This year’s Gala, supported by Presenting Sponsor Harry Winston, paid tribute to the 10th anniversary of Alexei Ratmansky as ABT Artist in Residence, and honored Andrew F. Barth, Chair, Board of Trustees. The Segerstrom Center For The Arts in California is ABT's 'winter home'.  Harry Winston was the presenting sponsor. The evening attracted a number of New York’s best and brightest, including co-chairs Katie Holmes, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebl, Violetta Komyshan, and Hilaria and Alec Baldwin.

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Additional notable attendees included Spring Gala chairs, Elizabeth Segerstrom, Sutton Stracke, co-chairs Sarah Arison, Amy Astley, Hamish Bowles, Amy Fine Collins and Anh Duong, Lauren Santo Domingo, ABT Principal Dancers, Misty Copeland, James Whiteside and Stella Abrera, Casey Fremont, Jordan Roth and Richie Jackson, and more.

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The Spring Gala performance featured the World Premiere of The Seasons by Ratmansky, set to Alexander Glazunov’s eponymous score, and a performance of Ratmansky’s Serenade after Plato’s Symposium. Following the ballet, guests walked along the plaza to the David H. Koch Theater where they enjoyed a multi-course dinner and dancing to music by DJ Runna.

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The Presenting Sponsor for this year’s Spring Gala was The House of Harry Winston. Proceeds from the Gala supported America’s National Ballet Company and its education and engagement programs.

Photos by Annie Watt

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