The 2018 Ballet in the City Gala takes place on the campus of The University of Michigan, ranked the #1 Public University in the United States for years running. It celebrates the best and brightest in the arts today from presenting the legendary works of George Balanchine in performance, to educational events, to up close and personal experiences with professional artists from around the country.
MEET THE PROS - August 31, 6pm
Koessler Room, University of Michigan
A panel of arts professionals from around the nation give young dancers, their parents, and teachers the first-hand knowledge and experience you need to know for success in today's professional world. Includes Q&A session and so much more. TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED HERE
GALA PERFORMANCE - September 1, 8pm*
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Michigan League, University of Michigan
*Special VIP ticket holders admitted to red carpet reception at 7pm in The Michigan Room in Michigan League
The 2018 Ballet in the City Gala showcases professional ballet and musical talent from across the country. Selections from Balanchine's Jewels, Balanchine's Valse Fantaisie, and Balanchine's Who Cares, performed by dancers from Miami City Ballet and Dance Theatre of Harlem, and original collaborations with renowned Baritone of The Boston Pops Justin Hopkins, Ballet in the City is celebrating ballet in Ann Arbor through the presentation of world-class artists. TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED HEREPress Release