BALLET HISPANICO'S JUNIOR SOCIETY BENEFIT, DANCE INTO FASHION

Genre: African, Ballet, Flamenco, Folklorico

The Junior Society of Ballet Hispanico, the nation’s premier Latino dance organization, will host its annual Junior Society Benefit, Dance Into Fashion, at The Jane Ballroom on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 8pm. 

The evening will showcase the work of Cushnie et Ochs modeled by the Ballet Hispanico company dancers in a unique presentation choreographed by Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro.

The evening also features a fully sponsored open bar, hors d'oeuvres courtesy of E Squared Hospitality, desserts courtesy of Julie Elkind, and an exclusive silent auction.

Attire is festive cocktail. Tickets begin at $100 and are available at http://www.regonline.com/jsbh12. For more information about the event, to purchase a table, or to donate an item to the silent auction, please contact Emma Epstein, Events Manager, at (212) 362-6710 x43 or eepstein@ballethispanico.org. The Jane Ballroom is located at 113 Jane Street, NYC.

Dance Into Fashion is headed by Junior Society Co-Chairs Paul Arnhold and Janna Raskopf, Event Chairs Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Grace Gummer and Hannah Bronfman, and the Ballet Hispanico Junior Society Steering Committee and Benefit Committee.

All proceeds benefit Ballet Hispanico’s Education & Outreach program, which provides 1,500 underserved NYC public school children per year with learning experiences that respect their individuality while enhancing their creativity, physical health, and cultural awareness. 

Notable guests will include Jesse Betts, Michele Cabruso-Cabrera, Alessandra Codina, Carolyna De Laurentiis, Julia Dimon, Sophie Elgort, Jesse Della Femina, Claire Distenfeld, Wes Gordon, Molly Howard, Samantha Perelman, Andy Unanue, and Timo Weiland, among others.

Event Partners: Cushnie et Ochs (designer), Jane Hotel (venue), Chatham Imports (liquor), E Squared Hospitality  and Julie Elkind (catering).


About the Company: Ballet Hispanico

ABOUT BALLET HISPANICO

Celebrating 41 years of dance and culture, Ballet Hispanico was founded by Tina Ramirez and is recognized as the nation's preeminent Latino dance organization. Now led by Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro, Ballet Hispanico has grown from its grassroots origins as a dance school and community-based performing arts troupe to become a world-class institution that explores, preserves, and celebrates Latino cultures through dance. With a professional Company that has performed for an audience of over 2 million throughout 11 countries on 3 continents; a School of Dance unique in its emphasis on ballet, modern and Spanish dance; and an Education & Outreach division that creates extensive programming for public schools, both in New York and around the country, Ballet Hispanico builds new avenues of cultural dialogue and shares the joy of dance with all communities.For more information, visit www.ballethispanico.org. Follow Ballet Hispanico on Facebook and Twitter.

Open:   10/18/12
Close:   10/18/12

Schedule:
Thursday, October 18 at 8pm
Theater:   Jane
Address:   113 Jane Street
New York, NY 10014
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Cost:Tickets begin at $100
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Company: Ballet Hispanico         Official Web Site: www.ballethispanico.org