Little Rock Soiree

Annual Turning Pointe Gala to Celebrate 40 Years of Ballet Arkansas

Annual Turning Pointe Gala to Celebrate 40 Years of Ballet Arkansas

by Lydia McAllister on March 8, 2019

Prepare for take-off. Turning Pointe, Ballet Arkansas' annual spring gala presented by Parker Audi, takes the stage on Saturday, March 30, at Dassault Falcon Jet newest addition, Hangar 14.

This year's gala marks the 40th anniversary of Ballet Arkansas. As the company’s largest fundraiser, Turning Pointe offers a night of fine dining and dance. Guests will enjoy signature performances by Ballet Arkansas dancers, live music by Dizzy 7, a cocktail reception and a silent auction and live auction. The live auction will raffle of prizes including an African safari, a weekend in wine country and stunning jewelry from Jones & Son.

“We are excited to move to a new and outside of the box venue, and join our Ballet Arkansas family for a spectacular evening of celebration,” says Associate Artistic Director Catherine Fothergill. “This is the time to honor our past and share our bold new plans for the future of the arts in the region.”

Cocktail hour begins at 6:30 p.m., with dinner and performances at 7 p.m. Tickets are available online or by calling (501) 223-5150.

For more information on the current season, visit the Ballet Arkansas website or follow the troupe on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for updates.

Want to receive more stories like this in your inbox? Subscribe to Soirée Today!

 I'm already subscribed.