Graham Ballet Theater's Annual Winter Cincert &Auction
Date: December 9, 2017 Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Description Graham Ballet Theater’s Annual Performance & Auction On Saturday December 9, 2017, Graham Academy of Classical and Contemporary Ballet/ Graham Ballet Theater will host Graham Ballet Theater’s Annual Winter Performance and Auction in Gladish Cultural and Community Center 115 NW State Pullman WA. The event will begin at 1 PM in Domey Auditorium and includes GBT performance, auction, hors d’oeuvres, beverages. Tickets are $19.00. Our Winter Concert and Auction is Graham Ballet Theater’s primary annual fundraiser. Proceeds go to scholarships, costumes and sets, productions and operating expenses, etc. This year we have a program of classical and contemporary pieces. New ballets and old favorites- choreographed by Hannah Myers, Lulu Saberi and Noreen Graham. Established in 2001 by Noreen Graham (a former professional dancer with twenty years teaching and choreographic experience in the San Francisco Bay Area) Graham Ballet Theater is a unique local 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization. The mission is to bring local professional-level dance training and performance to the area. Our focus is giving local students the opportunity to have the technical and artistic ability to achieve success at the national and international level. The school offers classes for ages 3 and above. Although not every child who studies at Graham Academy, will pursue a professional career in dance, the skills and focus learned in a professional program are invaluable in all areas of life. Graham Academy students have been acceptanced into internationally-recognized summer and year round programs of, American Ballet Theater, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Lines Contemporary Ballet SF. San Francisco Ballet, Pittsburg Ballet Theater, Houston Ballet. Washington Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theater, Alvin Ailey, The Rock, Dance Theater of Harlem, Chicago Ballet, Joffery Ballet, Ballet West, to name some. Graham Ballet Theater has collaborated in performances with Sinombre Quartet, The Idaho Washington Symphony Orchestra, the Pullman Youth Choir and various local musicians. Since 2001, the company has mounted numerous new ballets to works by composers as diverse as Peter Gabriel, Ahn Trio, YoYo Ma, Mozart, Arvo Part and Elgar. Every program includes new works by Ms. Graham and other local choreographers. Please join us for this special holiday event, supporting the arts with good food and holiday shopping combined! We look forward to seeing you! For further information contact 509-338-4446, email@example.com, grahamballet.com, or look up our Facebook event page- Graham Ballet Theater Winter Performance.