New York City Ballet Fall Fashion Gala #NYCBGala
WHAT: New York City Ballet’s 2017 Fall Fashion Gala Celebrates Ballet & Fashion with Collaborations by:
Choreographer LAUREN LOVETTE and designers FERNANDO GARCIA and LAURA KIM of MONSE
Choreographer JUSTIN PECK and designer TSUMORI CHISATO
Choreographer GIANNA REISEN and designer VIRGIL ABLOH of OFF-WHITE™
Choreographer TROY SCHUMACHER and designer JONATHAN SAUNDERS
The annual Fall Fashion Gala was conceived by NYCB Board Vice Chairman Sarah Jessica Parker, and launched in 2012 with a gala celebration of the legendary designer Valentino. The gala has since raised more than $13 million for New York City Ballet, and has featured costumes designed by the likes of Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, Carolina Herrera, Narciso Rodriguez, Olivier Theyskens, Dries Van Noten, and others. All of the designs are created in house at the New York City Ballet Costume Shop in collaboration with the designers and NYCB’s Director of Costumes Marc Happel.
The evening will feature champagne by Ruinart, the official champagne of New York City Ballet, catering courtesy of Acquolina, wine courtesy of Wagner Vineyards Estate Winery, décor courtesy of Raúl Ávila, and music by DJ Clayton.
WHO: Co-Chairs: Claire & Chris Mann, Karen & Tom Murphy, Betsy & Rob Pitts, and NYCB Board Vice Chair, Sarah Jessica Parker
Other Expected Guests Include: Keri Russell & Matthew Rhys, Olivia Munn, Tsumori Chisato, Fernando Garcia, Jonathan Saunders, Prabal Gurung, Tracy Reese, Todd Snyder, Ashley Graham, Caroline Vreeland,
Nicky Hilton Rothschild, Amy Astley, Graydon Carter & Anna Scott Carter, Eva Chen, Tina Craig,
Jane Keltner de Valle, Elaine Welteroth, Cass Bird, Bon Duke, Arthur Elgort, Henry Leutwyler, Mazdack Rassi & Zanna Roberts Rassi, Valerie Steele, Mel Ottenberg, Cristina Ehrlich, Erin Walsh, and the dancers of New York City Ballet.
WHEN: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Press Check-In: 5:00 PM
Red Carpet Arrivals: 5:30-7:00 PM
WHERE: David H. Koch Theater | Lincoln Center Plaza | 63rd Street and Columbus Avenue | NYC
CONTACT: Tonya Bell & Abby Goldstein | Sunshine Sachs | NYCB@SunshineSachs.com | 212-691-2800
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