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The Junior Society of Ballet Hispanico

Dates:

Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 12:00pm

presents Dance into Fashion

The Junior Society of BALLET HISPANICO

presents

DANCE INTO FASHION


featuring the designs of Cushnie et Ochs

The Jane Ballroom

Thursday, October 18 at 8pm
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 VilaroThe 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 00 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 & Outreachprogram, 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 BALLET HISPANICO
Celebrating 42 years of dance and culture, Ballet Hispanico is recognized as the nation's preeminent Latino dance organization. Led by Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro, Ballet Hispanico explores, preserves and celebrates today's Latino cultures through innovative artistic collaborations, world class dance training and national education and outreach programs. For more information, visit www.ballethispanico.org. Follow Ballet Hispanico on Facebook and Twitter.

 

ABOUT THE JUNIOR SOCIETY
Launched in the fall of 2007, the Junior Society of Ballet Hispanico includes young professionals between the ages of 21 - 35 who care about dance and Latino culture and support Ballet Hispanico's education programs. Professions represented in this group include real estate, marketing, fashion, finance, entertainment, advertising, and more. All proceeds from each Junior Society event benefit Ballet Hispanico's Education & Outreach program.

 

ABOUT CUSHNIE ET OCHS
Since Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs launched CUSHNIE ET OCHS with the Spring 2009 collection, the brand has received the 2009 Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award, finalists for the 2010 Fashion Group International Rising Star Awards and currently top ten finalists for the 2011 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. CUSHNIE ET OCHS is sold in the most exclusive boutiques worldwide, has been featured in Vogue and W magazine as the New Guard, and has garnered numerous credits in leading publications.

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