Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!

American Ballet Theatre celebrated the opening of the 2013 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House with a one-time-only opening night gala performance on Monday, May 13th. Mrs. Michelle Obama, Caroline Kennedy and Blaine Trump served as Honorary Chairs of this special performance featuring all of ABT's Principal Dancers. Scroll down for photos from the gala red carpet!

The opening night benefit performance included appearances by American Ballet Theatre's Principal Dancers including Roberto Bolle, Herman Cornejo, Marcelo Gomes, David Hallberg, Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent, Gillian Murphy, Natalia Osipova, Veronika Part, Xiomara Reyes, Polina Semionova, Hee Seo, Daniil Simkin, Cory Stearns, Ivan Vasiliev and Diana Vishneva.

Co-Chairs for the 2013 Opening Night Gala included Sloan Lindemann Barnett, Nina Rennert Davidson, Karin Luter, Kalliope Karella Rena, Christine Schwarzman, Tracy Snyder and Monica Wambold. Sutton Stracke was Vice Chair of the evening and the Honorary Committee included Kim Cattrall, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Stacy Keibler, Lea Michele, Kelly Rutherford, Zoë Saldaña, AshLee Simpson, Aaron Sorkin, Stephanie Szostak, Uma Thurman and Alek Wek.

An A-list of guests assembled in their black and white attire for the gala dinner under The Tent at Lincoln Center immediately following the performance. For more information on American Ballet Theatre see www.abt.org.

Photo Credit: B. Strothmann for Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com © 2013

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Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Jamie Gregory

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Robyn Lawley

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Rachel Roy

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Sigourney Weaver

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Di Mondo

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Sasha Cohen

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Nigel and Cristen Barker

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Star Jones

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Charl Brown and Star Jones

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Bridget Kelly

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
guest, Stephen Lang

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Courtney B. Vance

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Fe Fendi

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Lucy Liu

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Coco Rocha

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Steve Simon, Blaine Trump

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Jean Shafiroff

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Daniel Capello and Amanda Beck

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Puanani Brown

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Stephanie Szostak

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Heather Riggiani

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Sara Arison

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Adrienne Arsht

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Misty Copeland

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre 2013 Opening Night Gala - Red Carpet!
Nina Rennert Davidson

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Rachel Moore

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Robert Ryan, Rachel Moore

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