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
Nigel and Cristen Barker
guest, Stephen Lang
Steve Simon, Blaine Trump
Daniel Capello and Amanda Beck
Nina Rennert Davidson
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