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Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) hosted its annual Holiday Benefit dinner and performance, December 11, 2017, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below!

This year's benefit, sponsored by Harry Winston Inc., honored Judy Morr, Executive Vice President of Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Co-Chairs of the Holiday Benefit were Sarah Arison, Avery and Andy Barth, Lisa Love, Michael Moser, Elizabeth Segerstrom, Stewart Smith and Robin Ferracone and Sutton Stracke, and the Junior Co-Chair was Hannah Selleck.

The evening featured a one-night-only performance by the world-renowned artists of American Ballet Theatre, including Principal Dancers Stella Abrera, Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, Hee Seo, Daniil Simkin, and Cory Stearns, in scenes from the Company's repertoire, followed by a post-performance dinner and dessert with the dancers.

Judy Morr, Executive Vice President, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, was honored for her dedication and service to dance and the performing arts community.

Proceeds from the Holiday Benefit support American Ballet Theatre and its educational programs. For more information, visit www.abt.org.

Photo Credit: Vince Bucci

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Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
Co-Chair Elizabeth Segerstrom, ABT Artistic Director Kevin Mckenzie, honoree Judy Morr and ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff Barnett

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
ABT Principal Dancer Misty Copeland

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
Michael Cavallaro, Harry Winton Beverly Hills Salon Manager (center) is flanked by ABT Principal Dancers Gillian Murphy (left) and Stella Abrera (right)

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
Junior Chair Hannah Selleck

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
Nigel Lythgoe

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
Gala Co-Chairs Elizabeth Segerstrom and Sutton Stracke

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
Gala Co-Chairs Avery and Andy Barth with ABT Principal Dancer Stella Abrera

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
Dita Von Teese

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
ABT Principal Dancer Gillian Murphy performing Swan Lake

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
ABT Principal Dancer Misty Copeland and ABT Soloist Blaine Hoven performing I Feel The Earth Move

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
ABT Soloist Skyler Brandt performing Whipped Cream

Photo Flash: American Ballet Theatre Hosts 2017 Holiday Benefit in Beverly Hills
ABT Principal Dancer Daniil Simkin performing Les Bourgeois



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