31 May Indianapolis Ballet, Inc. Welcomes Reis-Nichols Jewelers as the Official Sponsor of the Emeralds Ballet at their 10th Anniversary Gala and Performance on May 21 & May 22
INDIANAPOLIS, May 18, 2016 – Indianapolis Ballet, Inc., home of the Indianapolis School of Ballet (ISB), is thrilled to welcome Reis-Nichols Jewelers as the Official Sponsor of the Emeralds Ballet at their upcoming Balanchine Masterworks performance and 10th Anniversary Gala. The performance is on May 21 and May 22 at 3:00p.m. at The Toby and the Gala follows directly after the May 22 performance at 5:30p.m. at the Deer Zink Pavilion, both are located on the beautiful grounds of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. ISB is celebrating 10 Inspired Seasons of Ballet in Central Indiana, and will be honoring the legendary Barbara Weisberger, Founder of Pennsylvania Ballet, at the 10th Anniversary Gala.
The 10th Anniversary Gala presented by Community Health Network, with additional support from The National Bank of Indianapolis and Cushman & Wakefield is the premier fundraising event of the year for the Indianapolis School of Ballet. The event provides essential annual support for scholarships, world-class training, dynamic performances, and dance outreach in the community. A VIP ticket to the Gala offers reserved seating at ISB’s 3:00p.m. Spring performance of Balanchine Masterworks & Carnival of the Animals.
Reis-Nichols Jewelers has donated an Emerald Pendant valued at over $3,000 to be auctioned off at the 10th Anniversary Gala. “We are so grateful for Reis-Nichol Jeweler’s donation,” said Victoria Lyras, Founding Artistic Director at ISB, “We are performing George Balanchine’s Emeralds from Jewels at our May performance of Balanchine Masterworks and their contribution is a perfect complement. It will be a lot of fun auctioning off this item at our Gala.”
The 10th Anniversary Gala will follow directly after the Balanchine Masterworks & Carnival of the Animals matinee with cocktails at 5:30p.m. and dinner at 6:30p.m. Guests are invited to meet and greet ISB’s very talented students, as well as, extraordinary professional dancers from around the country. Indianapolis’ own Rafael Sanchez will take a break from his award winning reporting to be the special guest emcee at the gala.
Tickets to the Indianapolis School of Ballet’s 10th Anniversary Gala presented by Community Health Network, with additional support from Cushman & Wakefield and The National Bank of Indianapolis, range from $165 for a VIP ticket to $150 Gala only ticket. To learn more about the 10th Anniversary Gala and the upcoming May production of Balanchine Masterworks & Carnival of the Animals, visit http://indyballet.org. To learn more about Reis-Nichols Jewelers please visit http://www.reisnichols.com/.