American Ballet Theatre Opening Night Spring Gala 2012
American Ballet Theatre's 2012 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House opens Monday, May 14 with its annual Spring Gala benefit at 6:30pm. Sponsored by GRAFF and VALENTINO, the evening will feature ABT’s renowned principal dancers in preview performances from the eight-week season. Mrs. Michelle Obama, Caroline Kennedy and Blaine Trump will serve as the honorary chairs. A portion of the proceeds from the Spring Gala will support ABT’s education and community outreach programs. For Gala benefit ticket information only, call American Ballet Theatre’s Special Events office at 212-477-3030, ext. 3239. Performance-only tickets, beginning at $25, are available online, at the Metropolitan Opera House box office or by calling 212-362-6000. For more information, please visit ABT’s website at www.abt.org.