Melbourne City Ballet Fundraiser for Swan Lake
Greenwood Place proudly presents: Benefit Gala 2019!
Sat, November 16, 2019
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM EST
2680 Croton Rd
Melbourne, Florida FL 32935
Fundraising Proceeds to Benefit: Brevard Parkinson's Support Group and the Melbourne City Ballet Theatre "Swan Lake" production premiering at King Center for the Performing Arts December 27th & 28th 2019!
Gala featuring: a sneak-peek of Swan Lake Ballet Performance by Melbourne City Ballet Theatre to live symphonic orchestra accompaniment by Satellite Instrumental Music, Hors d'oeuvre & refreshments, Silent & Live Auction, Raffle, and more!
Dress code: Semi-formal
For more information please visit: www.melbournecityballettheatre.com
Learn more about Brevard Parkinson's Support Group & Melbourne City Ballet Theatre:
The Brevard Parkinson's Support Group (BPSG) is based in Melbourne, Florida and serves the Central and Southern part of Brevard County. BPSG consists of over 300 members. The organization is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and is funded by donations, sponsorships, and fundraisers. BPSG is not affiliated with any other foundation or religious organization.
One mission of the BPSG is to promote quality of life despite living with the challenges of Parkinson's. We host multiple Parkinson Support Groups throughout Brevard County. For locations, dates and topics for upcoming meetings, please visit our website or facebook page.
Melbourne City Ballet Theatre (MCBT) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit ballet company who's mission is Entertainment: through year round world class ballet productions with ballet stars from around the world, local artists from all area ballet schools and local musicians engaging the entire community as participants and audience members; Education: offering a variety of dance forms and levels of instruction form hobby to professional /pre professional; community Outreach through programs and educational activities for those with limited access to the dance arts including senior centers and title one schools, schools catering to students with special needs, festivals and other community events.
As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, MCBT relies on both private and corporate donors to support our ballet productions and outreach programs. MCBT is truly vested in giving back to our community. MCBT has partnered with local Senior Living Centers to provide monthly dance performances for residents, with Indialantic Elementary School to educate students about ballet’s mental and physical health benefits through physical education classes, and with the American Muscle Car Museum on multiple occasions to benefit local not-for-profit organizations.
Together with National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Melbourne City Ballet Theatre present the most loved and mesmerizing of classical ballets of all time, Swan Lake, to Melbourne, Florida, showcasing its superb troupe of 55 of the brightest ballet stars of Ukraine, and youth ballet performers from our community with a live orchestra accompaniment by Satellite Symphony Orchestra!
This full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on Russian folklore and German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. This is a Swan Lake that upends our expectations and takes us into new territory. King Center audiences will hold their breath as they count along with each of Odile’s legendary 32 death defying fouettes, a live experience not to be missed!
This is a unique chance to see the most famous ballet of all time, under the Artistic Direction of Artem Yachmennikov, Principal Dancer of Dutch National Ballet & San Francisco Ballet, First Soloist of Mariinsky & Bolshoi Theatres.
This iconic Swan Lake is a “must see” for all patrons of the arts in Central Florida!