Gala 2018

35th Anniversary Gala

Honorary Chair U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

6pm Grand Cocktail Reception
7pm World Premiere Ballet
8pm Dinner and Live Auction

Join us for a grand cocktail reception, followed by a world premiere ballet which unites two masters of rhythm, Alonzo King and Indian tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain. Following the performance, continue the celebration with an elegant Gala dinner and live auction.

All proceeds benefit LINES Ballet's new works and educational programs.

Terrace Performance Ticket: $125 | per person (FMV: $50)
Cocktail Reception + Performance (Terrace balcony seating) + Champagne Toast

Ruby Dinner & Performance Ticket: $600 | per person (FMV: $200)
Cocktail Reception + Performance (Orchestra seating) + Gala Dinner

Sapphire Table: $6,000 | Ten people (FMV: $2,000)
Cocktail Reception + Performance (Orchestra seating) + Gala Dinner

Diamond Table: $10,000 | Ten people (FMV: $2,000)
Cocktail Reception + Performance (Orchestra seating) + Gala Dinner (seated with a LINES Ballet dancer)

Purchase Tickets and Tables

For more information, contact:
Maria Caprio, Director of Development


Custom One-of-a-Kind Gown by LINES Ballet’s Designers

· Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have LINES Ballet Creative Director Robert Rosenwasser and Costume Designer Colleen Quen custom design the couture gown of your dreams

Private Tuscan Villa

· A week-long vacation for you and up to nine guests at Casa al Colle, a private retreat in the hills of Stabbiano outside the medieval walled city of Lucca in Tuscany, Italy

· Private insiders tour of Lucca by American author Robert Powers

Luxurious Week in the Hamptons

· A week-long holiday at a South Hampton Beach private estate

· Access to a Land Rover and four bicycles

Beachfront Maui Cottage

· A week in paradise for a romantic getaway or personal retreat at a beachfront home in the heart of South Maui between Wailea and Makena

Private Dinner with Alonzo King by Spruce Chef Mark Sullivan

· A four-course dinner with Alonzo King for you and nine guests, prepared in your home by Chef Mark Sullivan of the Michelin-starred Spruce restaurant

· Exclusive case of Sonoma wine from Hawley Winery and Bar None’s Canyon

Wine and Dine in the City

· Private dinner for you and nine guests by Chef Amaryll Schwertner at Boulette’s Larder overlooking the San Francisco Bay

· 12 gift certificates to San Francisco fine-dining restaurants

· 12 bottles of premiere wine to add to your collection

· Plus, a custom engraved humidor with 12 Cohiba cigars

Available Tonight Only: Iconic LINES Ballet Prints

· Two exquisite RJ Muna framed photographs of our extraordinary LINES Ballet dancers, not available for purchase outside of our Gala

· For the first time ever, one bidder will have the option to select their print from our favorite RJ Muna photos

Original Painting by Paolo Troilo

· An original work of art created for LINES Ballet’s 35th Anniversary Gala by world-renowned contemporary Italian artist Paolo Troilo, known for his unique finger painting technique

· Troilo’s work is featured in The Doris and Donald Fisher Collection, one of the world's greatest private collections of contemporary art

Gala Co-Chairs: Stephen Brady, Christine Herron, and Al Wong

Home Season Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

Diamond Sponsors
Eight Inc.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Stephen Brady* and David Knoll
Lucia Choi-Dalton* and Greg Dalton
Kate* and Bill Duhamel
Christine Herron*
Micki Klearman* and Joe Iacocca
Lisa Stone Pritzker
Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund
Amy and Harry Schoening

Sapphire Sponsors
Donna Ames-Heldfond
Erin Flynn*
Erby* and Helena Foster
Kimberly Hughes and Steve Moazed
Betty Louie
Amy Resner* and William Lee
Angela Shiu-Lewis and Christopher Lewis
Corinne Sklar
Elise K. Traynum
Al* and Mei Wong
Teddy Zmrhal

Media Sponsor

*Gala Committee member

Photo: RJ Muna
Dancer: Courtney Henry