Cocktail Party begins at 6:30pm
Performance begins at 7:30pm
Post-Performance VIP Party begins at 9:00pm
This event has been postponed as a direct result of COVID-19 pandemic. Read the official announcement HERE.
Come witness South Dakota's art and culture scene with 2020 vision. Join South Dakota's first professional ballet company for it's inaugural performance by some of the world's most acclaimed ballet dancers. This is the first time in history that these world class artists will join artistic forces to deliver an extraordinary performance all in one place. The Inaugural Gala will also highlight several of South Dakota's emerging artists. South Dakota Ballet's Inaugural Gala will feature excerpts from iconic classics such as "Swan Lake" and "Sleeping Beauty" as well as contemporary ballet masterpieces abundant with athletic mastery. Local musicians will accompany the dancers throughout the performance.
Tickets start at $41. Limited VIP tickets are available which include priority seating at the gala as well as access to the exciting post-Gala Performance Party to which all of the professional ballet dancers will attend. The post-Gala Performance Party will feature immersive art elements, a live band, guest performers, delicious food and beverage...and of course, a space to dance the night away as we celebrate the first performance by South Dakota Ballet! South Dakota Ballet's Inaugural Gala is a black tie event however formal attire is not required. Whether you are a ballet novice or a long-time connoisseur this show will leave you inspired and excited for more.
South Dakota Ballet Soirée
Thursday, November 14th
Museum of Visual Materials Sioux Falls
Join South Dakota Ballet founder, Madeleine Scott, and the founding board members for a stylish soirée on the evening of Thursday, November 14th. The event will commence at 6:30pm to bring our lively community together for an immersive experience while simultaneously striving to reach our financial goal to premiere our inaugural performance season. Sip a fall cocktail and indulge in gourmet hor d'oeuvres while enjoying the jazzy rhythms of our guest performers. Take home more than just a memory by utilizing a rare photographic opportunity provided our esteemed local photographer and bid on sought after pieces at our silent auction. Enter a raffle to win Misty Copeland's signed pointe shoes! Be present for the formal release of details pertaining to our 2020 season. We cannot wait to share this evening with you.