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Canada’s National Ballet School’s annual fundraising gala was held on March 4, 2016 where over 600 guests, dancers and friends of NBS were immersed in a fantastical world of steampunk.

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Gardiner Museum celebrated their first Young Patrons Circle with the inaugural fundraising gala called “TENSIONS” with the help of the National Ballet School, where visual arts and performance art partnered for one special evening on Friday, June 19th, 2015.

Even before getting to the door, you could tell this event was special.

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Set to the style and romance of the 1940s, Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) held their annual fundraising gala with the goal of raising $850,000 towards the financial assistance of NBS’ Professional Ballet Program students.

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Canada’s National Ballet School hosted their annual fundraiser gala with this year’s theme of “Monte Carlo Meets Gatsby” pairing roaring 20’s Great Gatsby attire and Monte Carlo styled casino. I spotted Margaret Atwood and asked her why she didn’t attend the Book Lover’s Ball just the night before. She replied that she wasn’t invited this year. Was she joking? Anyway, luckily for guests of the NBS gala, this most-honoured Canadian author was kind enough to provide photo opportunities for adoring…

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On Friday, February 8th, get immersed in a Great Gatsby themed-affair at the Arcadian Court featuring cocktails and swanky dining followed by a class-act Monte Carlo casino.  There will also be an exclusive ballet performance by the NBS’ talented students. “Because talent is the sole criterion for entry into NBS’ Professional Ballet Program, our annual fundraiser is crucial in generating awareness and securing support for our extraordinary students—of which almost 8 out of every 10 require funding.”, says Mavis Staines…