Spring Gala

2017 Spring Gala


Saturday, May 6

6:30 – 10:00 p.m.

The Bellevue Club
525 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland

Oakland Mayor, Libby Schaaf, Honorary Chair

Cheryl Jennings, ABC7 News Anchor, Host

Oakland Ballet Company Leadership Award – Ms. Nichelle Rachal, The Clorox Company Foundation

Tickets & Sponsorship Opportunities

$200 Individual Ticket
– $100 of your Gala ticket purchase is tax-deductible

Purchase a Ticket


$10,000 Principal Sponsor (FMV $1,400)
– Gala Table (seating 10)
– Advertisement in spring season playbills (full page, priority placement)
– 8 VIP tickets to repertory season performance and post-performance reception
– 8 VIP tickets to the East Bay DANCES festival, presented by OBC
– Logo recognition as a Gala and repertory season sponsor

Become a Principal Sponsor


$5,000 Soloist Sponsor (FMV $1,300)

– Gala Table (seating 10)
– Advertisement in spring season playbills (1/2 page, priority placement)
– 6 VIP tickets to repertory season performance and post-performance reception
– 6 VIP tickets to the East Bay DANCES festival, presented by OBC
– Logo recognition as a Gala and repertory season sponsor

Become a Soloist Sponsor


$2,500 Corps de Ballet Sponsor (FMV $1,200)
– Gala Table (seating 10)
– Advertisement in spring season playbills (1/2 page)
– 4 VIP tickets to repertory season performance and post-performance reception
– 4 VIP tickets to the East Bay DANCES festival, presented by OBC
– Logo recognition as a Gala and repertory season sponsor

Become a Corps de Ballet Sponsor


$1,000 Apprentice Sponsor (FMV $300)
– 2 tickets to the Spring Gala
– Advertisement in repertory season playbills (1/4 page)
– 2 VIP tickets to repertory season performance and post-performance reception
– 2 VIP tickets to the East Bay DANCES festival, presented by OBC
– Logo recognition as a Gala and repertory season sponsor

Become an Apprentice Sponsor


$500 Friend of OBC Sponsor
– 2 VIP tickets to repertory season performance and post-performance reception
– Logo recognition as a Gala and repertory season sponsor

Become a Friend of OBC Sponsor

About the Gala

Join Artistic Director Graham Lustig, the Oakland Ballet dancers, the Gala Committee and the Board of Directors to kick off Oakland Ballet Company’s 2017 repertory season.

This fun and glamorous evening at Oakland’s historic Bellevue Club features:

– Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres;
– 3 course dinner;
– Preview performance of the repertory season program;
– Dance with the dancers;
– Silent Auction featuring a Mexican vacation, round trip plane tickets, wine packages from local wineries, and more.

Cocktail attire.

Gala Committee
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Honorary Chair
Jennifer Minore, Co-Chair
Dana Zuber, Co-Chair
Graham Lustig, Artistic Director
Alexandra Armstead
America Foy
Deborah Gerstel
Dale Marie Golden
Catherine Haley
Taylor Harriman
Marlene Henderson
Maria Poncel
Carolyn Rinetti