Spring Gala

Jazz Vistas Spring Gala

Saturday, April 13
6:00 – 10:00 pm

The Bellevue Club
525 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland

Oakland Mayor, Libby Schaaf, Honorary Chair
Cheryl Jennings, ABC7 News Anchor, Host
Emeryville Mayor, John Bauters, Auctioneer

Don your jazziest cocktail attire for a festive evening of dining and dancing with the Oakland Ballet as we celebrate Jazz Vistas and Oakland’s West Coast Jazz heritage.

Tickets & Sponsorship Opportunities

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

Purchase an Individual Gala Ticket

$250 Patron of the Arts Gala Ticket
– $150 of your Gala ticket purchase is tax-deductible.
– Special thank you gift.

Purchase a Patron of the Arts Gala Ticket


$2,500 Corps de Ballet Table 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


$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


$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

About the Gala

Join Artistic Director Graham Lustig, the Oakland Ballet dancers, the Gala Committee and the Board of Directors to celebrate Oakland Ballet Company’s 2019 spring repertory performance season.

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

– Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres;
– 3 course dinner;
– Preview performances;
– Live music by Little Jonny and the Giants;
– Silent Auction featuring Hamilton tickets, an Apple watch, tastings at Wine Country’s best wineries, and more.

Cocktail attire.

Gala Committee
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Honorary Chair
Jennifer Minore, Co-Chair
Dana Zuber, Co-Chair
Deborah Gerstel
Dale Marie Golden
Catherine Haley
Marlene Henderson
Ashok Katdare
Jayne Modean
Carolyn Rinetti
Heather Rowden