Special Events

Special Events

Exciting Carolina Ballet Events


Cosmic Cocktails
Wednesday, September 16th 7:00 pm-11:00 pm
Merrimon-Wynne House, Raleigh

Carolina Ballet invites the Triangle’s young professionals to celebrate the opening of the company’s 18th season with our Planets program. Enjoy an evening of festive cocktails, food, and dancing. Mix and mingle with our incredible dancers at this beautiful and celestial party.

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Costumes and Couture
Thursday, January 21 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Saks Fifth Avenue-Triangle Town Center

Join Carolina Ballet for a unique evening of fashion, cocktails, and intrigue. Enjoy a shopping night that will include a fascinating display of costumes and other artistic creations by Costume Director, Kerri Martinsen. Kerri will present an exclusive inside presentation about the intimate inner workings of Carolina Ballet’s creation process. The Champagne Bar will feature sophisticated libations to sip while you browse Saks glamorous cocktail attire to wear at the Winter Ball. Get a “First Look” at the 2016 spring trends that will enhance your wardrobe.  Saks will generously donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to Carolina Ballet.

The Winter Ball benefiting Carolina Ballet
Saturday, February 27, 2016 5:30 pm- 1:00 am
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Join us downtown at the Duke Progress Energy Center for an elegant evening of exquisite food, cocktails and our fabulous Live and Silent auctions. Also enjoy a petite performance by our Principal dancers. Dance the night away with our dancers to the music of Soul Play at the After Party from 10:00-1:00 am.

Carolina Ballet has the distinct pleasure of honoring long-time supporters Susan Garrity and Jeff Basham, Tricia and Stuart Phoenix, and Elisabeth and Lars von Kantzow. We are also proud to honor the City of Raleigh.

Laura Bayzle, Jennifer Elam, and Linda Grew are the Co-Chairs of this fabulous evening. All net proceeds benefit Carolina Ballet, Inc.

More details to come at www.carolinaballet.com/events. For questions about any of the events, please contact Jennifer Irey-Events Manager at jirey@carolinaballet.com. For Corporate Sponsorship opportunities, please contact Liza Williams-Corporate and Donor Relations, at lwilliams@carolinaballet.com or 919-747-8459.