Susan G Komen East TN and Highlands Ballet present Turn Out for the Cure$50 plus applicable taxes and fees / There is no member discount for this event.
Children Under 12 attend free with accompanying paid Adult ticket. Call the Box Office at (423) 274-8920 to reserve a ticket.
Susan G. Komen of East Tennessee and The Highlands Ballet are joining forces to present the second annual gala fundraiser and performance. The community is invited to “Turn out for the Cure” to make a difference for those in our community who are battling breast cancer – while supporting the performing arts. Your $50 contribution includes admission, desserts & drinks, live & silent auctions, and thrilling performances of short works by the dancers of the acclaimed Highlands Ballet Company.
The evening’s entertainment begins with excerpts of original choreography from Highlands Ballet’s repertoire – “Love & Purity,” “La Barre” and two new pieces choreographed by Jeffrey Rockland and Bruce Ewing. A special presentation of "The Wolf Crystal," an immersive theater experience from the Virginia Highlands Festival, will be performed. In addition, the company will present a sneak preview of selected pieces from "The Nutcracker," coming in December and pieces from “Magic Butterfly," a collaboration with composer Evelyn Pursley-Kopitzke and the Paramount Chamber Players.
During the evening, patrons can bid on fabulous auction packages including trips, event tickets, and other luxury items. Everyone will enjoy refreshments donated by award-winning local bakeries, restaurants, & breweries.
Komen East TN’s mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our community and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.They providing screening and diagnostic services to women and menwho are uninsured or under-insured as well as patient financial assistant in eight Tri-Cities counties.
Highlands Ballet, located in Abingdon, VA provides support and inspiration for young and aspiring dancers in a wholesome and friendly atmosphere. In addition to fostering an appreciation for the art of dance, Highlands Ballet offers a tiered program of training for students emphasizing technical and artistic excellence.