James Whiteside in Don Quixote. Photo: Marty Sohl.
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ABT's Membership for Young Professionals
American Ballet Theatre's Junior Council is a group of young professionals, between the ages of 21-40, dedicated to the celebration and enjoyment of ABT's world-class performances. Membership in the Junior Council helps ABT continue to present the highest caliber of dance internationally, to fund scholarships for the company's dancers, and to support the expansion of the ballet-watching audience to younger generations – ensuring the future of classical ballet!
In addition, you have the opportunity to meet other young professionals at events throughout the year: Young Patrons Evenings, a Donor Dance class, cocktail parties, studio visits, and our annual fundraising event, the Junior Turnout.
Join the Junior Council and enjoy being a part of an exciting community of enthusiastic young arts patrons! Click below for more information on:
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American Ballet Theatre's Junior Council is proud to announce the sponsorship of two corps de ballet dancers for the 2015 season: Elina Miettinen and Stephanie Williams. The Junior Council selected the corps de ballet dancers for their dedication to their art and for their contributions to the young patrons’ community.
Upcoming Events:Tuesday, June 16, 2015: Romeo and Juliet Young Patrons Evening at the Metropolitan Opera HouseThursday, September 17, 2015: The Junior Turnout at the Bowery Hotel
Past Events: Monday, May 11, 2015: Mixed Repertory Young Patrons Evening at the Metropolitan Opera House, with After Party to follow at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center Tuesday, April 14, 2015: MILLY Shopping Event March 25, 2015: Moda Operandi Shopping Event at the Baccarat Hotel December 12, 2014: Holiday Young Patrons Evening at BAM, Brooklyn, NYDecember 1, 2014: Annual Town Hall Meeting at The Plaza Hotel, New York, NYOctober 29, 2014: Fall Young Patrons Evening at David H. Koch Theater with post-performance cocktails at Tavern on the GreenOctober 22, 2014: Annual Fall Gala at David H. Koch Theater Guest of a Guest Harper's Bazaar InStyle New York Social Diary Town & Country VogueOctober 15, 2014: Junior Council Fall Sneak Peek at ABT's home studiosSeptember 18, 2014: Annual Junior Turnout at The Bowery Hotel, New York, NYAugust 13, 2014: Summer Shopping Event at Piperlime SohoJune 11, 2014: Young Patrons Evening at the Metropolitan Opera House with an after-party at Ed's Chowder HouseMay 12, 2014: Annual Spring Gala at the Metropolitan Opera House Guest of a Guest InStyle New York Social Diary POPSUGAR Live! VogueApril 18, 2014: Young Patrons Evening at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts, Washington, DCMarch 19, 2014: Junior Council Sneak Peek at ABT's home studiosMarch 13, 2014: La Nuit en Verte (A Night in Green) at the home of Josette and Steven Winograd Guest of a GuestJanuary 22, 2013: Junior Council Shops at MILLY NYC, New York, NY View PhotosDecember 20, 2013: Holiday Young Patrons Evening at BAM, Brooklyn, NY
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JUNIOR COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Julia Spillman-Gover, ChairEdda Santiago, Finance ChairEric Karnani, SecretaryMark Tashkovich and Josette Winograd, Advisory Board
Fundraising & Events Committee: Elizabeth Beller, Rachel Kirwin and Julie Wald, Co-Chairs
Membership Committee: Jennifer Farrell and Katie Ho, Co-Chairs
Marketing and Strategic Partnerships: Cara Moccia, Chair