Thursday, January 24, 2008

Flashes:San Francisco Ballet's 75th Anniversary

Sofiane Sylve and Anthony Spaulding

Bevan Dufty with Ken McNeely, Patti Jo Rutledge, Lindsey Humphrey and John Rutledge

Pamela Joyner


(Photos:San Francisco Chronicle/Gate)

Gala season is in full effect and last night, patrons of the San Francisco Ballet were dressed to the nines as they celebrated the dance company's 75th anniversary. The gala is the the ballet's primary fundraiser and drew over 1,300 guests to a formal dinner at City Hall.

Guests enjoyed selections from the upcoming season, as well as a special performance by celebrity choreographer Wade Robson.

Some notable patrons on the scene were San Francisco District 8 Supervisor Bevan Dufty and Socialite, Pamela Joyner upped the glamour quo wearing a bejeweled ballet pink satin Dior gown.

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