November 19, 2009
POINTE, CLICK & BID for BALLET
ABT LAUNCHES SECOND ANNUAL
HOLIDAY AUCTION SITE
abt.cmarket.com to offer
One-of-a-Kind ABT Experiences
American Ballet Theatre will launch its second holiday gift auction site enabling the public to bid on one-of-a-kind ABT experiences and unique gifts. Items offered for auction include exclusive dinners with ABT dancers in New York City, limited-edition photographs of ABT, and backstage opportunities ranging from a guest stage managing position to a curtain cavalier presenting flowers to the prima ballerina of the evening. Other items include signed pointe shoes from ABT Principal Dancers and studio rehearsal visits in New York. Offered this year is a Box Evening Celebration, which includes the exclusive use of a center parterre box for the winner and seven guests, a backstage tour and a post-performance champagne reception with dancers.
The auction, opening at 8:00A.M, Tuesday, December 1, 2009 and closing at 8:00P.M, Tuesday, December 15, 2009, offers users the option to bid on items (minimums apply) or to “buy now” at a posted price. Opening bids begin at $100.
Proceeds from POINTE, CLICK & BID for BALLET will benefit American Ballet Theatre. For bidding, please visit ABT’s auction website at abt.cmarket.com. For more information, please contact Wendy Fisher at 212-477-3030, ext. 3245.