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Event Recap: 2018-19 Season Launch Party

Richard Jensen, Pam and (Artistic Director) Devon Carney, Susan and Zack Hangauer, Gay Dannelly
Richard Jensen, Pam and (Artistic Director) Devon Carney, Susan and Zack Hangauer, Gay Dannelly

Artistic Director Devon Carney and Executive Director Jeffrey J. Bentley welcomed guests to the 61st season of Kansas City Ballet at its annual Season Launch Party on Oct. 12, 2018 at One Park Place and a post-show reception at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Members of the Ballet’s Bolender Society enjoyed an elegant event reflective of the artistic themes of the season. Following the fete, Bolender Society members enjoyed the world premiere of Septime Webre’s The Wizard of Oz at the Kauffman Center. Upcoming Kansas City Ballet performances include The Nutcracker (Nov. 30 – Dec. 23), Lady of the Camellias (Feb. 15-24), New Moves (March 28-31), and Tharp, Parsons, Forsythe (May 10-19). For tickets or more information, visit kcballet.org.

Event Photos

Julia Irene Kauffman, Thomas and Loren Whittaker, Carol Feiock
Julia Irene Kauffman, Thomas and Loren Whittaker, Carol Feiock
Daniel Rodriguez, John and Angela Walker, Josh Bodden, Septime Webre
Daniel Rodriguez, John and Angela Walker, Josh Bodden, Septime Webre
Jeff and Ashley Crouch, Susan Lordi and Dennis Marker
Jeff and Ashley Crouch, Susan Lordi and Dennis Marker
Howard Rothwell, Lilliana Hagerman, Lamin Pereira dos Santos, Kathy Stepp
Howard Rothwell, Lilliana Hagerman, Lamin Pereira dos Santos, Kathy Stepp
Dr. David S. McGee, Amanda DeVenuta, Mark Sappington
Dr. David S. McGee, Amanda DeVenuta, Mark Sappington

Photography:  Don Ipock

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