Tickets for 'Beyond the Ballet' Presented By Bright Future International Now Available

Celebrity Emcee Karina Smirnoff to Host Special Event at the Beacon Theatre at 7:30pm ET on May 8, 2013

Apr 08, 2013, 08:00 ET from Bright Future International

NEW YORK, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Join Bright Future International (BFI), an international nonprofit organization for "Beyond the Ballet: A Magical Night with Special Guests" at the Beacon Theatre in New York City on Wednesday, May 8th, 2013.

Bright Future International and guest emcee, Karina Smirnoff of hit television show Dancing with the Stars, will bring together young protegees and rising stars to share the stage with famed artists from major theaters, including American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Martha Graham Dance Company and Metropolitan Opera House to benefit educational programs in Russia, Panama and the United States.

Renowned performers include Maria Guleghina (UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador & Special Guest), Veronica Part (American Ballet Theatre), Katherine Crockett (Martha Graham Dance Company), Megan Fairchild (New York City Ballet), Jeewon Park, Craig Rutenberg, the Young People's Chorus of New York and others.

The event is envisioned as an opportunity for the community of like-minded individuals and organizations to join in celebration as young music and dance protegees come together with seasoned artists.  The show will help fund the development of Bright Visions International charity gateway as well as benefit its programs in Burundi, Kenya, Panama, Russia, Rwanda and the United States.

Tickets for general admission are $55-$185 each (ticket prices include a $5 facility surcharge).

Tickets can be purchased here.

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About Bright Future International:

Bright Future International (BFI) is an international non-profit organization, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, dedicated to funding educational programs, cultural projects and events that foster positive values such as compassion, kindness, and love and encourage people to share these values with others. To date, BFI has funded projects with other non-profit organizations in the USA, Russia, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, and Panama focused on disadvantaged children, displaced women, refugees and indigenous populations, with the goal to inspire people to live more fulfilling lives by helping others.  

SOURCE Bright Future International