Thursday, November 9, 2017

Prelude to the kiss

Pacific Heights & War Memorial Opera House

 

Presented by the SF Ballet Auxiliary in Support of The Sleeping Beauty

Please join us on November 9 for Prelude to the Kiss, a cocktail party and exclusive first look at the costumes for the revival of The Sleeping Beauty. Hosted by the SF Ballet Auxiliary at a private residence in Presidio Heights, this elegant evening will give guests a behind-the-scenes look at Helgi Tomasson's spectacular production. Celebrated Bay Area chef Charles Phan known for opening restaurants such as The Slanted Door, will design a vibrant and delicious menu of appetizers featuring his signature Vietnamese-inspired cuisine for the cocktail reception and costume preview.

Romance blooms again January 23—depending on ticket level, Prelude to the Kiss guests will be invited to opening night festivities for The Sleeping Beauty. Please see below for benefits at each ticket level. 

Join us November 9 to be drawn into Aurora's magical world. 

Event Chair: Lydia Bergman
 

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The Kiss Sponsor

Includes two tickets to the Prelude to the Kiss costume preview and cocktail reception at a Presidio Heights private residence on November 9, 2017, an exclusive studio rehearsal, admission to the following events for The Sleeping Beauty on January 23, 2018: Pre-Curtain Dinner in the Green Room, performance tickets to the Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Evening or Saturday, February 3 Matinee performance of The Sleeping Beauty, listing in performance program, an invitation to the On-Stage Toast, and the Cast Party in the Green Room.

$5,000

ROYAL COURT

Includes ticket to the Prelude to the Kiss costume preview and cocktail reception at a Presidio Heights private residence on November 9, 2017, admission to the following events for The Sleeping Beauty on January 23, 2018: Pre-Curtain Dinner in the Green Room, an invitation to the On-Stage Toast, the Cast Party in the Green Room, and the option to add on The Sleeping Beauty performance ticket for Tuesday, January 23.

$1,500

GOLD FAIRY

Includes ticket to the Prelude to the Kiss costume preview and cocktail reception at a Presidio Heights private residence on November 9, 2017, Saturday, February 3 The Sleeping Beauty Matinee post-performance backstage tour and the option to add on up to three performance tickets to Saturday Matinee performance. 

$750

SILVER FAIRY

Includes ticket to the Prelude to the Kiss costume preview and cocktail reception at a Presidio Heights private residence on November 9, 2017, The Sleeping Beauty Cast Party in the Green Room on Tuesday, January 23, and the option to add on one performance ticket to the January 23 performance.

$500

Bring Home a Piece of SF Ballet History at Prelude to the Kiss

For the first time ever, San Francisco Ballet will be auctioning off costumes from the celebrated original run of The Sleeping Beauty at the Prelude to the Kiss event.

Leading up to the event, costumes from the original production will be available online for early bids. The costumes will be on display at the event on November 9, so you can get a closer look. Bidding which will end that evening during the event. Check back soon for more information about this rare opportunity and for images of the costumes up for bid.