Party Crasher: Icing on the Cake

Alberta Ballet raises funds for future artistic ventures with a private performance by kd lang.

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Kd lang‘s voice was the backdrop for Alberta Ballet‘s Balletlujah, a story of a country girl who finds heartache and love in the city. And on May 4, lang’s voice also rang out at a private performance where 100 attendees – including members of Alberta Ballet, sponsors and fans  – gathered. “To create new art requires an investment. They weren’t just coming to an event; they were making a donation. The event was the icing on the cake,” said Colleen Brennan, co-chair of Balletlujah. The ticket price was $2,500 each, and that money, along with sponsorship, will go towards the making of several future ballets.

1. Dawn McDonald and Colleen Brennan

2. . Bob Westbury and Marilyn Westbury

 3. Judy Cosco and John Cosco

 4. Carol Bentley and Bruce Bentley

5. Jane McCaig and Richard Waller

 6. George Cantalini and Teresa Debevc-Cantalini

 7. Arvind Koshal and Ardi Koshal

  8. Gordon Sombrowski and Kevin Allen

9. Linda Mackenzie and Kim Mackenzie

10. Diana Wong, Jacqueline Wong and Louis Csaba

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