NBS Gala 60

A radiant evening six decades in the making...

On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Canada’s National Ballet School opens the doors of its iconic buildings for
GALA 60 VIBRANT: a high-chroma evening of immersive experience and performance to spotlight the power of dance. The annual gala is NBS’ signature fundraising event—but this year is like no other. With GALA 60 VIBRANT, we mark NBS’ 60th anniversary with a brand-new event that takes over the School’s campus for the first time, from the soaring studios of the Celia Franca Center to the illustrious stage of the Betty Oliphant Theatre.


  • Exclusive and high-chroma evening of immersive experiences

  • Lively cocktail reception and full-course plated dinner for 350 VIP guests

  • Spirited young patrons reception for NBS’ First Position Patrons (40 & Under)

  • Performance by Canada’s National Ballet School students that spotlights the power of dance

  • Mobile silent auction featuring a variety of unique items and experiences

  • VIBRANT late-night party and entertainment


  • Dinner Guests (Tables & Individual Tickets) – *Early Access* Tickets include Student Performance, Cocktail Reception, Special Activations Dinner & Vibrant Party
  • Party Guests (General Admission) – *Early Access* Tickets include Student Performance, Cocktail Reception & Vibrant Party
  • Party Guests (Young Patrons) – Tickets include Student Performance, Cocktail Reception & Vibrant Party
All event ticket timelines will be detailed at a later date. Online on-sale date: December 2, 2019. To pledge or purchase prior to then, please contact us directly.

We invite you to take a leadership position among the gala’s guests by becoming a Sponsor, Table Host, Ticket Purchaser or Event Donor. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate NBS’ first six decades and play a critical role in setting our course for the future.

GALA 60 VIBRANT Sizzle Deck

GALA 60 Sales Package

To learn more, or to purchase your GALA 60 VIBRANT tickets today, contact:

Tessa Bulham
Director of Development
Chelsea Ireton
Manager, Development & Partnership Events
416.964.3780 x2205


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