Colleen Smith with Anka Palitz

Soiree Event Raises Over $100,000 for Ballet Palm Beach

On Friday January 31st, 2020, Ballet Palm Beach introduced the Anka Fund for Dancers at its annual fundraiser, Dance Revealed II–Swept Away Soiree, held at the Rinker Playhouse at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.

The cocktail event, sponsored in part by Fernando Wong Outdoor Living Design, Robin Woodard, Flowermart, and Big Time Restaurant Group, featured a performance by the ballet company, presented by Founder and Artistic Director, Colleen Smith. Auctioneer, Neil Saffer, led the live auction. In attendance was ballet legend, Steve Caras, who lauded Anka Palitz and her creation of the Anka Fund for Dancers. The fund will directly support salaries for the professional dancers of Ballet Palm Beach.

The evening raised over $100,000.

Photos by Capehart

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