The American Ballet Theater 2013 opening night gala at the Metropolitan Opera House, sponsored by Dior, opened the spring season with style and plenty of A-list attendants despite the chilly weather on Monday, May 13, 2013.
One of the most well known events of the season, the performance debuted highlights from this seasons upcoming ballets and featured all of the companies’ principle dancers.
This years honorary chair members for the event were Michelle Obama, Caroline Kennedy, and Blaine Trump, with co-chairs including Sloan Lindemann Barnett, Nina Rennert Davidson, Karin Luter, Kalliope Karella Rena, Christine Schwarzman, Tracy Snyder and Monica Wambold.
Honorary co-chairs included Jennifer Love Hewitt, Zoe Saldana, Ashlee Simpson, Uma Therman, and many more.
After the performance, the guests congregated under The Tent at the Lincoln Center for dinner.