Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Balletto di Gala 2012 – Dancing With Our Stars

Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Balletto di Gala 2012 – Dancing With Our Stars

Sanya Andersen-Vie - March 12, 2012

DENVER – Colorado Ballet Auxiliary will host the 2012 Balletto di Gala  – Dancing With Our Stars at 6 p.m. on April 14, 2012 at the Westin Denver Downtown, 1672 Lawrence Street in Denver, black tie optional. 

The Gala will include a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and the Dancing With Our Stars program where community leaders and Colorado Ballet dancers will give a short performance of traditional dances such as tango, waltz and samba at the event.  The community leaders and local celebrity dancers include:

  • Casey Cortese, VP, Sponsorships & Community Relations, Janus
  • Laura Harmon, Past President, Denver Ballet Guild
  • Kyle Keefe, Sports Broadcaster, Altitude, Colorado Avalanche
  • Kathy Lee, Producer, Clear Channel Communications
  • Les Shapiro, Sports Personality, 102.3 ESPN, FOX31-TV
  • Guillermo "Bill" Vidal, President & CEO, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver

For more information or to purchase tickets or tables, e-mail, call 303-339-1610 or visit

About Colorado Ballet Auxiliary
Colorado Ballet Auxiliary is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting Colorado Ballet.  The proceeds from the Balletto di Gala will support Colorado Ballet’s Education & Outreach programs, which each year make more than 60,000 community contacts in 15 school districts and 17 counties throughout Colorado.  In addition, the proceeds support the professional company which presents four productions each year.

About Colorado Ballet
Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 51 years of presenting world-class classical ballet and superior dance in Denver.  Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet presents more than 50 performances annually. Colorado Ballet enhances the cultural life of Colorado through performances of the professional company, training at the Academy, and Education & Outreach programs.