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Nashville Ballet Announces Chair Evelyn Cate Galletti, Bob Deal and Jason Bradshaw for 35th Annual Ballet Ball Set for March 2 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Nashville Ballet Announces Chair Evelyn Cate Galletti, Bob Deal and Jason Bradshaw for 35th Annual Ballet Ball Set for March 2 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Amy M. Joyner Selected as Honorary Chair

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 30, 2023) – Nashville Ballet selected chairs Evelyn Cate Galletti, Bob Deal, and Jason Bradshaw for the 35th Annual Ballet Ball set for March 2, 2024 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. These chairs are dedicated arts advocates who are stepping into this leadership role for this highly anticipated gala.

“Bob, Jason and I are so honored to be selected as chairs of this milestone anniversary,” said Evelyn Cate Galletti. “We already have an impressive volunteer committee hard at work with us to define and implement our vision for this magnificent gala as we celebrate Nashville Ballet. This event proudly funds the Ballet’s community engagement and education efforts, making the Arts accessible to tens of thousands of young students and community members across Middle Tennessee.”

“The 35th anniversary traditional gift is coral and jade. We will champion those colors throughout the ball to signify this special year as a reminder of the past 35 years. We are planning a black-tie event that will wow patrons and guests,” Bob Deal added.

Named the Best of 2020 Virtual or In-Person Event in Nfocus Magazine, Ballet Ball is one of Nashville’s most-anticipated events of the social season. The annual black-tie gala raises mission-critical funds for Nashville Ballet’s Community Engagement and Education Initiatives, providing unique dance experiences to more than 12,000 Middle Tennesseans each year.

As in years past, guests can expect to enjoy exceptional décor, phenomenal cuisine, and of course, spectacular performances by Nashville Ballet company artists and special guests. Renowned luxury event planner Bruce Pittman will be returning to bring the vision of the 35th anniversary to life throughout the Schermerhorn. Later that evening, dinner will be served by premier caterer Kristen Winston, complemented by cocktails and assorted beverages by local distributor Lipman Brothers, LLC.

Tickets for Ballet Ball are by invitation only, but the general public is invited to purchase tickets to the Ballet Ball Late Party. This year’s Late Party will be chaired by Caitlin Frazier, Jacob Allen Tudor and Terry Vo.

For more information about Ballet Ball or to purchase tickets to the Late Party, please visit

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About Nashville Ballet

Nashville Ballet is the largest professional ballet company in Tennessee. Nashville Ballet presents a varied repertoire of classical ballet and contemporary works by noted choreographers, including original works by Artistic Director Nick Mullikin, Resident Choreographer Mollie Sansone, and guest artists. Nashville Ballet and the second company, NB2 (a pre-professional training company), provide more than 55,000 arts experiences to adults and children annually through virtual and in-person season performances and

Community Engagement programming. Curriculum-based Community Engagement programs bring dance education to community centers, colleges, public libraries, and public elementary, middle, and high schools across the state. School of Nashville Ballet provides exceptional dance training to students ages two and up. To learn more about Nashville Ballet, please visit

Nashville Ballet receives public funding from Metro Arts, the Tennessee Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Contributions from local, regional, and national institutional funders, community partners, and hundreds of generous individuals provide ongoing support for Nashville Ballet’s mission-critical programs.

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