Thank you to everyone who supported the 2019 Raising the Barre. 

Houston Ballet extends a special thank you to Chairmen Amy LeBlanc Cloud and Jeremy Cloud, Honorary Chair Beth Muecke, and presenting sponsor BB&T.

On April 28, 2019, over 170 guests gathered at Artisans for a unique meal designed by four of Houston’s hottest chefs. The dancer inspired menu featured exceptional dishes combined for a one-night-only menu which raised a record breaking $100,000 to benefit Houston Ballet.

Thank you to Chef Jacques Fox of Artisans, Chef Matt Staph of One Fifth, Chef Chris Davies of Uchi, and Pastry Chef Rebecca Masson of Fluff Bake Bar and to the Houston Ballet company members Ian CasadyBridget Kuhns Aaron Daniel Sharratt, and Natalie Varnum who joined them in the kitchen.

Interested in making a donation to Raising the Barre? Simply visit our Donate Now page below. 


To view and purchase photos from Raising the Barre, please visit our SmugMug Gallery.

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