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Overview

Raising the Barre, a popular springtime event, is back! Join top Houston chefs and Houston Ballet company dancers for a one-of-kind dining experience in support of Houston Ballet. Hear directly from the chefs and dancers on what inspired each course as guests mix and mingle.

Co-Chairs

Lilly & Harrison Cullen and Amy & Jordan Pincu

Honoring

The Jerry C. Dearing Family Foundation and
Houston Ballet Education and Community Engagement programming

Date

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Location

Bludorn Restaurant | 807 Taft Street (NEW LOCATION) | 6:00-9:00 PM

The 2022 Raising the Barre participating chefs and dancers

CHEFS

Chef Aaron Bludorn of Bludorn Restaurant

Chef/Owner Chris Shepherd of Underbelly Hospitality

Chef Manabu "Hori" Horiuchi of Kata Robata

Pastry Chef Rebecca Masson, Fluff Bake Bar

DANCERS

Chris Coomer, First Soloist

Mackenzie Richter, Soloist

Naazir Muhammad, Demi Soloist 

Chae Eun Yang, Demi Soloist

CAN'T MAKE IT TO THE EVENT?

If you’re unable to attend, please consider making a gift in honor of Education and Community Engagement programming or sponsor a dancer or chef for the evening. Each donation made to Raising the Barre will be matched by The Jerry C. Dearing Family Foundation dollar-for-dollar! A $200 gift sponsors a dancer and $500 sponsors a chef. *Please note, table and ticket reservations are excluded from the match opportunity.

DONATE NOW

For more information or questions, contact Baylee Zeringue at 713.535.3230 or bzeringue@houstonballet.org.