NEWS: Paula Abdul, Jane Seymour, Lori Milken Named Honorees At Los Angeles Ballet Gala 2014
LOS ANGELES BALLET GALA 2014
Paula Abdul, Jane Seymour and Lori Milken will be honored at the Los Angeles Ballet Gala, coming up Apr. 12 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
Abdul is a singer, songwriter, actress, TV personality, dancer and choreographer with vast experience in designing dance routines for television, movies and music videos. An Emmy, Grammy, MTV Video and American Music Award winner, she has choreographed for, among others, the Academy Awards, the American Music Awards, The Jackson family, The Tracey Ullman Show and Tom Hanks in the famous toy keyboard scene for the movie “Big.”
Formerly a ballerina, Seymour danced with Russia’s renowned Kirov Ballet before beginning her career as an Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress in “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,” “East of Eden” and “Onassis: The Richest Man in the World.”
Milken is co-founder and publisher of Delphinium Books, an advocate for education and medical research and an ardent supporter of access to the arts for people of all ages and backgrounds. In the dance arena, she is a board member of the Los Angeles Ballet, a former board member of the American Ballet Theatre, a recipient of the Westside Ballet’s Bravo Award and three-time co-chair of the Los Angeles Ballet Gala.
This year, Leslie Kavanaugh and Kirsten Sarkisian will be co-chairing the Los Angeles Ballet’s always-glamorous annual evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing. The Apr. 12 affair will also include a performance by the Los Angeles Ballet dancers of excerpts from George Balanchine’s dynamic “Stars and Stripes.”
Tickets range from $500 to $10,000. For further information, call 310 903-8886.