Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company’s ‘Cabaret of Fools’ coming up
On Saturday, March 31, the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company will present the 8th annual Cabaret of Fools Benefit Gala & Auction.
The event will be held at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, in Salt Lake City, at 6:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $75 for season-ticket holders and $85 for the public and are available by calling (801) 297-4236 or visiting http://www.ririewoodbury.com . Tickets will be $100 at the door.
Guests will be enchanted by this classy and charmingly flamboyant affair featuring brilliant entertainment, stunning floral displays, delicious food and exciting auction items.
Entertainment for the evening will be provided by Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company and local jazz group, Haywire Outfit and will include an original collaboration with the Company.
Designed to raise funds for its celebrated statewide educational and artistic programming, the live and silent auctions will feature more than 100 items and offer up something exciting for everyone. Items include luxury penthouses in Park City and Puerto Vallarta to a Real Salt Lake package to a Utah Shakespeare Festival package including tickets, flight and hotel.
Guests will also enjoy the tasty and varied fare of 7 Featured Chefs from Aristo’s, Carrie’s Cakes, Angela’s Catering, Christopher’s Prime Steak House & Grill, P.F. Chang’s, Tin Angel Café and Vinto.
The event is sponsored in part by: Edward Jones, Rio Tinto, Zions Bank, Durham Jones & Pinegar, Select Health, KeyBank, Vinto, Mary Dillin Shurtleff, Gene Davis, Judy Daly & Joel Deaton, Bick Robbins, Jena Woodbury & Casey Jarman, Effen Vodka, Maker’s Mark, Every Blooming Thing and Modern Display.
Guests are encouraged to don their debonair eveningwear and be prepared to kick up their heels, and "tip their hats" to statewide dance education. Prizes are in store for the most foolish, flamboyant, and fabulous hats. Come see and be seen at what has consistently been dubbed, "The Party of the Year."
The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is as strong as ever in its 48th year, and still impacts the educational experiences of more than 35,000 schoolchildren annually with statewide lecture-demonstrations, regional in-depth dance residencies and performances at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and Capitol Theatre.
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