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Raising the Barre Gala

Tupelo Ballet's 1st Annual Raising the Barre Gala is a celebration of the Legacy created by the Ballet and its community. Help us celebrate this 40th Anniversary Season by joining us at The Raising the Barre Gala.

Saturday, January 21st, 2023

Please join us in our 40th Anniversary Celebration at the 1st Annual Raising the Barre Gala

Event Starts at 6:30pm

At Tupelo Cotton Mill 300 Elliott St

Tupelo, MS 38804

Diamond: (3) $1000 - 8 event tickets & 8 tickets to Sleeping Beauty

Ruby: (2) $500 - 4 event tickets & 4 tickets to Sleeping Beauty
Emerald: (1) $250--2 event tickets & 2 tickets to Sleeping Beauty
Individual Tickets: $50 Per Person

*Black Tie Optional

Due to printing deadlines, any sponsorships purchased after 12pm Tuesday, January 17th will not be listed on our sponsor posters at the gala. We still welcome and encourage your support! 

Sponsorship Invitation Letter

Dear Friends,

This year marks Tupelo Ballet’s 40th season, a milestone that is a testament to our devoted dance community and the dedication of Founder and Artistic Director, Sharon Long. To kick off the holiday season we will be presenting our 40th annual production of The Nutcracker, along with Sleeping Beauty in the spring. For four decades Tupelo Ballet has presented quality, full length ballet productions and provided numerous performance opportunities for dance students. This has all been made possible by the support of our community’s commitment to the arts and arts education.

We look forward to celebrating this landmark season at our Raising the Barre Gala on January 21, 2023, and we hope you will join us! This event will commemorate forty years of Tupelo Ballet, showcase our company members, and honor our graduating seniors. Our gala will also serve as a fundraising event to ensure the future of Tupelo Ballet. We are grateful for the support you have shown us in the past and hope you will consider sponsoring our event at one of the levels below.

Diamond $1000     (Includes 8 event tickets and 8 tickets to 2023 Spring Ballet Production)

Ruby $500               (Includes 4 event tickets and 4 tickets to 2023 Spring Ballet Production)

Emerald $250         (Includes 2 event tickets and 2 tickets to 2023 Spring Ballet Production)

                                *Contributions are 100% tax deductible

As another option, or in addition to the sponsorship levels, we invite you to help with this event by contributing a bottle of wine for our wine pull or by donating an item to include in our silent auction. We appreciate your consideration to help us celebrate this momentous occasion and hope we can count on your support.


Tupelo Ballet Board of Directors

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