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Studio: 276-623-0822

Fax: 423-878-3960


Email: deecoler@icloud.com

Email: deirdre423@icloud.com


18174 Lee Highway

Abingdon, VA 24210



Turn Out for the Cure

Susan G. Komen of East Tennessee and Highlands Ballet Company present Turn Out for the Cure

Saturday, October 6. Doors at 6:30 | Performance at 7:30 

Susan G. Komen of East Tennessee and The Highlands Ballet are joining forces to present a gala fundraiser and performance at Paramount Bristol on Saturday, October 6. The community is invited to “Turn out for the Cure” to make a difference for those in our community who are battling breast cancer – while supporting the performing arts. 

Your $50 ticket (plus applicable venue fees) includes admission, desserts & drinks, live & silent auctions, and thrilling performances of short works by the dancers of the acclaimed Highlands Ballet. 

The evening’s entertainment begins with excerpts of original choreography from Highlands Ballet’s repertoire – “Gershwin, by George,” “Hallelujah,” and the new All That Jazz. In addition, the company will present a sneak preview of Magic Butterfly, a brand new ballet that will debut at Paramount Bristol later this year. Magic Butterfly is a collaboration with composer Evelyn Pursley-Kopitzke and the Paramount Chamber Players. 

During the evening, patrons can bid on fabulous auction packages including trips, event tickets, and other luxury items including a pink Fender Stratocaster guitar. Everyone will enjoy refreshments donated by award-winning local bakeries, restaurants, & breweries. 

The mission of Susan G. Komen East TN is to provide funding for breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in our 24 counties, including the Knoxville and Tri-Cities regions.

Highlands Ballet, located in Abingdon, VA provides support and inspiration for young and aspiring dancers in a wholesome and friendly atmosphere. In addition to fostering an appreciation for the art of dance, Highlands Ballet offers a tiered program of training for students emphasizing technical and artistic excellence.













Can't attend but still want to support Highlands Ballet?  We have many options available for both personal and corporate sponsorships.  Call our director, Deirdre Cole, at 423-963-9007 to discuss the benefits of sponsoring Highlands Ballet Company.