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Pointe the Way

Know Before You Go
All the details you need to attend Pointe the Way

Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance
701 North Tryon Street at 10th Street in Uptown Charlotte
(next to the McColl Center for Visual Art)

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Complimentary valet parking will be available. The valet stand will be set up at the 10th Street building entrance. We recommend you use Tryon Street to reach the 10th Street entrance.

Check-in will begin at 6:30PM in the lobby of the Center for Dance. You will be given a name tag with your bid number for the auction. We are encouraging guests that will participate in the Silent Auction to pre-register their credit cards at check in this year.  This will enable you to quickly pick up your winning items at the Express Check-Out line and avoid waiting in what is sure to be a much longer line for those that did not pre-register.    

Please email the name(s) of your guest(s) to lsheppard@ncdance.org if you have not already done so. 

Festive/Cocktail Attire

In addition to the auction, guests may participate in a raffle.  Prices are $10 for 10 tickets, $15 for Deloitte Employee Discount

15 tickets and $20 for 25 tickets. Winners will be drawn and contacted next week.

6:30 PM
Enjoy delicious fare from City Smoke, Open Bar including the TuTu-tini
Live Music by Charlene Williams and Friends
Raffle and Silent Auction bidding begins – click here to preview the Raffle and Auction items

8:30 PM
Silent Auction closes
Remarks from NC Dance Theatre
Excerpt from 1st Movement of Western Symphony** Anna Gerberich and Gregory Taylor
Dessert and Coffee
Live Auction
Live Music, Dancing and Raffle continue

9:45 PM
Silent Auction checkout begins

**Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Restaged by Patricia McBride
Music: “Western Symphony,” Hershey Kay by arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. publisher and copyright owner
Original Lighting by Jean Rosenthal
Costumes by Karinska
The performance of Western Symphony, a Balanchine ® Ballet, is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Service standards established and provided by the Trust.