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The National Ballet’s Diamond Gala: A sparkling evening full of dining and dancing raises $1.2-million

Jorn Weisbrodt, Rufus Wainwright and Emmanuelle Gattuso

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Principal Dancers Jillian Vanstone, Greta Hodgkinson, Heather Ogden and Xiao Nan Yu

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First Soloist Elena Lobsanova and Ivan Fecan

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Dance installation at The National Ballet’s Diamond Gala. More than$1.2-million was raised at a sparkling gala full of dining and dancing

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David Binet and Robert Binet

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Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan,

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Greta Hodgkinson and Artists of the Ballet in Silence Screams Venom.

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Lloyd Robertson and Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson

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Guests at the main reception

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Karen Kain and Albert Schultz

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The dinner onstage at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

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Dance installation The National Ballet’s Diamond Gala. More than$1.2-million was raised at a sparkling gala full of dining and dancing

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