Pas de Cheval will benefit The Georgia Ballet, a local nonprofit committed to inspiring the public through professional ballet performance, unparalleled dance training, and meaninful community outreach.  Its Arts in Education provides free dance instruction through Momentum, created for Title I schoolchildren, and Danceability, designed for children with physical and mental challenges. Learn more at www.georgiaballet.org.

The GFWC Atlanta Woman’s Club, a philanthropic organization made up of women who work together to improve our local community, is extremely proud to host and sponsor The Georgia Ballet's first annual Pas de Cheval event. Learn more at www.atlwc.org.

For details on Sponsorship opportunities or to donate auction items, please contact Susan Zealy szealy@georgiaballet.org or 770.528.0881.


Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 4 to 8 pm EST 

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The Wimbish House
1150 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

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For additional information about The Atlanta Woman's Club's Seeded Event Program please contact Communication Coordinator Tonya Watson: tonyaswatson@gmail.com or Event Chair Karen Clydesdale: karenclydesdale@bellsouth.net.

The Georgia Ballet c/o Susan Zealy: szealy@georgiaballet.org or 770.528.0881. 

Transportation & Parking:

Parking Company of America (located at 1100 Peachtree, adjacent to The Wimbish House)           

UBER (on-demand transportation via mobile app, download at uber.com) 

MARTA Rail:  Arts Center Station (0.33 miles NW, located at 1225 West Peachtree Street NW)

Midtown Station (0.41 miles SW, located at 41 10th Street NE)                                           


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the first annual Kentucky Derby Day social

Pas de Cheval

to benefit The Georgia Ballet

hosted by The Atlanta Woman's Club

Saturday, May 7, 4-8 pm 

Bet the Derby Day Daily Double!

The EARLYBIRD discount has been extended!  Get 2 Pas de Cheval tickets for $150 when you purchase your Kentucky Derby tickets.  Starting price is $100 per person, so it’s a sure bet. The payoff? You’re both big winners!

Use code EARLYBIRD for discount.

See The Run for the Roses live-streamed from the track as you support the beauty and accessibility of dance.  Named for the elegant "horse's step" in classical ballet, Pas de Cheval is the first annual Derby Day to benefit The Georgia Ballet.  The Atlanta Woman's Club, through its Seeded Event Program, is proud to sponsor and host this event at its historic Midtown venue, The Wimbish House. 

 At Pas de Cheval, you and your special guests will enjoy: 

  • complimentary mint juleps, whiskey tastings and scrumptions Southern delectables
  • silent  auction
  • wine pull 
  • 50/50 horse race raffle
  • guests' stylish spring hats and Derby fashions
  • opportunity to experience The Wimbish House, one of Atlanta's historic mansions

Tickets are $100 per person and may be purchased online through the link  below. If you know others who may be interested in this event, feel free to invite them by forwarding this email.  Proceeds from Pas de Cheval benefit The Georgia Ballet.  See you in the Winner's Circle!


About The Georgia Ballet 

Founded in 1960 by Marietta native Iris Hensley, The Georgia Ballet is a nonprofit arts organization with a resident professional company that offers diverse performances of classical and contemporary works for audiences of all ages, a school for students and adults that focuses on classical ballet, augmented by classes in tap, modern dance, jazz, and hip hop,  and community outreach programs that introduce children to the artistry and athleticism of dance through free instruction and mentoring. 

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