One night only – not to be missed!

Last season, a sold-out house welcomed famed dancers from around the world to the Capitol Theatre stage. Back by popular demand, join Ballet West for Night of Shining Stars 2017 – a glittering evening featuring breathtaking performances in a dazzling one-night-only event that is not to be missed.

This year’s confirmed talent for Night of Shining Stars includes:

  • Megan Fairchild and Gonzalo Garcia, both New York City Ballet Principal Dancers, will perform a pas de deux from George Balanchine’s salute to America, Stars and Stripes.
  • Ballet West Principal Artists Beckanne Sisk and Chase O’Connell will perform Swan Lake’s White Swan pas de deux.
  • Viengsay Valdés, Premier Dancer with National Ballet of Cuba, and Brooklyn Mack from The Washington Ballet, will perform a pas de deux from Diana and Acteon.
  • Dancing with the Stars’ Afton Delgrosso Wilson and Ryan Di Lello will perform a Latin ballroom routine.
  • Ballet West’s Principal Artist Emily Adams and First Soloist Adrian Fry will perform the pas de deux from George Balanchine’s Chaconne.
  • Soloist Skylar Brandt and Corps Artist Gabe Stone Shayer, both with American Ballet Theatre will perform Gulnare Pas d’Esclave from Le Corsaire.

More international stars of ballet and dance will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets start at just $25 (Orchestra seats from $40).
$99 tickets include a post-performance reception with the artists.

Single Tickets on sale now!


February 25 Evening 8:00 pm


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Join us for a Dessert Reception and Autograph Signing session with the Stars of the “Night of Shining Stars” performance:
10 pm to Midnight
The Capitol Room and the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre West Lobby

Please check in with the Registration Desk at the conclusion of the performance (no physical ticket for this event; your name will be on a list).
This reception is included with all $99 ticket purchases (Orchestra 1, Grand Tier 1, and Mezzanine 1 seats).

For patrons not sitting in Orchestra 1, Grand Tier 1, and Mezzanine 1 seating, you can add the reception to your Night of Shining Stars 2017 experience by purchasing below: