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Galas & Events

30th Next Wave Gala

Thu, Sep 27, 2012
  • 6:15PM
Peter Jay Sharp Building and One Hanson Place
September 2012
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Thursday September 27, 2012
Performances no longer available.

Join us as we toast two cultural milestones: the 30th edition of BAM's Next Wave Festival and the 40th anniversary of Garth Fagan Dance.

6:15pm Cocktail Reception
Lepercq Space
BAM / Peter Jay Sharp Building / 30 Lafayette Ave / Brooklyn

7:30pm Performance
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House / Peter Jay Sharp Building

World Premiere of Lighthouse / Lightning Rod
Griot New York (excerpts)

Garth Fagan Dance and the Wynton Marsalis Septet
Concept and Choreography by Garth Fagan
Original Music Composed and Arranged by Wynton Marsalis
Scenic Design by Alison Saar and Martin Puryear

9:30pm Gala Dinner with the Artists
Skylight One Hanson
One Hanson Place / Brooklyn
(steps away from BAM)

Tables for 10 guests are $15,000, $25,000, and $50,000. Individual tickets to the cocktail reception, performance, and dinner start at $1,500. A limited number of $150 tickets to the cocktail reception and performance are also available. 

Proceeds benefit BAM and Garth Fagan Dance.

Honorary Chair:

Wynton Marsalis

Honorary Next Wave Festival Corporate Chair:

Pamela Codispoti
Executive Vice President of Global Commercial Services
American Express


Ursula Burns
Chairman & CEO
Xerox Corporation

Jonathan F.P. & Diana Calthorpe Rose

Adi Shamir & Richard D. Baron

Joseph A. Stern

Nora Ann Wallace & Jack Nusbaum

Décor by Fleurs Bella
Restaurateur: Great Performances

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