The 25th Anniversary Gala: A Silver Masquerade Ball
This year's gala was a smashing success!
Here's a slideshow of photos from the big night. More photos from the event can be viewed here.
News & Updates
May 20, 2013: Carnevale di Venezia: A Silver Success!
What a fantastic evening we had at our 25th anniversary gala, Masquerade Ball: Carnevale di Venezia! There were jugglers, stilt walkers, endlessly amusing acrobats, live music and a delightful array of treats, libations and prizes. Our guests arrived dressed to the nines and donning some truly beautiful and playful masks. What a Carnevale it was!
April 25, 2013: Gala Blast From the Past!
The gala is just two weeks away! Who's excited? Before the big night, let’s take a stroll down memory lane and look at photos from a couple of our previous galas.
April 17, 2013: Masques, Makeup and Costume Ideas, Oh My!
The title says it all. If you need a little costume inspiration for our upcoming 25th anniversary gala, Carnevale di Venezia, look no further!
April 5, 2013: Masquerade in Theater and Film!
Carnevale and masquerade balls have long played an important role in plays, films and literature. Masquerades allow for anonymity, mystery and excitement. They provide the chance for a person to be daring, to become an actor for one night. Here are a few of our favorites!
March 25, 2013: Carnevale Ogni Scherzo Vale: Anything Goes at Carnevale!
The Carnevale di Venezia is one of the world’s best parties. Our annual gala is one of Portland’s best parties, but to celebrate our silver anniversary we decided to up the ante. So we're throwing a Silver Masquerade Ball! What better way to honor 25 amazing years of creating theater? To get you in a festive mood, we take a quick look at the history of the Carnevale.
Find your costume inspiration through our Pinterest page here.
For more information
Learn more about sponsoring our gala here.
To become a table host or sponsor, contact Associate Development Director Jennifer Goldsmith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.445.3748.
To donate to the live auction, contact Special Events Manager Kavita Jhaveri at email@example.com or 503.445.3743.
See you at the ball!
A very special thanks to our sponsors
Aequitas Capital Management
Sharon & Keith Barnes
Benson Industries Inc.
Steve & Vikki Mee Cox
Davis Wright Tremaine
Express Employment Professionals
Gulick, Tasca & Paul
Lynne & Craig Johnston
Oregonian Publishing Company
Precision Castparts Corp
Ritz Family Foundation
Marcy & Richard Schwartz
Stoel Rives LLP
Washington Trust Bank
West Coast Productions
AMEC Earth & Environmental
Graham & Peggy Crow
Gayle & Mike Davis
Merrill Lynch Corporation
Jim & Judy North
Stan & Susanne Penkin
Helen & Jerry Stern
Julie & Ted Vigeland
Viridian Reclaimed Wood
Barb & Taylor, JT West
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