Étoile

The Barre Never Lowers. We Just Reach Higher.

étoile: (noun) /e.twal/
1. : a star or a pattern in the shape of a star
2. : title given to exceptional female dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet

Cincinnati Ballet’s Étoile group continues to bring together our very own superstar women from throughout Cincinnati to connect, network, celebrate, and support each other via exclusive events and behind-the-scenes interactions with today’s outstanding female choreographers, dancers, and community leaders.

“Étoile expands connections through a growing network of relationships and friendships where we can celebrate and support each other professionally and personally. It is a powerful opportunity to learn and grow together.”

Étoile founding member Kay Geiger, President of PNC Bank for Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

Be Connected

September 27, 2017, 8:00-10 :00 AM,
Cincinnati Ballet Studios

Meet & Greet with Dancers

Be Empowered

December 6, 2017, 5:30-8 :00 PM
Frost Brown Todd
Great American Tower at Queen City Square

Women’s Empowerment Forum

Be Engaged

February 7, 2018, 11:45 AM-1:00 PM,
Music Hall

Carmina Burana + Serenade Light Tour

Be Inspired

March 8, 2018, 6:00-8 :00 PM,
Cincinnati Ballet Studios

Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Be Bold

April 2Y 1, 2018, 5:30-8 :00 PM,
Green Room, Aronoff

Bold Moves Dress Rehearsal

Founding Members

Jeanette Altenau

Director of Community Relations
TriHealth

Kay Geiger

President
PNC Bank

Candace McGraw

CEO
Kenton County Airport Board
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Victoria Morgan

Artistic Director
Cincinnati Ballet

Renee Schuler

Chef & Owner
eat well celebrations and feasts

Join the Movement!

Contact Yuliya Johanningmeier for more information.

Phone: 513-562-1103
Email: YJohanningmeier@cballet.org

Founding Members

-JEANETTE ALTENAU
Director of Community Relationships Marketing Communications at TriHealth
-KAY GEIGER
President, Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky at PNC
-CANDACE MCGRAW
Chief Executive Officer at Kenton County Airport Board
-VICTORIA MORGAN
The Sue & Bill Friedlander Artistic Director at Cincinnati Ballet
-RENEE SCHULER
Chef/Owner at EAT WELL

Presenting Partners

Betsy LaMacchia

Karen Maier

Étoile Event Series

Special events for Étoile members

At every level of Étoile membership, you get full access to this exciting series of events!

Étoile members connect with Cincinnati Ballet’s Wardrobe Mistress Diana Vandergriff-Adams as she shares her process for creating and preserving a variety of amazing costumes.

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Heather Britt and The Cincinnati Women’s Club partner in an unexpected way to surprise Victoria Morgan in honor of her 20th season. Shhh, it’s a secret so don’t tell Victoria!

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From novice dancer to professional, discover a new way to move from the master herself, Artistic Director & CEO Victoria Morgan. No experience necessary, and we’ll enjoy a cocktail after class.

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Enjoy an evening full of art! Hear from choreographic phenom Jennifer Archibald as she talks about her collaboration with visual street artist, SWOON. Celebrate the pinnacle of the 2016-2017 season with a private viewing of the final act of The Kaplan New Works.

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Étoile Giving Levels

Help strengthen and inspire female leadership in our community!

Join Cincinnati Ballet’s Étoile Women’s Leadership Group by choosing a giving level.

Étoile Affiliate

$ 1,500

  • 4 series events celebrating female creativity and collaboration
  • 6 tickets to The Kaplan New Works dress rehearsal event April 19, 2017
  • Reserved seating for all Étoile events
  • Recognition in all Cincinnati Ballet production programs for 2016-2017 Season
  • Recognition in full-page ad in The Kaplan New Works performance program
  • Limited series bonus event

Étoile Associate

$ 1,000

  • 4 series events celebrating female creativity and collaboration
  • 4 tickets to The Kaplan New Works dress rehearsal event April 19, 2017
  • Reserved seating for all Étoile events
  • Recognition in all Cincinnati Ballet production programs for 2016-2017 Season
  • Recognition in full-page ad in The Kaplan New Works performance program

Étoile Member

$ 500

  • 4 series events celebrating female creativity and collaboration
  • 2 tickets to The Kaplan New Works dress rehearsal event April 19, 2017
  • Recognition in all Cincinnati Ballet production programs for 2016-2017 Season
  • Recognition in full-page ad in The Kaplan New Works performance programs
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