ATLANTIC CITY – The Atlantic City Ballet will continue its 40th anniversary celebration with an “Anniversary Gala” Saturday, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 4 at Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino. A VIP reception will be held at 6 p.m.

The event features a plated dinner, dancing and a salute to the ballet’s accomplished alumni from the past 40 years. Proceeds from the evening will support the ballet’s tradition of dance excellence and inspiring passion for future generations.

To kick off its spring season, the Atlantic City Ballet will perform the premier of “Carmina Burana” 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at the Circus Maximus Theater at Caesars. To round out its performances, the company will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” 5 p.m. Sunday, March 26 and “Carmen” 7 p.m. Saturday, April 15.

Founded in 1982, by international ballerina Phyllis Papa, the Atlantic City Ballet is comprised of professional dancers from around the world. Although their home base is at Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, the ballet has performed in theaters along the east coast and across the country. Since its inception, the Atlantic City Ballet has served as one of the cultural treasures of New Jersey and continues a tradition of dance excellence for future generations of ballet audiences.

Tickets for the Anniversary Gala and all performances are available for purchase at

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Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.