Black & White Ball

NBT’s annual Black & White Ball is a cherished event for many in the Las Vegas community and has been called the crème de la crème of Las Vegas social events. Funds raised from the event support NBT’s professional company productions at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts; its affiliated school, the Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre; and Education and Outreach programs that reach approximately 20,000 students a year.

Announcements will soon be made about our 2021 Black & White Ball including the event date, venue, table pricing, sponsorship opportunities, VIP events and, of course, our 2021 Woman of the Year.

With a rich history of honoring female pioneers beginning in 1985 with Elaine Wynn, the Black & White Ball has grown to become of Las Vegas’ preeminent society and fashion events. An array of female icons have been recognized through the years for their achievements in the arts and philanthropy including Debbie Reynolds, Chita Rivera, Celine Dion, Marie Osmond, Bette Midler, Mitzi Gaynor, Debbie Allen, Olivia Newton-John, Vanessa Williams, Giada De Laurentiis and Rita Moreno among others. Most recently, NBT recognized the achievements of country pop icon Shania Twain in 2020.

Funds raised from the event support NBT’s professional company productions at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts; its affiliated school, the Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre; and Education and Outreach programs that reach approximately 20,000 students a year.