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Halifax Dance

Halifax Dance has been a leader in dance education since 1973 and is widely considered to be the pre-eminent dance institute east of Montreal. For almost four decades, Halifax Dance has been an integral part of our regions’ artistic culture by educating, instructing and producing professional dancers as well as contributing to the creative growth of dancers of all ages, abilities and communities in countless ways. 

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As a guest of the Halifax Viennese Opera Ball, you will revel in a memorable experience that is steeped in elegance and cultural tradition.Halifax Dance’s Viennese Opera Ball features an outstanding evening of elegance and culture, inspired by the grand balls of Europe. The evening begins with a champagne reception, followed by fine dining and amazing performances. Prepare to be mesmerized by Symphony Nova Scotia, The National Ballet of Canada and the superb headliner, Daniela Fally.



All proceeds raised from The Viennese Opera Ball will be directed to the ongoing development of our educational programming and to the expanding operations of Halifax Dance.  Whether aspiring to a professional career or purely indulging curiosities of movement, our students are encouraged to discover their own creative movement potential under the care and guidance of leading dance professionals. We strive to create a healthy artistic community for the purpose of enriching all areas of society. To continue to do this, we need you- generous financial partners who share our belief that exposure to the arts can be a catalyst for positive change in our culture.  Your support will enable Halifax Dance to continue to provide the highest standard of dance excellence in Nova Scotia contributing not only to our own communities but nation wide.



The tradition of the Vienna Opera Ball (Opernball) dates back to 1877 when Emperor Franz Joseph I deemed that ballrooms be inclusive of the wider community and that their events be an impetus for economic and tourist growth. Since then, hundreds of balls are hosted across Austria every year, but the Vienna Opernball is considered to be the social highlight of the season. Attended by royalty, dignitaries, socialites, and celebrities, the Opernball epitomizes the luxury, elegance and distinguished culture of Vienna.

Glamour from the days of old combined with renowned artists and invited guests, make the Vienna Opera Ball a spectacle to behold. Today it remains one of the most sought after tickets in the world.