10th Anniversary Spring Gala

Please join us!

BAL is 10 and we are celebrating with our first-ever gala: an evening of music, food, dancing and curiosities. 

Thursday, April 19, 7–10 pm
Prospect Park Picnic House (95 Prospect Park West)

2018 Honoree: Jacqueline Hart

The 2018 Gala will honor Jaqueline Hart, an early and devoted friend to BAL and Vice President for Strategic Learning, Research, and Evaluation at American Jewish World Service.
Buy Tickets

Buy online or save the fees by emailing this form to gala@brooklynactinglab.org, and mailing a check (made payable to Brooklyn Acting Lab) to Brooklyn Acting Lab Gala, 1012 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215.

Become a Sponsor

Our sponsors receive print and digital recognition and other great benefits as listed above. In addition, we are fortunate to be working with a full-service, pro bono PR firm and will have media running before and after our event and also attending! All Gala proceeds will benefit the BAL Youth Scholarship Fund. To inquire about becoming a sponsor, email gala@brooklynactinglab.org.

Silent Auction Sneak Peek
  • Acoustic Guitar signed by Little Steven Van Zandt from The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation
  • Tickets to Avenue Q at New World Stages
  • 2 VIP tickets to Late Night with Seth Meyers from NBC Universal
  • 4 Tickets to the NY Yankees – Legends Suites Experience
  • Tour of the United Nations
  • 3-night Getaway in the Catskills
  • 2 Lumen Flame Projectors by Adam Frank Incorporated
  • Silver Helios Necklace from Alex Jewelry Studio
  • Private, customized Pilates Group Party at BodyTonic
  • Dream Design Day/Gift Certificate for your teen at Appaman
  • 2018–19 Membership at Atlantic Theatre Company
  • Beauty Haul Gift Basket from Claire McCormack and Indie Beauty Expo
  • Tickets to Greg Proops show at The Bell House PLUS Private tour and tasting at Interboro Spirits & Ales
  • Shopping Party at Bhoomki Ethical Fashion Boutique PLUS Gift Card to Sara June Salon
  • Boutique Birthday Party from Brooklyn Kids Crafts
  • Sweat set from BYKLYN
  • 14k Gold Star Earrings from Catbird Jewelry
  • Relax & Restore for 2 at cityWell, a Boutique Bathhouse
  • Vouchers for Ripped Kids, Ripped Moms and Weekend Warriors from Rachel and Nick at Body Elite Gym
  • Crepe Party for 4 at Couleur Café & Wine Bar
  • Facial at d’mai Urban Spa
  • Haircut at Danka Panka
  • Gift Certificate at Bird
  • 14k Gold and Rose Quartz Earrings from Gillian Conroy Fine Jewelry
  • Gift Basket from Handmade Brooklyn Collective
  • Private Cooking Class for 2 from Heather Ramsdell, food writer & teacher PLUS Gift Certificate to Slope Cellars
  • Photography session with Inside the Box Photography
  • 3-hour session with Personal Stylist Jocelyn Kaye
  • Nutrition consultation with Laura Corrin
  • 14k Gold and Labradorite Earrings from Melissa Joy Manning
  • Personal style session with Ashley Gold Kanfer
  • Music Lesson with Robert Cowie Music
  • Ido Portal Movement Class Package at NYC Movement Co.
  • Interior Design Coaching & Consultation with Sara Fitzpatrick Design
  • One week of Pop-Up Restaurant Camp for your Teen or ‘Tween at The Dynamite Shop
  • Outdoor Headshot Session with Kristina Gibb Photography
  • Street Photography Class with Joshua Kristal
  • Massage at Slope Wellness
Meet the Performers
Host Committee

Neely Cather
Todd Cather
Christine Coogan
Matthew Coogan
Jennnifer DeLuca
Emily Duda
Allyson Fisher
Sara Fitzpatrick
Amy Globus
Lizanne Hart
Lynn Husum
Dawn Kamerling
Carolina MacWright Rubio
Sara Murphy
Rachel Pecker
Sunary Rintharamy
Courtney Rohler
Joanna Ruiz
Adina Sales
Janeen Saltman
Jodi Susman
Amy Tate

Sponsored by

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JKS Events


Lizanne Hart Design


The Press House






Charlie Pigott, Corcoran Real Estate

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Danka Panka

Todd & Neely Cather

The Alexandra Tilly Rettler Children's Foundation

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Brooklyn Liquors


Marc Goldberg Photo

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Kristina Gibb Photography

Linnea & Mike Mavrides


Denise Fasanello Flowers


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