Brookdale Eau Gallie proudly hosted 2018 Benefit GALA on November 4th 2018.

Fundraising Proceeds went to Benefit: Parkinson’s Foundation and the Melbourne City Ballet Theatre "Sleeping Beauty" production premiering at King Center for the Performing Arts December 28th & 29th 2018!

Gala featured a sneak-peek of Sleeping Beauty Ballet Performance by Melbourne City Ballet Theatre to live symphonic orchestra accompaniment by Satellite Instrumental Music, Hors d'oeuvre & refreshments, Auction, Raffle, and had over 150 guests in attendance! 

We would love to thank our Gala host Brookdale Eau Gallie and Mrs. Cynthia Cooler, our event sponsors, volunteers, dancers & their families, Satellite Instrumental Music, Brookdale residents, and everyone in attendance for their support! 

Event Sponsors:


A Mother’s Touch Movers

Nurse on Call

Melbourne Terrace Rehabilitation Center


Stephen Tobia MD

Soter Senior Living and Family Advocacy

Comforts of Home Care Associates


Bronze & Vendors:

Brownings’s  Pharmacy and Health Care

Sunshine Healthcare Solutions

Vitas Healthcare

Thanks to everyone for attending and supporting these wonderful cause!

Learn more about Parkinson's Foundation & Melbourne City Ballet Theatre:

The Parkinson's Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything they do, they build on the energy, experience and passion of our global Parkinson's community.

Melbourne City Ballet Theatre is a not for profit organization inspired by the need for a full-time, year-round, performing company dedicated to bringing regular dance performances to Brevard's stages. The Board of Directors, along with Artistic Directors Artem Yachmennikov and Ekaterina Vaganova-Yachmennikova, share a vision to consistently provide projects, community outreach programs, and classical training that will bring ballet and the culture of dance arts to the center of life in our community.

Together with National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Melbourne City Ballet Theatre present America’s favorite fairytale, The Sleeping Beauty, providing the opportunity to Brevard's dancers of all ages to share the stage with stars of ballet world and perform for the local audiences! This full-scale production, choreographed by renowned choreographer Marius Petipa, is based on the Brothers Grimm's enchanting fairytale, where love restores life.