The 2008 Balls and Galas Chairs Photoshoot

Ashley Taylor and Winston Lord

Washington Ballet’s Jete? Society: and Winston Lord. (Photo by )

Ashley Taylor
Co-Chair of the Washington Ballet’s Jete Society Dance Party
What is the most enjoyable part of planning a gala?
Focusing on creative details that make the party stand out.
Do you have a favorite hair and/or makeup artist for formal occasions?
Ismail Tekin and Carl Ray at the Four Seasons.
What do you think is the best dish to serve at a gala?
Chicken, mashed potatoes, and asparagus. Something simple and universally liked.

Winston Lord
Co-Chair of the Washington Ballet’s Jete Society Dance Party
What do you consider to be your greatest gala success to date?
Last year’s Jete Society. We sold out over 800 tickets in three days.
What the best advice you’ve ever received about chairing a fundraiser?
Have great music and keep the talking heads to a minimum. Bring attention to your cause in unique ways.
What do you do the day after the gala is over?
Sleep in and drink lots of water.

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