As many around the world know, once a year, Wiener Staatsoper transforms its ballroom for the Vienna
Opera Ball to create a gala of “unique splendor and allure, the ball of all balls.” For a single night, opera
and ballet performances glamor the audience—celebrities from around the world from culture,
business, politics, academia and sports alike flock to the Vienna Opera Ball.
While the ballet performances are traditionally done by a male and female, this year there will be a
performance by two individuals who identify as non-binary, shatt...