Mitzi Gaynor, Christopher Knight, Barry Williams, Claire Sinclair, Bella Electric Strings celebrate Florence Henderson as NBT’s Woman of the Year

Barry Williams, Florence Henderson and Christopher Knight
The Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Black & White Ball, the 42 year-old ballet company’s annual fundraiser held at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The event doubled as a special 80th birthday celebration for its 2014 honoree and ‘Woman of the Year’, acclaimed star Florence Henderson (Pictured: Barry Williams, Florence Henderson and Christopher Knight – Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com)

NBT's 2014 Woman of the Year Florence Henderson
NBT’s 2014 Woman of the Year Florence Henderson

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Christopher Knight and Berry Williams of the Brady Bunch were on hand to help celebrate, as were Mitzi Gaynor, PIN UP star Claire Sinclair, the Bella Electric Strings (Lydia Ansel, Carissa Werner and Princess Ashley) and Chippendales dancers James Davis and Ryan Stuart. 

NBT's 2014 Woman of the Year Florence Henderson
NBT’s 2014 Woman of the Year Florence Henderson

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Chippendales dancers James Davis and Ryan Stuart help Florence Henderson celebrate her 80th birthday
Chippendales dancers James Davis and Ryan Stuart help Florence Henderson celebrate her 80th birthday

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Chippendales dancers James Davis and Ryan Stuart help Florence Henderson celebrate her 80th birthday
Chippendales dancers James Davis and Ryan Stuart help Florence Henderson celebrate her 80th birthday

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Lydia Ansel, Carissa Werner and Princess Ashley
Lydia Ansel, Carissa Werner and Princess Ashley

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

PIN UP star Claire Sinclair
PIN UP star Claire Sinclair

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Former Brady Bunch stars Barry Williams, Florence Henderson and Christopher Knight
Former Brady Bunch stars Barry Williams, Florence Henderson and Christopher Knight

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Christopher Knight
Christopher Knight

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Barry Williams
Barry Williams

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Mitzi Gaynor
Mitzi Gaynor

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Mitzi Gaynor
Mitzi Gaynor

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Florence Henderson and Mitzi Gaynor
Florence Henderson and Mitzi Gaynor

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Claire Sinclair and Florence Henderson
Claire Sinclair and Florence Henderson

Photo: © Scott Harrison/ RETNA/ www.harrisonphotos.com.

Florence Henderson: Broadway, film and television star; singer, spokeswoman, humanitarian and motivational speaker, Florence Henderson’s career has spanned every inch of the entertainment industry from the 1950s until today. Known for being America’s most beloved “TV Mom,” from her time on the ABC sitcom, The Brady Bunch, this all-around talent has made an indelible mark throughout each decade of her illustrious career.

From cooking shows to talk shows, to variety shows; to thousands of guest appearances and numerous product endorsements, Florence Henderson’s career began at age 17 when she enrolled in New York’s prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Shortly thereafter, her talents were noticed by Rodgers and Hammerstein who commissioned her to play the lead in the national tour of OKLAHOMA! Over the past 50 years, she has established herself as one of the world’s leading entertainers, being ranked by TV Land and Entertainment Weekly “as one of the greatest TV icons.”

Whether on stage, screen, feature films, television or the printed page, her legion of fans internationally and nationally can count on her to continue sharing the many talents she possesses, and the warmth and exuberance with which she does so.

For more information about the Nevada Ballet Theater, visit NevadaBallet.com.