Stilt walker Gina Defreitas of Aerialicious Entertainment, out on the dance floor during the ball. Friday, April 12, 2013 at the "Night Circus- Masquerade Ball" 11th Anniversary Party of the BYPA (Boston Young Professionals Association). Photo by Laurie Swope
Stilt walker Gina Defreitas of Aerialicious Entertainment, out on the dance floor during the ball. Friday, April 12, 2013 at the "Night Circus- Masquerade Ball" 11th Anniversary Party of the BYPA (Boston Young Professionals Association). Photo by Laurie Swope
The Boston Globe

The Boston Young Professionals Association celebrated its 11-year anniversary on Friday by hosting a masquerade ball inspired by Smith College grad Erin Morgenstern’s novel, “The Night Circus.” Guests were instructed to wear black, white, and red to the party, which was held at the Estate. Entertainment included a performance by a contortionist, Gina DeFreitas’s stylish stilt walking (above), and prizes for best costumes. Revelers at the affair included (at right, from left) Abi Oyegun, May Nambwere, and Christian Mutaba, all of Boston.

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