Over the past 10 years, BalletX has had major impact on the creation of new choreographic works, and on the dancers and choreographers behind world premiere ballets, establishing Philadelphia as a home for bold new dance. The company has commissioned over 60 new works and collaborated with over 200 artists from across the country and the world. Annual gifts impact every aspect of our work to bolster what is most important about BalletX: our commitment to artists, our emphasis on new work, and our engagement with the greater Philadelphia community.
Every gift in any amount makes a true difference to our company! We truly appreciate your support.
Those who make a gift of $1 or more receive benefits! The Friends Circle is an active and engaged part of our community whose members enjoy a deeper connection to BalletX through special benefits and events.
- Recognition in the BalletX Annual Report
- Invitation to attend annual Donor & Subscriber Appreciation Rehearsal
Friend: $75 to $249
All the benefits of Fan level, plus:
- Recognition in the BalletX performance series programs for one year from date of gift
- Early access to season tickets
Advocate: $250 to $499
All the benefits of Friend level, plus:
- Early access to annual Premier Party gala tickets
- 10% discount on BalletX merchandise
Donors who make a gift of $500 or more are invited to join BalletX’s Production Circle. Production Circle members provide integral support for the company’s goal to build a stronger community through dance. The Production Circle receives enhanced benefits and behind-the-scenes access through special events. Visit our Galas & Events page for upcoming Production Circle events.
All benefits of Advocate level plus:
- Invitation to studio intermission receptions during each performance series with wine and refreshments
- Invitation for two to Production Circle Open Rehearsals for each performance series (three per year)
- Exclusive limited-run season souvenir
Designer: $1,000 – $2,499
All benefits of Apprentice level plus:
- Invitation for two to series Opening Night After Party with dancers, choreographers, and the BalletX Artistic team (three per year)
Composer: $2,500 – $4,999
All benefits of Designer level plus:
- Invitation to attend annual Choreographic Fellow Rehearsal and Reception
Donors at the $5,000 level and above join The Premiere Circle, which plays a key role in supporting BalletX’s world-class artistic programming. Members receive access to intimate events and exclusive attention that maintains a close personal connection to the company’s creative process.
All benefits of the Composer level, plus:
- Private invitation for four to an afternoon studio rehearsal on the date of your choosing (dates subject to change pending company calendars)
- Invitation to an exclusive Director’s Luncheon during a season performance series
- Invitation for four to attend the series Dress Rehearsal (three per year)
Choreographer: $10,000 to $24,999
All the benefits of Dancer level, plus:
- Framed and signed photo of your favorite BalletX dancer or work
- Afternoon rehearsal followed by lunch with Artistic and Executive Director Christine Cox (dates subject to change pending company calendars)
- Opportunity to underwrite a series choreographer or composer
Director’s Circle members are BalletX’s closest group of supporters, and make gifts of $25,000 or more to help to guarantee the future of innovative contemporary ballet programming in Philadelphia. Members enjoy a unique experience with the company, tailored to their lifestyle and designed to facilitate a close connection with BalletX.
Director: $25,000 to $49,999
All the benefits of Choreographer level, plus:
- Private dinner for six at your home or venue of choice with Artistic and Executive Director Christine Cox and BalletX dancers.
- Recognition on BalletX donor signage during performance series, displayed prominently in the Wilma Theater lobby (valid for length of fiscal year during which gift is made)
- Recognition in BalletX touring performance programs
- Opportunity to underwrite a World Premiere ballet
Producer: $50,000 to $99,999
All the benefits of Director level, plus:
- Acknowledgment in Director’s Opening Remarks on Opening Night of each series
- Recognition as a lead BalletX supporter in company press materials
- Recognition on stage during BalletX’s annual fundraising gala, The Premier Party
- Opportunity to underwrite a series production
Champion: $100,000 or more
All the benefits of Producer level, plus:
- Opportunity to underwrite outreach or programming initiative of choice
- Additional ticket invitations for rehearsals and behind-the-scenes events
- Priority service from BalletX staff
- Additional benefits tailored to your interest