Dancers' Circle

Major donors to New York City Ballet who give $6,500 or more annually provide the foundation for New York City Ballet's success and stability. Your gift gives NYCB the ability to attract and retain world-class dancers, choreographers, musicians, and composers as well as generate new work that is meaningful to contemporary audiences.


Levels and Benefits


PARTNERS' CIRCLE  $6,500
($250 non tax-deductible)

All benefits of membership in Circle of Friends, including:
  • Access to the private Patron Lounge
  • Invitations to panels and intimate in-studio discussions featuring Company dancers and artistic staff
  • Recognition in Playbill
  • Access to a personal pre-performance backstage tour
As well as exclusive privileges including:
  • Concierge service for subscription and ticket requests and access to the best seats in the house, including First Ring and prime Orchestra locations
  • Invitation to the annual President’s Event with dancers and members of the Board of Directors
  • Invitation to a special reception celebrating the start of the season
  • Opportunities to join the Company on tour
  • Invitation to an informal showing of new works during New York Choreographic Institute’s Summer Session
CONDUCTORS' CIRCLE  $10,000+ 
($350 non tax-deductible)

Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Increased priority for subscription and ticket requests to the best seats in the house
  • Opportunities to explore selected works in the repertory in-depth through conversations with New York City Ballet ballet masters and other artists in a small group setting
CHOREOGRAPHERS' CIRCLE  $15,000+
($535 non tax-deductible)

Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Increased priority for subscription and ticket requests to the best seats in the house
  • Listing on the David H. Koch Theater recognition wall in the Patron Lounge
  • Observe a rehearsal in a studio setting
  • Invitation to an informal showing of new works during New York Choreographic Institute’s Fall, Spring, and Summer Sessions
  • Opportunity to designate gifts to the New Combinations Fund, which supports the creation of new choreography
MUSIC DIRECTORS' CIRCLE  $25,000+
($535 non tax-deductible)

Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Increased priority for subscription and ticket requests to the best seats in the house
  • Invitation to intimate special event with the Ballet Master in Chief, Music Director, other artists, and members of the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to observe the performance of a favorite ballet from the wings (limited to two individuals, once each year, and subject to prior arrangement and staging considerations)
  • Designate your gift for a specific production or program of interest, with special acknowledgement of your support
BALLET MASTERS' CIRCLE  $50,000+
($535 non tax-deductible)

Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Increased priority for subscription and ticket requests to the best seats in the house
  • Complimentary use of the Patron Lounge once a year for a private, pre-performance dinner or reception, subject to availability
  • Private viewing of a studio rehearsal (limited to two people, twice per year, and subject to prior arrangement)
FOUNDERS' CIRCLE  $100,000+
($535 non tax-deductible)

Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Please call Elena Quevedo in the Advancement Office at (212) 870-5680 for custom benefits.

For information on joining the Dancers’ Circle, please contact Elena Quevedo at (212) 870-5680 or email equevedo@nycballet.com.

Benefits subject to change.