Circle of Friends

As a member of NYCB’s Circle of Friends, with your donation of $100 to $7,499, you become a partner in the creative process and help support the Company’s excellence, launch new works, and keep performances affordable and accessible for new audiences. You’ll also become a Company insider with access to opportunities and services that will enhance your experience as an audience member.

 

Levels and Benefits

 
($15 non tax-deductible)
 
  • Admission for two to a total of four working rehearsals during repertory seasons, on your choice of dates
  • Invitation for two to select working dress rehearsals
  • View select Orchestra rehearsals during the repertory season
  • Admission to NYCB Seminars
  • 15% discount at New York City Ballet’s Gift Shop
  • Invitation to a members-only reception
  • Subscription to exclusive Company e-newsletters
($15 non tax-deductible)
 
Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Four additional working rehearsals (total of eight)
  • Priority ticket handling for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™*
  • Special members-only ticket price to attend the elegant Annual Luncheon*
  • Members-only ticket pricing to Glass After Class, a beginner’s ballet class lead by Company members and featuring Company pianists*
($95 non tax-deductible)
 
Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Two additional working rehearsals (total of ten)
  • Access to the Patron Lounge with a guest during select intermissions of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker
  • Special members-only ticket price to attend the Fall and Spring Gala performances*
  • Four tickets to one of the inspiring Family Saturdays, an education program*
($95 non tax-deductible)
 
Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Unlimited working rehearsals
  • Access to the Patron Lounge with a guest during intermissions at three different repertory performances
  • Backstage tour before a Company rehearsal
  • Invitation to observe a class at the legendary School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet
  • Invitation to DANCETRACKS, an annual event with Company artists
($95 non tax-deductible)
 
Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Access to the Patron Lounge with a guest during intermissions at all repertory performances during the year
  • Preview of the School of American Ballet’s annual Workshop performance showcasing today’s most promising dance students
  • Exclusive access to purchase choice House Seats one time during a repertory season*
($95 non tax-deductible)
 
Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Recognition in Playbill throughout the year
  • Exclusive access to purchase choice House Seats all year*
($95 non tax-deductible)
 
Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • Opportunity to take a private backstage tour before a Company performance*
  • Invitation to a Meet the Artist Reception
($95 non tax-deductible)
 
Includes all of the preceding plus:
  • A special invitation to sample a Founders’ Circle benefit
  • VIP seating in the front rows at NYCB Seminars, the Family Saturday program of your choosing, and dress rehearsals
For information on joining the Circle of Friends, please contact Member Services at (212) 870-5677 or email members@nycballet.com.

Does your employer have a matching gift program? 
Send your matching gift form to members@nycballet.com or fax it to (212) 870-4244.

*Subject to availability. Benefits subject to change.