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Join a special group of NYCB supporters with exclusive opportunities to connect with the Company and other young patrons.

New York City Ballet’s Young Patrons Circle is a community of supporters ages 21-40 who are interested in establishing a deeper connection with the Company’s mission and ongoing commitment to expand NYCB’s audience to the widest possible public.

YPC strives to cultivate the next generation of ballet patrons through advocacy and unique events that engage future audiences, and provides support to NYCB’s programs on and off stage. Young Patrons enjoy benefits and invites curated to accommodate a young professional's schedule while still immersing them in the world of NYCB.

  • Invitation for two to select working dress rehearsals
  • Admission to five working rehearsals
  • Admission for two to Inside NYCB
  • 15% discount at NYCB's Gift Shop
  • Complimentary access for you to Young Patrons Circle events, including post-performance parties
  • Advance access to tickets for NYCB Art Series performances and an invitation to a private Art Series reception with the artist and dancers
  • Invitations to pre-performance chats with Company artists
  • Opportunity for two to attend select working dress rehearsals
  • Discounted ticket offers to NYCB TurnOut events
  • Discounted classes at Ballet Academy East: 10% off 10, 25, and 50 class cards
  • Advance access to tickets for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®

($160 non-tax deductible)

Includes the Level 1 benefits, plus:

  • Complimentary access for you and a guest to Young Patrons Circle events, including post-performance parties
  • Access to discounted tickets to NYCB Galas
  • Exclusive invitation to the dress rehearsal of the School of American Ballet’s year-end Workshop Performance
  • Discounted class at Ballet Academy East: 20% off 10, 25, and 50 class cards
  • Access to the Travelers Patron Lounge with a guest during select intermissions of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®

($220 non-tax deductible)

Includes the Level 2 benefits, plus:

  • Complimentary access for you and two guests to Young Patrons Circle events, including post-performance parties
  • Attend unlimited working rehearsals during the year
  • VIP Pre-Performance Backstage Tour* (Tour must be scheduled at least one week prior to performance date.)
  • Invitation to a private event hosted by a member of the NYCB Board of Directors
  • Access to the Travelers Patron Lounge with a guest during intermissions at all repertory performances during the year

($280 non-tax deductible)

Includes the Level 3 benefits, plus:

  • One Complimentary Ticket to a Gala of your choice (The Gala ticket is redeemable by the YPC member and is non-transferrable.)
  • Invitation to an informal showing of new works during the New York Choreographic Institute’s fall and spring Sessions
  • Exclusive access to purchase private House Seats including concierge service*
  • Recognition in Playbill
  • Invitation to an event available exclusively for members at the $15,000+ level

($630 non-tax deductible)

Give as single payment Give in Installments

YOUNG PATRONS CIRCLE EVENTS

2020-21 Season Events to be announced in July 2020.

SUMMER SOIRÉE
THU, JUL 11

YPC at VAIL DANCE FESTIVAL
FRI, AUG 2 – SAT, AUG 3

US OPEN TENNIS OUTING
WED, AUG 28

BAT FOR BALLET
FRI, SEP 13

NYCB FALL FASHION GALA
THU, SEP 26

YPC MOD BALL: FALL POST-PERFORMANCE PARTY
FRI, OCT 4

YPC PRE-CURTAIN GATHERING
FRI, OCT 11

DESIGN IN MOTION PRIVATE TOUR*
TUES, OCT 15

THE WORLD OF ANNA SUI PRIVATE TOUR
THU, NOV 7

NUTCRACKER WORKING DRESS REHEARSAL
WED, NOV 27

YPC HOLIDAY PARTY*
MON, DEC 9
YPC PRE-CURTAIN GATHERING
FRI, JAN 24

YPC PRE-PERFORMANCE ART SERIES RECEPTION
FRI, FEB 7

SWAN LAKE WORKING DRESS REHEARSAL
FRI, FEB 14

YPC PRE-CURTAIN GATHERING
THU, FEB 20

GLASS AFTER CLASS
THU, MAR 26 – CANCELLED

YPC PRE-CURTAIN GATHERING
THU, APR 23 – CANCELLED

YPC VIRTUAL Q&A WITH AN NYCB DANCER
FRI, APR 24

NYCB SPRING GALA
THU, MAY 7 – CANCELLED

YPC SPRING POST-PERFORMANCE PARTY
FRI, MAY 15 – CANCELLED

YPC PRE-CURTAIN GATHERING
FRI, MAY 22 – CANCELLED

YPC VIRTUAL HAPPY HOURS
FRI, MAY 1, 8, 15, 22

YPC VIRTUAL Q&A WITH NYCB DANCERS
FRI, MAY 29

*YPC Invitation Pending Membership Level

For more information, please email youngpatrons@nycballet.com.

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The Young Patrons Circle is generously sponsored by The Travelers Companies, Inc.