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David Hallberg in Cinderella.
Photo: Marty Sohl.
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ABT’s Exclusive Membership for Young Professionals:
American Ballet Theatre’s Junior Council is a special group of young professionals, between the ages 21-40, dedicated to the celebration and enjoyment of American Ballet Theatre’s world-class performances. This group aims to build a base of supporters whose commitment will be vital to ABT in the years to come.

Join us as a member of ABT’s Junior Council and enjoy being a part of an exciting community of enthusiastic young arts patrons.

Strategic Planning Committee
Sarah S. Arison
Daniel Cappello
Jennifer Holmes
Blair Husain
Emily Reifel
Asha Talwar
Mark Tashkovich
Josette Winograd


Annual Junior Council Membership (Starts at just $500)

As a member of the Junior Council, you will enjoy all the Dancers’ Circle Sustainer Benefits including:
  • Priority notification of American Ballet Theatre's Spring Season at The Metropolitan Opera House (the Met)
  • Priority ticketing for all New York performances of the ABT Studio Company
  • Two Passes to a special ABT Working Dress Rehearsal at the Met
  • Two Passes to a Working Dress Rehearsal in selected tour cities
  • Subscriptions to ABT's publications On Point and ABT's member e-news
  • Invitation to the Spotlight Seminar Series
  • One time use of the exclusive Belmont Room at the Met (Admission pass valid for two people)
  • Two passes to an additional Working Dress Rehearsal at the Met
  • Unlimited use of the exclusive Belmont Room at the Met
  • Invitation to attend the Annual Donor Dance Class with special guest appearances by ABT's Company members
  • Two passes to an additional Dress Rehearsal in the fall/winter
  • Invitation for two to attend an ABT Sneak Preview Event
 
Additional Benefits Include:
  • Junior Priced tickets to fall and Spring Opening Night Galas, as well as ABT's Winter Event
  • Listing in Playbill as a member of the Junior Council on ABT's Young Patron Evening at the Metropolitan Opera House

Upcoming Junior Council Events

Young Patrons Evening at the Met
May 23, 2012

 

View Past Junior Council Events
  • ABT's 3rd Annual Juniors for Juniors Benefit on February 22, 2012, including a screening of the documentaryFirst Position, featuring JKO School Principal Franco De Vita and JKO School student Michaela DePrince
  • Junior Council members attended ABT’s Opening Night Celebration of Alexei Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker on December 14, 2011 at Brooklyn Academy of Music
  • Junior Council members attended ABT’s New York City Center Company Class on Stage followed by a Junior Council brunch at Aspen Social Club on Saturday, November 12, 2011
  • Junior Council members attended ABT’s New York City Center Opening Night Gala
  • Junior Council members attended the a sold out Young Patrons Evening at the Metropolitan Opera House on Monday, June 27, 2011 followed by an after-party at the Hudson Hotel
  • Junior Council members attended the 2011 Spring Gala at the Met, May 16, 2011
  • ABT’s 2nd Annual Juniors for Juniors Benefit at the LVMH Tower Magic Room on March 15, 2011, with proceeds to benefit the JKO School
  • Junior Council members participated in the Donor Dance Class, taught by Soloist Craig Salstein on February 28, 2011
  • Junior Council members attend the Opening Night Celebration of Alexei Ratmanksy’s The Nutcracker on December 23, 2010 at Brooklyn Academy of Music
  • Andrew Hamilton Crawford Shopping Event at the Home of Josette Winograd on November 17, 2010
  • Ralph Lauren Blue label Shopping Event at SAKS on October 18, 2010
  • The Innovation Initiative at Jazz at Lincoln Center on October 12, 2010
  • JKO Back to School Studio Visit on October 4, 2010
  • Junior Council members attended the Spring 2010 Gala at the Met, May 17, 2010
  • Junior Council members participated in the Donor Dance Class, taught by Principal Dancer, David Hallberg
  • The 1st Annual “Juniors For Juniors” event was held at the Soho House on March 2, 2010, with proceeds to benefit the JKO School
  • ABT Junior Council Hosts MoMa’s Junior Associates and City Center Curtain Call Members
  • Junior Council Members Attend Premiere of ABT II’s Cake
  • Charles Nolan Hosts Junior Council Members at flagship store on 30 Gansevoort Street
  • Emilia Fanjul Pfeifler hosts ABT Junior Council- Dancing with the Stars
  • 2007 Holiday Season-MoMA’s Junior Associates host American Ballet Theatre’s Junior Council
  • “The Magical Evening” Aboard the Forbes Yacht, The Highlander, September 25, 2007
  • Junior Council Members participate in Launch of Charles Nolan’s Spring 2008 line during Fashion Week
  • ABT’s Junior Council and MoMa’s Junior Associates attend the ballet at the Metropolitian Opera House
  • Junior Council Celebrates the Spring season at the home of Junior Council Co-Chair, Blair Husain
 
 

Membership gifts are renewable annually and must be paid in full. Membership benefits include you and a guest and are subject to change. Annual Junior Council dues are fully tax-deductible. You may choose to join at a higher level to receive additional benefits.

For more information on membership in ABT’s Junior Council, please contact Erika Lange at (212) 477-3030, extension 3242, or elange@abt.org.