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Scene from George Balanchine's Theme and Variations. © The George Balanchine Trust. Photo: Gene Schiavone.

Junior Council

American Ballet Theatre’s Junior Council is a group of young professionals between the ages of 21 and 40 who are dedicated to the celebration and support of ABT’s world-class artistry. The Junior Council helps ABT continue to present the highest caliber of dance and to expand ABT’s audience to younger generations to ensure the future of classical ballet.

Individual Memberships

Membership offers exceptional benefits. You can make your contribution as an annual member or a monthly sustaining member.

Make a donation to the ABT Today Fund by December 31 and you will receive private links to enjoy TWO evenings of great ballet:

  • A full-length ABT performance of Manon from 2007 at the Metropolitan Opera House with Alessandra Ferri, Roberto Bolle, Gillian Murphy and Herman Cornejo
  • ABT at Vail – 2019, featuring James Whiteside’s New American Romance, Twyla Tharp’s Sinatra Suite, the Don Quixote pas de deux and Antony Tudor’s Jardin aux Lilas.

Plus, you will receive all the benefits of membership, including exclusive Behind the Curtain interviews with ABT dancers and artists, additional private links to ABT content, an e-newsletter and more!

Amplify your experience with America’s National Ballet Company® by browsing our membership options and benefits below.

Tiers & Benefits

  • DANCERS CIRCLE BENEFITS
  • Virtual Member Events
  • Exclusive and Early Access to ABT Full Ballet Performance Video(s)
  • Spring Dress Rehearsal
  • Spring Artist Spotlight Event
  • Tour Dress Rehearsal -select cities
  • On Point Magazine & Newsletter
  • Fall Dress Rehearsal
  • Company Class Visit
  • Patron Lounge Access
  • Advance Access to Tickets
  • Donor Dance Classes
  • Spring Studio Rehearsal Visit
  • Fall Artist Spotlight Event
  • Priority Subscription Service
  • Playbill Acknowledgment
  • Patron Ticketing Service
  • Sneak Peek Event
  • Fall Studio Rehearsal
  • Family and Friends Passes
  • Spring Group Backstage Tour
  • Private Event with ABT Artists
  • Personalized Services & Exclusive Benefits
  • SELECT
  • Friend $100
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  • Contributor $240
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  • GOLDEN CIRCLE BENEFITS
  • Virtual Member Events
  • Exclusive and Early Access to ABT Full Ballet Performance Video(s)
  • Spring Dress Rehearsal
  • Spring Artist Spotlight Event
  • Tour Dress Rehearsal -select cities
  • On Point Magazine & Newsletter
  • Fall Dress Rehearsal
  • Company Class Visit
  • Patron Lounge Access
  • Advance Access to Tickets
  • Donor Dance Classes
  • Spring Studio Rehearsal Visit
  • Fall Artist Spotlight Event
  • Priority Subscription Service
  • Playbill Acknowledgment
  • Patron Ticketing Service
  • Sneak Peek Event
  • Fall Studio Rehearsal
  • Family and Friends Passes
  • Spring Group Backstage Tour
  • Private Event with ABT Artists
  • Personalized Services & Exclusive Benefits
  • SELECT
  • PATRON $1,200
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  • Golden Patron $2,400
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  • MAJOR GIFTS BENEFITS
  • Virtual Member Events
  • Exclusive and Early Access to ABT Full Ballet Performance Video(s)
  • Spring Dress Rehearsal
  • Spring Artist Spotlight Event
  • Tour Dress Rehearsal -select cities
  • On Point Magazine & Newsletter
  • Fall Dress Rehearsal
  • Company Class Visit
  • Patron Lounge Access
  • Advance Access to Tickets
  • Donor Dance Classes
  • Spring Studio Rehearsal Visit
  • Fall Artist Spotlight Event
  • Priority Subscription Service
  • Playbill Acknowledgment
  • Patron Ticketing Service
  • Sneak Peek Event
  • Fall Studio Rehearsal
  • Family and Friends Passes
  • Spring Group Backstage Tour
  • Private Event with ABT Artists
  • Personalized Services & Exclusive Benefits
  • SELECT
  • Major Gifts $10,000+
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Junior Council

American Ballet Theatre’s Junior Council is a group of young professionals between the ages of 21 and 40 who are dedicated to the celebration and support of ABT’s world-class artistry.

ABT’s Junior Council Membership offers exceptional benefits. You can make your contribution as an annual member or a monthly sustaining member.

Tiers & Benefits

  • BENEFITS
  • $30 Subscription Tickets
  • Jr-priced Gala Tickets
  • Invites to all Jrs Social Events
  • Spring Dress Rehearsal
  • Spring Artist Spotlight Event
  • Tour Dress Rehearsal -select cities
  • On Point Magazine & Newsletter
  • Fall Dress Rehearsal
  • Company Class Visit
  • Patron Lounge Access
  • Advance Access to Tickets
  • Donor Dance Classes
  • Sneak Peek Event
  • Spring Studio Rehearsal Visit
  • Fall Artist Spotlight Event
  • Priority Subscription Ticket Services
  • Playbill Acknowledgement
  • Priority Seating for Rehearsals & Classes
  • Patron Ticketing Services
  • Fall Studio Rehearsal Visit
  • SELECT
  • Supporter $600
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  • Patron $1,200
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  • Golden Patron $2,400
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Family Memberships

American Ballet Theatre’s Family Memberships are perfect for those who want to support the Company and experience the magic of ballet with the whole family.

Membership offers exceptional benefits. You can make your contribution as an annual member or a monthly sustaining member.

Tiers & Benefits

  • BENEFITS
  • Personalized Membership Cards
  • ABT Kids notification
  • 4 Passes to Spring Dress Rehearsal
  • 4 Passes to Company Class Visit
  • 4 Passes to Tour Dress Rehearsal -select cities
  • On Point Magazine & Newsletter
  • 4 Passes to Fall Dress Rehearsal
  • Patron Lounge Access
  • 4 Passes to Spring Artist Spotlight Event
  • Advance Access to Tickets
  • 4 Passes to Spring Studio Rehearsal Visit
  • 4 Passes to Fall Artist Spotlight Event
  • Priority Subscription Ticket Services
  • Playbill Acknowledgement
  • Priority Seating for Rehearsals & Classes
  • ABT Kids Seat Upgrade and Gift Bag
  • Signed Dancer Photo
  • SELECT
  • Family Contributor $360
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  • Family Affiliate $600
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  • Golden Circle Family $1500
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Corporate Memberships

American Ballet Theatre is the ideal partner for companies who want to expand their philanthropic portfolio, entertain clients, offer exciting employee privileges and enhance brand awareness. As a member of the Corporate Membership Program, your company gains access to a wide array of benefits deigned to enhance the value of your support and further engage your company with ABT.

  • BENEFITS
  • HOSPITALITY BENEFITS
  • Event passes to be used throughout the year1
  • Tickets to the ABTKids performance
  • Orchestra tickets to an ABT Spring season performance2
  • Tickets to Junior Turnout
  • Tickets to ABT Studio Company performances in New York City
  • Tickets to the Golden Circle Luncheon
  • VISIBILITY AND RECOGNITION
  • Donor listing in Playbill and in tour locations where available
  • Donor listing on ABT's website
  • EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
  • One-year subscription to ABT's On Point magazine
  • 20% corporate ticket discount
  • Patron Lounge access at Met Opera House and Koch Theater
  • 15% corporate discount on ABT merchandise
  • Opportunity to host a private client event with ABT dancers3
  • SELECT
  • Patron Partner  $5,000
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  • Silver Patron Partner $10,000
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  • Benefactor Partner $15,000
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    2 Blackout dates apply.

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  • Golden Benefactor Partner $20,000
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    2 Blackout dates apply. Includes VIP prosecco toast in the Belmont Room and exclusive post-show backstage tour of the Met Opera House.

    3 Contact ABT for more information. Additional fees apply.

Customized membership opportunities are available for a contribution greater than $20,000.
Please contact ABT for more information.

Young Patrons Evening

Held during ABT’s Spring and Fall Seasons, YPE is a chance to celebrate ballet, and the young professionals who support it! Watch a performance and join us for a backstage tour or drinks with dancers after the show.

 

Spring Soirée

ABT Dancers and members of ABT’s  Junior Council will convene for the Spring Soirée. Attended by over 100 philanthropic individuals between the ages of 21 and 40, this exclusive event features an exclusive trunk show and celebrates the dancers of American Ballet Theatre by supporting America’s National Ballet Company ®.

Shopping Events

Support the ballet while shopping! The private events include special discounts, light bites and bubbles.

 

Dance After Dark

These dancer-led ballet classes are exclusive for Junior Council members. All skill levels welcome!

Assemblé

Held at ABT Studios or NYC residences, these intimate gatherings have a ballet focus, featuring Q&A sessions with ABT dancers.

Junior Council Events Calendar

Explore below to see all the great Junior Council events you can take part in!

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Performances
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Virtual

    EXPLORE ABT EVENTS

  • Auditions
  • Behind The Scenes
  • Family
  • Members Only
  • Public
  • Special Events
  • Under $25

    PERFORMANCE SEASONS

  • ABT On Tour
  • Fall Season
  • Nutcracker
  • Spring Season

    MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

  • Dancer's Circle
  • Family
  • Golden Circle
  • Junior Council
  • Major Gifts

    Dancer Training

  • JKO Children's Division
  • JKO Pre-Professional Division
  • Studio Company
  • Summer Intensives

    Teacher Training

  • NTC
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