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Founded by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein
Chairman of Faculty and Artistic Director Peter Martins

Membership

Donors Circle — Contribution: $1,000 and above


INNER CIRCLE — $1,000 (all but $75 is tax deductible)

Association Benefits, plus invitations to:

  • Two additional Class Visits on select days. Attend a total of four classes during the year.
  • One additional Studio Showing and Private members-only Reception. Attend a total of three Studio Showings.
  • Workshop Final Rehearsal. Join us in the theater Orchestra section for the final Workshop rehearsal.
  • Workshop Performance Advance Ticketing and Priority Seating. Order your tickets in advance and enjoy priority seating for the Saturday Workshop Performances.
     

PATRON CIRCLE — $2,500 (all but $100 is tax deductible)

All of the preceeding benefits, plus invitations to:

  • One additional Studio Showing and Private members-only Reception. Attend a total of four Studio Showings.
  • Workshop Final Rehearsal. Join us with three guests in the theater Orchestra section for the final Workshop rehearsal.
  • New York City Ballet Backstage Tour.  Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the David H. Koch Theater after a rehearsal.
     

DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE — $5,000 (all but $200 is tax deductible)

All of the preceeding benefits, plus invitations to:

  • One additional Studio Showing and Private members-only Reception. Attend a total of five Studio Showings.
  • One small group Breakfast. Meet the School's leaders during a private breakfast followed by a class visit.
  • Private Class Visits. Opportunity to schedule additional class visits on dates of your choosing.
     

CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE — $10,000 and above (all but $250 is tax deductible)

All of the preceding benefits plus:

  • Support SAB's Core Programs. Gifts are designated for essential student scholarships and student life programs beyond the studio.
  • Chairman's Circle Winter Dinner. Join SAB's Executive Director and Artistic Director at an exclusive dinner.
  • Advisory Council Reception. Attend festive biannual receptions as a guest of the National Advisory Council.

For detailed explanations of the benefits outlined above, see Description of Member Privileges or call the Individual Giving Office at (212) 769-6614. Member benefits are valid for one calendar year from the date of your gift. All events are for the Member and one guest, unless otherwise specified.

Matching Gifts

Many companies match their employees' gifts to charitable organizations like SAB. Ask your employer if they’ll match your contribution and SAB will upgrade your membership to reflect the combined total of your gift and the match!

Installments

When you make a gift of $500 or more, you may authorize SAB to charge this gift to your credit card in four equal monthly installments over the course of the year. You will receive full benefits based on your expected level of annual giving from day one.

*To make an installment gift please call the Individual Giving Office at (212) 769-6614, as installment gifts cannot be processed online.