ABT’s special giving opportunities are perfect for those wishing
to develop a long-lasting and meaningful relationship with the Company,
individuals wanting to honor a loved one or celebrate a special
occasion such as an anniversary or birthday, or for those looking
to expand their giving to the Company.
Gifts to ABT include, but are not limited to the following opportunities:
Since its founding, ABT has maintained an unwavering commitment
not only to preserving the magnificent ballets of the past, but
to nurturing and showcasing the talent of great modern innovators.
Presenting ballets of the classical canon, as well as producing
new works, is a tremendous collaboration that brings together some
of the world’s finest dancers, choreographers, conductors,
composers, musicians and designers.
Sponsorship gifts begin at $10,000 and can support a range of production
needs in the following areas:
- Full-length ballets
- New works
- Major revivals
- Costumes for new works
- Musical arrangements
- Lighting and Set Design
ABT’s Dancer Sponsorship program was initiated in 2003 in
recognition of the Company’s greatest asset: its glorious
dancers. Whether choosing to recognize a Principal, Soloist, or
corps de ballet member, your participation as a sponsor will ensure
the professional and artistic growth of all of ABT’s dancers
and tomorrow’s rising stars.
As a sponsor, you have the opportunity to develop a meaningful
relationship with a dancer from one of the world’s most recognized
- Principal Sponsor: $35,000 annually
- Soloist Sponsor: $25,000 annually
- Corps de ballet Sponsor: $15,000 annually
To train the next generation of world-class artists, ABT must provide
the finest instruction possible as well as the financial support
necessary to young dancers so that they may focus solely on their
training. Through contributions of scholarship and sponsorship funding,
individuals have the opportunity to ensure the next generation’s
artistic and technical capabilities and continue ABT’s long-standing
legacy. Special Gift opportunities for the Dancer Training Programs
- ABT Studio Company Scholarship: $10,000-$15,00 annually
- JKO Tuition Scholarship: $5,500-$10,000 annually
- Special Needs Fund: gift amounts can vary
Scholarship support may also offer meaningful opportunities to
create a legacy gift in memory or in honor of a loved one. The Special
Needs Fund is an emergency fund that helps cover tuition, housing
or unexpected expenses such as medical bills that an ABT student
or studio dancer may experience.
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Additional giving opportunities develop throughout the
Special gifts can be made individually, in groups or by
Benefits are determined based on type of special gift,
but include: Playbill recognition, invitations to Company rehearsals,
backstage tours and more.
Please note: special gifts to ABT do not include gifts
of membership as each gift helps support specific programs critical
to the mission of the Company.
To learn more about these special giving programs, please contact
the Majors Gifts office at 212.477.3030 ext. 1108 or email email@example.com.