Donate to the National Ballet
Join our community of passionate ballet lovers. You'll be supporting our mission to inspire Canadians through the power, beauty and joy of dance.
Rewards of Supporting the National Ballet
- 1You will have the chance to engage more deeply with the company and our artists through donor events (digitally and in person), donor digital content, including a weekly donor email, and our quarterly donor publication, Preview.
- 2You will have access to behind the scenes perspectives through specially curated experiences designed to demostrate the impact of your gift.
- 3You can choose the giving option that suits you best: monthly giving, an annual gift, gifts of stocks or securities, a matching gift from your employer, tribute gifts to celebrate loved ones and legacy gifts such as a gift in your Will or a gift of life insurance.
- 4You will receive charitable tax benefits for the full value of your gift.
Why We Need Your Support
The artists of The National Ballet of Canada inspire us with the best of ballet and our community of support makes it all possible. Over 40% of the National Ballet's revenue comes from our generous donors. Each donation is vital to support our top priorities to:
The National Ballet of Canada’s mission is to perform classical and contemporary ballet at the highest level presenting a diverse range of repertoire to a wide audience in our home theatre at The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts and through online programming. We commission new works as well as produce the highest quality productions of the best works in the classical cannon.
Help us to make ballet more accessible and to promote creative expression in our community through a range of education and engagement programmes designed to inspire a love of dance. Our programmes range from in-school initiatives, inclusive ticket pricing programmes and on site performances for individuals with special needs.
The National Ballet aims to always attract, nurture and retain the most talented dancers and orchestra members. The company is currently home to 62 dancers, 12 apprentices and 66 musicians from Canada and around the world.
Every year the National Ballet continues to create thrilling new works that push the boundaries of the art form, working with the world’s best choreographers, nurturing Canadian artistic talent and collaborating with artists across disciplines to bring new productions to our audiences.
In service to our mission to promote Canadian artistry, we strive to showcase our talent and creativity on the world stage through tours and livestreaming. In the past few years, the company has received acclaim for tours to Washington, D.C. New York City, Paris, Hamburg, Moscow, St. Petersburg, London and Ottawa. We also host an annual livestream event for schools across Canada as part of our YOU dance community engagement programme.
Young Professionals engaged with dance in their city
A vibrant group that is a vital source of inspiration and support