Producers' Circle

Producers' Circle

Fuelling Innovation

Opportunity has never been greater for The National Ballet of Canada to partner with leading choreographers, composers and production designers on projects of national and international significance.

The Producers' Circle provides Karen Kain with the financial platform to explore emerging opportunities for creative collaborations and the flexibility she needs to plan new productions over the long-term. Knowing that future funding is committed and available, she is pursuing important projects for the artists, audiences and artistic growth of the National Ballet.

"The creative spirit has always been intrinsic to The National Ballet of Canada and this dedication to new works in currently flourishing with remarkable excitement and energy. The members of The Producers' Circle are inspired by Karen Kain and her pursuit of projects that energize dancers, inspire audiences and remind the world that Canada is a leader in creating extraordinary new works of art that the world wants to see." Sandra Faire, Chair, Producers' Circle

Contributing over $1 million annually to new productions, The Producers’ Circle is a major investor in full-length ballets such as Anna Karenina by John Neumeier, The Winter's Tale by Christopher Wheeldon and Frame by Frame by Robert Lepage and Guillaume Côté, along with new works by Canadian choreographers James Kudelka, Robert Binet, Crystal Pite and the acquisition of international masterworks like Genus by Wayne McGregor and The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude by William Forsythe.

Join a group passionate about the creative process. You will enjoy unique access to ballets in progress through meetings with creative teams, witnessing choreographers and dancers at work and extraordinary events designed exclusively for Producers' Circle members.

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To join The Producers’ Circle and invest in Karen Kain’s vision for new works, donors are asked for a commitment of $50,000 annually for five years (for a total of $250,000).

For information about investing in new work, please contact:
Kate Halpenny
Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts
416 345 9686 x378


Top image credit: Christopher Wheeldon in rehearsal. Photo by Sian Richards.