Corporate Support

Explore the Benefits of Partnering with TWB

Having the right partner in dance and in business can make all the difference. A contribution to The Washington Ballet is an investment in the cultural life of Washington, DC. Support innovative art with good business. Join The Washington Ballet as a partner this season.

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Discover how your company can engage:

Experience, Engage, Entertain.

As the ballet company of the nation’s capital, The Washington Ballet is proud of our commitment to supporting the communities we serve through our performance and education programs. Celebrating our 80th Anniversary this season, our commitment to excellence and innovation on the stage and in the classroom is paramount to our trajectory as a world-class ballet company.

We remain committed to mission-driven, flexible outcomes that support your community and associate engagement programs, business development, and vendor and client relations strategies.

For more information and a curated sponsorship proposal, please contact Institutional Giving Manager, Skylar Edwards at SEdwards@washingtonballet.org.

Sponsorship

TWB partners receive access to our 90,000 engaged audiences providing a platform to connect with your brand, fostering deep community connections. We offer exposure and integrated marketing opportunities at premier venues in Washington, DC. We prioritize access to services throughout the organization including recognition, visibility, ticket discounts, and integrated marketing opportunities.

For more information and a curated sponsorship proposal, please contact Institutional Giving Manager, Skylar Edwards at SEdwards@washingtonballet.org.

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Philanthropy

Through a gift of stock, you can make the most of your investments and support The Washington Ballet with a tax-deductible donation. Your gift will be put to work immediately in support of our programming.

We offer a range of opportunities that can be tailored to match your corporate social responsibility goals.

The Washington Ballet is the only major American ballet company with a thriving campus in a low-income neighborhood. Our goal is to create a national model for equity in ballet training with a focus on ensuring parity among our school campuses.

Equity & Diversity

With Company dancers from 15 countries and nearly 2,000 students of all races and cultures, we have a responsibility to exemplify diversity and make dance inclusive, accessible and equitable.

Education & Scholarships

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TWB brings excellence and dedication to all students regardless of age, entry-level ability or financial barriers. Low-income students have the opportunity to cultivate creativity, collaboration, confidence, and higher academic achievement through scholarship support.

World Premieres

The Washington Ballet in Dana Genshaft’s Shadow Lands. Photo by Victoria Pickering for IGDC.

We believe in innovation. Each season, The Washington Ballet commissions three world premieres, created specifically for our company dancers by renowned choreographers. Additionally, Artistic Director Edwaard Liang curates uniquely choreographed productions of classical story ballet masterpieces specifically for our performance venues and dancers.

Military Initiatives

Photo by Victoria Pickering

Supporting free tickets for military families to attend performances, in partnership with the USO.

For more information and a curated sponsorship proposal, please contact Institutional Giving Manager, Skylar Edwards at SEdwards@washingtonballet.org.

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Experiences

Our experiences are unique and authentic. We tailor each engagement based on your objectives. TWB prioritizes curated opportunities to engage your audience, entertain your clients, inspire your staff, and maximize your investment.
Customized opportunities include access to services throughout the organization including recognition, visibility, ticket discounts, integrated marketing opportunities, and exclusive VIP experiences.

Opportunities include:

  • VIP box seat experience
  • Gala sponsorship
  • Pre-performance dinners with curated special guests
  • Post-performance parties with company dancers
  • Military support initiatives
  • Lunch & Learn events
  • Exclusive Supreme Court and Embassy dinner events
  • Behind the scenes studio rehearsal sessions and open dress rehearsals
  • Performance underwriting marketing recognition

For more information and a curated sponsorship proposal, please contact Interim Managing Director, Karen Shepherd at KShepherd@washingtonballet.org.

Thanks to our Sponsors

CONTACT US

Kristina Palmer
Chief Development Officer
kpalmer@washingtonballet.org

Leah Mae Aldridge
Major Gifts Officer
laldridge@washingtonballet.org

Skylar Edwards
Institutional Giving Manager
sedwards@washingtonballet.org

Jess Rampulla
Senior Manager of Individual Giving
jrampulla@washingtonballet.org

Hunter Atherton
Development Operations Specialist
hatherton@washingtonballet.org

 

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