Dress Rehearsals

(Supporter level – $150 +)
Dress Rehearsals are fully-staged productions where dancers and artistic staff make their final adjustments before opening night. Join us at the theater for an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming performance.

Romeo & Juliet – Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 1:00pm*, Academy of Music
Petite Mort and World Premieres – Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 1:00pm, Merriam Theater
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® – Friday, December 7, 2018 at 1:00pm, Academy of Music
Giselle – Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 1:00pm, Academy of Music
All Stravinsky Program – Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 1:00pm, Merriam Theater
DGV, World Premiere, Glass Pieces – Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 1:00pm, Academy of Music

*Timing subject to change.

Technical Rehearsal and Reception

(Enthusiast level – $250 +)
Evening technical rehearsals provide a behind-the-scenes look at the process of bringing a performance from the studio to the stage. Join us for a wine and cheese reception in the theater lobby and then watch as the lighting, sound and other technical aspects of staging the production are tested while the dancers rehearse.

Petite Mort and World Premieres – Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6:00pm*, Merriam Theater
All Stravinsky Program – Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 6:00pm*, Merriam Theater

*Timing subject to change.

Pennsylvania Ballet Panel Discussion and Reception

(Aficionado level – $1,000 +)
This members-only lecture series offers a scholarly discussion about dance with members of Pennsylvania Ballet’s artistic staff and cultural leaders from the Philadelphia area. This season’s panel will feature a discussion on death, murder, and suicide and how these topics frequent stories across the arts, specifically in ballet, opera, and theater. Serving on the panel is our own Principal Dancer Ian Hussey, Catharine Slusar, Assistant Professor of Theater at Bryn Mawr College and Michael Bolton, Vice President of Community Initiatives at Opera Philadelphia, and Maud McInerney Professor of Comparative Literature has agreed to be our moderator.

The Glorification of Death, Murder & Suicide in the Arts – CANCELLED
Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:30pm
The Ethical Society, 1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA

10+ Year Donor Recognition

In appreciation of their steadfast support, we will be honoring longtime Pennsylvania Ballet supporters (of 10 consecutive years or more) with an evening reception. This is an opportunity to meet and mingle with artists of Pennsylvania Ballet during the spring season.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 7:00-8:30pm
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

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