The Young Friends of Pennsylvania Ballet is a dynamic group of young professionals, between the ages of 21 and 35, who enjoy classical and contemporary ballet and learning more about the art form. Young Friends receive special, behind-the-scenes access and opportunities to interact with the dancers of Pennsylvania Ballet.

Members must register online, and must be between the ages of 21 and 35. As well, all Young Friends season ticket packages are limited to Friday and Saturday evening performances only.

Become a member!

$50 membership includes:

  • Curtain Pass subscription package for the full 2018/2019 Season for $75
  • Bring a friend for $20 to performances throughout the season
  • Discounts to special events, including the Annual Fall Gala, Dress Rehearsal Luncheon, and Party on the Stage, as well as Young Friends events throughout the year
  • Invitations to Cocktails with Coryphées events throughout the year

Total package cost, including Curtain Pass subscription, $125. $50 tax-deductible. Membership valid through June 2019. 

Young Friends Circle

$100 membership includes:

  • Curtain Pass subscription package for the full 2018/19 Season for $75
  • Bring a friend for $20 to performances throughout the season
  • Discounts to special events, including the Annual Fall Gala, Dress Rehearsal Luncheon, and Party on the Stage
  • Invitations to Cocktails with Coryphées events throughout the year
  • Access to a Company tech rehearsal
  • Invitation to an Intermission Reception during Giselle in the Academy of Music Ballroom
  • Opportunity to serve as Coryphée

Total package cost, including Curtain Pass subscription, $175. $100 tax-deductible. Membership valid through June 2019.

Register

Young Friends Events

For more information about Young Friends, please contact Rachael Glashan Rupisan, Manager of Corporate Sponsorship & Special Events, at 215.587.6943 or rrupisan@paballet.org.

Young Friends Circle
Young Friends
Contribution $100 $50
Access to purchase Curtain Pass for the full 2018/2019 Season for $75
Bring a friend for $20 to performances throughout the season (limit 4 per production)
Discounts to special events, including Annual Fall Gala, Dress Rehearsal Luncheon, and Party on the Stage
Invitations to Cocktails with Coryphées events throughout the year
Listing in Playbills throughout the season
Access to a select Company tech rehearsal
Invitation to an Intermission Reception during a select Giselle performance in the Academy of Music Ballroom
Opportunity to serve as Coryphée

YOUNG FRIENDS CIRCLE

Contribution: $100

  • Access to purchase Curtain Pass for the full 2018/2019 Season for $75
  • Bring a friend for $20 to performances throughout the season (limit 4 per production)
  • Discounts to special events, including the Annual Fall Gala, Dress Rehearsal Luncheon, and Party on the Stage
  • Invitations to Cocktails with Coryphées events throughout the year
  • Listing in the Playbill throughout the season at the Membership
  • Access to a select Company tech rehearsal
  • Invitation to an Intermission Reception during a select Giselle performance in the Academy of Music Ballroon
  • Opportunity to serve as Coryphée

YOUNG FRIEND

Contribution: $50

  • Access to purchase Curtain Pass for the full 2018/2019 Season for $75
  • Bring a friend for $20 to performances throughout the season (limit 4 per production)
  • Discounts to special events, including the Annual Fall Gala, Dress Rehearsal Luncheon, and Party on the Stage
  • Invitations to Cocktails with Coryphées events throughout the year
  • Listing in the Playbill throughout the season at the Membership

CURTAIN PASS

Curtain Pass is a flexible and affordable season pass for just $75! All you need to do is go online and register as a Young Friend of Pennsylvania Ballet, and then purchase your Curtain Pass, which gets you one (1) ticket to an eligible Friday or Saturday evening performance for all six ballets of the 2018/2019 season. Curtain Pass tickets will be made available on the Tuesday prior to each ballet series, and Young Friends will be able reserve seats along with the option to purchase up to an additional four (4) tickets at $20 each to bring a friend (unused tickets cannot be rolled over). Seating is subject to demand. An alert with instructions on how to redeem your ticket(s) will be emailed to you after your purchase. As a Young Friends Curtain Pass member you will also be eligible for 15% off additional show tickets (including George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®) as well as e-newsletters, invitations to our “Preludes” pre-show discussions in the theater, and “Conversations with Pennsylvania Ballet” at the Philadelphia City Institute Library.

CURTAIN PASS PERFORMANCES FOR THE 2018/2019 SEASON

Romeo & Juliet
-Friday, October 12th at 7:30 PM
-Saturday, October 13th at 8:00 PM
-Friday, October 19th at 7:30 PM
-Saturday, October 20th at 8:00 PM

Petite Mort and World Premieres
-Friday, November 9th at 7:30 PM
-Saturday, November 10th at 8:00 PM

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
-Friday, December 21st at 7:00 PM
-Saturday, December 29th at 5:00 PM

Giselle
Friday, March 8th at 7:30 PM
-Saturday, March 9th at 8:00 PM
-Friday, March 15th at 7:30 PM
-Saturday, March 16th at 8:00 PM

All Stravinsky Program
-Friday, April 5th at 7:30 PM
-Saturday, April 6th at 8:00 PM

DGV, World Premiere, Glass Pieces
-Friday, May 10th at 7:30 PM
-Saturday, May 11th at 8:00 PM


For more information or questions about the Curtain Pass, please contact Kara Wexler, Marketing Coordinator, at 215.587.6939 or kwexler@paballet.org.

CORYPHÉES

The definition of a coryphée is a leading dancer in the corps de ballet. The Coryphées of Pennsylvania Ballet serve as ambassadors of the Young Friends group, providing leadership in Young Friends fundraising and networking events, as well as Young Friends engagement with the ballet.

To become a Coryphée of Pennsylvania Ballet, you must be a member of the Young Friends Circle. To find out more, please contact Rachael Glashan Rupisan, Manager of Corporate Sponsorship & Special Events, at 215.587.6943 or
rrupisan@paballet.org.

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