The Young Friends of Pennsylvania Ballet is a dynamic group of professionals, between the ages of 21 and 40, who are passionate about classical and contemporary ballet.

Young Friends receive special, behind-the-scenes access and opportunities to network with one another while engaging with the dancers of Pennsylvania Ballet.

Young Friends memberships are $75. Due to the continuously changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, different membership benefits will become available as programming is added. Benefits will likely included exclusive access to Young Friends spring digital and/or in-person events, discounts to Pennsylvania Ballet special events, and more!

Members must register online and be between the ages of 21 and 40. For more information or questions about Young Friends, please contact Julianna Laseter, Development Coordinator, at

Become a member today!

Upcoming Events

Digital Season Pre-Show
Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 6:45 pm

Kick off the season with the Ballet’s Young Friends Committee! Tune into our Zoom party before opening night for fun, festivities, and to get to know some of our fabulous dancers! Featuring PA Ballet dancers Adrianna de Svastich, Nick Patterson, and Erin O’Dea, the Opening Night Pre-Show is the perfect appetizer to our digital season!

The Young Friends Committee

The Young Friends of Pennsylvania Ballet are led by the Young Friends Committee, a group of 12 deeply involved young professionals who donate their time and talents to plan and execute Young Friends efforts and events. For more information about how to apply to the Young Friends Committee, please contact Julianna Laseter at

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