Your Gift Builds Futures
Ballet Academy East is dedicated to unleashing our students' individual potential inside and outside of the studio. Your support enables us to continue to open our doors to aspiring dancers, regardless of their financial circumstances and to present the highest quality performance opportunities for our students. Please donate today and help BAE continue to provide unique and meaningful learning opportunities that transcend socioeconomic boundaries.
Tax-deductible donations go directly toward scholarships and funding vital performing opportunities for the BAE Pre-Professional Division students.
There are a variety of ways individuals and corporations can help BAE foster the dreams of our dedicated young dancers and sustain our vision of nurturing and developing the artists of tomorrow. Learn more by opening the tabs below.
The BAE 40th Anniversary Ruby Gala and Online Silent Auction will be held on Saturday, February 8th at Ailey, directly following the 6:00 PM Winter Performance showing. This beautiful, family-friendly event, supports scholarships and performance opportunities for Pre-Professional Division students. Please join us! (Note: Winter Performance tickets are sold separately. Click here for information and tickets to the BAE Winter Performance.)
Underwriting donations are tax-deductible and directly fund scholarships, performance and educational opportunities for the students of BAE. Examples of underwriting opportunities are costumes for a specific ballet, theater costs either for a night or for the run, lighting design, photographer, videographer, or licensing. Performance underwriting opportunities range from $2,000-$50,000.
Sponsors and underwriters are recognized in BAE performance programs, invitations, and event material. Please contact Julia Dubno concerning sponsorship and underwriting opportunities.
By joining with BAE, sponsors will have an extraordinary opportunity to support arts education as well as present their business to our diverse community.
Packages include prominent listing in event material, VIP tickets to performances, ad space in journals and programs, sponsor’s promotional materials displayed at the school and theater, and acknowledgement on the BAE website. Corporate sponsorship opportunities begin at $10,000. Please contact Julia Dubno to discuss corporate sponsorship.
We are proud to have Unique Projects/Pentacle Inc. as our fiscal sponsor.
Inaugurated in 1988, Unique Projects, Inc. is a program created and administered by Pentacle/DanceWorks, Inc. Unique Projects, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit corporation that provides a tax-exempt umbrella and technical assistance on a project-by-project basis to artists and companies whose work is of high caliber and for whom the program’s specific structure is appropriate. For additional information please visit: www.pentacle.org.
The Ballet Academy East Spring Journal is a treasured annual tradition where you can dedicate a page of acknowledgement and support to our students and faculty.
We will begin accepting acknowledgement page and ad page reservations for BAE 2020 Spring Journal in late February.
Dancers Corner is a monthly fundraiser that takes place at BAE during the school year. The parents and students of the Pre-Professional Division sell baked goods and other items in order to raise awareness, community spirit, and funds for the BAE annual performance season. Please contact us if you would like to volunteer to help with Dancers Corner.