1651 Third Avenue, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10128

(212) 410-9140

Located in the heart of New York, BAE has five spacious, air-conditioned studios with sprung floors, mirrors, sound systems, and pianos, which are available for rental. The versatile spaces at BAE are ideal for your next reception, fundraiser, corporate event, meeting, private party, photo shoot, or rehearsal.

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Your Gift Builds Futures

Ballet Academy East remains deeply committed to its long term mission of nurturing and developing the emotional, artistic, and professional growth of our students. In light of these most extraordinary times, we are even more dedicated to ensuring that financial limitations not hinder a student’s opportunity to flourish at BAE.

We ask you to please donate to the BAE Scholarship Fund. Ballet Academy East is fiscally sponsored through Unique Projects, Inc. Your tax-deductible support in any amount is greatly appreciated. Your support will enable 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.

All donations to the Annual Fund are tax-deductible. The proceeds go toward scholarships, performance and educational opportunities for the students of Ballet Academy East.

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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.)

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Underwriting gifts allow us to put more funds toward scholarships and educational opportunities for the students of BAE. Please consider becoming a Gala Sponsor.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

Spring Journal

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

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.