Canada's National Ballet School presents a series of information-rich experiences throughout the year for our donors. Our donor events are specifically designed to provide greater understanding of NBS' activities and unique insights into the world of dance from a range of perspectives. To see details on our events, please view the current edition of Turnout: Donor Events & News (PDF)

Patrons ($100 – $999)

  • Name listed in Annual Report and Spring Showcase program
  • Invitation to observe students in a studio ballet class (1x)
  • Invitation to NBS students' rehearsal for the National Ballet of Canada's production of The Nutcracker
  • Invitation to NBS Supporters Meeting

Benefactors ($1,000 – $4,999)

All benefits listed above, plus
  • Name listed on the donor wall in the lobby of the Betty Oliphant Theatre
  • Invitation to an Inside NBS Session featuring special NBS guest speakers (2x)
  • Invitation to Spring Showcase Rehearsal

Sustainers ($5,000-$12,499)

All benefits listed above, plus
  • Invitation to observe students in a studio ballet class or rehearsal (2x)
  • Invitation to Inside NBS Sessions featuring special NBS guest speakers (3x)
  • Private tour of NBS' world-class facilities with a guest (tours subject to availability)

Champions ($12,500-$24,999)

All benefits listed above, plus
  • Opportunity to be partnered with a Professional Ballet Program student or a select NBS program
  • A profile or report with detailed information about your student partner or program
  • Invitation to The Honorary Circle Presents - Next Stages event with opportunity to meet your student partner
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Stephen Godfrey Choreographic Workshop Presentation

Leaders ($25,000+)

All benefits listed above, plus
  • Personalized updates throughout the year about your student partner or program
  • Private lunch or class observation with your student partner or special NBS guest
  • Two complimentary tickets to Spring Showcase
  • Other customized benefits

Future Steps

Benefits based on documented intent of a bequest provided to NBS.


Donations to Canada's National Ballet School will be acknowledged with a charitable tax receipt for the maximum amount allowable under Canada Revenue Agency guidelines.

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