NBS First Position Patrons




FIRST POSITION PATRONS

An arts-based young professionals group like no other, NBS’ First Positions Patrons play an integral role in supporting the next generation of dance in Canada. Curious about dance or ballet? Looking to contribute to an organization that will value your time, expertise and insights? Interested in socializing and networking with other keen arts ambassadors while supporting a cause that puts the performing arts at the centre of programs that enrich the health and well-being of Canadians of all ages, abilities and aspirations? Then we encourage you to consider becoming a member of the First Position Patrons at NBS.

Join NBS’ First Position Patrons giving program and discover opportunities to engage with NBS year-round:

  • Committee: $35/month, or $420/year
  • Student Committee: $25/month, or $300/year
  • Non-committee: $35/month, or $420/year
  • Student Non-committee: $25/month, or $300/year

YOUR MONTHLY PARTICIPATION SUPPORTS:

  • One NBS event/initiative
  • One unique FPP led event/initiative each year
  • More people of every age and ability accessing the full breadth of NBS’ high-quality dance programs
Benefits FPP Committee Enjoy: FPP Non-Committee Enjoy:

Participation in Monthly Meetings

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An annual First Position Patron Led Event

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Participation in an NBS event/initiative

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Invitation to a Virtual Speaker Series: Panel Discussion

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Networking and social engagement with donors and students

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Name recognition in select NBS materials

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Donor subscription to Turnout e-newsletter

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Invitation to NBS events*, including:

Welcome Back Event - September 22, 2022
Supporters Event - November 30, 2022
Nutcracker Rehearsal - December 3, 2022
Board Rally – February, 2023
AssemblĂ©e Internationale - April 30 – May 6, 2023
Spring Showcase – May 25 – 27, 2023
Sharing Dance Day – June 2, 2023
Block Party – June 3, 2023

 

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Tax receipt for the allowable portion of your contribution

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Canada's National Ballet School's First Position Patrons initiative was launched in 2014 and is led by the First Position Patrons Committee (FPP). Together, the FPP lead the charge by developing and hosting FPP events and activities that focus on how Canada’s National Ballet School is influencing the world positively through dance, in both their professional and community programming projects.
 

Pledge your support today!

Make a annual gift     Make a monthly gift 

Membership registration open until Oct 14, 2022.

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If you are interested in joining the First Position Patrons, or have any questions, please contact: Anaya Bobst, Manager Ballet Unleashed and Strategic Initiatives at anaya.bobst@nbs-enb.ca  
 

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