First Position Patrons

A Collective of Young Patrons Supporting the Arts

An arts-based young professionals group like no other, NBS’ First Positions Patrons (FPP) 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 the First Position Patrons

Join NBS’ First Position Patrons with our giving program and discover opportunities to engage with NBS year-round. Contributions help people of every age and ability to access the full breadth of NBS’ high-quality dance programs.


Your monthly contribution of $35* supports an important special initiative each year, including one NBS and one FPP event. 

*Discounted student membership rate at $25/month also available along with one-time donation options

First Position Patrons have opportunities to engage with NBS year-round. See what members can experience:

Engagement FPP Committee Enjoy: FPP Non-Committee Enjoy:

Participation in monthly committee meetings


Contributions to an annual First Position Patron led event


Contributions to a First Position Patron panel discussion


Invitation to an annual First Position Patron led event

Invitation to a First Position Patron panel discussion

Networking and social engagement opportunities with NBS’ donor, student and volunteer communities

Invitation to attend all NBS donor events

Name recognition in select NBS materials

Tax receipt for the allowable portion of your contribution


FPP Membership Details

Learn more about the benefits of becoming a First Position Patron.

Learn More About FPP

Have questions for us or interested in joining the First Position Patrons Committee? We would love to hear from you.