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 who appreciate the impact of philanthropy and enjoy supporting leading national charitable organizations like NBS?

Then we encourage you to consider becoming a member of the First Position Patrons at NBS.

First Position Patrons at Gala event

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* donation of $35** supports an NBS initiative or event each year, and a special FPP lead event.

*also available as a one-time annual donation option

** discounted Student Membership rate $15/month 

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 committee meetings


Collaboration in planning a special First Position Patron led event


Invitation to an annual First Position Patron led event

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 donation


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? We would love to hear from you.
416.964.3780 ext.2123