Become a Donor

 
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Support the creation of new repertoire and invest in the aspirations of tomorrow’s Alberta Ballet.

Help Alberta Ballet support our dancers on and off the stage as we invest in their future.

A young student is training to pursue their dream of a career in ballet. Help them reach their potential!

Support Alberta Ballet's commitment to bring another 50 years of acclaimed performances to audiences in Alberta.


 

Alberta Ballet is planning for a bright future infused with powerful artistry and breathtaking talent.

Ticket sales account for only half of the true cost of sustaining a company the size of Alberta Ballet. Donor support makes our creative vision possible!

 

 
 

An Alberta Ballet donation can take many forms:

  • Monthly, quarterly, annually
  • Gifts of shares & securities
  • Planned giving
  • Memberships
 
 

 
 

No matter how you choose to donate, your gift directly supports the magic of dance on stage. We offer various programs to connect you with our art. You’re always welcome to contact us to discuss donor programs! Please contact our team at donate@albertaballet.com or call Samantha Uhlich, Manager of Donor Relations, at 403.245.4222 ext. 555.

 

 
 

 

Alberta Ballet is a registered charity. 

Charitable Registration Number: 118780378 RR0001


Thank you for adding your support to the proud tradition of Alberta Ballet!

 

 
 

 
 
 

Barbara Palmer Fund for New Works

 
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Our Creative Partners are the driving force of All of Us. Their support of the Barbara Palmer Fund for New Works helps create the most dynamic new sets, costumes and choreography since Love Lies Bleeding, all because they choose to align their gift with their favourite Tragically Hip song.

Be a part of the movement. Choose from the following songs and make your donation today:

 
  • Man Machine Poem
  • Scared**
  • Gift Shop
  • As I Wind Down the Pines
  • The Last of the Unplucked Gems
  • So Hard Done By
  • Little Bones
  • Vapour Trails
  • Ocean Next
  • Wheat Kings*
  • Yawning or Snarling
  • Fiddler's Green
  • Cordelia
  • Locked in the Trunk of a Car*
  • Put It Off
  • Fully Completely*
  • It's A Good Life If You Don't Weaken**
  • At The Hundredth Meridian
  • Now for Plan A

 

 

* Song is no longer available for partnership. Please select a different song.

** Song is no longer available for Exclusive Partnership, but is still available for Associated Partnership.

 

Contact donate@albertaballet.com or call Samantha at 403 - 245 - 4222 ext 555 for more details.

 


Thank you to our Creative Partners of All of Us

 

Production Partner

    Marco Simonelli

Presenting Costume Partner

    Andrea Brussa

Costume Partner

    Carol Adamsom

Stage Craft Partner

    Gerard McInnis

Exclusive Song Partners

    • Fully Completely
      Ann McCaig, Jane McCaig,
      John McCaig & Roxanne McCaig

    • Locked in the Trunk of a Car
      Torval & Jennifer Mork

    • Ahead by a Century
      John Seto & Christel Mueller

    • Wheat Kings
      Richard Waller

Song Partners

    • It’s a Good Life if you Don’t Weaken
      Ann Falk, Lesley Kroeker

    • Scared
      Paige Carcoux 

 

 

 

 

Donations to the Barbara Palmer Fund for New Works support the creation of new repertoire. These donations invest in the aspirations of tomorrow's Alberta Ballet, inspiring audiences and dancers alike!

 

Alberta Ballet has set an ambitious goal: to stage multiple brand new productions between now and June 2019. Our 17/18 season features premieres of two new works, All Of Us and Cinderella, and our 18/19 season will present a new Sleeping Beauty and Mixed Bill in addition to a re-vamped The Fiddle and the Drum, celebrating its 10th Anniversary.

 
 

 
 
 

Dancer Development

 
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Dancers, like professional athletes, need to position themselves for a career path after they retire from the stage. A dancer’s professional performance career is brief, and Alberta Ballet would like to ensure the continued success of our company dancers. This year, the fund provided $25,000 toward dancer training in areas like Emergency Medical Technician training, Human Resources Certification, and Kinesiology studies.

 

You can be part of supporting Alberta Ballet dancers in their pursuits. Contribute to the Dancer Development fund to help our dancers prepare for post-dance opportunities!

The greatest benefit of the dancer development program is that it allows us to explore post-ballet career opportunities. Post-Secondary education is expensive, especially during our lay-off time. The program provided me the liberty to study and progress in my academic career without having to worry about financial constraints.
— Tanya Chumak, Company Dancer studying for her Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary
 
 

 
 
 

Alberta Ballet School Scholarhip fund

 
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Training for a professional dance career takes great commitment and determination. On top of academic studies, the students at Alberta Ballet School train for 20 to 30 hours a week in classical and contemporary ballet where they develop their technique and master their artistry. To give more aspiring dancers access to this program, the School provides scholarships to over 60 youth in grades 7 to Post-Secondary annually, totalling over $400,000 in financial support.

 

Help us provide these aspiring young artists with the support they need. Donate now to the Scholarship Fund and help us train the next generation of Alberta Ballet dancers!

 

Did you know?

You can name a scholarship on behalf of your family, student or organization for an annual donation of $3,000 or more! Contact donate@albertaballet.com or call Samantha Uhlich, Manager of Donor Relations, at 403.245.4222 ext. 555.

 

 

 
 
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We are a participating charity of Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by Altalink!

This means your donation to the Scholarship Fund will be matched if you donate through the Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by Altalink website! Click the Donate Now button and select Alberta Ballet School to make your gift today. Please contact donate@albertaballet.com if you have any questions about your donation.

 
 

 
 
 

Chair's Campaign

 
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The Chair’s Campaign supports Alberta Ballet in its mandate to provide Albertans with exciting live dance experiences. For 51 years, Alberta Ballet’s dramatic and inspiring performances have received worldwide accolades. Its legacy is testament to the vision that inspired Alberta Ballet's co-founders: to share with Albertans innovative repertoire throughout each season and to mentor tomorrow's talent.

 

Your generous support is instrumental in helping Alberta Ballet create, teach and perform. When you donate to the Chair's Campaign you are supporting Alberta Ballet's commitment to bring another 50 years of acclaimed performances to audiences in Alberta.

 

Support the future of dance in Alberta

lease visit our fundraiser on CHIMP by clicking the button below to donate to the Chair’s Campaign.