As a not-for-profit, student-run dance organization, Harvard Ballet Company relies on donations, ticket sales and member dues to support its biannual productions as well as all other company activities.

Donations allow us to:

  • Bring in Guest Artists and Choreographers: Your contribution will help us to bring in accomplished guest choreographers, which is always a rewarding experience for our dancers and a treat for the audience. Furthermore, by featuring guest work on our stage, we enhance HBC's standing in the dance community.

  • Cover Production Costs: Donor contributions help pay for new costumes, set props, lighting, and access to performance spaces like the Loeb Mainstage.

  • Grow our Endowment Fund: Donations that do not go directly to performance costs are deposited into our endowment account. Over the years, donations from generous alumni, parents, and friends have sustained our growing endowment account, which one day we hope to put towards establishing a student endowment fund with Harvard University. This fund would help to provide resources for the company for many years to come.


Donor Benefits

Apprentice - Benefactors of $0-$49

Talk back with Directors, Producers, and Choreographers.

Corps de Ballet - Benefactors of $50-$99

Website and program recognition, in addition to the benefits listed above.

Second Soloist - Benefactors of $100-$249

Complementary HBC apparel, in addition to the benefits listed above.

Soloist - Benefactors of $250 - $499

VIP seating at performances and two free tickets to a performance of your choice, in addition to the benefits listed above.

Principal - Benefactors of $500 - $999

Invitation to an open HBC rehearsal, in addition to the benefits listed above.

Prima Ballerina - Benefactors of $1000+

Six free tickets to a performance of your choice, in addition to the benefits listed above.


A Special Thanks to Our Donors:

Linda and David Caffrey
The Carroll Family
The Delmar Family
Alan Garber and Anne Yahanda
Cristine and Richard Greek
The Kaynor Family
Heather Keane
Edwin and Glenda Moscoso
The Riveron Family
Carol and Ed Wilenski
Lucy Yao


How to Donate

If you would like to support the Harvard Ballet Company, tax-deductible donations are welcome by personal check made out to Harvard University, with "Harvard Ballet Company" in the memo line, or via the PayPal button below. Additionally, please let us know if your employer would like to match gifts.

Donations can be mailed to:

Harvard Ballet Company
Student Organization Center at Hilles, Box #12
59 Shepard Street
Cambridge, MA 02138



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Thank you in advance for your support!