Orlando Ballet Ambassadors
Calling Young Professionals!
Join Orlando Ballet Ambassadors, a vibrant and engaged group of young professionals with a passion for arts, who enjoy social and business networking opportunities. Help us establish the foundation that supports the future of Orlando Ballet and have fun doing it!
Orlando Ballet is the only professional resident ballet company in Central Florida that provides a complete season of full length ballets, new works, and non-traditional programs. Since 1974, the Ballet has endeavored to meet the interests of traditional patrons and inspire new audiences to embrace the art of dance. As an Orlando Ballet Ambassador, you will be part of our mission to instill appreciation of the art and power of dance to our community.
The following are special benefits and commitments of being an Orlando Ballet Ambassador for the 2019/2020 season:
- Invitations to exclusive OBA events, such as Happy Hours, post-performance gatherings with Orlando Ballet Company Dancers, behind-the-scene rehearsals, and more
- 10% off performance tickets (excluding Peter and The Wolf, and Uncorked events)
- Exclusive OBA pin
- Attend at least one main-stage performance, two Orlando Ballet/OBA events, and one volunteer event
- If you are active on social media, please share 5 or more social posts throughout the season, whether tagging yourself at an OBA event, sharing an Orlando Ballet post, etc.
Amigos del Orlando Ballet
Amigos del Orlando Ballet is a volunteer group created with the purpose of promoting awareness and appreciation of Orlando Ballet, contributing to its financial strength and providing volunteer support.
To learn more about Amigos del Orlando Ballet or to get involved, contact Gabriela Diaz, Philanthropy Coordinator.
Amigos del Orlando Ballet Kick Off Reception, 2019. Venue and light bites generously provided by Bulla Gastrobar. Photography by Rachel Bogan 2020.
Chair | Lizette Valarino
Deisamar De Soto
Dr. Francelis Gonzalez
Ana Carolina Salazar
Elevation Society for Sustainable Funding
Elevate Orlando Ballet
Donors can participate in the Elevation Society with a new or increased gift that also includes:
• A commitment to maintain historic annual giving for the life of the commitment
• A three to five year new or increased commitment, which may include named gift recognition
Gifts to the Elevate Orlando Ballet Campaign will support the operation of our world-class home; expansion of our season; growth of the company repertoire; expansion of our School, including scholarships; retention of our professional dancers, faculty and staff; continued growth of our enrichment activities such as STEPS, Come Dance With Us!, BeMoved®, and more; and the establishment of cash reserves to ensure we are prepared for the future.
Thank you for considering an investment in our mission to entertain, educate, and enrich through the highest quality of dance.
For more information on the Elevation Society, please contact Ashley Samuels, Interim Director of Philanthropy.
Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre Named Recognition Opportunities
Orlando Ballet School
Lakeside Upper Terrace
Dance Floors (Credit in all six studios)
Lakeside Lower Garden
Company Studios 1-2 (each – two unique opportunities)
Company Dancers’ Suite
OBS Studios 3-6 (each – four unique opportunities)
Executive Suite Lobby
Artistic Director’s Suite
School Director’s Suite
Company Dancer’s Lounge
Company Dressing Rooms (two – one each for Women & Men)
Reception / Retail Desk
Student Study Hall
Guest Restroom for Men
School Dressing Rooms (two – one each for Women & Men)
Physical Therapy Room
Video Editing Studio
OBS Faculty & Administrative Offices (three opportunities)
Individual Offices (each – multiple opportunities)
Faculty Dressing Rooms (two – one each for Women & Men)
Provided list is subject to change and customized opportunities are available.
Additional Options Include:
$10,000+ Donor Wall
$5,000 Lakeside Benches
$2,500 Auditorium Seats
$1,000 Brick Pavers/Stepping Stones
Thank You to Our Elevation Society Donors
Thank you to the following Elevation Society Donors for providing sustainable funding for the future of Orlando Ballet:
- Krista & Jonathan Ledden
- Keith McIntyre & Richard Skaggs
- Orlando Health
- Mark Pulliam & Judy St. Peter
- The Bob & Judy Yarmuth Family in honor of Harriett Lake
Thank you to the following donors for providing capital support to realize the dream of Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre:
- Dr. Phillips Charities
- Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation
- Harriett Lake Charitable Trust
- Patricia & Lloyd Howell
- Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs
- Tourist Development Tax Program of Orange County Government
- Frank Santos & Dan Dantin
- Wired Technologies
- City of Orlando
- Edge Collections
- Alan Ginsburg / Ginsburg Family Foundation
- Marc & Sharon Hagle
- Shelley Lake
- Lamm & Company Partners
- Mark Pulliam Fine Art
- Pece of Mind Environmental, Inc.
- RSVP Studio, LLC
- Sandy Alexander Orlando
- Steinway Piano Gallery Orlando
- Upshot Capital Advisors
Current as of June 23, 2020
Orlando Ballet Presents Ballet Ball – A Night in 19th Century Paris
Join Orlando Ballet for a very special one-night-only extravaganza as we transform Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre into the Moulin Rouge®. This signature fundraising event will be nothing short of spectacular! Indulge and delight in wine, cocktails, delicious cuisine, and, of course, dancing!
Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 | 6 p.m.
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ashley Samuels, Interim Director of Philanthropy, at [email protected]
A Non-Profit Organization
We are committed to transparency and donor stewardship.
For information on making a Stock Transfer, please contact Ashley Samuels, Interim Director of Philanthropy, at [email protected]
Orlando Ballet, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization regulated by the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services pursuant to the Florida Solicitation of Charitable Contributions Act. Our Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Registration Number is CH11282. A copy of our official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services at (800) 435-7352 or visiting their website (www.freshfromflorida.com). Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.