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DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE ($10,000 - $24,999)

The Director’s Circle was created to support the vision of establishing OBT as a premiere ballet company in the United States, defined by its own unique style as presented in a wide-ranging repertoire. Membership in Director’s Circle has been established for an intimate group of supporters who annually contribute $10,000 - $24,999.

In gratitude for this outstanding level of support, Director’s Circle offers its members a number of exclusive benefits. Members will enjoy gatherings with fellow supporters committed to the highest quality of ballet technique and repertoire.


  • Invitation to the exclusive Director’s Circle Member Dinner
  • By request, a private viewing for ten of an OBT rehearsal (subject to advance arrangement)
  • Private lunch with Artistic or Executive Director at OBT studios
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Soloist ($15,000 level)
  • Plus all the benefits listed below


  • Invitation to all Opening Night Parties with OBT dancers
  • Personalized backstage tour for up to four by request (subject to advance arrangement)
  • Signed pointe shoes from the OBT Ballerina of your choice
  • Two tickets to each OBT Dress Rehearsal, including George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker; tickets include invitation to the exclusive pre-performance reception and discussion with OBT’s lecturer
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Company Artist ($7,500 level)
  • Invitation to the Pointe Society Lounge, a private intermission reception, at select performances
  • Parking voucher for Keller productions and complimentary coat check for all productions
  • Invitation to exclusive Season Unveiling Party
  • First access to private events throughout the season
  • By request, access for two to watch one private studio rehearsal (subject to advance arrangement)
  • Dedicated box office representative and VIP ticket service
  • Opportunity to sponsor an Apprentice Dancer
  • With subscription, invitation for two to attend all Invitational Studio Rehearsals
  • Priority handling of ticket subscriptions and renewals
  • OBT’s e-newsletter with insider news and special offers
  • Recognition in the OBT Playbill

*Benefits are valid for 12 months from qualifiying gift date.

DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT: If you work for a company with a Matching Gift Program, you may be able to double your contribution!  Ask your employer if they will match your gift to OBT.


To learn more, please contact the Development Office at 503.227.0977
or email giving@obt.org

Director's Circle Events


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