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Friends of Nashville Ballet is a dynamic group of professionals and community volunteers who share a passion for dance and are committed to furthering the mission of Nashville Ballet.

Friends of Nashville Ballet provides its members the unique opportunity to engage more deeply with the art of dance and Nashville Ballet through a diverse schedule of social events and performance related programming. As a member of Friends you become part of an active group of supporters who are passionate about Nashville Ballet and who collectively form an energetic voice about the thriving Nashville arts scene. Friends of Nashville Ballet helps inspire thousands through the art of dance.

Your $75 membership to Friends of Nashville Ballet provides access to great events and other engaging programming. Friends of Nashville Ballet members enjoy 12 months of benefits including:

  • Unique volunteer and social opportunities

  • Invitation to a Pointe of View lecture with Nashville Ballet artistic staff

  • Invitations to pre-performance cocktail receptions

  • Invitation to the Friends Season Kick-Off

  • Discounted tickets to First Call, Friends’ signature fundraising event

  • Invitations to Friends meet-ups with company artists

  • Discounted performance tickets and Friends seating blocks

  • One complimentary drink ticket valid at Nashville Ballet performances held at TPAC

  • One complimentary Community Division adult class

Friends of Nashville Ballet members may also make additional contributions to Nashville Ballet's Annual Fund and receive further benefits.

NEW! Dual Memberships: Have a friend that should be in Friends? Purchase a dual membership! At a discounted rate of $125, you and any friend you choose can enjoy member benefits together.

Your contribution is deductible for federal income tax purposes to the extent allowed by current law.



Friends of Nashville Ballet promotes a passion for the arts through social engagement and volunteerism to create growth for Nashville Ballet on the stage and in the community.

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2018-2019 SCHEDULE OF Events

Past events:

Friends of Nashville Ballet Season Kick-off
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
5-7 p.m.
Toast to the upcoming season with Friends and Company Dancers
The Martin Center for Nashville Ballet
3630 Redmon Street
Nashville, TN 37209

Pointe of View Lecture
Thursday, October 11, 2018
5 - 6 p.m.
Ballet is demystified in this behind-the-scenes look
Nashville Ballet
3630 Redmon Street
Nashville, TN 37209

Seven Deadly Sins Pre-Performance Reception
Friday, October 19, 2018
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Industrious Dowtown
414 Union Street, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37219

Beer and Ballet
Thursday, November 15, 2018
6 – 8 p.m.
Kendra Scott
4025 Hillsboro Pike #505
Nashville, TN 37215

First Call
Friday, February 8
5:30-7 p.m.
Friends’ signature fundraising event is a fun, social engagement prior to the Friday performance of Attitude
200 Fourth Avenue N.
Nashville, TN 37219

Ballet Ball Late Party
Saturday, March 2, 2019
8:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
1 Symphony Place
Nashville, TN 37201

Friends of Nashville Ballet Sponsors

Photos courtesy of Evelyn Galetti, Kimberly Novosel and MyL Pack