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Official Beverage Sponsor of Friends of Nashville Ballet

Official Beverage Sponsor of Friends of Nashville Ballet

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 enjoy 12 months of benefits including:

  • Unique volunteer and social opportunities with behind-the-scenes access to Nashville Ballet dancers and performances

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

  • Invitation to a private pre-performance cocktail reception

  • Invitation and complimentary admission to the Friends Season Kick-Off Celebration

  • Discounted tickets to Friends’ signature spring fundraising event

  • Invitations to meet-ups at The Martin Center for Nashville Ballet and select local venues with Friends and other young professional groups

  • Access to designated Friends group seating and ticket discount to season performances

  • One (1) complimentary drink ticket valid at Nashville Ballet performances held at TPAC

  • One (1) complimentary Community Division class at School of Nashville Ballet

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.

2018-2019 SCHEDULE OF Events


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

Tickets to First Call are no longer available online, but may be purchased at the door.
Tickets are $35 for members of Friends of Nashville Ballet or $45 for not-yet members.

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

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