founders society

Driven by the strong support of our dedicated donors, Tulsa Ballet has grown over the last 15 years to become recognized as one of the top ballet companies in the country, putting the city of Tulsa and state of Oklahoma on the world map.  The support of Founders Society members significantly enables Tulsa Ballet to maintain the excellence that our community expects and deserves.

Annual memberships are accepted and renewed on a rolling basis, and all members enjoy exclusive benefits at every level, including opportunities to meet guest choreographers and invitations to private dress rehearsals and social functions with the artists of Tulsa Ballet.

The Order of the Grand Jeté ($2,000-$2,999)

  • Invitation for two to four exclusive previews at Studio K
  • Invitation for two to the world premiere evening of three new works choreographed for Tulsa Ballet, to be presented at Studio K in April
  • Invitation for two to the annual Founders Society Appreciation Dinner in May
  • Preferred consideration for season ticket seating when available
  • Subscription to Tulsa Ballet Centerstage Newsletter
  • Listing in the program for all Tulsa Ballet performances
The Dancer's Circle ($3,000-$4,999)
All the benefits of The Order of the Grand Jete, plus:
  • Tickets for two to attend dinner receptions with the dancers, visiting artists and choreographers following the four Studio Previews
  • Invitation for two to a theatre dress rehearsal in the spring
The Choreographer's Circle ($5,000-$9,999)
All the benefits of The Dancer's Circle, plus:
  • Seating with Tulsa Ballet dancers at post-preview dinner receptions
  • Complimentary parking in the PAC garage during all Tulsa Ballet performances except The Nutcracker
  • Invitation for two to observe two working rehearsals to experience the interaction between guest choreographers and the Tulsa Ballet dancers, followed by a wine and cheese reception
The Artistic Director's Circle ($10,000-$24,999)
All the benefits of The Choreographer's Circle, plus:
  • Invitation for two to an intimate dinner in the home of Artistic Director Marcello Angelini and Ballet Mistress Daniela Buson
  • Open invitation to observe company class and rehearsals, as available
  • Complimentary DVD featuring season highlights
The Benefactor's Circle ($25,000-$149,999)
All the benefits of  The Artistic Director's Circle, plus:
  • Reserved seating for two during exclusive Studio Previews
  • Tickets for two to the Season Opening Night Reception
The Leadership Circle ($150,000 and up)
All the benefits of The Benefactor's Circle, plus:
  • Reserved seating for four at exclusive Studio Previews
  • Tickets for four to the Season Opening Night Reception
Founders Society Member Listing

Founders Society Calendar

Your membership gift of any amount can be made through our secure online service, or to join by mail, please send your contribution to:

Tulsa Ballet Founders Society
1212 East 45th Place South
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74105

For more information on Founders Society, please contact our Development department at (918)392-5903.