Support Eugene Ballet Company
Eugene Ballet Company is proud to have been an integral part of the local cultural arts scene in Oregon for over 30 years. We are committed to the belief that creating and experiencing art is an essential part of human nature, making us spiritually and culturally richer. The continued existence of the cultural arts in our community is important to our quality of life.
Eugene Ballet Company relies on the support and generosity of an exceptional group of donors, corporate supporters and friends to continue bringing dance of the very highest quality to its audiences. Eugene Ballet Company achievements are enhanced with the support of like-minded patrons. Your tax-deductible gift enables Eugene Ballet Company to create new works, expand its repertoire, sustain its brilliant dancers, and reach thousands of public school students, young adults, and others with education programs that are instructive, innovative, and entertaining.
Eugene Ballet Company presents the finest in classical and contemporary ballet to audiences at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts in Eugene Oregon. We also bring world-class dance to communities throughout Oregon and seven western states.
Support live music with Eugene Ballet Company! Embracing the tradition of the mentor-apprentice relationship, Orchestra Next combines Eugene's creative and vibrant professional musicians with the region's most talented protégés. Founded by Brian McWhorter and Sarah Viens, Orchestra Next performs at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts with EBC in The Nutcracker on December 20-22, 2013 and Scheherazade and Bolero on February 15-16, 2014. Your donations fund payment to musician trainees. Learn more
Endowment and Planned Giving
Leave a legacy for the future of ballet. To thank the people or organizations that have had an impact on your life, make a contribution through an endowment or planned gift.
Donations to the Annual Fund support the general operation of the company and help us continue to present professional ballet productions, educational programming and community outreach services.
Sponsor A Dancer Program
Years of hard work and dedication are required to become a professional dancer. Sponsoring a dancer recognizes their talent and dedication and supports them through the season. Learn more about this program by contacting Managing Director Riley Grannan, by email or phone at 541-485-3992.
Yuki Beppu is sponsored for the 2015/16 season by a generous gift from Paul Dustrud and Toni Pimble.
Everyone deserves a home
After 30 years of credibility as one of the foremost arts organizations in Eugene, Eugene Ballet Company seeks to have a permanent home at the Midtown Arts Center at 16th and Willamette in Eugene, Oregon. The financial security resulting from owning a permanent facility will allow the company to redirect its energies to exciting new artistic and creative endeavors, and to ensure its continued success for future audiences.The Ballet Works! Capital campaign seeks a total of $2.5 million to fund the building purchase, renovations costs, financing, campaign costs, and a building reserve fund for maintenance and contingencies. Midtown Arts Center will foster artistic synergy, contribute to the ongoing renaissance of the Midtown area, and provide an income stream for Eugene Ballet Company.
For more information or to make a contribution to the BALLET WORKS campaign, please contact Riley Grannan at 541-485-3992.
Eugene Ballet Company offers extraordinary opportunities to partner with a premier cultural organization. Sponsors receive benefits and privileges that are customized to enhance their marketing objectives and serve their clients. As one of the region’s most visible performing arts organizations, Eugene Ballet Company offers the opportunity to showcase your business in ways that build goodwill and strengthen your corporate identity.
To arrange a meeting to learn how you might help EBC realize their full potential, please contact:
Riley Grannan, 541-485-3992 or by email.
You can choose to make a matching gift to the Oregon Cultural Trust and receive a tax credit on your Oregon State income tax. Follow the OCF graphic below for more information.