Chairman’s Circle members play an essential role in sustaining two of SAB’s core programs – Student Scholarships and Student Life Programs beyond the studio.
These key initiatives provide talented young people from New York City and across the country with the finest professional ballet training in the world.
Becoming a Chairman’s Circle member means joining a leadership group of like-minded individuals who celebrate the talent and artistry of our aspiring ballet students. Your appreciation of the excellence that defines a dancer’s training at our School makes you an exceptional partner for SAB.
Barbara M. Vogelstein, Chairman
Coco Kopelman, Co-Chair
George Vanderploeg, Co-Chair
Chairman’s Circle Benefits
With an annual gift of $10,000 or more, you can join SAB’s Chairman of the Board for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to transform talented students into world-class dancers and performers.
- Chairman’s Circle Dinner
Join SAB’s Board Chairman and distinguished Faculty for a private dinner with special artistic guests.
- Exclusive gatherings
Intimate receptions in private homes with SAB leadership, renowned experts, and masters of ballet and the arts such as Ethan Stiefel, Lauren Lovette, and Jonathan Stafford.
- Opportunity to fund special artistic programs
Provide lead support for specific programs and initiatives at the School.
- Workshop Preview and Dinner
Get a firsthand look at the process of creating SAB’s year-end performance showcase in an early studio viewing followed by an elegant dinner hosted by SAB’s Artistic and Executive Directors.
- Special access to see advanced students in action
Experience the thrill of discovering remarkable talents long before the rest of the world, mere feet away in class visits, master classes, and rehearsals.
- Student Choreography Workshop and The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Evening for Female Choreography
Students debut their original ballets in studio showings performed by their peers.
- Recognition of your generous support in the SAB Workshop Performance program
- Personalized updates
Stay in the know about SAB happenings throughout the year with advanced notice about public programs, professional placements, and other breaking news.
To learn more, please contact Kim Portis, Director of Individual Giving, at 212.769.6611 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chairman’s Circle gifts of $10,000 and above are tax-deductible except for $350.Join the Chairman’s Circle today
“The School of American Ballet is an exceptional place. In simply walking through the door you are amazed by the unparalleled ballet training led by faculty you recognize from the stage. Continue further, and you see evidence of the incredible student life and wellness programs which promote a healthy and welcoming space. I am proud to support he vibrancy of American ballet, and I am reminded of SAB’s vital importance each time I see a student achieve his or her dreams.”
Barbara M. Vogelstein