The Young Friends of Philadelphia Ballet is a dynamic group of professionals, between the ages of 21 and 40, who are passionate about classical and contemporary ballet.


Your Young Friends membership gives you access to benefits including special, behind-the-scenes access and opportunities to network with one another while engaging with the dancers of Philadelphia Ballet. New for the 2022/2023 season, you can join by purchasing a Curtain Pass subscription (more info below!) or by donating $50 per member.
Contact Samantha Jones at sjones@philadelphiaballet.org with any questions.

 

Curtain Pass


New for next season, you can now join as a Young Friend member and purchase one of two Curtain Pass subscription packages with one simple transaction:

Option 1: Curtain Pass | This $125 package includes your Young Friends membership and a ticket to the Young Friends night of each production in the season:

  • Cinderella: Saturday October 15, 2022, 7:30pm at the Academy of Music
  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®: Saturday December 10, 2022, 7:00pm at the Academy of Music
  • New Works: Saturday February 4, 2023, 7:30pm at the Perelman Theater
  • The Sleeping Beauty: Saturday March 4, 2023, 7:30pm at the Academy of Music
  • Balanchine: Saturday March 18, 2023, 7:30pm at the Academy of Music
  • Coppelia: Saturday May 13, 2023, 7:30pm at the Academy of Music

Option 2: Create-Your-Own Curtain Pass | This $145 package includes your Young Friends membership and a ticket to the performance of your choice for each production in the season.

Both Curtain Pass options will also give you access to up to four $20 add-on tickets to each production.

The Young Friends Committee


The Young Friends of Philadelphia Ballet are led by the Young Friends Committee, a group of 9 deeply involved young professionals who donate their time and talents to plan and execute Young Friends efforts and events. For more information about how to apply to the Young Friends Committee, please contact Samantha Jones at sjones@philadelphiaballet.org.

Danielle Hankin, Co-Chair
Robert Marsch, Co-Chair
Brittany Bonetti
Danielle Bourgeon
Drew Kmetz
Phoebe Loh
Victoria Rothwell
John and Emalee Welsh

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