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.

Curtain Pass

Become a Young Friends member and purchase the Young Friends Curtain Pass subscription package with one simple transaction:

Curtain Pass ($145)
includes your Young Friends membership and a ticket to the performance of your choice for each remaining production in this season. The Young Friends invite you to attend Young Friends Nights, which feature a Young Friends Happy Hour after the show, by selecting the following performances:

  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®: Saturday December 10, 2022, 7:00pm at the Academy of Music
  • New Works: Forward Motion: 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: Dancing with Gershwin: Saturday March 18, 2023, 7:30pm at the Academy of Music
  • Coppelia: Saturday May 13, 2023, 7:30pm at the Academy of Music

Bring your friends! Curtain Pass gives you access to up to four $20 add-on tickets to each production with promo code CURTAINPASS23.

Contact Emily White at [email protected] with any questions

Want to get the benefits of a Young Friends membership but don’t want a Curtain Pass subscription? Join Young Friends and receive invitations to our special events by donating $50 today.


The Young Friends Committee

The Young Friends of Philadelphia Ballet are led by the Young Friends Committee, a group of 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 Emily White at [email protected].

Danielle Hankin, Co-Chair
Robert Marsch, Co-Chair
Brittany Bonetti
Danielle Bourgeon
Drew Kmetz
Victoria Rothwell

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