International Ballet celebrates
#GivingTuesday December 3rd
and kicks off its
End-of-Year Giving Campaign!
A Global Generosity Movement
with Local Impact
GivingTuesday unleashes the power of people and organizations
to transform their communities and the world.
Karl Trump Photograpny
International Ballet collaborates with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra
in productions at the Peace Center for the Performing Arts.
Both organizations are Peace Center Arts Partners.
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GivingTuesday kicks off the
generosity season by encouraging
our community of families, friends, and supporters to give back.
Since its founding in 2003, International Ballet has sought to preserve the beauty of classical ballet by bringing it to a modern world. The company also presents contemporary and character dance, particularly at its annual fall concert, L'Automne, a mainstage production of mixed repertoire with live music by some of the Greater Greenville community's finest musicians.
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As a non-profit organization, International Ballet relies on the generosity of our community to support initiatives such as
International Ballet is a resident company of the Peace Center for the Performing Arts. The 2019-2020 Season includes three mainstage performances, L'Automne, The Nutcracker, and Giselle.
International Ballet performs throughout the Greater Greenville Community at events such as Artisphere and at schools and senior centers. The Nutcracker Tea is a highly popular event held annually at venues such as the Poinsett Club and the Westin Poinsett Hotel. The 2019 Nutcracker Tea will be held on December 15, 2019 at the Poinsett Club.
(Note: Tickets are sold out. We hope you will join us next year.)
Storytime Ballet: Clara's Nutcracker Journey November 23, 2019
Storytime Ballet is a partnership between International Ballet and the Greenville Library System offering free programs to introduce children
to the world of ballet through dance-themed books. Over 1,000 children
and their families attend Storytime Ballet each season.
In partnership with Thrive Upstate, International Ballet offers free,
weekly ballet classes for adults with intellectual disabilities. Participants
are also invited to attend The Nutcracker at no cost and perform in an annual
end-of-year demonstration at the Peace Center's Gunter Theatre.
International Ballet continuously seeks gifts of support for its
Scholarship Funds to meet the needs of students demonstrating
noteworthy talent, work ethic, and/or financial need.
See our Giving Circles
All donations given on Giving Tuesday will be recognized according the IB Giving Circles Guidelines.
Giving Tuesday Donations of less than $50 will be listed in the playbill for IB's Giselle in April, 2020.
Only 47% of International Ballet's annual program budget is covered by ticket sales. We rely on the generosity of our benefactors to help us fulfill our mission of enriching the lives of the Greater Greenville Community through the art of classical ballet.
Graham Somerville cuts the ribbon for the opening of IB's new Somerville Center on October 25, 2019.
2019 - Best Year Ever!!
Here are just a few of the wonderful things that have happened this year:
*The opening of the new Somerville Center, the new home to IB's Pre-Professional Program
*Success as a unified non-profit entity.
International Ballet Academy is now part of
International Ballet, a 501(c)(3) organization.
*New Corporate Partners: BMW, Greenville Heath Authority, Hayes Caine Insurance, Spinx, more TBA.
*An active and growing Assemblé Guild
*And, of course... Continued support of our dedicated IB family of donors and supporters.
Jack and Sandy Halsey visit the new Halsey Studio in the Somerville Center on October 26, 2019.
Would you like to sponsor our second studio at the Somerville Center? Contact us for more information.
We are grateful to our season supporters,
without whom we could not do what we do.
When you give to IB, whether monetarily, in-kind, or with your time, you become part of a growing team helping to enrich the lives of all who live in the Greater Greenville community. Most importantly, you become part of the IB family.
Give the gift of your time. Join the Assemblé Guild.
Thank you for your generosity, your support
of GivingTuesday, and your support of International Ballet.