Taking the National Stage - Dance Theatre goes to DC

Charlotte Ballet

46% of $5,076
$2,730 of $5,076 to go
Terms and Conditions

About This Project

North Carolina Dance Theatre is one of nine companies invited to perform in this year’s Ballet Across America at the world-renowned John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In just a few weeks Dance Theatre artists will fly to Washington, DC to showcase their talents on a national stage performing Sasha Janes’ Rhapsodic Dances. We need your support getting them there!

The biannual program is an exploration of the breadth and depth of the art form, featuring companies from across the nation. Richmond Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet, The Sarasota Ballet, The Washington Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Ballet Austin, Dance Theatre of Harlem and North Carolina Dance Theatre present three programs highlighting their talents and offering a wide range of music and choreography. Following Dance Theatre’s debut at Ballet Across America in 2010, The New York Times wrote, “Lucky North Carolina!”

Sasha Janes’ critically acclaimed Rhapsodic Dances is a contemporary take on romantic, classical ballet with inspiration from Rachmaninoff's music. The alluring jewel tone costumes and hanging chandeliers on stage add to the elegance of the piece. “Janes showed that he has a full comprehension of ballet technique and the vision to embrace a higher standard, hopefully an indication of things to come.” – Reviewer Jane Vranish.
The time is now – your donation can assist in flying the dancers to perform at this prestigious event. Plus, give today and make twice the impact. For a limited time, Wells Fargo is also providing a 1:1 match for this project to help us double the impact of each gift.

This wonderful opportunity of matching your donation will help Dance Theatre touch national audiences and provide them with an experience that evokes emotion, inspiration and awe. Every dollar makes a difference!

Project Budget:
  • Flight for 12 dancers - $4,492
  • Power2give Administrative fee – $584
  • Total Fundraising Goal: $5,076

Donor Benefits

ALL donors receive recognition on Dance Theatre’s website and a thank you from Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux


  • Donate $125 to pay for 1/3 of a flight for one dancer. Receive the above, PLUS email notification of Donor Courtesy Days for advance single ticket sales and an invitation to ONE sneak preview.
  • Donate $375 to pay for one dancer’s flight.  Receive the above, PLUS invitations to TWO Sneak Previews in the 2013-2014 Season.
  • Donate $750 to pay for two dancers’ flights. Receive the above, PLUS invitations to ALL Sneak Previews in the 2013-2014 Season and the opportunity to observe company class.
  • Donate $1,500 to pay for four dancers’ flights. Receive the above, PLUS invitations to the VIP Room during performance intermission Receptions and invitations to Dance Theatre’s “Ballet Bite-Sized” lunchtime presentations.