Welcome to The Ballet Society,
New South Wales
The Ballet Society nurtures and supports a diverse community of ballet lovers, to encourage, inspire and share the appreciation of ballet.
We exist to support The Australian Ballet and The Australian Ballet School, through financial support and scholarships, whilst making ballet more accessible and generating engagement and community for our members.
We are a not-for-profit organisation that has been connecting members and inspiring ballet audiences for almost 50 years. With an experienced Council, a dynamic member services team and established volunteer program, The Ballet Society, New South Wales creates and delivers an exciting program of ticketed events and communications.
These activities grow the profile and appreciation of dance, and contribute towards fundraising efforts that support The Australian Ballet and The Australian Ballet School.
The Ballet Society, New South Wales are a warm diverse community that are unified by ballet.
Our members include:
+ Devoted Australian ballet lovers with a high level of existing dance knowledge and experience
+ Professionals wishing to gain a greater appreciation of ballet and connect with like-minded individuals while supporting the national ballet company at events & Sydney performances
+ Serious dance students across NSW who want to get closer to the inspirational world of ballet
The Ballet Society, New South Wales raises much needed funds for The Australian Ballet and The Australian Ballet School.
Since its inception in 1973 The Ballet Society, New South Wales has:
+ Sold over ½ million tickets to members for The Australian Ballet dress rehearsals
+ Reinvested millions of dollars in ballet specific projects at The Australian Ballet
+ Presented over 500 events
+ Held 50 major events
In recent years our achievements have included:
+ Funding 500 pairs of pointe shoes, gifting $50,000 to The Australian Ballet’s Pointe Shoe Fund
+ Made donations in excess of $500,000 to directly fund ballet scholarships
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