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10 Reasons to Join "Up" - Ballet BC Young Patrons Unite!

DH Vancouver Staff Mar 10, 2014 9:13 am

Young, urban professionals rejoice: dance hasn’t forgotten about you. Ballet BC Up is a thriving community of passionate art and dance lovers. With young patrons arts groups proliferating across Canada, Ballet BC Up is at the heart of a vibrant, after-hours culture in Vancouver.

1. Be seen: Urban, art-loving professionals between 21-45. Who will you meet at play?

2. VIP Treatment: Pre-show receptions at the glamorous Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

3. Make A Friend. Or Three: Join a community of like-minded professionals passionate about dance, art and networking.

4. Delicious Eats: Complimentary refreshments always go hand-in-hand with a night of dancing.

Peter Smida and Livona Ellis. Image: Yvonne Chew.

5. Feed Your Passion: A small selection of Ballet BC’s youthful 2014-15 season: No. 29 (thrilling new Spanish choreography & electric acoustic scores), Trace (deeply human, accessible, unconventional), Rite (Rite of Spring meets 21st century hallucinations).

6. Be Part of the Conversation: Intimate conversations with the artists of the company.

7. Dance! Take a Ballet 101 taught by the best kind of teachers ever – Ballet BC dancers.

8. Get Up Close: Exclusive intimate sneak previews inside the dancers’ studio, inches away from the action.

9. Chart Your Future: Volunteer-driven committee offers opportunities for professional development.

10. Just Do it: Try something different. Lead the way. Nurture your creative side.

Membership Information

Ballet BC Up is a young patrons group of urban professionals aged 21-45 who are interested in exploring ballet and creating a meaningful relationship with your premier contemporary ballet company, Ballet BC. You’ll be amongst a unique social circle that’s first of its kind for the performing arts in Vancouver and comprised of like-minded individuals who are passionate about dance.

Join Ballet BC Up to experience a world of cutting-edge contemporary ballet like never before.

$50 with a season subscription
$100 without (includes a complimentary ticket to a show)

For more information about Ballet BC Up, visit


Feature Image: Michael Slobodian

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