Providing arts opportunities for all through exceptional dance education, community outreach, and inspiring performances.
MBT is a distinguished dance academy in the DC Metro area and a leader in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in dance education, creating a lifetime connection to the arts for our students and the community.
As MBT moves forward from the challenging past year, your gifts will be used to support:
Operating funds for MBT’s mission-focused programs – academy, productions, outreach, and scholarships.
Advancing MBT’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work.
MBT's Donors & Sponsors
(July 2022 -Present)
Early donors who made gifts with their ticket purchases are recognized below!
Fouetté ($50,000+): Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC), Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC)
Grand Jeté ($20,000+):
Arabesque ($5,000+): Anonymous
Relevé ($1,000+): Cronin-Keegan Charitable Fund, Gatorade Grant on behalf of Meredith Gotzman, Guiding Principles Counseling Services LLC, Brenda & Mark Lipowsky, Euna & Anup Patil, Mugdha & Jay Tipnis
Plié ($500+): Anita Anderson, Anonymous, Susan Baker, Ginny Colten-Bradley /Michael Bradley/Ana Bradley, Elizabeth & Ryan Catlett, Ellen & Alan Cunningham, City of Gaithersburg, Crescent Cares Foundation, Morgan George, Lora Green, Mary Lou & Charles Haggard, Jaimie & Brandon Higgs, Amy & Jeﬀ Lolley, Olivia & John Mooney, David Walker
Contributors ($250 – $499): Melissa & James Adler, Yiliang Bao, The Grilled Oyster, Erica & David Hwang, Claire Kelso, Ronnie Kingsley, Nina Chien & Gideon Lukens, Mars Restoration, The McClellan Family, Bronwen Naude, Thomas Piatti, The Shalgian Family, Caroline & Mark Washko
Friends ($100 – $249): Julia Bayless, Jennifer Black, The Cooper Family, Katie & Michael Cronin, The Danielian Family, Victoria & Jay Gagen, The Garcia Family, Giant Food Gift Bag Program, Yelena Goryachev, Michelle & Matthew Grow, The Gruitt Family, Lizanette Rivera & Alex Hernandez, Xiaoli Jiang, The Kant Family, Goli & Kamyar Kaviani, The Lee Family, Yongmei Li, The Lim Family, Michelle Liu, Michelle Ellis/Olivia Malet, Dana & David Mayberg, Tania & Robert Murphy, Mariana Neubauer, The Oskvig Family, Kally Panagos, Svetlana Phagava, Ryan Rehmann, Katerina & Mark Rodgaard, The Stankov Family, The Um Family, The Vanikar Family, Mariama & Tom Vinson, The Ward Family, The Wendell Family, Rachel Werner, Mariselleh Williams, The Wolff Family
Supporters (up to $99): Amazon Smile, Yongbok Bivin, Temi Dolenc, Noline Edmond, Teresa Haggard, Meredith Hwang, Claire Kelso in honor of Lynn Kopsidas, Alline Myers, Karen Qi, John Rodgaard, Wenhui Shi, Erin Stillwell, Suzie & Todd Young
Employer Match– Ask your employer if they will generously match your contribution to MBT. We can provide you with any information your employer might need.
MBT is dependent on donations from individuals and businesses like you to support community productions, outreach and service to the community, and educational programming. As we celebrate our 34th annual season, please consider that a gift to Metropolitan Ballet Theatre is an investment in a local treasure. Individual donors, our “Friends of MBT,” are the heart of Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s Annual Fund. Become a Friend of MBT
Mail a check (made payable to “Metropolitan Ballet Theatre”) to:
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy 220 Perry Parkway, Suite 8
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
To make a contribution by phone via your credit card, please contact MBT at 301-762-1757. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are happily accepted.
You could double your gift by taking advantage of your company’s matching gift program. Ask your employer if they will generously match your contribution to MBT. We can provide you with any information your employer might need.