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MBT’s Mission

Providing arts opportunities for all through exceptional dance education, community outreach, and inspiring performances.

MBT’s Vision

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.

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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+):


Pirouette ($10,000+):


Arabesque ($5,000+): Anonymous


Relevé  ($1,000+):  Gatorade Grant on behalf of Meredith Gotzman, Guiding Principles Counseling Services LLC, JPM Morgan, Brenda & Mark Lipowsky, Euna & Anup Patil, Mugdha & Jay Tipnis


Plié ($500+): Ginny Colten-Bradley /Michael Bradley/Ana Bradley, Elizabeth & Ryan Catlett, Ellen & Alan Cunningham, Amy & Jeff  Lolley, Olivia & John Mooney, Morgan George, Susan Baker, Jaimie & Brandon Higgs, Mary Lou & Charles Haggard, Lora Green, David Walker, Anita Anderson

Contributors ($250 – $499): Adobe Express, Yiliang Bao, The Grilled Oyster, Erica & David Hwang, Claire Kelso, Nina Chien & Gideon Lukens, Mars Restoration, The McClellan Family, The Shalgian Family, Caroline & Mark Washko, Thomas Piatti, Bronwen Naude, Melissa & James Adler

Friends ($100 – $249): The Black Family, The Cooper Family, Katie & Michael Cronin, The Danielian Family, Victoria & Jay Gagen, The Garcia Family, Giant Food Gift Bag Program, David Mc-Cormick-Goodhart, Michelle & Matthew Grow, The Gruitt Family, Lizanette Rivera & Alex Hernandez, Xiaoli Jiang, The Kant Family, Goli & Kamyar Kaviani, Jill & Andrew Klein, The Lee Family, Yongmei Li, The Lim Family, Michelle Liu, Michelle Ellis/Olivia Malet, Dana & David Mayberg, Tania & Robert Murphy, Svetlana Phagava, Katerina & Mark Rodgaard, The Stankov Family, The Um Family, The Oskvig Family, The Vanikar Family, Mariama & Tom Vinson, The Ward Family, The Wendell Family, Rachel Werner, Mariselleh Williams, The Wolff Family, Mariana Neubauer, Yelena Goryachev, Erica Brady-Gitlin, Kally Panagos, Ryan Rehmann


Supporters (up to $99): Amazon Smile, Jennifer Bivin, Temi Dolenc, Erin Stillwell, Suzie & Todd Young, Karen Qi, Noline Edmond, Teresa Haggard, John Rodgaard, Alline Myers, Erin Rochow, Kyrstin Billups, Heather McDonough, Kari Anne Burmeister, Sally Catlett, Leah Haworth, Autumn Laufer, Lynn Joslin, Ronnie Kingsley, Wenhui Shi, Julia Bayless, Alline Myers, Meredith Hwang 

Workplace Giving

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. 

Matching Gifts

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.

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