Repertory Productions

Performance sponsorships to any of our 2014-2015 season performances offer opportunities to receive marketing, entertainment, promotion, and public relations benefits while providing the vital role of performance support.

PNB's New Works funding initiative helps to build the PNB repertory, creating a signature body of work that positions PNB at the forefront of ballet and offer our audiences exhilarating programs. New ballets represent an essential expression of PNB's commitment to the vitality and innovative nature of the Pacific Northwest region by providing a wide range of choreography that stimulates our audience members and community. PNB has added over 70 new works to the repertory since 2005.

PNB's Stowell/Sendak NUTCRACKER

PNB’s cherished Stowell/Sendak Nutcracker celebrates the winter season with showers of silver and snow in McCaw Hall. A Northwest tradition for 30 years, over 80,000 people annually attend the approximately 34 performances each year. A unique branding opportunity for your corporation, PNB devotes nearly 50% of its annual advertising and promotional budget toward Nutcracker ensuring it receives high visibility in television, radio and print advertising as well as cross-promotional outlets throughout the holiday season.

Special Events

Ranging from intimate receptions to grand galas, PNB is famous for throwing the most spectacular affairs in town! The ultimate in client and employee entertainment, sponsors receive prominent recognition on-site and exclusive access to PNB’s affluent supporters.

Education and Outreach Programs


DanceChance students.
Photo © Rex Tranter.

DanceChance allows access to ballet training for children whose families are unable to meet actual training costs but who have the talent and dedication to succeed by providing free ballet training to students from low-income and diverse backgrounds in the Puget Sound region.


PNB's youth outreach and educational program DISCOVER DANCE supports meaningful experiences in dance across our diverse regional community. Touching over 14,000 youth and adults each year, DISCOVER DANCE’s programs principal goal is to deepen young people's understanding of ballet and to foster a more comprehensive learning experience through the incorporation of dance.

Pacific Northwest Ballet School National Audition Tour & Summer Course

In January, nationally-renowned Pacific Northwest Ballet School hosts an annual audition tour for its prestigious five-week Summer Course held in July and August. This highly anticipated tour covers 21 cities across the country in an effort to audition an estimated 1,600 classical ballet students. Sponsors will be recognized in local and national advertising including The Seattle Times, Dance Magazine and Pointe Magazine and featured on all related promotional materials sent to 1,200 dance schools across the nation.

Annual School Performance—June, 2014

This annual day of dance celebrates the accomplishments of the School's participating students in Levels I–VII, Professional Division, and DanceChance. Sponsors are recognized in all School performance media and marketing materials and receive invitations to related events.

Young Patrons Circle

Young Patrons Circle is Pacific Northwest Ballet's social and educational group for ballet patrons in their 20s and 30s. Sponsors receive access to this growing demographic, special recognition at Young Patrons Circle events including the annual Backstage Bash, the YPC website and in PNB’s Encore performance program.

Benefits for all opportunities are determined by the level of contribution and may be custom tailored to suit your business objectives.

Contact Erin Hulme, Corporate Relations Manager at 206.441.3571 or to design a package that achieves your goals.

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