Where Your Money Goes

  • The opportunity for several hundred school children every year to visit The Academy of Music for a special Educational Outreach Performance.
  • Gifts to over 50 at-risk community members, including an afternoon of ballet, art, culture, and community involvement.
  • A free weekly ballet class designed just for boys who are studying ballet.
  • Two full productions every year, including our traditional opulent Nutcracker, which features the dancing of over 200 area children. Each child pays a nominal fee of $49 to participate; the actual cost per child is several hundred dollars.
  • Tuition assistance to advanced dancers in financial need who wish to continue their dedicated training at Pioneer Valley Ballet.