What are the Giving Circles?

Culture lovers who have a warm heart for ballet can support Dutch National Ballet by joining the Geefkringen. You then agree to donate an amount of at least € 1,000 annually for at least five years. Thanks to a tax benefit, you can get up to about half of your donation back from the tax authorities and you become a member of a Geefkring (net) for less than € 30 per month.
Gift circle members make a significant contribution to Dutch National Ballet. As a thank you, we like to involve you as a member of the Giving Circle very close to our company and our dancers.

Dutch National Ballet: Echoes of Tomorrow

As a Giving Circle member you are welcome at special activities behind the scenes, you have the opportunity to meet the dancers in person, receive our Friends magazine and receive priority when selling tickets and discounts in the National Opera & Ballet shop. As a Gving Circle member, you can indicate what you want your contribution to benefit from.

What we have achieved
Thanks to the support of our Giving Circles
Junior Company Het Nationale Ballet 20-21

Scholarship for the young talents of the Junior Company

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HNB

Online Programming of Dutch National Ballet

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Four involved Giving Circles

Corps de Ballet Circle

From €1,000 annually
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes activities
  • Priority ticket sales
  • Invitation to the Season Preview Party

All privileges of the Corps de Ballet

Special experience

  • You are welcome at the premiere drinks of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You get free access to all Foyer evenings of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You can participate in exclusive activities for both Friends and Giving Circles, such as attending ballet rehearsals, behind-the-scenes tours and masterclasses. You can bring a guest with you to all activities.
  • Every year you will receive an invitation to the Season Preview Party where you will be the first to hear about the plans for the new season.

Personal ticket service at regular ticket sales

  • You can personally discuss your seats via the exclusive card service for Giving Circle members.
  • You can reserve your seats with priority before the regular single ticket sales of a new season.

Ticket service with a subscription

  • Giving Circle members can use the personal service to have tickets rebooked if performance dates in your subscription do not turn out to be right.
  • Giving Circle members are the very first to receive the seasonal brochure and can make a priority choice from the performances of the coming season.
  • When putting together your subscription, Giving Circle members can choose from all performance dates and are not limited to a selection of dates.

Extra deepening & service

  • Subscription to the Friends' Magazine full of background articles about the company, the dancers and ballet in general.
  • You regularly receive a newsletter with information about Dutch National Ballet and the dancers.
  • You will receive a 10% discount on items in the Dutch National Opera & Ballet shop and webshop.

Coryphee Circle

From €5,000 annually
  • Special cloakroom service
  • You are welcome at the intermission and premiere drinks
  • A tour behind the scenes
  • An annual lunch with the management
  • Plus all Corps de Ballet Circle privileges

All privileges of a Coryphee

Exclusively to Coryphees

  • At every Dutch National Ballet performance in Dutch National Opera & Ballet, you can make use of a special wardrobe service upon presentation of your Ballet Pass, so that you do not have to wait to hang up your coat.
  • You are welcome at the intermission and premiere drinks of Dutch National Ballet in Dutch National Opera & Ballet.
  • You are welcome at the annual lunch with the management of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You have the option of taking a group of up to 15 people behind the scenes of Dutch National Ballet once every season.

Plus all privileges of the Corps de Ballet

Special experience

  • You are welcome at the premiere drinks of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You get free access to all Foyer evenings of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You can participate in exclusive activities for both Friends and Giving Circles, such as attending ballet rehearsals, behind-the-scenes tours and masterclasses. You can bring a guest with you to all activities.
  • Every year you will receive an invitation to the Season Preview Party where you will be the first to hear about the plans for the new season.

Personal ticket service at regular ticket sales

  • You can personally discuss your seats via the exclusive card service for Giving Circle members.
  • You can reserve your seats with priority before the regular single ticket sales of a new season.

Ticket service with a subscription

  • Giving Circle members can use the personal service to have tickets rebooked if performance dates in your subscription do not turn out to be right.
  • Giving Circle members are the very first to receive the seasonal brochure and can make a priority choice from the performances of the coming season.
  • When putting together your subscription, Giving Circle members can choose from all performance dates and are not limited to a selection of dates.

Extra deepening & service

  • Subscription to the Friends' Magazine full of background articles about the company, the dancers and ballet in general.
  • You regularly receive a newsletter with information about Dutch National Ballet and the dancers.
  • You will receive a 10% discount on items in the Dutch National Opera & Ballet shop and webshop.

Soloist Circle

From €10,000 annually
  • You are welcome to the annual Ballet Diner
  • You will meet the new dancers personally
  • Plus all the privileges of Giving Circle Coryphees

All privileges of a Solist

Exclusively to Soloists

  • You are welcome at the annual Ballet Dinner, an exclusive benefit dinner with a surprising program in a spectacular setting.
  • At the beginning of each season you meet the new dancers personally.

Plus all privileges of a Coryphee

Special experience

  • You are welcome at the premiere drinks of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You get free access to all Foyer evenings of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You can participate in exclusive activities for both Friends and Giving Circles, such as attending ballet rehearsals, behind-the-scenes tours and masterclasses. You can bring a guest with you to all activities.
  • Every year you will receive an invitation to the Season Preview Party where you will be the first to hear about the plans for the new season.
  • You are welcome at the intermission and premiere drinks of Dutch National Ballet in Dutch National Opera & Ballet.
  • You are welcome at the annual lunch with the management of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You have the option of taking a group of up to 15 people behind the scenes of Dutch National Ballet once every season.

Personal ticket service at regular ticket sales

  • You can personally discuss your seats via the exclusive card service for Giving Circle members.
  • You can reserve your seats with priority before the regular single ticket sales of a new season.

Ticket service with a subscription

  • Giving Circle members can use the personal service to have tickets rebooked if performance dates in your subscription do not turn out to be right.
  • Giving Circle members are the very first to receive the seasonal brochure and can make a priority choice from the performances of the coming season.
  • When putting together your subscription, Giving Circle members can choose from all performance dates and are not limited to a selection of dates.

Extra deepening & service

  • Subscription to the Friends' Magazine full of background articles about the company, the dancers and ballet in general.
  • You regularly receive a newsletter with information about Dutch National Ballet and the dancers.
  • You will receive a 10% discount on items in the Dutch National Opera & Ballet shop and webshop.
  • At every Dutch National Ballet performance in Dutch National Opera & Ballet, you can make use of a special wardrobe service upon presentation of your Ballet Pass, so that you do not have to wait to hang up your coat.

Prima Ballerina Circle

From €25,000 annually
  • You determine the purpose of your donation yourself
  • The ability to follow the artistic process of a production
  • A personal event around a ballet of your choice
  • Plus all the privileges of Giving Circle Soloists

All privileges of a Prima Ballerina

Exclusively to Prima Ballerinas

  • You determine the purpose of your donation yourself.
  • As a Giving Circle Coryphee you have the opportunity to give your own festive occasion a unique interpretation behind the scenes with the cooperation of Dutch National Ballet.
  • The opportunity to follow the artistic process of the creation of a production, among other things by attending rehearsals, meeting choreographers and dancers, taking a look at the costume studio, the props department and the set center.

Plus all privileges of a Soloist

Special experience

  • You are welcome at the premiere drinks of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You get free access to all Foyer evenings of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You can participate in exclusive activities for both Friends and Giving Circles, such as attending ballet rehearsals, behind-the-scenes tours and masterclasses. You can bring a guest with you to all activities.
  • Every year you will receive an invitation to the Season Preview Party where you will be the first to hear about the plans for the new season.
  • You are welcome at the intermission and premiere drinks of Dutch National Ballet in Dutch National Opera & Ballet.
  • You are welcome at the annual lunch with the management of Dutch National Ballet.
  • You have the option of taking a group of up to 15 people behind the scenes of Dutch National Ballet once every season.

Personal ticket service at regular ticket sales

  • You can personally discuss your seats via the exclusive card service for Giving Circle members.
  • You can reserve your seats with priority before the regular single ticket sales of a new season.
  • You are welcome at the annual Ballet Dinner, an exclusive benefit dinner with a surprising program in a spectacular setting.
  • At the beginning of each season you meet the new dancers personally.

Ticket service with a subscription

  • Giving Circle members can use the personal service to have tickets rebooked if performance dates in your subscription do not turn out to be right.
  • Giving Circle members are the very first to receive the seasonal brochure and can make a priority choice from the performances of the coming season.
  • When putting together your subscription, Giving Circle members can choose from all performance dates and are not limited to a selection of dates.

Extra deepening & service

  • Subscription to the Friends' Magazine full of background articles about the company, the dancers and ballet in general.
  • You regularly receive a newsletter with information about Dutch National Ballet and the dancers.
  • You will receive a 10% discount on items in the Dutch National Opera & Ballet shop and webshop.
  • At every Dutch National Ballet performance in Dutch National Opera & Ballet, you can make use of a special wardrobe service upon presentation of your Ballet Pass, so that you do not have to wait to hang up your coat.
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Why they support Dutch National Ballet

"Ballet is an unimaginable combination of top sport and art, it is clever and beautiful. The National Ballet could use a little push. It is unique that such a small country has such a grand ballet that is among the best in the world."

- Otto & Marieke Waterlander

"Besides the great performances, I enjoy the convenience of ordering the best seats in the theater. By using the special ticket service for Giving Circle members. It is no longer possible to order too late and miss tickets, wonderful!"

- Frederik Redelé

"For us, watching ballet is the ultimate way of relaxation. Every time we are impressed by the level of Dutch National Ballet. If you look at the time and energy that the dancers give, I think it is important to contribute as well."

- Erik van Duijn & Jan Willem Grandia