English National Ballet’s Circle is an annual giving programme for our most loyal and generous supporters — those who want to ensure the future of our passionate and creative Company, whilst enjoying unique access to our work. Members play a crucial role in supporting the commissioning of new productions and the expansion of our schools and community access programmes.


Dance Circle £500+

• Personalised and priority booking service
• Invitations to see work in progress in the studios at Markova House
• Invitations to see stage rehearsals in theatres around the country
• Annual magazine, In The Wings
Copies of press releases
Acknowledgement in English National Ballet theatre programmes and publications

Join Dance Circle

Premiere Circle £1,000+

Dance Circle benefits plus;

• Opportunity to join the company for first night parties and mingle with the cast after the performance
• Invitation to Circle Dinner
• Personalised backstage tours
• Priority booking of private hospitality rooms in theatres*
 Invitation to travel on overseas tours, with the opportunity to watch classes and rehearsals and join the company at receptions and social events

Join Premiere Circle

Creative Circle £5,000+

Dance and Premiere Circle benefits plus;

• Invitation to a private lunch with the Artistic Director and members of the creative team
 Invitations to preview events for new productions
• Opportunity to invite dancers and members of the company to join your guests at the theatre for pre-, interval or post-performance hospitality

Join Creative Circle

Director’s Circle £10,000+

A unique opportunity for a select group of individuals to become closely involved at the heart of the company, gaining exclusive access and insight into the workings of a touring Company. Forming an exclusive partnership with English National Ballet’s Artistic Director, members play a crucial role in enabling English National Ballet to maintain high performance standards and fulfil our performing ambitions worldwide.

Join Director's Circle

Join us backstage and find out the secrets of English National Ballet. For further information call 020 7590 2950 or email support@ballet.org.uk

Gift Aid and VAT Information: For VAT purposes your Circle contribution is split between a suggested donation and a payment for benefits as follows: Dance Circle - Donation £389/Benefits £111; Premiere Circle - Donation £879/Benefits £121; Creative Circle - Donation £4,779/Benefits £221; Directors’ Circle - Donation £9,629/Benefits £371. Gift aid can be claimed on the non-vat able element of all Circle memberships as well as pure donations.The benefits under each scheme are also available for the benefit price.

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