Our Friend


Our Friends are people who want to form a closer association to Ballet Ireland and want to play a role in the success of the company.

Your support goes towards creating new work for audiences to to experience and be inspired by, our pointe shoe and costume fund and providing valuable experiences for primary schools students through our Education Programme.

Why become a Friend of Ballet Ireland?

Thanks to the generosity of our Friends we are able to present the work we do.  Our Friends provide additional support to that provided by the Arts Council which ensures we can grow artistically and  provide an extensive curriculum-based education outreach programme. Every Gift Makes a Difference.

How does being a Friend enhance my experience of Ballet Ireland?

Get to know more about the ballets you love! Friends donors are invited to attend events which provide a deeper BI experience:

Sapphire Friend (€75):

  • BI newsletter  – to keep you updated and informed
  • Recognition in our programme and on our website
  • Priority booking period
  • Gift card for Dance World


Ruby Friend (€150):

  • The above plus:
  • Invitation for you and a guest to a performance


Diamond Friend (€500):

  • The above plus:
  • Invitation for you and a guest to the opening night party
  • Open rehearsals and exclusive events