Thank you for considering making an investment in our community through a sponsorship of Grand Rapids Ballet. Throughout each season, more than 60,000 people enjoy a performance, participate in our school, or are a part of our outreach into the community.

Aligning your organization with Grand Rapids Ballet not only makes a statement about your investment in building a strong and vibrant community but is also a valuable marketing tool in growing your audience.

Audience Demographics

  • • 40% have household incomes of over $100,000 and nearly 25% of those have incomes over $250,000
    • More than 60% of households have children in the home
    • Over 60% have a college degree
    • Over half of our audience members are between 35 and 54 years of age

Community Involvement

  • • Tours nationally and internationally to critical acclaim
    • Provides free ballet classes for 2,000 children in area public schools
    • Provides performances for more than 20,000 children

To learn more about aligning your brand with Michigan’s only professional ballet company, contact Audience Engagement Coordinator Julie Lesniak today via email at juliel@grballet.com or by phone at 616.454.4771 x10.


Grand Rapids Ballet offers unique sponsorship benefits with an
opportunity for customization upon request. Our corporate benefit
options include:

• Access to dress rehearsals
• Behind the scenes tours
• E-mail Newsletter Recognition (16,000+ reached)
• Event Signage
• GRB/Sponsor merch box
• Media and Press Release Mentions
• Parking at PMW Company Productions
• Print + Digital Program Listing (20,000+ reached)
• Promotional Materials and Communications
• Representative Audience Address
• Tickets to Nutcracker at DeVos Performance Hall
• Tickets to VIP Opening Night of program sponsored
• Verbal Recognition at Performances


Print + Digital Program Listing (20,000+ reached)
Website (64,000+ reached)
E-mail Newsletter Recognition (16,000 +)
Social Media Mentionstagtagtagtag + posttag + post
Access to Dress Rehearsals
Tickets to VIP Opening Night of Sponsored Program68102025
Tickets to Nutcracker at DeVos Performance Hall4681520
Parking at Peter Martin Wege Theatre
Behind the Scenes Tours (Costume Shop & Warehouse)
Promotional Materials and Communications
Event Signage
Verbal Recognition at Performances
GRB/Sponsor Merch Box
Media and Press Release Mentions
Season Sponsor Recognition (All Season)
Representative Audience Address


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