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Chicago Ballet Theatre

Dear Supporter of the Arts:

     I would like to introduce you to Chicago Ballet Theatre, the non-profit entity of The Chicago School of Ballet.  CBT is a pre-professional ballet organization that provides aspiring young dancers the opportunity to perform

full-length classical ballets, as well as cutting-edge new and existing contemporary works by accomplished choreographers. Your help is needed so we can continue performing our classical ballet productions by obtaining funding for set design materials, facility expenses, set construction and costumes per production.  Steven Norman, owner of The Chicago School of ballet and CBT’s, Artistic Director and Master Instructor, (former Soloist and Corp de ballet with the San Francisco Ballet) and his elite faculty, bring experience, insight and expertise to their CBT dancers. Since ticket revenues cannot provide adequate funding to produce our performances, we need your support to deliver on our artistic commitment to each and every one of our students and stakeholders.


  One of CBT’s goals is to foster the development of a new generation of artists by preparing its students, interested in a dance career, for the professional/collegiate dance community.  It is our belief that in order to educate young dancers properly, they must be exposed to not only high-quality training, but a wide variety of performance opportunities as well. 

     We invite you to join our Donor Family. CBT is a 501(c)(3)tax-exempt organization. Your contribution ensures that CBT continues to bring exquisite ballet productions for years to come.  Please consider contributing at the highest level of your ability: 


  Prima - Contributions of $2,500 and up

Principle - Contributions of $1500 to 2,499

Soloist - Contributions of $1000 to $1,499

Corps de ballet - Contributions $500 to $999

Apprentice - Contributions $250 to $499

Trainee-- Contribution $50 to $249


Your tax-deductible donation can also benefit your business in the following ways:

·       Targeted Advertising: Recognition of your business with an ad in our production’s programs, which will be distributed to over 1000 attendees.

·       Market Awareness:  We can distribute and display brochures or coupons promoting your company’s products and/or services; recognition on CBT’s website.

·      Tax Benefit:  We are happy to provide you with a tax-deductible receipt.


 If you would like to learn more about The Chicago School of Ballet and Chicago Ballet Theatre, please visit our website at We truly hope to welcome you to our family of patrons.  


If you have any questions, please contact me at 630-418-5525 



   Steven Norman, Founder/Artistic Director

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