DTH brochure 12.10.07 by Sarahsinthekinchin


									                              Photo credit: by Frank Capri

                                                                                 Photo credit: Joseph Rodman
The Dance Theatre of Harlem is thrilled to
launch an exciting new program that gives
our closest friends and supporters a personal
and intimate experience with the Dance
Theatre of Harlem School. The Support A
Young Artist program provides those students
who dream of a life in the performing arts                                                                                         Photo credit: Martine Bisagni
with a caring patron who will give them the
opportunity to make their dream a reality.

DTH Facts

   • While our tuition remains low compared
     to other professional studio schools,
     there are still many families who cannot
     afford the tuition.                                     DANCE THEATRE of HARLEM
   • Over half of our students receive more                   The Everett Center for the Performing Arts
     than $340,000 in scholarships or tuition                          466 West 152nd Street
     assistance each year.                                           New York, NY 10031-1814
   • DTH students use more than 300 pairs
     of pointe shoes in a year. At an average                         Phone: 212-690-2800
                                                                       Fax: 212-690-5762                       DANCE THEATRE of HARLEM
     price of $75 per pair, annual costs for
                                                                   www.dancetheatreofharlem.org                    “Classically American®”
     the pointe shoes exceed $22,000.
                                                                                                                                                                  DANCE THEATRE of HARLEM
                                                                                  Emerging Artist Partner: $10,000
                                                                                  Invest in the development of some of America’s most talented aspiring clas-                        “Classically American®”
                                                                                  sical dance artists. Dance Theatre of Harlem selects the best of its
                                                                                  Professional Training Program students as junior members of the Dance               All contributions to the Support A Young Artist program are considered fully tax-
                                                                                  Theatre of Harlem Ensemble. This ensemble provides educational and fami-         deductible and restricted for scholarships, tuition assistance and direct student support.
                                                                                  ly performance services to diverse communities throughout New York and
                                                                                  across the nation. As an Emerging Artist Partner, you will:                        Support A Young Artist Contribution/Pledge Form

                                                                                       • Be partnered with a Professional Training Program student whose          I I/My company will support a DTH Fellow at $25,000 a year
                                                                                                                                                                    for the next ______ year(s)
                                                                                         progress you are encouraged to follow.
                                                                                       • Receive a photograph and a biography of your young artist.               I I/My company will support an Emerging Artist at $10,000 a year
                                                                                       • Receive invitations to join your young artist for two special              for the next ______ year(s)
                                                                                         events a year.                                                           I I/My company will support a DTHS student through the Angel Fund
                                                                                       • Receive special access to the studios to preview classes                   at $____________ a year for the next ________ year(s).
                                                                                       • Receive two complimentary Dance Theatre of Harlem memberships            I I/My company will contribute $_________ to the Pointe Shoe Fund.
                                                                                         at the Ballet Master’s Circle level for one year.
                                                                                       • Be acknowledged in newsletters, in programs and on the                   Signature_______________________________________
                                                                                         DTH website.                                                             Method of Payment:
                                                                                  Angel Fund Patron: $2,500 - $5,000                                              I Payment is enclosed. $______________________
                                                                                  Help underwrite the tuition, fees and expenses for students in the Community,   I Please bill me during the month of _______________
                                                                                  Pre-Professional, Professional Training Programs as well as DTH’s Summer
                                                                                  Intensive: Masters & Mentors. Student support can also help cover the cost      If paying by credit card please circle one:
                                                                                  of slippers, leotards, tights, dance belts, pointe shoes and other necessary         VISA             MasterCard                    AMEX                Discover
                                                                                  materials for students. Angel Fund Patrons will:
                 Photo credit: by Frank Capri                                                                                                                     Card #: _______________________________________
                                                                                       • Receive a free Dance Theatre of Harlem membership at the                 Exp. Date: ______________________________________
         DTH Fellow Sponsor: $25,000                                                     Ballet Master’s level for one year.                                      Name (as it appears on the card)_____________________________
 Help support the early career development of a professional dancer by                 • Be invited to a special reception to “Meet the Students” and
                                                                                         their families                                                           Signature______________________________________
becoming a DTH Fellow Sponsor. We award up to 10 fellowships to highly
motivated and gifted young dancers who seek performance opportunities                  • Receive a pair of signed pointe shoes from a student                     Contact Information:
and experiences in a classical ballet setting and who desire to continue their         • Be invited to the dress rehearsal for the Annual Spring Celebration
studies beyond the Professional Training Program level. As senior members              • Be acknowledged in newsletters, Open House Series programs               Name:_________________________________________
of the Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble, our fellows receive a weekly                    and the DTH website.                                                     Billing Address:____________________________________
stipend, full tuition subsidy, physical therapy services, pointe shoes and bal-
let slippers. As a DTH Fellow Sponsor, you will:                                  Pointe Shoe Fund                                                                City,__________________________State:_____________
                                                                                  The Pointe Shoe Fund helps raise money to provide pointe shoes for students     Evening Phone:____________________________________
      • Be partnered with a DTH Fellow whose performance experience               on scholarship or for those who simply cannot afford them. Supplying our        Email Address:____________________________________
        you are encouraged to follow.                                             students with pointe shoes is a costly endeavor. A pair averages $75 and
                                                                                  our advanced students go through hundreds of them each year. We accept          Business Name:____________________________________
      • Receive a photograph and a biography of your fellow.
      • Receive invitations to join your fellow for two special events a year.    contributions of any level to this fund.                                        My company has a matching gift program. I am enclosing/will send a form
      • Be invited to previews of new works.                                                                                                                      from __________________________________________
      • Receive an offer of five complementary Dance Theatre of Harlem            If you would like to support a young artist, please mail the completed form       If you are interested in making a gift of stock or bequest or have questions,
        memberships to share with family and friends. Member benefits             to Dance Theatre of Harlem, Development Office, 466 West 152nd Street,                               please call (212) 690-2800, ext. 437.
        are at the Ballet Master’s Circle level and last for one year.            New York, NY 10031. You may fax your form to (212) 690-5762 or visit
                                                                                                                                                                             466 West 152nd Street, New York, New York 10031-1814
      • Be acknowledged in newsletters, in programs and on the DTH website.       www.dancetheatreofharlem.org to make a donation online.                                                www.dancetheatreofharlem.org
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