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Springfield, Missouri


Ballet Partner

The Ballet Partner annual campaign provides Springfield Ballet resources to increase its impact on Springfield-area families through outreach and tuition scholarship opportunities and the ability to provide professional quality one-of-a-kind performances. By becoming a Ballet Partner, you are united with Springfield Ballet in fulfilling its mission "to advance the art of ballet through premier education, performance, outreach and collaboration.”

To learn more about Ballet Partner sponsorship levels and benefits, click here. Please contact Ashley Walden, Executive Director, by phone 417.862.1343, or by email for additional details.


Thank You!

We are thankful of this year's Ballet Partners supporters, shown below. Please join us in saying THANK YOU!


2019-2020 Ballet Partner supporters

Choreographer $5,000+ Level

  • Cynthia Hollander

  • John & Beth Raidel - Presenting Sponsors of 2019-2020 Professional Guest Artists




    Prima Ballerina $2,500–$4,999 Level


    Principal Dancer $1,000–$2,499 Level

    • Freelander Family Charitable Trust
    • Rick & Mary McQueary
    • Michael & Ami Miller
    • Hometown Benefits Group - Brandon Roerick



    Soloist $500–$999 Level

    • Andrew & Will Carter
    • Susan & Harry Hom
    • Jon & Brandi Houck
    • Eric & Mary Ling
    • Wayland & Jennifer Mueller
    • Dusty & Kelly Smith



      Demi-Soloist $250–$499 Level

      • Kendall & Candida Deckard
      • Andy & Connie Eck
      • Bruce Galloway & Sarah Adams Orr
      • Ed & Jean Gruetzemacher
      • Weston & Caitlin Kissee
      • Jacob & Donna McWay
      • Michelle Vespa
      • Mark & Katherine Walter

      Friends of Springfield Ballet

      • Courtney and Mills, LLC
      • M. Elise Crain
      • Michael & Catherine Garman
      • Vern & Brenda Haines
      • Lauren Hassell
      • Gary Kester
      • Winter Kinne
      • Institute for Mature Learners

      Springfield Ballet Annual Scholarship Supporters

      • Central Bank and Central Trust Company of the Ozarks

      Season Program Sponsorships

      You are invited to be a season program sponsor for Springfield Ballet's 2019-2020 season - The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty! More than 5,200 patrons receive a copy of its season program during 12 performances this year.

      For more information on becoming a season program sponsor, please contact Executive Director,
      Ashley Walden at 417.862.1343 or email at

      Thank you to our 2019-2020 Program Sponsors

      Adams Funeral Home


      The Flower Merchant Ltd.

      Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home, Inc.

      Loveland's a-ok transmission