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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!


2020-2021 Ballet Partner supporters

Choreographer $5,000+ Level

  • Anonymous
  • Cynthia Hollander
  • Harry Cooper Galleria Showroom

Media Sponsors 


Prima Ballerina $2,500–$4,999 Level

  • Jerry & Bunny Mueller
  • Mr. and Mrs. Larry O'Reilly
  • Mr. David and Mrs. Stacey O'Reilly
  • Mr. Charlie H. O'Reilly Jr.
  • Mr. Tal and Mrs. Rosalie O'Reilly Wooten
  • John & Beth Raidel - sponsors of Professional Guest Artists
  • Maggie Wilcox

Principal Dancer $1,000–$2,499 Level

  • CARES Act Relief Fund - Greene County
  • Freelander Family Charitable Trust - Michael Freelander
  • Hometown Benefits Group - Brandon Roerick
  • Rick & Mary McQueary
  • Michael & Ami Miller



Soloist $500–$999 Level

  • Jon & Brandi Houck
  • Karen Kroutil
  • Wayland & Jennifer Mueller
  • Sarah Adams Orr
  • Michelle Vespa



    Demi-Soloist $250–$499 Level

    • Rob & Sally Baird
    • Kendall & Candida Deckard
    • Lauren Hassell
    • Weston & Caitlin Kissee
    • Ashley Paige Romines
    • Mark & Katherine Walter



    Friends of Springfield Ballet

    • Ms. Mary Aiken
    • Courtney & Mills LLC - Chad Courtney
    • Vern & Brenda Haines
    • Nora Hoover
    • Gary Kester
    • Terri Shuck - in honor of Allison Kist


    Springfield Ballet Annual Scholarship Supporters

    •  Anonymous - designated gift towards a new scholarship opportunity
    • Ashley Paige Romines

    Season Program Sponsorships

    You are invited to be a season program sponsor for Springfield Ballet's 2021-2022 season - The Nutcracker and Coppélia! More than 5,200 patrons receive a copy of its season program during 12 performances this year, along with all patrons who purchase streaming tickets.

    View the Advertising Contract here and for more information, please contact Executive Director,
    Ashley Walden at 417.862.1343 or email at

    Thank you to our 2020-2021 Program Sponsors


    Proud to support our local arts organizations as well

     Drury University Theatre

    Men's Chorus of the Ozarks

    Springfield Symphony Orchestra