Become a Heritage Club Patron

Play a leading role with one of America’s finest ballet companies by joining the Heritage Club. Ballet West honors Heritage Club patrons for their annual, elevated contributions by offering exclusive donor experiences.


Become a Heritage Club Patron Online    Download a Heritage Club brochure

All Heritage Club Patrons Receive:

vip access

  • Access to purchase season tickets in the donors-only section
  • Dedicated Patron Services phone line for ticket purchases and exchanges
  • Advanced sales for subscriptions and tickets
  • Priority invitation to join Ballet West on tour

fun and fancy

  • Admission to Ballet West’s donor lounge for private intermission receptions
  • Admission to Director’s Pointe pre-performance talks (RSVP required)
  • Invitations to salon events

gifts and goodies

  • Limited-edition memento
  • Subscription to Ballet West’s Front Row magazine, plus an end-of-year commemorative Heritage Club edition
  • 15% discount on Ballet West merchandise at the boutique

 in the spotlight

Acknowledgment of your gift:

  • In playbills throughout the season
  • In Ballet West’s Front Row magazine
  • In the annual report
  • On the Ballet West website


Corps de Ballet



First Soloist


Mrs. Wallace

Mr. C $50,000+

 Amount of gift that may be tax-deductible, as permitted by law, if benefits are accepted  ($1,340)  ($2,160) ($4,310)  ($8,090)  ($12,930)  ($22,770) ($47,610)
Complimentary performance tickets* 2 4 6 10 12 14 16
Complimentary parking (Limit 1 pass per production)
Admission to intermission receptions
Admission for two to Director’s Pointe pre-performance talks
Invitations to attend in-studio rehearsals (4 per season)  ■
Early access to Annual Spring Soiree tickets
Subscription to Front Row, Ballet West’s magazine
Invitation to an annual salon event
Invitation to Breakfast at the Ballet with Company Artists
Recognition as a performance sponsor for one performance in the season (includes playbill recognition and 6 complimentary sponsorship tickets)
Invitation to Mr. C’s Dinner where Adam Sklute, Artistic Director, will share his vision for the future of the company
Recognition as a Company Artist sponsor for a year
Backstage tour
Dress Rehearsal invitation for you and up to 10 guests


Sponsorship of a company artist includes name recognition next to the artist’s name in season playbills and on the website. An introduction will be coordinated to meet the sponsored artist.

The fair market value of benefits varies by level. Gifts may be tax-deductible to the extent the contribution exceeds the fair market value of benefits. Please consult your tax advisor. Patronships are per couple, and are non-transferable and non-refundable. 

Patronships are for one year from the date of processing, are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are per household. Upgrades are available throughout the year – please call the Development Department for more information. For other questions concerning benefits, upgrades or gifting a Patronship to friends and family, please contact Bretleigh Sandorf at | 801-869-6919.

Ballet West thanks our Founder Circle donors, each of whom has given over $500,000 to the Company throughout its history, either though collective annual giving or one-time gifts. The generosity of these individuals, corporations, and foundations has made a tremendous impact on Ballet West, and we are humbled and grateful for their leadership support.

For more information about Founder’s Circle call Bretleigh Sandorf, Annual Giving Manager, at 801.869.6919 or email

Heritage Club

Mr. C. and Mrs. Wallace
$25,000 and above

Peggy Bergmann
Judy Brady and Drew W. Browning
DiFiore Family
The Meldrum Foundation
John and Andrea Miller
John and Marcia Price Family Foundation
Shari and David Quinney
Theodore Schmidt
Jonathan and Liz Slager
Beano Solomon
Krista and Jim Sorenson

Principal and First Soloist
$10,000 – 24,999

Vilija Avizonis and Gregory McComas
H. Brent and Bonnie Jean Beesley
Michael Black and Kimberly Strand
Judy and Larry Brownstein
Melissa H. Cutler
W. Hague & Sue J. Ellis Foundation
Erik and Uzo Erlingsson
Alan and Jeanne Hall Foundation
Stephanie and Tim Harpst
George W. Henry, Jr. and James Rose
Cindy and Howard Hochhauser
Jennifer Horne-Huntsman and Scott Huntsman
Impart Group, Inc.
Loren and JoAnna Larsen
Mary B. and Lindon Leader
Tatiana Lingos-Webb Prince and Matthew Prince
Rachèle McCarthey and Brock Van de Kamp
Dan P. Miller
David Parkinson and Leonardo Arantes Silveira
David E. Quinney III
Convergence Planning
Mark and Melanie Robbins
Naoma Tate
Sarah Eccles Taylor and Gary Taylor
Brad and Linda Walton
Julia S. Watkins
Jacquelyn Wentz
Carole Wood and Darrell Hensleigh
Marelynn and Edward Zipser
Anonymous (1)

Soloist and Demi-Soloist
$2,500 – 9,999

Marcy Barlow
Trenton Behunin
Kathleen and Andy Blank
The Brown Family Foundation
Carol Browning, Céline & Nathan Browning, and Rete & Rikki Browning
Roger and Kathryn C. Carter
Bradley and Mary Ann Cassell
Carol T. Christ
Barbara B. Christensen
Cecile and Harold Christiansen
Willard and Julie Dere
Meredith and Stephen Drechsel
Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Family Foundation
John and Joan Firmage
Marc and Cammy Fuller
David and SandyLee Griswold
John and Ilauna Gurr
Marc and Mary Carole Harrison
Kathie and Charles Horman
Larry and Tina Howard
Robert and Dixie Huefner
Heidi Huntsman and Mark Robinson
Brent and Maren Jensen
Adam and Jessie Justis
Jeanne M. Kimball
Carole Klein and Brad Chesivoir
James R. Kruse and Mary Jo Smith
Katharine W. Lamb
Shari and Bruce Lindsay
Katherine Daines Lindsay
Paul and Melanie Lyon
Thomas and Mary McCarthey
Willis McCree and John Fromer
Anne Neeley and Ila Neeley
Trevor and Amy Nielson
Jeanie Pollack
Richard and Nancy Potashner
Shauna Bamberger Priskos
Erin and Bryan Riggsbee
Chris and Ellen Rossi
Margaret P. Sargent
Sandefur Schmidt
Jonathan and Amanda Schmieder
Benjamin Farr and Lael Floweree Selznick
Sascha and Richard Shutkind
Teresa Silcox
Harris and Amanda Simmons
Adam Sklute and Christopher Renstrom
John Sklute
Sue and Jack Stahl
Kristin and Tom Stockham
Cyndie Taylor
Tracy Family
Roy and Lisa Vincent
Susan Warshaw
Beatryx and Vincent Washington
Alan H. Weinhouse
Jay and Alicia Wilson
Anonymous (3)

Corps de Ballet
$1,500 – 2,499

Alexandra Agrapides
Alta’s Rustler Lodge
Stephen Anderson
Bené Arnold
Jordan Atkin
Carol Baer
Greg Baird
David Barber and Greg Geilmann
Liesl Basile
Frances and Jerome Battle
Clisto and Suzanne Beaty
Gary Beers
Vicki and Bill Bennion
Ginny Bostrom
Joseph Broom
Alison Bulson
Karen Chantry
Jim and Barbara Clark
Drs. Joan L. and William J. Coles
Elinor and Martin Colman
Wilma Corkery and John R. Corkery M.D.
Pascale De Rozario and Jonathan Crossett
Devin Callaway and Sarah Dehoney
Metta Driscoll
John Eckert
Sissy Eichwald
Hot Shot Sprinkler Repair & Landscape LLC
Jason Flower
Tracy Frankel
Barbara W. Frazier
Karen L. Freed
Patti Eylar and Charlie Gardner
David Keith Garside and Audrey Miner
Marla M. Gault
Dee Gauss
Jon and Tami Hansen
Sandra and David Haughey
Julie Hopkins
Dominique Ingegneri
Gordon Irving
David P. Heuvel and Johann Jacobs
Marilyn and Chester Johnson
G. Frank and Pamela Joklik
Kristine Jordan
John S. Karls
Lawrence and Linda Kelley
The Kohlburn/Lecointre Family
Katherine Probert Labrum
Roxanne Christensen and Tony Lazzara
Helle and Jon Le Rette
David E. and Helane B. Leta
Merrill Lewen and Laurence Cooper
Kathy Lynch
Jennifer and Gideon Malherbe
Nancy Melich and Lex Hemphill
David and Colleen Merrill
Jan Mitchell
David and Sheila Hayes Moore
Edward Moreton
Karen Nichols
Kirsten Novak and Mark Martinez
Linda S. Pembroke
Andrea and Don Peterson
Richard and Lois Peterson
Lana and Boris Petkovic
Katie Marie Pollard
Jeanne Potucek
Nancy Rapoport and Jeff Van Niel
Nebeker Family Foundation Ogden
Suzanne and David Razor
Barbara Snarr Reid
Vincent and Megan Rogers
Mark and Linda Scholl
Robert and Nancy Schumacker
Michael Scolamiero
Aharon Shulimson and Julie Terry
Beth and Randy Siebert
Lou Ann Stevens
Summerhays Music
Raymond Vismantas
Amy Wadsworth and David Richardson
Elaine Wolbrom
Anonymous (4)

The above list includes individual donations received as of September 1, 2021.