Relief Fund

We Need Your Help

For 65 years, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet has provided access to the students who have sought the best in ballet training.  Now we are calling on our community to support us during this time of uncertainty. We launched our relief fund in March as our ticket revenue, Summer Program revenue, grant opportunities and other sources of income started to dry up as the result of COVID-19. We need your help if CPYB is to continue to provide students with world-class ballet training for years to come. 

A Message from our CEO

Our Goal

To recover lost income from canceled performances, changes to the structure of our residential 5-Week Summer Ballet Program and prepare for an uncertain future. 

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5 North Orange Street
Suite #3
Carlisle, PA 17013

How You Can Help


$25 | Ensure A Safe Return
Help us secure protective equipment and cleaning supplies so our students, faculty, and staff can return to the studios safely. 

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 $50 | Provide Ticket Revenue 

Your donation covers the cost of lost ticket revenue for Alan Hineline's Giselle and  Founder's Series. 

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$100 | Enable an Online Class

Cover the cost of virtual classes for our students. Your donation will go towards providing instruction and covering faculty costs.

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$250 | Design A Costume

It can take more than two weeks to make and decorate one costume. Your donation will help outfit our next performance. 

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Create Choreographic Opportunities

Your donation will help bring in stagers and guest choreographers providing our students with new choreographic opportunities

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$1,000 | Fund Operational Expenses

Funding for our staff through the Paycheck Protection Program expiredJune 12. Your donation will help fund our operational expenses.

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Thank you for your support!

We are humbled by the support you have shown -- your donations, words of encouragement, and efforts campaigning for CPYB are very much appreciated. 

But we still need your help! Please consider donating whatever you can to provide critical relief to the CPYB family. Every gift is important - no matter the size. 

Photos© Joel Thomas Photography; Serenade Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust © Angela Sterling Photography; © The Sleeping Beauty Choreogrpahy by Alan Hineline © Rosalie O'Connor Photography