DCD Patrons Programme

You can help dancers’ careers to continue to flourish, beyond the stage, by joining DCD’s Patrons Programme.

 

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Through our strong partnerships with the UK’s leading dance companies, DCD is uniquely placed to offer our Patrons a carefully curated programme of performances, insights and experiences, in thanks for your support.

 

There are four categories to choose from:

CORE PATRON

For £100 per annum you will receive:

  • Invitations to free and ticketed performances and special events hosted by DCD and our world class partner companies
  • An invitation to DCD’s annual Christmas Drinks reception for patrons and alumni dancers, held at a glittering venue
  • A special patron’s e-newsletter, with all the latest news from DCD.

Gift Aid and VAT Information: A minimum payment of £80 (including VAT) secures all Core Patron benefits. The balance of £20 is a suggested donation to which Gift Aid provisions apply, but you may purchase the benefits package separately without making any further donation by contacting the DCD Office on 0207 831 1449.

 

EXECUTIVE PATRON

For £500 per annum you will receive:

  • Invitations to free and ticketed performances and special events hosted by DCD and our world class partner companies
  • An invitation to an annual event, exclusively for Executive and Boundless Patrons and DCD alumni dancers
  • An invitation to DCD’s annual Christmas Drinks reception for patrons and alumni dancers, held at a glittering venue
  • A special patron’s e-newsletter, with all the latest news from DCD
  • Your name listed as an Executive Patron on our website

Gift Aid and VAT Information: A minimum payment of £210 (including VAT) secures all Executive Patron benefits. The balance of £290 is a suggested donation to which Gift Aid provisions apply, but you may purchase the benefits package separately without making any further donation by contacting the DCD Office on 0207 831 1449.

BOUNDLESS PATRON

As a Boundless Patron, a gift of £1000 per annum will directly support a dancer through the provision of a sponsored retraining plan or a bursary in your name. In acknowledgement of the importance of your gesture you will receive, in addition to all of the benefits enjoyed by Executive Patrons:

  • A personal invitation to meet your sponsored dancer, along with updates regarding their retraining progress
  • An invitation to an annual event, exclusively for Executive and Boundless Patrons and DCD alumni dancers
  • First choice for all DCD hosted performances, special occasions and Gala events
  • Your name listed as a Boundless Patron on all Boundless Campaign materials, and on the Boundless appeal page of our website

Gift Aid and VAT Information: A minimum payment of £260 (including VAT) secures all Boundless Patron benefits. The balance of £740 is a suggested donation to which Gift Aid provisions apply, but you may purchase the benefits package separately without making any further donation by contacting the DCD Office on 0207 831 1449.

 

VISIONARY PATRON

A gift of £5000 or above will help to shape the future of Dancers’ Career Development. As a Visionary Patron you will enjoy a bespoke programme of engagement with DCD, including updates from the Executive Director, meetings with dancers and unique performance insights, tailored to your interests.

Gift Aid and VAT Information: A minimum payment of £360 (including VAT) secures all Visionary Patron benefits. The balance of £4,640 is a suggested donation to which Gift Aid provisions apply, but you may purchase the benefits package separately without making any further donation by contacting the DCD Office on 0207 831 1449.

HOW TO JOIN

Become a Patron of Dancers’ Career Development and change the life of a dancer today.

Please contact Clare Davis, Fundraising Officer: clare@thedcd.org.uk +44 (0)20 7831 1449

 

To discover more about our Visionary Patrons Programme and how your donation will shape the future of DCD, please contact Jennifer Curry, Executive Director: jennifer@thedcd.org.uk +44 (0)20 7831 1449

 

'I feel privileged to be a Patron of Dancers’ Career Development. Joining the Patrons Programme allows me to publicly recognise the charity which supported me through my professional transition and is also my gift to transitioning dancers of the future.'

 

Zenaida Yanowsky
Former Principal Dancer
The Royal Ballet

Help dancers take their next step in their careers beyond performance