Coastal Virginia's Ballet Academy and Company

 (757) 446-1401  Norfolk  and  Virginia Beach

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Ballet Virginia is proud to be Coastal Virginia’s professional ballet company.  We bring both excellent dance training and professional performances to our community. In order to provide these opportunities and experiences, we must seek funding beyond tuition and ticket sales. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) we rely on individual and corporate donors for financial support as well as our devoted volunteers for their countless hours of time and expertise. If you would prefer to send us a check or are donating a large amount, please use this form.

A financial statement is available upon written request from the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs. Ballet Virginia is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible.

In-Kind Donations

From time to time, Ballet Virginia has requests for goods and services. Past goods and service donations can be seen throughout our studio. If you think you have a goods or service you would like to offer, please contact Janina Michalski at


Ballet Virginia is honored to have a scholarship fund in memory of Patricia Sorrell who was affectionately known to so many as “Miss Pat”. She remains a legend in the local and national dance community.


Create a legacy and help to ensure the future of Ballet Virginia. You can help us achieve this stability by designating a gift for our Endowment. Please contact SuzanneLownsbury at for more information.

Ballet Virginia Guild

The Ballet Virginia’s Ballet Guild is a group of dedicated parents, friends and family members of BV dancers who help to support the Academy through fundraising activities. Time commitment is as little or as much time as one is able to give. If interested please email for more information.

Playbill Advertising

A way for the local businesses to support Ballet Virginia.

With over 8,000 attendees, the professionally designed playbills for Moving Forward, The Nutcracker, Diversity in Dance and Cinderella give your business an outstanding opportunity for targeted exposure at reasonable rates. Your business will also be listed as a Season Sponsor in our Academy Showcase and on our website, at no extra cost. Your support allows Ballet Virginia to offer both professional dance performances and excellent pre-professional training to the Coastal Virginia community along with enriching the cultural fabric of our region by providing excellence in dance education and performances.

Contact Lisa McCarty, Communications and Development Director, for more information.

Ballet Virginia is grateful for the support of the following organizations:

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