ESPLANADE CIRCLE

Come closer

Named in honor of Paul Taylor’s beloved 1975 masterpiece, this special patrons group binds the most generous supporters of the Company to our work. Members of the Esplanade Circle enjoy an unparalleled look behind the curtain that allows them to experience the dancers and the repertory from a unique perspective.

Go deeper, spend time with us in the studio and backstage, and receive a premium level of service as you experience the best of modern dance that only the Taylor Company can provide. In return, we look forward to providing you an exclusive, unrivaled benefactor’s experience that connects, informs, and inspires.

All but $400 tax-deductible

PRODUCERS CIRCLE

FRIENDS of PTDF Benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to the annual Esplanade Circle Celebration with Artistic Director Michael Novak and Taylor dancers
  • Invitation to the Producers Circle studio showing, including a toast with the Taylor dancers
  • Ticket exchange privileges on specially reserved “house seats” purchased through the Development Office

All but $500 tax-deductible

PARTNERS CIRCLE

PRODUCERS CIRCLE Benefits , plus:

  • Invitation to the exclusive Closing Night Party of our NYC season with Artistic Director Michael Novak and the Taylor dancers
  • Access to a private Company rehearsal for you and 3 guests
  • Exclusive concierge ticketing services for all US and international tour locations

All but $600 tax-deductible

LEADERS CIRCLE

PARTNERS CIRCLE Benefits , plus:

  • Invitation to the Leaders Circle dinner, hosted by the Chair of the Board of Directors
  • Access to a post-performance backstage tour at our NYC season for you and 3 guests accompanied by a Taylor dancer
  • Invitation to travel with the Company and enjoy Leaders Circle activities at exclusive touring engagements worldwide
  • A NYC season memento signed by the dancers
  • Access to premium Leaders Circle events throughout the year

All but $800 tax-deductible

DIRECTORS CIRCLE

LEADERS CIRCLE Benefits , plus:

  • Invitation to the annual Artistic Director’s Salon, a special evening of art and conversation with Michael Novak
  • Access to a post-performance backstage tour at our NYC season for you and 5 guests, including a champagne toast with Michael Novak and a Taylor dancer
  • An opportunity for you and a guest to watch one act of a Taylor performance from backstage
  • Acknowledgment of your generosity as a special credit in our NYC season’s printed Playbill

PHOTO CREDITS (top to bottom | left to right) Header photo of dancers in Esplanade, Paul B. Goode; photos of Esplanade Circle events by Whitney Browne.

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