The Barre Never Lowers. We Just Reach Higher.

étoile: (noun) /e.twal/
1. : a star or a pattern in the shape of a star
2. : title given to exceptional female dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet


Did you know that Cincinnati Ballet is the national leader in championing female choreography? Next season every show will feature work by female choreographers. By joining Étoile, you are supporting female leadership in Ballet to reach new heights. All while connecting with other remarkable women through exclusive opportunities with Cincinnati Ballet.

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Special Bonus Event in honor of Victoria Morgan’s 25th season

Upgrade your membership to the next level or join at the affiliate level and receive a bonus behind the scenes event! Tour the new Wardrobe Department, made possible by Linda and Gary Greenberg, with Artistic Director Victoria Morgan and Wardrobe Supervisor Noelle Wedig-Johnston.

100% of your upgrade will go directly to support the creation of the NEW Victoria Morgan Women’s Choreography and Artist Fund at Cincinnati Ballet.

BRAVA! Étoile funds help Cincinnati Ballet to continue to be dedicated leaders in programming and promoting female choreographers like Jennifer Archibald, Pamela Robinson-Harris, Peggy Dolkas, Mia Michaels, and Victoria Morgan.

All Étoile Memberships Receive:

• FIVE Étoile exclusive events that celebrate female creativity and empowerment
• Recognition in the Étoile ad in Cincinnati Ballet production program
• NEW Special Étoile Membership gift to commemorate Victoria’s 25th Anniversary
• NEW Invitation to Coffee & Class Series for Donors
• Invitation to annual donor appreciation event
• Advanced casting for mainstage productions
• Early access to single tickets & park performances
• 25% discount Cincinnati Ballet branded merchandise

Membership Levels

Affiliate – $1,500

• 6 tickets to Étoile featured performance
• Donor Lounge Access – REOPENING 2022
• NEW Invitation to Studio Rehearsal at the new Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance
• NEW Signed, limited edition Cincinnati Ballet poster

Associate – $1,000

• 4 tickets to Étoile featured performance
• NEW Signed, limited edition Cincinnati Ballet poster

Member – $500

• 2 tickets to Étoile featured performance

A special thanks to our Étoile committee members. You represent the grace and grit we strive for and we appreciate the remarkable women you are.

2021-2022 Committee: Lauren Beckert, Judy Dalambakis, Melinda Gardner, Kathryn Harsh, Daphne Jurgensen, Deborah Livingston, Diane Rumpke, Lisa Sampson, Katrina Trimble

Thanks to the founding members

Jeanette Altenau

Cammy Dierking

Kay Geiger

Candace McGraw

Victoria Morgan

Renee Schuler

2021-2022 SEASON

Be Empowered

‘Victoria’s Favorite Things’ Brunch

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Be Connected

The Nutcracker Studio Rehearsal & Wreath Workshop

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Be Inspired

Cinderella Performance & Reception

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Be Energized

Dance Class with a Twist, featuring Victoria and a Special Guest

April 2022

Be Bold

Bold Moves Festival Choreographers at the Bar(re)

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Join the Movement!

Contact Sarah Templeton Wilson for more information.

Phone: 513-562-1103
Email: etoile@cballet.org

A Special THANKS To Our Partners

Étoile Presenting Sponsor

Betsy LaMacchia

Karen F. Maier

Founding Members

Director of Community Relationships Marketing Communications at TriHealth
President, Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky at PNC
Chief Executive Officer at Kenton County Airport Board
The Sue & Bill Friedlander Artistic Director at Cincinnati Ballet
Chef/Owner at EAT WELL

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