Did you know that 22% of the company’s revenue comes from our partners, sponsors and donors?
Our box-office and proceeds from the courses at Les STUDIOS cover just 44% ** of our operating costs, while government grants cover only **34%. That means we need your donations to continue striving for excellence!
6 productions a year in Montreal and yearly Canadian and international tours
42 dancers from 17 countries
Some 40 permanent employees
Roughly 30 freelancers employed by the costume workshop
Approximately 40 technicians for every production
One orchestra with over 60 musicians
One National Centre for Dance Therapy
One recreation centre, Les STUDIOS
A private reception room (the Atrium) and a private theatre (the Studio-Theatre)
One group of young adults with an intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder taking part in an on-site work experience throughout the school year, in cooperation with the Les Petits Rois Foundation
A strong sense of community
2,800 sick and underprivileged children invited to The Nutcracker every year by the Nutcracker Fund, including 1,700 from 20 disadvantaged schools and 700 from 25 foundations and children’s hospitals.
Close to 900 people from vulnerable communities (Down’s syndrome, autism, intellectual disability, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, etc.) who have benefited from the services of the National Centre for Dance Therapy.
Why Support Us?
Every donation is important, and every little bit helps! Since its creation, Les Grands Ballets has counted on the invaluable support of numerous companies, foundations and individuals to pursue our mission—presenting high-quality productions complete with orchestra—while contributing to the company’s success and helping to raise its profile on the world stage.
We are fortunate to have the support of more than: