Kansas City Ballet's Bolender Society

Kansas City Ballet Donor Group

The Bolender Society

Bolender Society in Kansas City

Welcome to The Bolender Society!

Named for the beloved former Artistic Director Todd Bolender, who transformed Kansas City Ballet with his artistry and vision, The Bolender Society is Kansas City Ballet’s premiere philanthropic group. Members generously make a monthly gift of $200 or an annual gift of $2,500 or more.

Meet Todd Bolender

Our City Deserves Great Art

Learn more about the Kansas City Ballet and the world of dance through lectures by guest artists, excursions to dance events and special social gatherings to meet the dancers.

Bolender Society members believe that a great city deserves great art. The dedication of the Bolender Society allows Kansas City Ballet to bring dance of the highest quality, community education for all ages, and excellence in dance training to the entire community.


THE BOLENDER SOCIETY | Gifts of $2,500 – $4,999

  • Name Recognition in Programs
  • Open Rehearsal and Reception
  • Backstage Tours
  • Bolender Society Insight E-mails/Performance Preview
  • 2 Drink Tickets per season
  • Pre-sale Ticket Access
  • Invitation to Bolender Society Events & Trips
  • Concierge Ticketing Support
  • Priority Access to upgrade Subscription Tickets
  • Bolender Society Suite Access/Intermission Reception

SILVER LEVEL | Gifts of $5,000 – $9,999

Includes The Bolender Society benefits, plus

  • 2 Guest Ticket Vouchers per season
  • Complimentary Parking at Kauffman Center

GOLD LEVEL | Gifts of $10,000 – $24,999

Includes The Bolender Society and Silver Level benefits, plus

  • Invitations to Opening Night Parties
  • Dinner and Dress Rehearsal with Artistic Director Devon Carney

DIAMOND LEVEL | Gifts of $25,000 – $49,999

Includes The Bolender Society, Silver and Gold Level benefits, plus

  • Complimentary Valet Parking at Kauffman Center

Join this vibrant and important group of ballet supporters!