Individual Supporters

Friends of the RNZB

Join the movement and keep the dancers on their toes!

The Friends of the RNZB are passionate about ballet and have supported the RNZB since its inception. Express your love of ballet by taking out an annual membership.

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Annual membership of the Adult Friends starts from just $50. This gives you access to discounted tickets and newsletters with in-depth information from behind the scenes at the Ballet and a chance to get involved with other RNZB activities throughout the year. Read some of the opportunities available to Friends of the RNZB below.

Young Friends membership is just $30, with a discount for siblings living in the same household. The Young Friends programme is designed specifically for budding young dancers and is run closely in conjunction with RNZB Education. Young Friends of the RNZB also have their own exclusive opportunities and discounts. This includes access to education material for performances and invitations to attend open class, taught by an RNZB Ballet Master.

To join, join online or download and complete the Friends membership form and return to:
Friends of the RNZB
Freepost RNZB
PO Box 27050
Wellington 6141

Friends memberships and donations support the RNZB and foster an appreciation of ballet in New Zealand by promoting and celebrating dance around the country.


Membership opportunities

Adult Friends

Young Friends

20% discount on two tickets per show per venue*

2 x adult tickets

2 x child tickets

Discount at most RNZB Education events



Invitations to buy two discounted tickets to Wellington Dress Rehearsals


Invitations to watch RNZB company class and meet dancers (centre and tour schedule dependent)



Quarterly e-news with exclusive content



Annual Behind the Scenes newsletter with sneak previews into the world of the RNZB





Access to our private Facebook group, including Facebook Lives with dancers & choreographers, behind the scenes footage and more



*Friends of the RNZB discount cannot be used in conjunction with Subscriber discounts.

Membership is for a calendar year from 1 January to 31 December. For further information please email us or phone 021 246 0382. Join or renew as a Friend of the RNZB by selecting one of the two options below.

Join online

Download the Friends of the RNZB Membership Form


The Royal New Zealand Ballet is a Registered Charitable Trust. Friends of the RNZB memberships are not considered a donation and therefore are not eligible for a tax credit.

You can make a donation to the RNZB as a Dress Circle Donor or to our Annual Appeal.

RNZB_Season2022_SaraKate_SMALL Principals Sara Garbowski and Kate Kadow. Photo: Ross Brown

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