International Ballet Theatre   Bellevue's Premier Ballet Company
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Consider a Tax Deductible Donation to International Ballet Theatre*

As a Non-Profit Performing Arts Organization any Financial Donation made to support  and/or sponsor International Ballet Theatre's mission of preserving the art of dance, through education and public performances, are tax deductible.

International Ballet Theatre Fundraises year-round through ticket sales for public performances,

merchandising of dance gear, and through the generosity of philanthropic donations. 

Chances are you are familiar with IBT from attending a performance of IBT's The Nutcracker (in Bellevue) at some point over the last 20 years, maybe you are a lover of classical ballet who attends 2 or 3 IBT performances each season, or you are a parent or family member related to one of the many dancers who share the stage season after season. However you discovered International Ballet Theatre we say, welcome to the world of dance.

3 WAYS TO DONATE to IBT
IBT has made the donation process really simple. And you can contribute with your Venmo account or with any credit card through PayPal. (
You do not need to have a PayPal account to donate with PayPal), and thirdly, Snail Mail. 

1. VENMO - Simply send your donation to IBT 's VENMO Account @International-ballettheatre

2. PAYPAL -  Click on the Donate with PayPal Button

3. SNAIL MAIL - Write a check and send it to:
International Ballet Theatre
PO Box 4227

Bellevue, WA 98009 - 4227

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When it comes to performance arts organization in Bellevue, Washington, no other performance arts organization has survived longer then International Ballet Theatre. Who, without sponsorship from east side corporations -- which was never the plan, and ti has created challenges early on. With cuts to federal grants and east side business who want their brand tied to Seattle, east side performance arts organizations like International Ballet Theatre have been left to their own creative resources. IBT is grateful to have built a loyal and ever-growing audience and we hope, that after 20 years of performing in Bellevue, that IBT has earned its place in Bellevue as a true asset to the community.

Wondering how much money you should consider donating to IBT's cause? As with any Non-Profit Organization, they are happy to receive any size Financial Donation from $1 to $100,000. Maybe this information will help with your decision. A General Admission Ticket for an IBT Performance is $45-$55 and a Child's Ticket is $27.

Here is how the proceeds from each ticket is used:

  • IBT Rents the Theatre at Meydenbauer Center for all performances, load-in and rehearsal dates (more than 30 per season).

  • IBT Hires union labor for lights, sound and back stage operations.

  • IBT Operates a brick and mortar rehearsal studio and dance academy in Bellevue, WA.

  • IBT Employs one full-time person for Marketing, Ticket Sales and Box Office Operations.

*IBT is a registered 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization