DWIGHT RHODEN  DESMOND RICHARDSON                                        



Complexions Contemporary Ballet exists to support, sustain, and further the wide-ranging creative expressions of dance. Since its founding 20 years ago, Complexions Contemporary Ballet has grown to international proportions. The company continues to work domestically and internationally. The dance company depends on contributions from our patrons to ensure the livelihood of the dance company and school programs. There are various levels of giving.

As a thank you for your generous gift of support, COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET is pleased to offer you the following:


VISIONARY – ($25,000 AND ABOVE) Support the Art or the Artist

All BENEFACTOR benefits plus:

Underwrite  the rehearsal  & production elements of a New Work ballet, Choreographed by Dwight Rhoden

Underwrite Physical Therapy for the entire Complexions Company of 14 dancers for one year

BENEFACTOR – ($10,000 – $25,000)

All PARTNER benefits plus:


A Private dance class for you and 10 friends with Desmond Richardson & Dwight Rhoden
Two Complimentary tickets with prime seating to the Complexions Special Event


PARTNER – ($5,000 – $9,999)

All DONOR benefits plus:


Invitation for two to the Opening Night Performance and cocktail reception for 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater
The honor of sponsoring in your name two Summer Intensive Scholarships for a pre professional dancer
For more information please contact Kim Hellams at




Complexions Contemporary Ballet is hailed as one of the finest and most innovative ballet companies in the world. Maintaining its standard of excellence involves annual expenses that exceed money earned from ticket sales. Donors bridge that gap:                 Contributions cover approximately 45% of operating expenses each year.​

There are several ways in which you can support Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Below is a list of various individual levels of giving.

DONOR – ($1000 – $4,999)
All SUPPORTER benefits plus:
Invitation for four to an in studio private rehearsal with The Company during the creative process of a New Work


SUPPORTER – ($500 – $999)
All FRIEND benefits plus:
Invitation to a tech/dress rehearsal of a new work at The Joyce Theater
A Company autographed 2014 New York Season Playbill


FRIEND – ($100 – $499)
A poster from 2014 Worldwide Tour or New York Season
Recognition in New York Joyce Season program


JUNIOR FRIEND – ($25) 18 years and younger
Autographed poster from Dwight and Desmond!
An online friend of Complexions through E-Blasts, Facebook and Twitter
We invite you to join the Complexions Contemporary Ballet donor family as a member.


FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q: How do I make a donation to Complexions Contemporary Ballet?
A: There are several ways that you can make a gift to support Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Donate Online, Gifts by Check, Gifts of Stock, Matching Gifts and Estate Gifts.

Q: Can I write off my donation on my taxes?

A: Yes, please contact Kim Hellams at 212.777.7771 for more information.

For more information on individual giving please contact Kim Hellams at or 212-777-7771.
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