The questions any donor wants answered when asked to give are ‘Why?” and  “Why your organization?” Every donor wants to make sure that they give to a worthy cause, and that their gift is used wisely.

Dance Alive National Ballet has been in the community as a professional ballet company for 47 years. The company is comprised of an international roster of award-winning dancers who are on contract with DANB and make their homes in Gainesville.

A simple philanthropic contribution to DANB directly impacts the annual programming and the organization’s operating expenses. It keeps the community engagement fresh and platform strong. Your investment with Dance Alive is fully tax-deductible. Each dollar gets our organization closer to a sustainable moment.

DANB is a fiscally responsible organization  that  presents the highest level art product  and programming available to the community.



  • ½ dancer annual salary
  • Phantom set design
  • The Phillips Center cost for one production


  • Dancers’ shoes for one year
  • 1/4 dancer annual salary
  • The Christmas tree for ‘The Nutcracker’


  • 1 guest artist for ‘The Nutcracker’
  • 1 month dancer salary
  • 1 school show of ‘Nutcracker’


  • 100 underserved youth to attend a school performance through ‘Discover Dance’
  • 28 special needs adults to attend evening performances through ‘Dance Partners’
  • 2 tutus


  • 1 tutu
  • 7 pointe shoes
  • 50 underserved youth to attend school shows


  • 1 ‘Waltz of the Flowers’ costume
  • 2 mouse costumes
  • 16 soldier jackets for ‘The Nutcracker’


  • 5 underserved youth to attend ‘The Nutcracker’

PLEASE GIVE to this worthy organization.

For more information please contact DANB: or 352/371-2986 phone/fax

Photo of  Carla Amancio and Andre Valladon by Johnston P hotography.