As someone who appreciates the arts, you know how artistic training and expression have the power to transform individual lives and even entire communities. Now you can play a vital role in that transformation by giving your support to the non-profit Conservatory of Performing Arts at Pasadena Dance Theatre.

A prominent arts organization in the rich cultural landscape of the San Gabriel Valley, PDT has spread the joy and artistry of ballet to thousands of students and their families over the years through its conservatory. Please join us in nurturing young talent by supporting our program with a continuing or one-time tax-deductible gift of any amount.

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Your gift makes the difference

Help us provide...

Development of young talent

Development of young talent

by experienced professional ballet instructors and piano accompanists who share their love of dance and music with each student

opportunities for young students to dance alongside Pasadena Dance Theatre’s professional company members in classical and contemporary productions

programs for underserved children in our community 

for talented students in need of financial assistance 


Ways to give

There are various ways to support the Conservatory:

  • Recurring Donations: Set up a recurring monthly, quarterly or annual gift to the Conservatory.

  • Matching Gifts: Multiply your donation by seeing if your employer has a matching gift program and taking advantage of it.

  • In-kind Donations: PDT's Conservatory gratefully accepts in-kind goods and services from individuals and corporations. 



All donors are thanked in Pasadena Dance Theatre's program notes for its annual Nutcracker production. They are also recognized in our two separate websites for the Conservatory and Pasadena Dance Theatre (The Company).



PDT’s Conservatory is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational corporation and is completely self-supporting, with expenses being met through tax-deductible donations as well as grants, memberships, tuition, class fees and tickets sales, fundraising efforts, in concert with the support of its volunteer organization Assemblée.