First State Ballet Theatre

Delaware's Professional Ballet Company

First State Ballet Theatre, Delaware’s professional ballet company, presents full length ballets and mixed-repertory programs throughout the state, commissions new choreography from internationally renowned choreographers, offers performing opportunities to aspiring dancers, and educates the Delaware dance audience of the future.

Headquartered in Wilmington's beautiful and historic Grand Opera House, First State Ballet Theatre performs under the artistic direction of Kirov-trained Pasha Kambalov.



Support Us

FSBT is committed to maintaining our unique combination of extraordinary production values and family friendly ticket prices for future generation of Delawareans. Your tax-deductible gift will enable us to bring the beauty and excitement of professional ballet to thousands of patrons for many years to come.

Questions? Call 302-658-7897 x 3851 or email

Your contribution helps maintain our successful arts programs and will allow us to grow our list of accomplishments.

Donate Online:

When you donate online, we put your contribution to work immediately. If you wish to remain anonymous and/or if your company offers a matching gift program, please let us know through the Additional Comments box.

Donate by Mail:

Mail your check, made payable to FSBT, to:

First State Ballet Theatre
818 North Market Street, 2nd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

If you wish to donate to a specific fund, would like to remain anonymous or if your company offers a matching gift program, please enclose a note and let us know the best way to contact you.

United Way Contribution:

First State Ballet Theatre is a proud participant of the United Way Write-In Program. If you, or anyone you know who participates in UWD's fundraising campaigns, would like to designate a contribution to First State Ballet Theatre, write in:

First State Ballet Theatre
818 N Market Street, 2nd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

And/Or Code #11182

Donate by Phone:

First State Ballet Theatre would be delighted to process your credit card contribution at 302-658-7897 x 3851.

Donate Stock:

To donate stock, please contact First State Ballet Theatre at 302-658-7897 x 3851 or at FSBT will process your gift promptly and apply it toward the fund you choose.

Become a Sponsor:

Corporate sponsors of First State Ballet Theatre reach a large, diverse, educated audience in all three Delaware counties. To learn more about sponsorship levels and benefits, please contact us at 302-658-7897, ext. 3851 or at


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