Individual Giving


You play a vital role in what we do. Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet is among the finest schools of classical ballet in the world. Since 1955 CPYB has been changing lives through dance and is considered a cultural cornerstone of Pennsylvania's capital region. Your individual gift, whether annual or planned, enables us to continue delivering the highest quality of training, performance and outreach throughout the year.

In 1955 Founding Artistic Director Marcia Dale Weary established Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet with the dream of making exceptional ballet training accessible to all children. Her dream is now a reality that impacts thousands of children and adults each year. When you support Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, you become a part of this legacy.

Your support of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet has far-reaching impact on youth, on our region, and on our culture.

  • Scholarships preserve our mission of making ballet accessible to all children.
  • DiscoverDance and School Day Performances allow children to experience and learn about the enchanting art form that is ballet.
  • Lectures, demonstrations and master classes provide students with first-hand exposures to dance, classical music and theatre.
  • World-class ballet performances enhance the cultural vitality of our region.

Your support of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet makes a profound impact. There are a variety of options for making a donation. Won't you join us with a tax deductible donation today? 

For more information, contact the CPYB Development Department at 717.254.8477 or

CPYB is a is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our EIN/Tax ID # is 23-1971982. The official registration and financial information of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.