Access to Performances

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We offer several different ways to access subsidized tickets.

For free or discounted tickets, contact Alicia Greene at AGREENE@BOSTONBALLET.ORG.
For reduced-price Community Groups tickets, fill out the COMMUNITY GROUPS INTAKE FORM.
For more information on discount tickets through Card to Culture, visit their WEBSITE HERE.

Who Is Eligible for Boston Ballet Community Partnerships Cost-Free Ticket Program?

Organizations: An organization/school is eligible for the Community Partnerships Cost-Free Ticket Program if the organization has official 501(c)(3) status, distributes the tickets solely to beneficiaries of the organization and 25% or more of the population served is classified as economically disadvantaged (eligible for Earned Income Tax Credit- EITC)

Individuals: Where household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:

  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year;
  • Participates in one of these assistance programs:
    • Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program, including at U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision schools.
    • SNAP
    • Medicaid
    • Federal Housing Assistance, including:
      • Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program (Section 8 Vouchers)
      • Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)/Section 202/ Section 811
      • Public Housing
      • Affordable Housing Programs for American Indians, Alaska Natives or Native Hawaiians
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • WIC
    • or Lifeline;
  • Participates in one of these assistance programs and lives on qualifying Tribal lands:
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
    • Tribal TANF
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
    • Tribal Head Start (income based)

How Does Boston Ballet Support CPTP Customers?
Boston Ballet Community Partnerships Ticket Program supports recipients by:

  • Empowering customers to choose the “Community Night and/or Community Matinee” performance that best meets their needs
  • Ensuring CPCFTP customers have access to supported pre-show and post-show information;
  • Reducing the potential for ticket shock or other financial harms; and
  • Providing a dedicated process for ticket requests, comments, feedback and continued engagement