Ballet Boys Tuition Fundraiser

Giving Tuesday – For the Underserved Youth of San Diego

Ballet is Having a Renaissance – Our Ballet Boys Program Needs Your Support to Blossom

Why should all youth be enrolled in a Ballet Class? Ballet develops core strength, mental focus, and emotional intelligence. Leading science has determined that a performing arts education is no longer an extracurricular activity, it is proven to be an essential tool for academic and personal excellence. Scripps Performing Arts is committed to providing Ballet classes for young men in San Diego’s underserved communities.

Fact 1: It costs $145,000 per year to incarcerate a youth.
Fact 2: It costs $45,000 per year for a minimum of two years to support a homeless teen integrating back into society.
Fact 3: It costs $4,500 per year to provide an unlimited after school performing arts education with a solid classical ballet foundation. The program will include authentic and rigorous Ballet and Musical Theatre training 5 days per week from 4pm – 8pm, all day on Saturday’s.

Our goal is to deliver an unlimited performing arts education for 10 boys ranging in age from 13 – 17 years old.  Thank you for being part of a productive solution for today’s underserved youth.

Scripps Performing Arts Inc. is a 501 c(3) non-profit educational and charitable foundation.

To see more details about our boys class descriptions and what goes into their complete training, see our Boys Dance & Ballet program page here .


  • Lane Mashal 
    • $54 
    • 45 mos
  • Anne Moose 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Christine Watson  
    • $20 
    • 45 mos
  • Patricia Brewer 
    • $20 
    • 45 mos
  • Katie Sullivan 
    • $1,500 
    • 46 mos
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Andrew Bernhardt 
San Diego, CA
Scripps Performing Arts Inc./Isabella's Giraffe Club 
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