$20 for 20

A celebration of Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux


Twenty years. What does that mean to you? During this time, Charlotte Ballet has seen tremendous growth in the size of the company, the number of seats filled in the theater, the talent and strength of artists, choreographers and ballets presented and the impact made throughout the community. Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux has been extraordinary in his 20 years of artistic leadership of this organization, but he couldn’t have done it without you.

When you join Charlotte Ballet’s $20 for 20, you will join a special group of people reaching out each month to provide scholarships in the Academy and for Reach students and world-class choreographers for the professional Company. Together, we can create a movement that honors Jean-Pierre and his legacy at Charlotte Ballet.

This special, dedicated group helps us maintain the people, perspective, passion, vision and skills that make Charlotte Ballet special. Your support drives this organization forward. It enables us to build on the momentum that Jean-Pierre has been developing for the past 20 years. Help us create a movement by joining the $20 for 20 group today.

When you make your gift today, enter $20 in the amount field and select make this a monthly gift. For questions or more information email Megan Mitcham or call 704-414-2773.

Just announced! A Special Performance Celebrating 20 Years of Artistic Leadership from Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux. Join us in celebrating Jean-Pierre at Inspired Works June 1-3.

President & Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Stepping Down in June 2017

Bonnefoux has led Charlotte Ballet since 1996

In 2015, Charlotte Ballet President & Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux announced he would step down at the end of the 2016/2017 Season.  Charlotte Ballet plans to spend the 2016/2017 Season, Bonnefoux’s last, celebrating his legacy and contributions.

“It has been an exciting 20 years building this company with the help of committed and talented dancers, board members and staff,” Bonnefoux said

Photos of Jean-Pierre

Click below to view a photo slideshow of highlights from Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s career.