Throughout our 34-year history, José Mateo Ballet Theatre has received public and private support that has enabled us to dedicate our energies to healing and strengthening communities. Now, as we work to adapt to the new patterns of an unpredictable pandemic, we must turn to you to help us prepare for the next stage of our work: the re-opening of our doors, post-COVID-19.
In keeping with recommendations from government and health authorities, on March 13, JMBT closed the doors of both its Cambridge and Dorchester facilities. Sixteen events have officially been cancelled including the Dance Saturdays series and five related arts exhibitions, affecting scores of artists of diverse dance forms in nine partnering communities. JMBT has also had to cancel its school’s annual Young Dancers Repertory Concert and Year-End Demonstration, affecting over 300 young dancers and their families.
Ongoing financial losses continue to impact the organization’s viability.
JMBT’s leadership team and Board of Directors continue to reach out to all of our constituents to ask that you help us maintain a level of cultural activity that can nourish the spirit, fortitude and resilience of our civil society.
Please support an ever-so-important part of Greater Boston’s cultural eco-system by making a gift today to José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s Emergency Fund. We are here for you now and plan to be here for you tomorrow, so we want to know we can count on you to invest with us in our community’s future.
All gifts are fully tax-deductible. Thank you so much for your consideration and generosity.