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Fonteyn Circle

The Fonteyn Circle is a philanthropic initiative for ballet lovers who would like to become more closely involved in the work of The Royal Ballet.

The group's involvement is based around Royal Ballet stage rehearsals, masterclasses and performances and offers opportunities to meet artists and staff of The Royal Ballet at receptions and other events.

Fonteyn Circle 2015/16

Wednesday 30 September 2015
Private stage and orchestra rehearsal of Connectome / Raven Girl followed by lunch*


Thursday 29 October 2015
An evening with Dame Beryl Grey and Dame Gillian Lynne in association with the Connoisseurs’ Series


Wednesday 20 January 2016
An evening around a performance of Rhapsody / The Two Pigeons with artists of The Royal Ballet


Spring 2016
Date tbc
An opportunity to watch The Royal Ballet Class in studio


Spring 2016
Date tbc
A visit to the Freed of London pointe shoe factory with members of The Royal Ballet


This Season, the Fonteyn Circle will support Frederick Ashton’s The Two Pigeons, which appears in two double bills in the 2015/16 season, firstly with Monotones I and II and later with Rhapsody. All tickets and catering will be in addition to your gift. For more information, please contact Isabelle Tawil on +44 (0)20 7212 9448 or