A New Patrons Experience for Young Professionals

FFDN Unparalleled is a new young professionals subscription series for the dance lover, the dance curious, and anyone - ages 19 - 40 - who enjoys the Toronto arts scene.

FFDN Unparalleled subscribers will explore a curation of cutting-edge contemporary dance performances selected by FFDN Artistic Director Ilter Ibrahimof, go behind the scenes with dance artists, enjoy additional pop-up events - and charitably support FFDN at the same time.

FFDN Unparalleled 2023 Schedule:
  • March 8: Ballet Edmonton’s E-MOTION Tour, presented by Danceworks and supported by FFDN @ Fleck Dance Theatre
  • May 17: The Sacrifice by Dada Masilo, presented by Harbourfront Torque Series @ Fleck Dance Theatre
  • June 14: X (DIX) by Côte Danse presented by Crow’s Theatre @ Streetcar Crowsnest
  • October 4: Fall for Dance North 9th Anniversary Festival**

**premium seats for additional FFDN mainstage performances will be offered for $15/ticket plus HST and service charges.

Subscriber Perks:

Discounts! FFDN has secured ticket discounts on premium seats for you.  

Drinks! As part of the Unparalleled experience, you are invited to attend pre- or post-performance drinks with dance artists on the program, on-site or in a nearby location. Additional fees may apply.

Connections! You will connect with other young leaders for conversation, community, and learning about the ecosystem of Toronto dance and beyond. There will also be opportunities to mingle with FFDN executive volunteers and board members.

Pop-Ups! FFDN loves a pop-up event and you may be invited to studio visits, an FFDN Patrons’ Circle event, an exclusive festival experience and/or festival lounge, as opportunities develop.

Doing Good! Your donation supports FFDN, the professional international dance festival that makes the art form affordable and accessible. A charitable receipt for the maximum allowable amount will be issued.

How to Join

To join FFDN Unparalleled or for further information, please contact FFDN Unparalleled Co-Chairs: Anthony Chung, , Kulin Matchhar, , or FFDN Director of Advancement and Philanthropy, Melissa Forstner, .

Subscription Price

Total Subscription Price: $425

  • 1 premium seat to each of the 4 shows above
  • 1 drink ticket for each of the 4 pre- or post-performance events
  • $300 annual charitable donation to FFDN*
  • Option to purchase a “Bring a Guest” subscription for an additional $125
    • *Option to donate monthly
Unparalleled Co-Chairs: Anthony Chung and Kulin Matchhar

Kulin Matchhar, Anthony Chung, FFDN Board Member Joan Lozinski and guests at an FFDN 2022 Patrons’ Circle event.

Toronto offers so many great dance experiences year-round. I look forward to going on a curated journey of discovery with you - deepening our understanding of the work, meeting prominent Canadian and international artists along the way, and celebrating our newfound camaraderie at FFDN 2023!

- Ilter Ibrahimof
Artistic Director, FFDN

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Photo credits:
Hero Image: Jera Wolfe's Arise, performed by students of Canada's National Ballet School, as part of FFDN festival 2022. Photo by Bruce Zinger. | X (DIX) by Guillaume Côté, performed by Côté Danse company members as part of FFDN festival 2021. Photo by Sasha Onyshchenko. | Milana Glumicic, Raoul Wilke and Esie Mensah at 8-Count film series premiere at Betty Oliphant Theatre during FFDN festival 2022. Photo by Marlowe Porter. | FFDN Artistic Director Ilter Ibrahimof. Photo by Darlene Huynh.