Opening Night Insiders (ONI) is NC Dance Theatre’s Young Professionals Group for individuals 21-45 years of age. In addition to offering networking opportunities with others who love the arts, ONI offers the following benefits:


  • Discounted tickets for select NC Dance Theatre Performances (typically opening night)
  • Purchase as many discounted tickets as you like so you can bring friends, a date or entertain clients
  • If you prefer a subscription, simply purchase your ONI membership and then purchase your subscription package for opening night (Thursday’s). You will still be able to take advantage of all the other great ONI Member benefits. You can also order any additional tickets using your discount code for individual shows.
  • Discounts to other NC Dance Theatre Special Events

Networking Opportunities (free or discounted for ONI members):

  • Monthly events such as wine tasting, Happy Hours, receptions at special events
  • Free admission to private post-show ONI receptions on opening night with NC Dance Theatre Dancers and Staff, choreographers and other young professionals (includes complimentary beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres)
  • Exclusive Members Only Events (example: Behind the scene tours of the new Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance, home of NC Dance Theatre on North Tryon Street)
  • Volunteer leadership opportunities


  • Exclusive invitations to Sneak Preview events
  • One free trial adult dance class ($16 value)

Membership Options:

  • Individual Membership (s) x $30 per person = $ – This is your standard ONI membership for one person. This membership allows the individual access to the benefits of ONI membership listed above.

  • Plus1 Membership (s) x $50 per Plus1 Membership = $ – This is your standard ONI membership for one person plus one guest membership (An ONI Membership for 2 people total). This membership allows the individual and one guest access to the benefits of ONI membership listed above. The guest membership may be used for any guest (spouse, significant other, friend, co-worker, etc.) to attend ONI Events at the member rate. This includes exclusive member’s only events.

Ways to Join ONI


Phone Call 704.372.0101 x2773

Mail Send your membership form to:
North Carolina Dance Theatre
Attn:  ONI Membership
701 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, N.C. 28202
If you have questions email OpeningNightInsiders@ncdance.org

Upcoming Meetings

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