Baltimore Ballet, founded in 2000 by Cem Catbas and Elysabeth Muscat, is  a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Company, and supported by the Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences, the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, State Auto Insurance Companies, Sinai Hospital, T. Rowe Price, M&T Bank, and the Jim & Patty Rouse Charitable Foundation.