Designate Your Giving
With a gift of $500 or more, you can designate your giving to help fund an artistic initiative at the theatre! Whether it is helping to fund a “date night” for military couples in the recovery process, or providing free access to our theatre for local area students, you can be sure your gift contributes to an STC initiative you are passionate about. Read below to learn more about each fund.
Provide general support that covers all areas of STC’s programming and operations. See all the benefits of becoming a member.
Armed Forces and the Arts Fund
Supporters of this fund assist in providing a “date night” for wounded warriors.
- $500-$1,499: Recognition in Asides and our “date night” performance stuffers
- $1,500+: Invitation for two to attend one “date night” performance with Patrons Lounge access
STC’s recent musicals have delighted audiences and critics. The numerous musicians, large casts, and elaborate scenic elements required for these productions are tremendous financial undertakings. Help cement their place as part of our season.
- $500-$1,499: Invitation for two to the annual musical technical rehearsal
- $1,500+: Invitation for two to the Sitzprobe and Opening Night performance
Education and Community Fund
Whether paying for the buses that transport students to our matinees or providing free, semester-long arts integration programming, this fund inspires the next generation of theatre patrons and artists.
- $500-$1,499: Receive advanced sale and discounts to Family Week events and recognition in Asides
- $1,500+: Invitation for two to an education showcase and an exclusive lunch with our Education staff
Ensure STC’s legacy by supporting the staging of classic works—like those by William Shakespeare, Molière and Oscar Wilde—for which the Theatre is most renowned.
- $500-$1,499: Invitation for two to open rehearsals and technical rehearsals to a Folio Fund- specific performance
- $1,500+: Invitation for two to attend the first rehearsal and reading of the work
FREE WILL Fund
Through FREE WILL, STC provides thousands of free seats to audience members who feel they cannot pay for a ticket. FREE WILL reinforces STC’s commitment to reach all individuals with high caliber theatre, regardless of economic circumstances.
- $500-$1,499: Invitation for two to the annual FREE WILL “Pizza & Prosecco” Party, in loving memory of Toni A. Ritzenberg
- $1,500+: Participate in FREE WILL community partner selection and join the group for an intimate pre-show reception
ReDiscovery and New Works Fund
Provide support for our year-long ReDiscovery Reading series, featuring free performances of little-known classic plays and commissioned adaptations, and the resulting new works that take our stage.
- $500-$1,499: Two reserved seats to all ReDiscovery readings
- $1,500+: Invitation for two to an exclusive dinner before one ReDiscovery Reading with fellow supporters and the creative team
All $1,500+ supporters also receive benefits at the $500-$1,499 level.