Birthday Gift


A Birthday Wish Come True!

Thank you! Because of supporters like you, we celebrated 25 years as the Bay Area's ultimate intimate experience. Our theatres enjoyed a birthday makeover to benefit our artists and audiences alike, with...


...updated, energy-efficient lighting equipment!

Six LED Ellipsoids can be any color a lighting designer can dream up.

...brand-new assistive listening devices!

Hear every word with our new Listen Technologies system in both the Alafi Auditorium and the Dashow Wing.

...powerful speakers in the dashow wing!

Two new Meyer speakers fill the room with sound.

...ultra-modern digital posters!

The Samsung lobby TV has a built-in slideshow mode for displaying Aurora's current season posters. to build sets efficiently and safely!

A Bosch ReAxx tablesaw comes equipped with critical safety features.

...A welcoming space for pre-show gatherings!

Relax in new chairs and enjoy a refreshed lobby while waiting for your show to start.


Thank you!

we gratefully acknowledge friends who made a gift to help us meet - and exceed! - our $250,000 goal. 


$50,000 and above

Deborah & Howard Goodman


Ellen & Barry Levine

Trudy & Gary H. Moore

Hillary & Jonathan Reinis


Elizabeth Burwell

Candy & George A. Hisert

Norman & Janet Pease

Muffy & Harry Thorne

The Wood Foundation, David Wood & Kathleen Garrison

Tom & Amy Worth

Alison Teeman & Michael Yovino-Young


Patricia V. Angell, in Memory of Gene Angell

Hilary Perkins

Ed & Liliane Schneider

John Cunningham & Ying-Mei Tcheou

The Tournesol Project

$2,500.00 and $4,999

Joel Altman

Margaret & Matt Jacobson

Paul Templeton & Darrell Louie



Kathryn Frank & Jim Blume

Carol Carman

Gennaro "Gerry" Devito & Merrill J. Meltz

Jacquelin & Sheafe Ewing

Merle & Michael W. Fajans

Helga & Robert Grabske

Phillip Brown & Carol LaPlant

Kit & Hayne Leland

Karen & John McGuinn

Roberta S. O'Grady

Barbara & Richard Thompson

Linda & Steve Wolan

Evie & Gordon Wozniak


Esther & Berni R. Alder

Joellen Brean & David Atcheson

Betty Ann & Raymond Barnett

Karen & J.P. Deshayes

Ron & Barbara Forsstrom

Tony & Trish Hawthorne

Gail & Bob Hetler

Lyn C. Isbell

Natalie Lagorio

Jennifer Sue Lindsay

Rena Kirkpatrick & Charles Manning

Sumner & Hermine Marshall

Warren & Catherine McCausland

Deborah Banks & Randy Porter

Barbara & Nigel Auld Renton

Henry Navas & Deborah Robbins

Marion Ross

Anne & Boyard Rowe

Will & Linda Schieber

Barbara Silverberg

Judy & Ron Smith

Tricia Swift

Susan Ward

Monique Weil

Susan & Harvey I. Wittenberg


Thank you to all of our generous donors who have made gifts under $100.