Donor Giving Benefits

Aurora Theatre Company is grateful for your annual support, which plays an important role in our continued success. In recognition of your support, we offer the following opportunities exclusively for donors. Special naming opportunities are also available. Please contact the development office for more information at 510.843.4042 x303.

Associate $100-$249

  • Listing in Aurora's season programs for 1 year

Patron $250-$499

All the opportunities above, plus:
  • Waive ticket-exchange fee
  • 2-for-1 ticket coupon
  • 5 free concession coffees or teas

Benefactor $500-$1,199

All the opportunities above, plus:
  • Two exclusive backstage tours
  • 5 free concession baked goods or candy items

Director's Circle $1,200-$2,499

All the opportunities above, plus:
  • 2 free beers or glasses of wine
  • Free parking passes for Aurora performances
  • Invitation to Center Stage Salon events (intimate access to the theatre artists!)
  • Invitation to attend Opening Night dinners and parties
  • Invitation to Spotlight on the Season (Aurora's Season Preview event)

Artistic Director's Circle $2,500-$4,999

All the opportunities above, plus:
  • Recognition on our donor wall
  • Donation of 2 Aurora tickets to your (second!) favorite charity

Associate Sponsor $5,000-$9,999

All opportunities above, plus:
  • Prominent recognition as an ASSOCIATE SPONSOR of 1 play of your choice
  • Immersion in the theatrical process of your sponsored play with invitations to attend the first read-through ("Meet-and-Greet"), designer run-through, and final dress rehearsal
  • 2 complimentary tickets to the Opening Night dinner and performance of your sponsored play
  • Recognition in your sponsored play's Opening Night dinner invitation
  • Invitation to your play's Closing Night post-performance reception
  • Acknowledgment in your play's press release and e-newsletter*
  • Recognition on your sponsored play's webpage
  • Personal copy of the script of your sponsored play
  • Special production memento from your play
  • Acknowledgement in Aurora's season brochure*
  • ($230 in goods and services provided)

Sponsor $10,000-$14,999

All the opportunities above, plus:
  • Prominent recognition as a SPONSOR of 1 play of your choice
  • Your bio in the program of your sponsored play
  • 2 seats at the Director's table for the Opening Night dinner of your sponsored play
  • 8 complimentary tickets for your friends to use at any of the other plays in the season
  • Special naming opportunities
  • ($630 in goods & services provided)

Premiere Sponsor $15,000-$24,999

All the opportunities above, plus:
  • Prominent recognition as a PREMIERE SPONSOR of 1 play of your choice
  • Opportunity to watch your production from the stage manager's booth
  • Complimentary reserved seating at the Global Age Project (GAP) readings
  • 2 additional (10 total) complimentary tickets for your friends to use at any of the other plays in the season
  • ($730 in goods & services provided)

Associate Season Sponsor $25,000-$49,999

All the opportunities above, plus:
  • Prominent recognition as an ASSOCIATE SEASON SPONSOR for all 5 plays
  • 2 complimentary tickets to all 5 Opening Night dinners and performances
  • Private dinner with an Aurora artist
  • Opportunity to host a private party in the Dashow Wing (restrictions apply)
  • ($1,650 in goods & services provided)

Season Sponsor $50,000+

All the opportunities above, plus:
  • Prominent recognition as a SEASON SPONSOR for 1 full year
  • Acknowledgement in all press releases and e-newsletters*
  • Website and program recognition as a Season Sponsor
  • Exclusive dinner with Aurora's Artistic Director, Tom Ross (get the inside scoop!)
  • 2 complimentary tickets to Aurora Borealis 2013 (Aurora's Annual Gala Event) ($2,240 in goods & services provided)

Flex Sponsorship $5,000 - $50,000+

Contact the Development Department to create your own sponsorship package.

* for gifts received by print deadline
** subject to availability

Aurora Theatre Company is a 501(c) 3 organization and your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law. The fair-market value of certain benefits are not tax-deductible. For your records, our nonprofit tax identification number is 94-3168663. In addition, there have been recent legislative changes regarding the way donor benefits may affect the deductibility of gifts made via donor-advised funds. If making a gift through a donor-advised fund, please check with your tax advisor for details.

Thank you for your support!


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