Donor Levels & Benefits


Donor Levels & Benefits

Your tax-deductible annual membership contribution plays an important role in the continued success of San Francisco's premiere theater company while giving you exclusive benefits that will enhance your A.C.T. experience.


Our donor levels and benefits are changing!

Starting July 1, our membership levels will change,

allowing all parts of our organization to continue to thrive.

For details of changes to levels and benefits, see below.

 

Donor Levels
(effective through June 30, 2017)

   
   

Donor Benefits

Join or renew your membership by June 30, 2017 to maintain 2016–17 Season benefits (left column) for the next year; these benefit levels will be retired one year from the date you renew. New levels and benefits (right column) will be effective immediately for all from July 1, 2017 on.


Sponsor
 

$125–$249

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

  • One 2-for-1 ticket coupon to A Christmas Carol
  • Reserved seating at select general admission events at The Geary Theater
     

$125–$299

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

  • Reserved seating at select general admission events at The Geary Theater
  • *New* Exclusive annual merchandise

Supporter
 

$250–$499

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes tours of
    The Geary and The Costume Shop
  • 20% off two A.C.T. costume rentals or
    merchandise items during the season
     

$300–$750

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes tours of
    The Geary and The Costume Shop
  • 20% off two A.C.T. costume rentals or
    merchandise items during the season
  • *New* Pre-sale access to single tickets for
    A Christmas Carol
  • *New*  Two free coffees at the theater

     


Contributor
 

$500–$749

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • One 2-for-1 ticket coupon for full-price tickets to any A.C.T. production (restrictions may apply)
  • Coupon redeemable for a souvenir show poster
     

 

2017–18 Benefits

Please note: the Contributor level is being retired next season.


Sustainer
 

$750–$1,199

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitation to one technical rehearsal of a selected A.C.T. production
  • Season-long recognition in the A.C.T. performance program








     

$750–$1,199

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • One 2-for-1 ticket coupon for A Christmas Carol
  • Invitation to attend one technical rehearsal of a selected A.C.T. production
  • Season-long recognition in the A.C.T. performance program
  • Coupon redeemable for a souvenir show poster
  • *New*  Two parking passes for the Geary at Mason O’Farrell Garage
  • *New*  Pre-sale access to single tickets for all subscription shows


Patron
 

$1,200–$1,999

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Two guest passes to the VIP Lounge
  • Invitation to attend a Saturday Salon with a special guest artist







     

$1,200–$2,499

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • One 2-for-1 ticket coupon to any A.C.T. production (restrictions may apply)
  • Two guest passes to the VIP Lounge at The Geary
  • Invitation to the Saturday Salon with a special guest artist
  • *New* Four parking passes for The Geary at Mason O’Farrell Garage
  • *New* One coupon for two free drinks at the theater
  • *New* Discount card to use at select A.C.T. restaurant partners

 


The philanthropy of Directors and Producers Circle donors enables A.C.T. to:

  • Bring innovative, thought-provoking productions to the Bay Area
  • Produce compelling, visually stunning re-interpretations of classical works featuring world-renowned artists
  • Develop and refine promising new plays, strengthening the future of theater in San Francisco and beyond
  • Nurture the careers of young actors in A.C.T.'s internationally renowned conservatory as they refine their craft and develop as artists
  • Provide more than 12,000 Bay Area students with exceptional educational experiences and exposure to live theater


Director
 

$2,000–$3,999

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitation for two to the Directors Circle Dinner
  • Invitation to the season preview reception hosted by A.C.T.'s Artistic Director
  • Exclusive VIP ticket hotline for personalized assistance with exchanges and purchases
  • Assistance in purchasing house seats to Broadway productions
  • Complimentary parking to all A.C.T. subscription performances
  • Access to VIP Lounge privileges, including complimentary refreshments
  • Complimentary tickets to select conservatory performances and new play readings
  • Prominent listing in the performance program throughout the season
  • Invitation to the Saturday salon with a special guest
     

$2,500–$4,999

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitation for two to the Directors Circle dinner
  • Invitation to the season preview reception hosted by A.C.T.’s Artistic Director
  • Complimentary parking to all A.C.T. subscription performances
  • Access to VIP Lounge privileges, including complimentary refreshments
  • Complimentary tickets to all A.C.T. Conservatory performances and new play readings
  • Prominent listing in the performance program throughout the season
  • *New* Coupon for four free beverages at the theater

Playwright
 

$4,000–$5,999

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Subscription to Words on Plays, A.C.T.'s in-depth performance guide
  • Priority seating and personalized assistance with your season subscription
  • Invitation to a dress rehearsal and reception
  • Recognition as a Producer of a Master of Fine Arts production of your choice

     

$5,000–$7,499

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Subscription to Words on Plays, A.C.T.’s in-depth performance guide
  • VIP Ticket Hotline access for personal service for ticket exchanges and purchases
  • Assistance in purchasing house seats to Broadway productions
  • Priority seating and personalized assistance with your season subscriptions, and complimentary upgrades on ticket exchanges (restrictions apply)
  • Invitations to Saturday Salon, and select technical and dress rehearsals
  • *New* Invitation to view the annual MFA Student Showcase

Associate Producer                               Benefactor

                                                                                         New level!

$6,000–$11,999

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Recognition as Associate Producer of the production of your choice
  • Invitation to attend the design presentation and the first read-through of your play
  • Invitation for two to the opening night dinner of your production
  • Recognition on the theater donor wall
     

$7,500–$9,999

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • *New* Program recognition as sponsor for design element or actor for one your chosen show
  • Invitation for two to the opening night dinner of your production
  • Recognition on the theater donor wall
  • *New* Coupon for six complimentary beverages at the theater 

                                                                Associate Producer

                                                                                         Now part of the Producers Circle!

                                                                                  

$100,000 and up 2017–18 Benefits (for donations from July 1, 2017) All of the benefits listed above, plus: Prominent recognition as Season Presenter, including your profile displayed in every program Host an artist-centric event in your home *New* Four tickets to all opening night dinners and performances *New* Ability to gift someone a Director level membership

$10,000–$14,999

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Recognition as Associate Producer of your production
  • Two tickets to the opening night dinner, performance, and cast party of your production
  • Invitation to the Design Presentation and first read-through of your chosen production
  • *New* Two tickets to one additional opening night dinner
  • *New* Producer’s report with detailed metrics and summary of your production
  • *New* A copy of the script of your production
    (Restrictions may apply)

Producer
 

$12,000–$24,999

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitation for two to the Producers Circle dinner
  • Recognition as Producer of the production of your choice
  • Invitation to participate in the artistic development of your production by attending workshops, rehearsals, and readings
  • Opportunity to watch your production from the stage manager's booth
  • Invitation to A.C.T.'s Costume Shop and backstage tours
  • Invitation to all opening night dinners with the play's directors during the season
  • Two complimentary tickets to your production's opening night dinner, performance, and cast party
  • Prominent recognition on the theater donor wall
  • One signed show poster for your production
  • Producers' report with detailed metrics and summary of your production
     

$15,000–$24,999

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Recognition as Producer of a production of your choice
  • Two tickets to the annual Producer Circle Dinner and all opening night dinners
  • Invitation to participate in the artistic development of your production by attending workshops, rehearsals and readings
  • Opportunity to watch your production from the stage manager’s booth
  • Invitation to A.C.T.'s Costume Shop and backstage tours
  • Invitation to all Opening Night dinners with the play's directors during the season
  • One signed show poster for your production
  • *New* A signed copy of the script of your production

Executive Producer
 

$25,000–$49,999

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitation for four to the Producers Circle dinner
  • Prominent recognition as Executive Producer of a production of your choice, including your profile displayed in the program
  • Four tickets to your production's Opening Night dinner and performance
  • A private dining experience with an artist associated with your production
  • Invitation to attend a studio rehearsal of your production
     

$25,000–$49,999

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitation for four to the annual Producers Circle dinner
  • Prominent recognition as Executive Producer of a production of your choice, including your profile displayed in the program
  • Four tickets to your production's Opening Night dinner and performance
  • Two tickets to all other opening night dinners
  • Invitation to attend a studio rehearsal of your production

Company Sponsor
 

$50,000 and up

2016–17 Benefits
(for donations received through June 30, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Season-long recognition and special opportunities to engage with actors, directors, and playwrights throughout the year



     

$50,000–$99,999

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Prominent recognition as Company Sponsor of the production of your choice, including your profile displayed in the program
  • A private dining experience with an artist associated with your production
  • Host a private reception in one of our four spaces
  • *New* A private theater tour lead by a member of the technical staff

                                                                Season Presenter

                                                                                         New level!

$100,000 and up 2017–18 Benefits (for donations from July 1, 2017) All of the benefits listed above, plus: Prominent recognition as Season Presenter, including your profile displayed in every program Host an artist-centric event in your home *New* Four tickets to all opening night dinners and performances *New* Ability to gift someone a Director level membership

$100,000 and up

2017–18 Benefits
(for donations from July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Prominent recognition as Season Presenter, including your profile displayed in every program
  • Host an artist-centric event in your home
  • *New* Four tickets to all opening night dinners and performances
  • *New* Ability to gift someone a Director level membership

     

For more information about making a gift to join the Directors or Producers Circle, contact Tiffany Redmon at tredmon@act-sf.org or 415.439.2482.

 

*Please note that, in keeping with IRS regulations, the fair-market value of certain benefits is not tax deductible. The following amounts should be subtracted from your gift to determine the tax-deductible value: Sponsor and Supporter, $0; Contributor and Sustainer, $50; Patron, $85; Director, $150; Playwright and Associate Producer, $185; Producer, $520; Executive Producer, Company Sponsor, Season Presenter, $820.

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