Donor Levels & Benefits


Donor Levels & Benefits

With ticket sales covering only 60% of our costs, your tax-deductible membership is essential to A.C.T.’s continued success. Play a vital role—and take a front-row seat to the art of making theater.

Your membership provides you with exclusive benefits that will enhance your A.C.T. experience, including backstage tours, events with A.C.T. actors, opening-night dinners with the director, and more.

 
   

Donor Benefits

Your gift entitles you to benefits for one year following the date of your gift. All commitments received after July 1, 2017, count towards our 2017–18 benefits levels (see below). For donors who joined or renewed on or before June 30, 2017, please click here to view your list of benefits.


Sponsor

$125–$299


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after July 1, 2017)

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


 




2016–17 Benefits

For Sponsor-level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.


Supporter

$300–$749


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after 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

     

 

 


2016–17 Benefits

For Supporter-level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.


Contributor


2017–18 Benefits

The Contributor level is being retired this season.

 


2016–17 Benefits

For Contributor-level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.


Sustainer

$750–$1,199


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after 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


 

 


2016–17 Benefits

For Sustainer-level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.

Patron

$1,200–$2,499


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after 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


 

 


2016–17 Benefits


For Patron-level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.


 


 


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

$2,500–$4,999


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after 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

     

 





2016–17 Benefits


For Director-level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.

Playwright

$5,000–$7,499


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after 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 select technical and dress rehearsals
  • *New* Invitation to view the annual MFA Student Showcase

     

 

 


2016–17 Benefits

For Playwright-level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.


Benefactor

New level!

$7,500–$9,999


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after 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 


 

 

 

2016–17 Benefits

For Associate Producer–level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.


Associate Producer

Now part of the Producers Circle!

$10,000–$14,999


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after 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, as well as select rehearsals
  • Two tickets to the annual Producers Circle Dinner
  • *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)

     

 

 



2016–17 Benefits

For Associate Producer–level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.


Producer

$15,000–$24,999


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after July 1, 2017)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Recognition as Producer of a production of your choice
  • Invitation to all Opening Night dinners during the season
  • 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
  • One signed show poster for your production
  • *New* A signed copy of the script of your production

     


 

 

2016–17 Benefits

For Producer–level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.


Executive Producer

$25,000–$49,999


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after 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

     

 

 


2016–17 Benefits

For Executive Producer–level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.


Company Sponsor

$50,000–$99,999


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after 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

     

 

 


2016–17 Benefits

For Company Sponsor–level donations received on or before June 30, 2017, click here to view your list of benefits.


Season Presenter

New level!

$100,000 and up


2017–18 Benefits

(for donations on or after 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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