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 membership benefits for one year following the date of your gift. 


Sponsor

$125–$299


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


 

Supporter

$300–$749


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
  • Pre-sale access to single tickets for
    A Christmas Carol
  • Two free coffees at the theater

     

 

Sustainer

$750–$1,199


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
  • Two parking passes for the Geary at Mason O’Farrell Garage
  • Pre-sale access to single tickets for all subscription shows


 

Patron

$1,200–$2,499


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
  • Four parking passes for The Geary at Mason O’Farrell Garage
  • One coupon for two free drinks at the theater
  • Pocket Guide to 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 17,000 Bay Area students with exceptional educational experiences and exposure to live theater


Director

$2,500–$4,999


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
  • Coupon for four free beverages at the theater

     

 

Playwright

$5,000–$7,499


All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Subscription to Words on Plays, A.C.T.’s in-depth performance guide
  • VIP Ticket Concierge Service for personal assistance with no upgrade fees and access to Broadway house seats
  • Priority seating and personalized assistance with your season subscriptions, and complimentary upgrades on ticket exchanges (restrictions apply)
  • Invitations to select technical and dress rehearsals
  • Invitation to view the annual M.F.A. Showcase

     

 


Benefactor

$7,500–$9,999


All of the benefits listed above, plus:

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


 

Associate Producer

$10,000–$14,999


All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Recognition as Associate Producer of your production (please email hbray@act-sf.org or call 415.439.2353 with the show of your choice)
  • 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
  • Two tickets to one additional opening night event
  • Producer’s report with detailed metrics and summary of your production
  • A copy of the script of your production
    (Restrictions may apply)

     

 


Producer

$15,000–$24,999


All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Recognition as Producer of a production of your choice
  • Invitation to all Opening Night events 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
  • A signed copy of the script of your production

     

 

Executive Producer

$25,000–$49,999


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–$99,999


All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Prominent recognition as Company Sponsor on all A.C.T. print material
  • Recognized as the Executive Producer of the show of your choice
  • A private dining experience with an artist associated with your production
  • Host a private reception in one of our four spaces
  • Private theater tour lead by a member of the
    technical staff

     

 


Season Presenter

$100,000 and up


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
  • Four tickets to all opening night events and performances
  • 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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