Shakespeare Festival St Louis - Membership Benefits

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

$40 Groundling
$100 Apprentice
$150 Associate
$300 Artisan
$600 Actor
$1,500 Bard’s Society

The Bard’s Society

$1,500 Bard’s Society
$3,000 Patron
$6,000 Benefactor
$10,000+ Leadership Circle

Thank You

Thank you for joining as a Member of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. No other group contributes to the success of the Festival as much as our generous group of individual donors. In appreciation of your support, we offer a variety of benefits designed to create a wonderful experience at the Festival.


Membership Benefits

Members of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis enjoy a wide range of benefits from a discount at our Gift Shop, to reserved VIP Festival parking, and invitations to exclusive behind the scenes events.

All new Bard’s Society members ($1,500+) who join before September 30, 2018 will be invited to a private Shakespearean tour of the St. Louis Art Museum with the Festival’s new Executive Producer Tom Ridgely.

Membership – $40
– Advance notice of all season announcements & advance access to ticket sales
– Recognition in Mainstage Playbill 

Apprentice – $100
– 30% off In the Works tickets (up to 4)
– Access to Member Receptions during Intermission 

Associate – $150
– Invitation to Season Preview Event in January
– Backstage tour opportunity
– Donor Wall recognition 

Artisan – $300
– Invitation to Meet the Actors Event in May
– Personal ticket concierge with no exchange fees
– Opportunity to reserve picnic tables in Shakespeare Glen 

Actor – $600
– Invitation to Meet the Director Event in March
– Two open rehearsal passes for Forest Park or Grandel performances
– Opportunity to join wait list for VIP Parking in Forest Park
(pending availability, confirmed by 3 p.m. day-of) 

Bard’s Society – $1,500
– Invitation to Opening Night Events
– Opportunity to reserve VIP parking and seating (2) for one Forest Park performance

For more information, please call (314) 531-9800, ext. 102.

Bard Society Benefits

Bard’s Society – $1,500
– Opportunity to reserve VIP parking and seating (2) for one Forest Park performance
– Recognition in Mainstage Playbill, Forest Park Donor Wall, and Annual Report
– Two open rehearsal passes for Forest Park or Grandel performances
– Access to Member Receptions and Events throughout the year
– Opportunity to reserve picnic tables in Forest Park
– Advance notice of all season announcements
– Invitation to Opening Night Events 

Patron – $3,000
All of the benefits listed above plus:
– Luncheon with Festival leadership and season artists
– Opportunity to reserve VIP parking and seating for two performances per season

Benefactor – $6,000
All of the benefits listed above plus:
– Complimentary box seats for performances at the Grandel Theater
– Custom Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Experience.
Examples include: Observing production from backstage, backstage dinner, photo opportunity with the cast, private backstage tour, attending a cast party, tour of the set or costume shop with design team. 

Leadership Circle – $10,000 and Above
All of the benefits listed above plus:
– Annual Leadership Circle Dinner with Executive Producer and Season Artists
– Principal Artist Sponsorship
– Recognition in season press release
– Acknowledgment during curtain speech of a select performance
– Private pre-performance discussion with Executive Producer.

For more information, please call (314) 531-9800, ext. 102.

Matching Gifts

Did you know that many companies will double or even triple your gift to Shakespeare Festival St. Louis by matching your contribution dollar for dollar or more? With your employer’s help, you can double the impact of your support and, in many cases, upgrade your membership to a higher level. Companies will often match the gifts of retirees as well. MORE INFO


Contact

For more information about supporting Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, please contact Linda Schulte at 314.531.9800, ext.102 or lschulte@sfstl.com.


Shakespeare Festival St. Louis is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization. Contributions are eligible for tax deduction to the limit allowable by law. Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ tax identification number is 43-1815139.