Offscript

Love theatre and want to get more involved with the IRT? Join Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group! In addition to enjoying top-quality theatre, members receive benefits like access to special events through the season (before performances), exclusive engagement with IRT’s world-class art and artisans, $25 tickets to plays, early ticket access, networking and volunteer opportunities. An annual membership is just $50 and lasts for 12 months from purchase date.

Click here to join Offscript or call our Ticket Office at 317.635.5252! $25 of each membership will be donated to IRT’s educational efforts and members will receive individual recognition in the Annual Report and group recognition in IRT’s program listing. Memberships are available all season long.

 

Offscript benefits include:

  • Access to exclusive events, pre-sale and preferred ticket offers throughout the season
  • Opportunity to purchase $25 tickets to plays; 2 tickets per membership, per production (tickets are for standard priced seats and are nontransferable; blackouts for opening nights and December performances of A Christmas Carol)
  • Bring a guest to an Offscript event. Purchase the guest’s $25 performance ticket as their entry to the Offscript event (invitations are only available to guests if it is their first Offscript event)
  • Network with IRT Board Members, IRT Advisory Council Members and IRT leadership at events
  • Special e-news just for members
  • One complimentary drink per event for each member/guest

 

Mark your calendar for these upcoming Offscript events!

Morning After Grace: January 23, 2020, performance at 7:30 PM; Offscript event starting at 6 PM
Murder on the Orient Express: March 25, 2020, performance at 7:30 PM; Offscript event starting at 6 PM

 

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Twelve Angry Men: September 19, 2019, performance at 7:30 PM; Offscript event starting at 6 PM

Join Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group for an exclusive event before our thrilling season opener Twelve Angry Men.  Members will hear from Associate Artistic Director Benjamin Hanna as he talks through highlights of the season and dives deeper into the nuances of this classic American drama.  Enjoy food courtesy of Conner’s Kitchen + Bar, drinks and learn more about our new INclusion Series.

Offscript Season Kickoff: August 22, 2019 at Hotel Tango

Join us as we celebrate the start of our third season of IRT’s Young Professionals Group, Offscript!  Our season kickoff will be held at Hotel Tango from 6 - 8 PM on Thursday, August 22nd.  Mingle and enjoy delicious cocktails (one complimentary drink per attendee), while learning more about Offscript. 

A Doll’s House, Part 2: March 28, 2019, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm

Join Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group, in partnership with WFYI Nerds, for our next member event on March 28 at 6 pm!  Attend our March 28 event and hear from a panel of IRT’s young professionals about the creative ways that they work within their area of expertise and grow in their career.  Moderated by Rebecca King, President and CEO of Leadership Indianapolis and IRT Board Member, the conversation will include Benjamin Hanna, Associate Artistic Director; Jennifer Turner, Director of Development; and Brian Newman, Production Manager. They will also share behind-the-scenes details on the rest of our season and highlights of our 2019-2020 season. Enjoy food, drinks and a chance to see the newly unveiled season artwork by local artist Kyle Ragsdale before experiencing the fierce and funny show straight from Broadway, A Doll’s House, Part 2 presented by Bingham Greenebaum Doll. Inspired by Ibsen's classic and controversial 1879 play A Doll's House, this new stand-alone show succeeds on its own, whether or not you’ve seen the original.

Every Brilliant Thing: January 17, 2019, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm
Celebrate the New Year with Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group!  Purchase your membership today and attend our next event on January 17, where members can meet IRT Prop Artisan Rachelle Martin.  Join us as Rachelle talks about her production work at the IRT, as well as her artistic work with INDYPROV.  Enjoy food courtesy of Conner’s Kitchen + Bar, drinks and a chance to participate in some improv exercises before experiencing Every Brilliant Thing, a theatrical experience like none other.

Trivia Night: Calling all theatre lovers! 
Join Offscript, Indiana Repertory Theatre’s Young Professionals Group, in partnership with West Fork Whiskey on December 11th at 7 PM for a night of theatre themed trivia. Great cocktails and bar snacks will be available for purchase.

Pipeline: November 8, 2018, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm
Join Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group in collaboration with Teachers Lounge Indy for our next member event before experiencing the searing drama of Pipeline.  Purchase your membership today and attend this exclusive event where members can talk with and learn prop skills from IRT Prop Master Geoff Ehrendreich.  Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a chance to participate in a hands-on activity where members and guests can help create items that will be onstage during our upcoming production of Every Brilliant Thing!

Holmes And Watson: October 11, 2018, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm
Join Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group, in partnership with Taft Stettinius & Hollister, for an exclusive event before unraveling the mystery of the real Sherlock Holmes in our season premiere of Holmes and Watson! Purchase your membership today and attend our first member event on October 11 where members will hear from Associate Artistic Director Benjamin Hanna. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and learn about our upcoming production of Pipeline.

Offscript Happy Hour: October 4, 2018 at Hotel Tango
Join Offscript, IRT’s Young Professionals Group for a happy hour at Hotel Tango! Mingle and enjoy delicious cocktails from 6-8pm on Thursday, October 4th (one complimentary drink per attendee). You do not need to be an Offscript member to attend this FREE event. Please RSVP to epetermann@irtlive.com by 10/2.

Offscript Season Kickoff: August 30, 2018 at the Indiana Repertory Theatre

Celebrate the start of a new season with IRT’s Young Professionals Group, Offscript! Our season kickoff will be held at the Indiana Repertory Theatre on August 30 from 6 – 8 pm.

Join us at the IRT where we will literally be setting the stage and getting ready for our season opener, Holmes and Watson. Explore the Grand Lobby and OneAmerica Mainstage theatre, enjoy complimentary libations and nibbles, and mix and mingle while learning more about Offscript. The event will feature music by Sorry, Not Sorry featuring IRT’s Props Artisan Rachelle Martin on vocals.

 

IRT Young Professionals Advisory Council

The IRT Young Professionals Advisory Council provides leadership and guidance for the Offscript Group. 

The Advisory Council is led by Chair Heather Brogden and Vice Chair Allison Barkel, and a team of dedicated IRT Board Members and Community Volunteers including:

Heather brogdenChair, Offscript Advisory Council and Owner of B. Media House

ALLISON BARKEL | Vice Chair, Offscript Advisory Council and Content Development Specialist, Professional Development | Project Lead The Way

*TAMMARA D. AVANT Associate | Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

*LAURIE DIPPOLDSenior Director Strategic Brands & Communications | KAR Auction Services, Inc

*Holt HedrickCalumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.

*Rebecca HUTTONPresident & CEO | Leadership Indianapolis

BETHANY LOWERY | Director of Development | Church Extension Resources

lauren mcdanielAVP, User Experience | EXL LifePRO

Korea Milledge Business Operations Specialist | Gexpro

Eric D. RatnerAccount Executive | WTHR

*Amy WaggonerDirector, Midwest State & Local Government Affairs | Salesforce

Contact Danielle M. Dove, Director of Marketing & Sales, for more information about the Offscript Advisory Council: ddove@irtlive.com

*Denotes IRT Board Member