Levels of Support and Benefits

As a supporter of the IRT, you have access to benefits that will enhance your experience at the Theatre and take you behind the scenes, bringing you closer to the incredible art presented onstage. 

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Repertory Society

Providing our most generous donors unparalleled access to our art and artists

Playwright Circle ($10,000+) 
  • New! Opportunity to watch a show from the stage wings

  • Additional customized benefits are available at this level upon request

  • Plus all benefits listed below

Director Circle ($5,000-$9,999)
  • Script signed by the cast of a 2017/2018 season production*

  • 4 complimentary tickets for the 2017/2018 season*

  • Plus all benefits listed below

Artist Circle ($3,000-$4,999)
  • Invitation to private season preview party

  • Opportunity to observe tech rehearsals

  • Option to participate in Artist Sponsorship including special recognition and an invitation to meet the artist**

  • 4 complimentary tickets for the 2017/2018 season*

  • Plus all benefits listed below

Patron Circle ($1,500-$2,999)
  • Personal ticketing assistance and priority status for season ticket orders, single ticket purchases, and ticket exchanges
  • Unlimited complimentary ticket exchanges to IRT productions
  • Unlimited access to private Donor Lounges with complimentary self-serve bar and snacks
  • Complimentary valet parking vouchers for all IRT productions*
  • Invitation to Meet & Greets on the first day of rehearsal throughout the season (9 total)
  • Invitation to ArtTalk Series
  • Behind The Curtain tour invitations throughout the season
  • Four ticket vouchers to donate to the nonprofit charity of your choice to be used in their fundraising efforts
  • Public recognition in the IRT Annual Report, production programs, lobby signage, and website
  • Paper subscription to the IRT donor newsletter

Donor Guilds

Acknowledging the remarkable support we receive from donors giving at every level

Drama Guild ($650-$1,499)
  • Invitation to Noises Off Meet & Greet on the first day of rehearsal

  • Two (2) valet parking passes to be used for IRT productions*

  • One evening’s visit to the private Danner Lounge with complimentary self-serve bar and snacks

  • Plus all benefits listed below

Theatre Guild ($250-$649)
  • Invitation to the IRT’s annual donor reception

  • Public recognition in the IRT Annual Report, production programs, and website

  • Paper subscription to the IRT donor newsletter

  • Plus all benefits listed below

Stage Guild ($100-$249)
  • Invitation to ArtTalk Series

  • Behind The Curtain tour invitations throughout the season

  • Plus all benefits listed below

Performance Guild ($1-$99) 
  • Public recognition in the IRT Annual Report
  • Electronic subscription to the IRT donor newsletter

The James Still Society

Celebrating storytelling and the creation of new plays

James Still is celebrating his 20th season as the IRT’s playwright-in-residence during the 2017/2018 Season. In honor of this momentous occasion, we invite you to join us for unique opportunities to learn more about his artistic journey. By making a gift to the James Still Society, you are supporting the creation of new work and demonstrating to the Central Indiana community that you believe great art is worth investing in. 

In order to qualify for the Society, you must be a new donor to the IRT, or increase your giving by an amount listed below. 

James Still Society members will also receive the annual fund benefits corresponding to their total giving. 

Should you choose to make a gift to the James Still Society online, please select "one-time gift" from the drop down menu.

Manuscript Circle ($500)
  • Invitation for two people to an exclusive reception with IRT Playwright-in-Residence James Still

  • Digital signage recognition during the run of Appoggiatura

  • Plus all benefits outlined below

Dialogue Circle ($250)
  • Invitation for two people to attend a tech rehearsal for either Appoggiatura or Looking over the President’s Shoulder

  • Plus all benefits outlined below

Character Circle ($100)
  • Invitation for two people to an IRT event celebrating James
  • Recognition all season in the IRT program
  • Priority seating at public play reading events

 

*Use of these benefits may decrease the tax-deductible value of your charitable gift.

**For more information about the Artist Sponsorship Program, please contact Lindsey Horan at either 317-916-4833 or lhoran@irtlive.com.