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Whether you are here to consider making a first-time gift or to renew your support, we are grateful. The reach of our work on stage, in the classroom and across the community is strengthened, deepened and broadened by the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte family of donors. As a gesture of our gratitude, we are pleased to offer an exciting and special set of donor benefits that you’ll find outlined below.

As you consider your level of support, be sure to keep in mind any matching gift opportunities provided by your employer. Not sure if your employer offers a matching gift program? Contact our Development Office at 704-973-2804.

Together, we inspire generations to explore the wonder of their world.

Supporting Players Society
As a member of the Supporting Players Society, you make possible theatre experiences that help young people and their families connect, learn and grow together. You become an important and celebrated member of the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte family and will enjoy access to a benefit package that deepens your family's experience of our work beyond the stage and classroom.
 
  • Your support will be acknowledged in our Annual Report and Season Playbill
  • We will celebrate the birthday of the children in your family with a card by mail
  • We will celebrate the birthday of the children in your family in our Season Playbill
  • Complimentary admission for your family to a final dress rehearsal of The Ghost of Splinter Cove on March 19
  • Shop Santa’s Bag and the Boutique on November 27, prior to the public opening
  • Exclusive “making of the show” behind-the-scenes tours*
    • November 16: Last Stop On Market Street
    • February 9: Bob Marley's Three Little Birds
    • April 14: Pete the Cat
  • Invitation to readings, rehearsals, and workshops of new productions we have in development*
  • Share a personal message to the children in your family in our upcoming Season Playbill
  • Early registration access for education classes and camps
Join the Supporting Players Society with an online gift today.

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Leading Players Society
As a member of the Leading Player Society (formerly the Jester Society) your significant investment in our work enables us to hire the best artists, designers and directors, bring new stories to life on our stages and support access initiatives like sensory-friendly performances and need-based scholarships. You will enjoy access to a benefit package full of unique experiences and the option to extend some of these benefits to special people in your life. Note: Benefits marked with an asterisk become shareable benefits for donors giving $10,000+
 
  • Exclusive access to up-close experiences with the cast of certain Mainstage productions*
    • October 6: chocolate cake with Matilda, Bruce and Lavender from the cast of Roald Dah's Matilda: The Musical
    • December 1: hot chocolate, cider and a holiday sing-a-long with the Bradleys and Herdmans from The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical
    • February 3: scavenger hunt through ImaginOn with Judy Moody and Stink from The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt
  • Lunch-and-learn rehearsal experiences with cast/director of certain productions*
    • September 1: Matilda
    • October 27: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical
    • March 12: The Ghost of Splinter Cove
  • Invitation to our special Season Opening Night Party following the September 28 performance of Roald Dah's Matilda: The Musical
  • Access to premium seating for all Mainstage productions
  • Exchange your tickets to an alternate performance without incurring a fee
  • Dedicate a single Mainstage performance (as available) in honor of a special person in your life
  • Become a family sponsor of a Mainstage production OR OnStage in the next season
  • Invitation to join our Staff and Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting
  • Attend a final week rehearsal of Mainstage production, followed by dinner with our Artistic Director and the production’s creative team
  • Share a package of public performance tickets for attendance by a school or charity group of your choice (subject to availability)
  • Four (4) complimentary tickets to your sponsored production
  • Two (2) times per season, invite a family to join you for a performance; their tickets on us!
  • Three (3) times per season, invite a family to join you for experiences marked with (*)
  • Become the exclusive family sponsor of a Mainstage production in the next season
  • Eight (8) complimentary tickets to your sponsored production
  • Four (4) times per season, invite a family to join you for a performance; their tickets on us!
  • Six (6) times per season, invite a family to join you for the experiences marked with (*)
Join the Leading Players Society with an online gift today.

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Additional Giving Opportunities
You may complete your donation using a credit card on our secure online platform, or a check by mail sent to:
Children's Theatre of Charlotte
Attn: Development Office
300 E. 7th Street
Charlotte, N.C. 28202  
Gifting the required minimum distribution on your IRA directly to Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, making a gift of stock or other appreciated assets or recommending a gift from your Donor Advised Fund may maximize the financial benefit of your charitable giving while creating the impact you desire from your philanthropic efforts.

We welcome support through gifts to our Endowment, which ensures our ability to provide theatre and arts education initiatives of the highest caliber for this and future generations – and to keep our programming accessible.

A charitable bequest is truly a gift of the heart and an opportunity to leave a personal and lasting impact on the work of Children’s Theatre of Charlotte for generations to come.

Our Development Office is happy to discuss a giving strategy that will be most meaningful to you.

Please contact Ryan Deal, Director of Advancement at 704-973-2801.

Our Team

Ryan Deal
Director of Advancement
704-973-2801

Cherise Clark
Associate Director of Advancement
704-973-2806

Scott Miller
Grants Manager
704-973-2805

Vicki Beachum
Development & Volunteer Coordinator
704-973-2804

2016-17 Annual Report (PDF)
IRS Form 990 (PDF)
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