Become a Member
Consider making a donation to Cal Performances today. Members of Cal Performances join a community of performing arts lovers who have inside access to events, savings, and exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences. Membership supports our mission of presenting the highest caliber artists to thousands of Bay Area students and community members each year.
Friends of Cal Performances join a group of over 1,000 donors each year who believe in the power and importance of the performing arts. Friends of Cal Performances are at the heart of our community, making up the largest portion of our donor base, and sustaining our mission through their commitment to our organization.
- Priority Single Ticket Access: Enjoy early ordering privileges for single tickets and added events.
- Priority Seating: Receive your seats for all subscription performances in advance of the General Public. Seating deadlines for the 2022/23 Season to be announced in June 2021.
- Donor Flash Sales: Exclusive ticket access with Donor Flash Sales various times throughout the season.
- Newsletter: Receive behind the scenes exclusives and organizational news with our annual donor newsletter.
- Parking Purchase : Ability to purchase 6 reserved spaces in the Zellerbach Hall parking garage throughout the season.
- Friends Appreciation Concert: Invitation for four to annual Friends Appreciation Concert and Reception
- Donor Intermission Receptions: Invitation for two to join us for one donor intermission reception. Schedule of receptions for the 2021/22 Season to be announced.
The Producers Circle is a community of individuals who are passionate about the performing arts and want to deepen their relationship with Cal Performances and the artists we present. Annual support from Producers Circle members enables Cal Performances to continue presenting our ambitious programs while also expanding our audience and accessibility to the broader community.
- Lobby Donor Wall: Your name will be listed in Cal Performances donor listings for one season
- Unlimited Parking Purchases: Ability to purchase unlimited reserved performance parking spaces in Zellerbach Hall garage
- Priority Seating: Receive your seats for all subscription performances in advance of Friends donors and the general public. Seating deadlines for the 2021/22 Season to be announced in June 2021.
- Advanced Single Ticket Purchasing: Ability to purchase single tickets during subscription sale
- Concierge Ticketing: Ticketing services through dedicated Producer’s Circle phone line
- No Ticket Fees: Fees waived for all ticketing transactions
- Season Preview Event: Invitation for two for Season Preview Event
- Donor Intermission Receptions: Invitation for all donor intermission receptions. Schedule of receptions for the 2021/22 Season to be announced.
- Complimentary Parking: Four complimentary reserved performance parking spaces in Zellerbach Hall garage
- Behind the Scenes: Invitation for two to a special behind the scenes artist event
- Seat Upgrades: Access to seat upgrades for select performances through the Producer’s Circle phone line
- Complimentary Parking: Fifteen complimentary reserved performance parking spaces in Zellerbach Hall garage
- Home Concert: Invitation for two to 2 Home Concerts with a Cal Performances Artists, per availability
- Donor Profile: Opportunity to be featured in a donor profile in Cal Performances materials
- Performing Arts Travel Opportunities: Invitations to join in exclusive performing arts travel opportunities, per availability
- Private Tour: Opportunity to take a private tour of Zellerbach Hall with Senior Cal Performances Staff Member
- Concierge Subscription Services: Concierge assistance with curating your own subscription package with Cal Performances Staff
Our major donors share a bold vision for the performing arts and provide ongoing financial support that ensures that highest-quality artistic programming remains at the heart of Cal Performances. The partnership with our major donors allows us not only to rediscover classic repertoire, but also invest in new work, allowing us to produce and premiere performances that are relevant to our society and our time.
- Patron Sponsorship: Opportunity to be recognized as the Patron Sponsor of one artist engagement
- Backstage Visit: Backstage Visit with Cal Performances Artist of your choice, per artist availability
- Dinner with Artistic Director: Opportunity to have dinner with Cal Performances Artistic and Executive Director, per availability
- Complimentary Parking: Unlimited complimentary reserved performance parking spaces in Zellerbach Hall garage for one season
- Series Sponsorship: Opportunity to be recognized as patron sponsor of a performance series of your choice