Individual Giving

Each year Cardinal is embraced by a generous community of donors committed to supporting live theater in Bloomington. These passionately dedicated individuals provide much needed support to help us produce top quality work for the stage, to serve more than 5,000 students per year through our IU Credit Union Education Initiative, and to provide over 400 free tickets to underserved individuals through our Community Access Tickets.

You  too can join these patrons whose commitment helps sustain our Mainstage, Cardinal for Kids and educational programming.  Join a Donor Circle!  There are so many ways to ENGAGE with Cardinal Stage.  In appreciation for your gift, we thank you with a host of benefits.

ARTIST CIRCLE:The Foundation of all that we do. 

Fan,   Gifts up to $99

  • Tax-deductible receipt
  • Recognition on Cardinal Stage Company Website

Actor, Gifts from $100 to $249

  • All Fan Benefits
  • Recognition in Cardinal Stage Company Playbill

Designer, Gifts from $250 to $499

  • All Actor benefits
  • Two complimentary “Bring A Friend” tickets

Director, Gifts from $500 to $999

  • All Designer Benefits
  • Invitation to a rehearsal for you and few friends

PRESENTER CIRCLE: Members who make a critical difference by supporting a production.

Performance Presenter, Gifts from $1,000 to $2,499

  • All Artist Circle benefits
  • Invitation to opening night after party

Production Presenter, Gifts from $2,500 to $4,999

  • All Performance Presenter benefits
  • Recognition on cover of Cardinal playbills

PRODUCERS CIRCLE: An exclusive group whose generosity and guidance have been instrumental in Cardinal’s development as an accomplished professional regional theatre. 

You can make a critical difference by giving at the $5,000+ level. Producer memberships are customized to fit your philanthropic needs. Please call Anne M. Kostyo, Director of Development at 812-336-7110 to learn more.


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