Sponsorship & Advertising

We invite you to be part of our most ambitious season yet by becoming a sponsor or an advertiser. With your support, Theatre and Dance at Wayne will sustain the high quality audiences come to expect from us while also ensuring our talented student artists have the best opportunity to succeed in their education and training.

Our 2018-2019 season is sure to be one of our most ambitious seasons ever, with thrilling, award-winning musicals and plays that are sure to please including two award-winning musicals.

By sponsoring or advertising with us, you’re letting a refined audience of almost 30,000 attendees, whose household income is typically over $75,000 per year, know that your organization supports the arts and our community.

Your support enhances your brand visibility while you enjoy a range of benefits including:
✔ including client entertaining opportunities with free tickets
✔ special events
✔ employee ticket discounts
✔ use of our private patron lounge
✔ and more.

Will you join us for our 2018-2019 season?

 

 

Sponsorship Options

Event Sponsor ($1,000 to $1,999)

Support any special event such as a School Matinee,Post-Show Discussion, or Season Ticket Party!

  • 6 complimentary tickets to use throughout the season
  • Inclusion as Event Sponsor on lobby monitors
  • 6 inclusions in our #SponsorSaturday social media posts

All but $166 of your sponsorship is tax-deductible.

Show Sponsor ($2,000 to $2,999)

Support any one production!

  • 12 complimentary tickets to use throughout the season
  • Inclusion as Show Sponsor on lobby monitors
  • 8 inclusions in our #SponsorSaturday social media posts
  • Access to purchase additional premium seats
  • 2 featured email messages
  • Host your guests in our Patrons Lounge once for your sponsored production

All but $312 of your sponsorship is tax-deductible.

Series Sponsor ($3,000 to $4,999)

Support the Hilberry, Bonstelle, Studio, or Dance series!

  • 24 complimentary tickets to use throughout the season
  • Inclusion as Series Sponsor on lobby monitors
  • 10 inclusions in our #SponsorSaturday social media posts
  • Access to purchase additional premium seats
  • 4 featured email messages
  • Host your guests in our Patrons Lounge once per production in your series
  • 4 meet and greets with the cast
  • Complimentary 1/4 page ad in our season playbills with the ability to upgrade
  • Inclusion in pre-show announcement

All but $624 of your sponsorship is tax-deductible.

Season Sponsor ($5,000 +)

Support our entire season!

  • 48 complimentary tickets to use throughout the season
  • Inclusion as Season Sponsor on lobby monitors
  • 14 inclusions in our #SponsorSaturday social media posts
  • Access to purchase additional premium seats
  • 6 featured email messages
  • Host your guests in our Patrons Lounge once per production
  • 6 meet and greets with the cast
  • Complimentary 1/4 page ad in our season playbills with the ability to upgrade
  • Inclusion in pre-show announcement
  • Exclusive advertisement on the back of all tickets
  • Exclusive buttons worn by our ushers thanking your business for its support

All but $1248 of your sponsorship is tax-deductible.

Advertising Options

We offer a variety of advertisement but space is limited so please contact us soon to ensure you get the space you desire.

All ads are produced in full color and are featured in every playbill for all Hilberry, Studio, and Bonstelle Theatre productions. We offer PREMIUM ad space on the back cover of our playbill, inside the front cover, and inside the back cover. Each of these are full page ads, certain to draw the readers attention.

Premium Advertising Space

Full-page back over
Size: 8.5” W x 11” H (please include a .25” bleed)
Quantity Available: 1
Rate per placement: $3,500

Full-page inside cover
Size: 8.5” W x 11“ H (please include a .25” bleed)
Quantity Available: 1
Rate per placement: $3,000

Full-page inside back over
Size: 8.5” W x 11” H (please include a .25” bleed)
Quantity Available: 1
Rate per placement: $2,750

Non-Premium Advertising Space

Half-page vertical
Size: 3.8611” W x 10.4861” H (no bleed)
Quantity Available: 10
Rate per placement: $1,500

Half-page horizontal
Size: 8” W x 5.125” H (no bleed)
Quantity Available: 8
Rate per placement: $1,500

Quarter-page
Size: 3.8611” W x 5.125” H (no bleed)
Quantity Available: 8
Rate per placement: $750

Questions? Please call 313-577-3010 or email theatrepr@wayne.edu.