The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in our community, offering the best in professional theatre, innovative education and community outreach. Ticket sales cover only 30% of the total cost of presenting award-winning productions and rentals of our DTLA space is priced to support other nonprofits. Corporate sponsors make it possible for SCLA to fulfill its mission through mutually beneficial partnerships.

SCLA yearly benefactor $50,000

  • Title Logo/Name Recognition for the entire season and educational programming on:

    • Summer of Shakespeare and Simply Shakespeare Postcards (20K-30K recipients)

    • Summer of Shakespeare Programs (1200 per apprentice production, 5000 for professional production)

    • Simply Shakespeare Program (500-750 depending on venue)

    • Pole Banners in Downtown Santa Monica, posters at SMC, banners for special events (pole banners depend on city approval in the year you sponsor)

    • SCLA Season Brochure & Materials to donors (must commit prior to printing)

    • SCLA Website presence

    • Story about company through social media posts (4 per year)

    • Signage on the Shakespeare Center building (the side of First & Bixel - 90026)

    • Curtain Speeches

  • Exclusive sponsor for the year in market share (example: car, hotel, etc.)

  • “Sponsor Spotlight” Recognition in One of the Monthly Development Newsletters (25,000 Patrons Reached)

  • Full Page Ad in Playbills for the Season

  • Preferred Employer Discount for all employees ($5 off single tickets, $10 off Season Tickets)

  • Opportunity to Host a Special Reception Before or After One Performance for Your Employees/Associates, Wine & Light Hors D'Oeuvres Provided

  • A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of a Production of Your Choice

  • Booth at every performance in Summer of Shakespeare bill (30 performances, 5,000 est attendance) - table, 2 chairs, table cloth, waste basket provided (wifi is limited to streaming inside the Theatre Arts Bldg.)

  • 10 Opening Night Tickets (Includes post-performance reception)

  • 4 Tickets to Simply Shakespeare (celebrity filled fundraiser)

  • 20 Additional Tickets to Each Production (Advance reservations required; subject to availability)

SCLA summer season executive sponsor $25,000

  • Title Logo/Name Recognition for the full summer season on:

    • Summer of Shakespeare Postcards (20K-30K recipients)

    • Programs (5000 - 7500)

    • Pole Banners in Downtown Santa Monica, posters at SMC, banners for special events (pole banners depend on city approval in the year you sponsor)

    • SCLA Summer Season Brochure & Materials to donors (must commit prior to printing)

    • SCLA Website

    • Story about company through social media posts (2 per year)

    • Curtain Speeches

  • “Sponsor Spotlight” Recognition in One of the Monthly Development Newsletters (25,000 Patrons Reached)

  • Full Page Ad in Playbill for the Season

  • Preferred Employer Discount for all employees ($5 off single tickets)

  • Opportunity to Host a Special Reception Before or After One Performance for Your Employees/Associates, Wine & Light Hors D'Oeuvres Provided

  • A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of a Production of Your Choice

  • Booth at every performance in Summer of Shakespeare bill (30 performances, 7,000 est attendance) - table, 2 chairs, table cloth, waste basket provided (wifi is limited to streaming inside the Theatre Arts Bldg.)

  • 8 Opening Night Tickets (Includes post-performance reception)

  • 20 Additional Tickets to Each Production (Advance reservations required; subject to availability)

SCLA presenting sponsor $15,000

  • Title Logo/Name Recognition for the professional equity summer production ONLY on:

    • Summer of Shakespeare Equity Show Postcards (20,000 mailed)

    • Summer of Shakespeare Equity Show Programs (5,000)

    • Show posters, banners, materials

    • SCLA Season Brochure & donor materials (must commit prior to printing)

    • SCLA Website

    • Story about company through social media post (1 per show)

    • Curtain Speeches

  • “Sponsor Spotlight” Recognition in One of the Monthly Development Newsletters (25,000 Patrons Reached)

  • Full Page Ad in Playbill

  • Preferred Employer Discount for all employees ($5 off single tickets)

  • Booth at every performance for Equity show (20 performances, 5,000 est attendance) - table, 2 chairs, table cloth, waste basket provided (wifi is limited to streaming inside the Theatre Arts Bldg.)

  • 4 Opening Night Tickets (Includes post-performance reception)

  • 20 Additional Tickets (Advance reservations required; subject to availability)

SCLA producing sponsor $5,000

  • Title Logo/Name Recognition for the professional equity summer production on:

    • Production Postcards (20,000 mailed)

    • Programs (5,000)

    • Show posters, banners, materials presented onsite at SMC

    • SCLA Season Brochure & donor materials (must commit prior to printing)

    • SCLA Website

    • Curtain Speeches

  • “Sponsor Spotlight” Recognition in One of the Monthly Development Newsletters (25,000 Patrons Reached)

  • ½ Page ad in Playbill

  • Preferred Employer Discount for all employees ($5 off single tickets, $10 off Season Tickets)

  • Booth at every performance in Summer of Shakespeare bill (30 performances, 5,000 est attendance) - table, 2 chairs, table cloth, waste basket provided (wifi is limited to streaming inside the Theatre Arts Bldg.)

  • 4 Opening Night Tickets (Includes post-performance reception)

  • 10 Additional Tickets (Advance reservations required; subject to availability)

SCLA supporting sponsor $2,500

  • Title Logo/Name Recognition for the professional equity summer production on:

    • Production Postcards (20,000 mailed)

    • Programs (5,000)

    • Show posters, banners, materials presented onsite at SMC

    • SCLA Season Brochure & donor materials (must commit prior to printing)

    • SCLA Website

    • Curtain Speeches

  • “Sponsor Spotlight” Recognition in One of the Monthly Development Newsletters (25,000 Patrons Reached)

  • ¼ Page Ad in Playbill

  • Preferred Employer Discount for all employees ($5 off single tickets)

  • 4 Opening Night Tickets (Includes post-performance reception)

  • 10 Additional Tickets (Advance reservations required; subject to availability)

Booth summer sponsor $1,500 (food, wine*, products)

  • Title Logo/Name Recognition for the Season in all Season Playbills

  • Lobby Signage Recognition for the Duration of the Production

  • Sponsorship Recognition for Chosen Production on the SCLA website

  • Booth at every performance in Summer of Shakespeare bill (30 performances, 5,000 est attendance) - table, 2 chairs, table cloth, waste basket provided (wifi is limited to streaming inside the Theatre Arts Bldg.)

  • 10 Tickets per production (Includes Pre-Performance Reception Detailed Above, and After-Party with Audience, Cast & Crew)

  • Preferred Employer Discount for all employees ($5 off single tickets)

* Note - if you are a beer or wine sponsor, you will also be responsible for the additional $90 per hour on-site campus police costs per show.  This can be divided by several vendors who are offering tastings.  No alcohol sales are allowed.

NON PROFIT EXCHANGE 

We will do in kind exchanges with any nonprofits that focus on the arts, youth education, poverty and veterans.  Exchanges include list sharing, booth space, materials and shouts outs on social media for the month of the events.