Corporate & institutional partnerships

Corporate & institutional partnerships

Partner with Berkeley Rep

Fulfill your philanthropic mission and reach your target demographics while supporting the Theatre’s compelling plays and innovative education programs. Berkeley Rep partners with businesses and foundations throughout the country, and has a range of benefits packages available to corporate partners.

Click the tabs above for a sampling of a few of the many benefits available for corporate partners. For more information, or to customize your partnership, please contact Daria Hepps at 510 647–2904 or dhepps@berkeleyrep.org.

For questions about foundation partnerships, please contact Bethany Herron at 510 647–2908 or bherron@berkeleyrep.org.

$1500-5999 level

Business Member · $1,500–5,999

Make a gift today and enjoy these benefits year-round:

Access

  • Opening Night Invitations: No-host invitations for two to all seven subscription season opening night performances and dinners throughout the season, with opportunity to bring additional guests; supporters at the $3,000–5,999 level receive a complimentary pair of tickets to each of the seven opening night performances
  • Special Theatre Events (one invitation for two): Attend special donor receptions with luminary artists and guest speakers, backstage tours, and other behind-the-scenes events throughout the season
  • Annual Corporate Night at Berkeley Rep: Each season, the Corporate Council hosts a behind-the-scenes night at the Theatre including a catered reception, an artistic presentation, and performance; you’ll receive an invitation for 2–4 people, depending on your level of support
  • Access to VIP seats in both theatres at Berkeley Rep, and to the John C. Mendel Room (the VIP donor lounge)

Discount

  • 20% discount on the rental of any Berkeley Rep space, including the courtyard and both theatres/lobbies

Thanks

Customize your partnership!

Contact Daria Hepps at 510 647–2904 or dhepps@berkeleyrep.org to hear more about fun and engaging team-building experiences volunteering at the theatre, arts education and outreach sponsorships through Berkeley Rep’s School of Theatre (including opportunities to underwrite the free teaching hour Berkeley Rep offers to every public school in the Bay Area, the Teen Council, and more), or special event sponsorships (including high-profile opening nights, the annual OVATION Gala, or Page to Stage).

$6000-11999 level

Corporate Partner · $6,000–11,999

Make a gift today and enjoy these benefits year-round:

Access

  • Access to VIP seats in both theatres at Berkeley Rep, and to the John C. Mendel Room (the VIP donor lounge)
  • Opportunity to bring 10 guests to Corporate Night at Berkeley Rep, a networking event including a catered reception, artistic presentation, and dress rehearsal or performance
  • Invitations to special events throughout the season, including Page to Stage, special donor receptions with luminary artists and guest speakers, backstage tours, and other behind-the-scenes events throughout the season

Tickets

  • Complimentary seats at Berkeley Rep’s opening night dinners and performances throughout the season

Discount

  • 20% discount on the rental of any Berkeley Rep space, including the courtyard and both theatres/lobbies

Thanks

Customize your partnership!

Contact Daria Hepps at 510 647–2904 or dhepps@berkeleyrep.org to hear more about fun and engaging team-building experiences volunteering at the theatre, arts education and outreach sponsorships through Berkeley Rep’s School of Theatre (including opportunities to underwrite the free teaching hour Berkeley Rep offers to every public school in the Bay Area, the Teen Council, and more), or special event sponsorships (including high-profile opening nights, the annual OVATION Gala, or Page to Stage).

$12000-24999 level

Production Co-Sponsor · $12,000–24,999

Make a gift today and enjoy these benefits year-round:

Access

  • Invitation for two to closing night, including complimentary premium seats at the closing night performance of sponsored production, followed by the cast party
  • Access to VIP seats in both theatres at Berkeley Rep, and to the John C. Mendel Room (the VIP donor lounge)
  • Opportunity to bring 10 guests to Corporate Night at Berkeley Rep, a high-profile networking event including a catered reception, artistic presentation, and dress rehearsal or performance
  • Invitations to special events throughout the season, including Page to Stage, special donor receptions with luminary artists and guest speakers, backstage tours, and other behind-the-scenes events throughout the season

Tickets

  • 10 complimentary VIP tickets to be used during the run of the co-sponsored production or throughout the season, with the opportunity to host a small pre-show reception in the donor lounge
  • Four complimentary seats for opening night dinner and performance of co-sponsored production, and two complimentary seats for each of the six other opening nights throughout the season

Discount

  • Up to 50% discount on the rental of Berkeley Rep spaces, including the courtyard and both theatres/lobbies

Thanks

  • Your company name listed in the playbill, on the Berkeley Rep website, and on the corporate donor plaque in both theatres for one year
  • Your company name associated with the event, program, or production of your choice in collateral materials; may include brochures, postcards, posters, event invitations, website, emails, and more
  • Benefits at the Theatre for your employees

Customize your partnership!

Contact Daria Hepps at 510 647–2904 or dhepps@berkeleyrep.org to hear more about fun and engaging team-building experiences volunteering at the theatre, arts education and outreach sponsorships through Berkeley Rep’s School of Theatre (including opportunities to underwrite the free teaching hour Berkeley Rep offers to every public school in the Bay Area, the Teen Council, and more), or special event sponsorships (including high-profile opening nights, the annual OVATION Gala, or Page to Stage).

$25000-49999 level

Production Sponsor · $25,000–49,999

Make a gift today and enjoy these benefits year-round:

Access

  • Invitation for two to closing night, including complimentary premium seats at the closing night performance of sponsored production, followed by the cast party
  • Access to VIP seats in both theatres at Berkeley Rep, and to the John C. Mendel Room (the VIP donor lounge)
  • Opportunity to bring 10 guests to Corporate Night at Berkeley Rep, a high-profile networking event including a catered reception, artistic presentation, and dress rehearsal or performance
  • Invitations to special events throughout the season, including Page to Stage, special donor receptions with luminary artists and guest speakers, backstage tours, and other behind-the-scenes events throughout the season

Tickets

  • 30 complimentary VIP tickets to be used during the run of the sponsored production or throughout the season, with the opportunity to host a pre-show reception in the donor lounge
  • Four complimentary seats for opening night dinner and performance of sponsored production, and two complimentary seats for each of the six other opening nights throughout the season

Discount

  • Up to 50% discount on the rental of any Berkeley Rep space, including the courtyard and both theatres/lobbies

Thanks

  • Your company logo listed in the playbill, on the Berkeley Rep website, and on the corporate donor plaque in both theatres for one year
  • Your company logo associated with the event, program, or production of your choice in collateral materials; may include brochures, postcards, posters, event invitations, website, emails, and more
  • Your company logo published in every 12+ inch or larger ad for sponsored production
  • A corporate bio in the Berkeley Rep playbill for the sponsored production
  • Benefits at the Theatre for your employees

Customize your partnership!

Contact Daria Hepps at 510 647–2904 or dhepps@berkeleyrep.org to hear more about fun and engaging team-building experiences volunteering at the theatre, arts education and outreach sponsorships through Berkeley Rep’s School of Theatre (including opportunities to underwrite the free teaching hour Berkeley Rep offers to every public school in the Bay Area, the Teen Council, and more), or special event sponsorships (including high-profile opening nights, the annual OVATION Gala, or Page to Stage).

$50000-99999 level

Executive Sponsor · $50,000–99,999

Make a gift today and enjoy these benefits year-round:

Access

  • Invitation for two to closing night, including complimentary premium seats at the closing night performance of sponsored production, followed by the cast party
  • Access to VIP seats in both theatres at Berkeley Rep, and to the John C. Mendel Room (the VIP donor lounge)
  • Opportunity to bring 10 guests to Corporate Night at Berkeley Rep, a high-profile networking event including a catered reception, artistic presentation, and dress rehearsal or performance
  • Invitations to special events throughout the season, including Page to Stage, special donor receptions with luminary artists and guest speakers, backstage tours, and other behind-the-scenes events throughout the season

Tickets

  • 40 complimentary VIP tickets to be used for a private event or throughout the season, with the opportunity to host a pre-show reception in the donor lounge
  • Complimentary seats at Berkeley Rep’s opening night dinners and performances throughout the season

Discount

  • Up to 50% discount on the rental of any Berkeley Rep space, including the courtyard and both theatres/lobbies

Thanks

  • Your company logo listed in the playbill, on the Berkeley Rep website, on season calendars and guides, and on the corporate donor plaque in both theatres for one year
  • Your company logo associated with the event, program, or production of your choice in collateral materials; may include brochures, postcards, posters, event invitations, website, emails, and more
  • Your company logo published in every 12+ inch or larger ad for sponsored production or program
  • A corporate bio in the Berkeley Rep playbill for your choice of three sponsored productions
  • Benefits at the Theatre for your employees

Customize your partnership!

Contact Daria Hepps at 510 647–2904 or dhepps@berkeleyrep.org to hear more about fun and engaging team-building experiences volunteering at the theatre, arts education and outreach sponsorships through Berkeley Rep’s School of Theatre (including opportunities to underwrite the free teaching hour Berkeley Rep offers to every public school in the Bay Area, the Teen Council, and more), or special event sponsorships (including high-profile opening nights, the annual OVATION Gala, or Page to Stage).

$10000+ level

Season Sponsor · $100,000+

Achieve the highest level of visibility among Berkeley Rep’s 200,000 patrons by partnering with Berkeley Rep for an entire seven-play subscription season. Your company’s logo will appear on marketing materials throughout the year, on the website, and in emails, and you will be acknowledged in press releases and advertisements as an important patron of the arts.

For more information and to discuss customized benefit packages, please contact Daria Hepps at 510 647–2904 or dhepps@berkeleyrep.org.