Berkeley Repertory Theatre has received Charity Navigator’s 4 stars for a fourth consecutive year! This means that your tax-deductible gift is put to work effectively to bring award-winning theatre productions and education programs to our community.
Enrich your Berkeley Rep experience at special events throughout the season! As a supporter of the Theatre, you receive invitations to a number of events, based on your level of giving. From the Opening Night pre-curtain dinners to the Unscripted Happy Hours, you will have the opportunity to meet other friends of the Theatre and experience the behind-the-scenes making of a theatrical production at Berkeley Rep.
Held on April 20, 2013, the OVATION gala raised over $645,000 for Berkeley Rep and its School of Theatre!
Donor Circle members are invited to celebrate the opening of each show at a special pre-show dinner, in the company of Berkeley Rep artistic staff and special guests from the production followed by the opening performance.
Can’t attend opening night? Donor Circle members may exchange or purchase VIP “house seats” located in the front center section for other performances during the season. Call 510 647–2901 for reservations. Seats are subject to availability.
Berkeley Rep takes you On the Town to see the best theatrical productions, dance performances and concerts throughout the Bay Area. You’ll enjoy premium seating, special receptions and the company of your fellow Berkeley Rep supporters.
• Please check back for 2012/13 season dates.
Unscripted connects you with members of our artistic and production staff over happy hour at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza. As we toast the close to another week you’ll learn about their creative contributions to the current Berkeley Rep production.
• Friday, March 1, 2013 / 5:30–7pm—Casting’s Fallaci
• Friday, May 24, 2013 / 5:30–7pm—Costumes’ Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Special thanks to our in-kind sponsor: Hotel Shattuck Plaza’s FIVE.
Donors are invited on exclusive backstage tours of our new campus in West Berkeley, the Thrust Stage and Roda Theatre. The morning kicks off with a scrumptious continental breakfast prepared by Venus Restaurant. These tours provide an opportunity for you to catch a glimpse of the rehearsal hall and costume, props and scene shops at our Harrison Street campus and explore the pit, control booths and catwalks in our theatres!
• Saturday, September 22, 2012 / 10am, 10:30am / Thrust and Roda theatres
• Saturday, February 2, 2013 / 10am, 10:30am / Harrison Street campus
• Sunday, May 5, 2013 / 10am, 10:30am / Thrust and Roda theatres
Page to Stage is a special discussion forum with eminent theatre artists currently collaborating with Berkeley Rep. These engaging discussions are open to the public. We reserve premium seating for our donors at the $75 level and above.
• Monday, November 12, 2012—The White Snake: Theatre blogger Chad Jones interviews director Mary Zimmerman
• Monday, April 8, 2013—Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Tony Taccone interviews director Mark Wing-Davey
For more information about our events, please contact Lily Yang, Special Events Manager, at 510 647–2909 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All event dates are subject to change.