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The intimacy between artists and audiences in live theatre is powerful. This energy, on and off the stage, is at the heart of the artform. As a not-for-profit arts organisation, every donation is valuable. We rely on the combined support of many people to raise funds for our current programs and to contribute to the growth and development of theatre in South Australia. Your donation goes towards supporting these vital programs that could not exist without your philanthropic support.

Together we create extraordinary things.

All donations large or small, make a big difference and we appreciate each and every one of them. Donations of $2 and more are tax deductible. Donate


Collectives and Giving Circles

Commissioning Collective
This donor circle gives you the opportunity to nurture new, emerging, and established writers, artists, directors, designers, and technical crew, and commission original plays and new adaptations for South Australian audiences. The Commissioning Collective is supporting our 2018 productions In The Club and The Gods Of Strangers from commission to their World Premieres in South Australia.

Your valuable contribution assists in Artist Development and our State Umbrella program.

State Ed Giving Circle
Theatre opens minds to new worlds. It can uplift, push us out of our comfort zone and allow us to experience life from another’s perspective. Our Education Program is one of the country’s most successful, providing more than 11,500 young people, school students and high school teachers annually with the opportunity to experience outstanding live theatre, hear their stories on stage, and actively participate in workshops and work experience.

The State Ed program includes daytime performances specifically for high school students, and a Q&A with the cast, as well as all sorts of workshops for both students and teachers. Philanthropic support for this program have led us to expand our regional touring opportunities and reach more of South Australia. Donors to this circle supports the making and regional tour of our 2018 Education show Terrestrial.

If you would like to support this program, you may like to consider joining the Education Donor Circle in 2018.

Dramatic Women Collective
Dramatic Women have supported the presentation of a play annually for the last 15 years. In 2018 Dramatic Women support Sense and Sensibility. You can learn more about the Collective and become a member here.

To join a Collective or Giving Circle or for more information about major gifts or planned estate giving, please contact our Philanthropy Coordinator Bernadette Woods or call (08) 8415 5384

State Friends

Theatre is a shared experience. As a Friend of State Theatre Company, you’ll join a vibrant community – our theatre family – bringing you closer to theatre-makers, our actors, directors, designers, and the team who bring our shows to the stage. You’ll also meet fellow theatre enthusiasts. We invite our State Friends to participate in a series of special opportunities to see us up-close and personal.

Membership is only $50 and can be booked on your subscription form, or by getting into contact with reception.