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Open Hearts

A donation now helps to open the hearts and fire the imaginations of a new generation of theatre-lovers and theatre-makers.  For that we are infinitely thankful.

By choosing to support State Theatre Company you are helping us create extraordinary and life-changing theatre productions and reach audiences far and wide. Your donation contributes directly to writing playscripts, building sets and making costumes, realising lighting designs, composing music, and employing actors, designers, writers, directors and production crew rehearse, perform and tour our productions.

Your donation enables us to tour widely ensuring people are not disadvantaged by distance, help us reduce barriers to access for people less fortunate, and invest in opportunities to nurture the next generation of young people as artists, audiences and citizens. We are proud of the work we create and State Theatre Company’s leadership in the Australian arts.

As you know the arts – and theatre in particular – changes lives. Theatre opens the heart and fires the imagination.

Thank you for recognising the importance and power of the arts. Thank you for your donation.

You can make a donation online here or phone 08 8415 5333.

 

Bequests

We believe in the fundamental role theatre plays in our society. We want to transform lives, of young people as well as adults, through the power of storytelling on the stage. Leaving a bequest is an enduring way to help theatre thrive and be enjoyed by future generations. Bequests can be made to an endowment fund to provide ongoing support for years to come, or to support a specific area of program of your choice. All gifts to State Theatre Company make a lasting and valuable impact. You can find out more about leaving a gift in our bequests brochure here.

 

Giving Circles

You can play a starring role with State Theatre Company by directly supporting specific areas of interest through our three dedicated giving circles. These donor groups are vital in the commissioning of new works, supporting women in theatre, and providing young people with access to theatre through our Education Program. Please find out more below.

If you would like to learn more about how you can play a part in the future of State Theatre Company South Australia, or if you would like to join one of our Giving Circles, you can contact our Philanthropy Manager Cath Bauer at donate@statetheatrecompany.com.au or on 08 8415 5333.

  • Our Commissioning Collective provides an 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 also makes a valuable contribution to Artist Development and our State Umbrella program.

    You can become a member or renew your membership online here.

  • 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 Education 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 supported the making and regional tour of our 2019 Education show Animal Farm.

    You can become a member or renew your membership online here.

  • Since 2002, a fabulous group of inspiring women have supported State Theatre Company South Australia. Over the past 17 years, Dramatic Women have collectively supported outstanding artists and helped bring great theatrical works to the stage.

    In 2019, Dramatic Women will support Kate Mulvany’s beloved theatrical adaptation of Craig Silvey’s novel Jasper Jones, and will be given the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of behind-the-scenes and VIP experiences throughout the production process.

    You can become a member or renew your membership online here.