Support the Virginia Theatre Festival

Give Now

Your Support Matters

The Virginia Theatre Festival relies on the generous support of our community to sustain live, professional theatre in the heart of Charlottesville. Your contribution to the VTF fund is the most impactful and direct way to support the art and artists that enliven and inspire audiences every summer. Click the links below to learn more about the many ways you can have a leading role as a supporter of VTF!

Donate Now

There are many ways to support the Virginia Theatre Festival, including:

Online
Click here to make a secure, online donation to the Virginia Theatre Festival.

Mail a Check
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 37963
Boone, Iowa 50037
Please make checks payable to: UVA – Virginia Theatre Festival

Phone
Call University Advancement Services at 434-924-7018

In Person
The UVA Arts Box Office is open Tues – Fri from Noon to 5pm and can accept check, cash, and credit card gifts. Note: The Arts Box Office will be closed from May 2 through June 12. 

Other Ways to Give

Amplify your support for VTF by making a gift of stock or securities, exploring whether your gift can be matched by your employer, or leaving a legacy by making a planned gift. Learn more by clicking here or reach out to Assistant Director of UVA Arts Development, Lizzy Ramey at lramey@virginia.edu.

Individual Giving

Thank you for considering a gift to the Virginia Theatre Festival! As we emerge from the pandemic, we are so excited to announce a new VTF membership program that includes exciting benefits and opportunities around the 2022 season. The Virginia Theatre Festival would not exist without the generous support from our donors – we hope you become a VTF member today!

VTF Member ($100 – $249)

  • Early access for donor’s household to purchase tickets during member presale (June 13-20)
  • Name recognition in digital playbill and on VTF website
  • VTF 2022 season merchandise item (1 per donation)

Patron ($250 – $999)

  • All of the above benefits
  • Invitation for two (2) to VTF 2022 Season Kick Off Reception in May 

Director ($1,000 – $2,499)

  • All of the above benefits
  • Invitation for two (2) to a tech or dress rehearsal
  • Concierge ticket service

    • Note: Concierge ticket service offers donors at this level and above exclusive access to a dedicated VTF staff member who will assist with the placement of personal ticket orders for the donor’s household as well as the coordination of late season additions and fee-free ticket changes (ie: exchanges, seat changes, and reprints) as requested and pending availability.

Producer ($2,500 – $4,999)

  • All of the above benefits
  • Backstage tour with VTF staff and/or company member(s)*
  • Gifts of $2,500 or more are also recognized as UVA Rotunda Society Members

Star ($5,000+)

  • All of the above benefits
  • Opportunity to present/sponsor a 2022 VTF Production

All gifts made to VTF from July 1, 2021 to present day will be automatically enrolled in the membership program detailed above, in accordance with the level of the gift. All donations to VTF are fully tax-deductible. Benefits may be subject to change based on the ever-changing COVID-19 policies of VTF, UVA, and the larger community. Please reach out to VTF staff if you have any further questions.

Corporate Sponsorship

Partnering with the Virginia Theatre Festival directly aligns your business with an important local arts program known for its long tradition of excellence and community enrichment. Our sponsors enjoy an array of unique and experiential benefits, including exclusive access to sneak peek performances, behind-the-scenes tours with company members, several marketing opportunities, and more. For more information on VTF’s sponsorship opportunities, please email VTF staff.

Volunteer

We need volunteer ushers for every public performance and ushers see the shows they work for free! Email Judy at judym@virginia.edu for more information.