Benchmark Theatre

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Become a Patron of the Bench


 2017 Fever Dream Festival  Credit: McLeod9 Creative

2017 Fever Dream Festival
Credit: McLeod9 Creative

There are a number of opportunities to support Benchmark Theatre's mission. Season Sponsorships, In-Kind Donations, and even the smallest of contributions assist us in providing quality programming for Lakewood and the Front Range Community, including all Productions, Fever Dream Festival, Community Response Pieces, and New Play Development. Please see below for all of the ways you can become a Patron of The Bench.


financial contributions

 2016 Community Response Piece "After Orlando"  Credit: McLeod9 Creative

2016 Community Response Piece "After Orlando"
Credit: McLeod9 Creative

Cultivating Supporter
Become a sustaining patron with a recurring financial contribution by simply checking the monthly donation box when you Click Here to donate

 

Supporter
Become a patron with a one-time donation of any amount. Click Here to donate.

 

Donation Tiers and Gifts

(All Gifts are for a Period of One Year)

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Master- $5,000+

Donors Receive Optional Gift of:

50 Flex Tickets towards any Mainstage Production, Fever Dream Festival or Event

Reserved Seats

Name Recognition on Website, in Lobby and in Programs


Artisan- $2,500

Donors Receive Optional Gift of:

25 Flex Tickets towards any Mainstage Production, Fever Dream Festival or Event

Reserved Seats

Name Recognition on Website, in Lobby and in Programs


Journeyman- $1,000

Donors Receive Optional Gift of:

15 Flex Tickets towards any Mainstage Production, Fever Dream Festival or Event

Name Recognition on Website and in Programs


Apprentice- $500

Donors Receive Optional Gift of:

8 Flex Tickets towards any Mainstage Production, Fever Dream Festival or Event

Name Recognition on Website and in Programs

 
Novice- $100

Donors Receive Optional Gift of:

Recognition on Website

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Sponsorships

Sponsorships allow our Patrons to choose where their donations are directed and to receive special recognition for their contributions. Click on the sponsorship you wish to provide to make your contribution.

 Adrian Egolf and Antonio Amadeo in 2018's A Kid Like Jake by Daniel Pearle  Credit: McLeod9 Creative

Adrian Egolf and Antonio Amadeo in 2018's A Kid Like Jake by Daniel Pearle
Credit: McLeod9 Creative

2019 Season Sponsorship: $20,000  

Support the foundation of an entire year of compelling, visually stunning theatrical productions, artistic collaborations, festivals and educational programming, while supplementing the creation of exciting new plays and strengthening the future of theater in Colorado and beyond.

Show Sponsorship: $5,000

Bring innovative, thought-provoking productions to the City of Lakewood and the greater Denver Metro area.

 Suzie Scott and Chris Kendall in 2017's Smokefall by Noah Haidle  Credit: McLeod9 Creative

Suzie Scott and Chris Kendall in 2017's Smokefall by Noah Haidle
Credit: McLeod9 Creative

Actor, Director or Designer Sponsorship: $500

Support artists telling powerful, relevant stories and create the worlds of our productions that help shape our community.

 

 

 

 

Education Scholarship Fund:  $50, $100, $250, $500 or $1,000

Nurture the growth of young and mature artists alike in Benchmark's educational programming as they refine their craft and develop their creative skills.

Operating Fund Support: $100, $250, $500, $1,000 or $2,500

Help keep the lights on at The Bench by becoming a patron of our Operating Fund, which provides us with our home at 40 West Arts. 

For questions and more information, please email rachel@benchmarktheatre.com

 2017's The Nether by Jennifer Haley  Credit: McLeod9 Creative

2017's The Nether by Jennifer Haley
Credit: McLeod9 Creative


In-kind donations

 Vodka Infusion Festival 2017  Credit: McLeod9 Creative

Vodka Infusion Festival 2017
Credit: McLeod9 Creative

Benchmark is grateful for donations of items such as clothing, furniture, office supplies, concessions and silent auction items. 
If you have items you would like to contribute or would like to donate towards a fundraiser, please email candace@benchmarktheatre.com


Become a Board member

 Board Members Britton Bagwell and Leigh Ann Kudloff  Credit: McLeod9 Creative

Board Members Britton Bagwell and Leigh Ann Kudloff
Credit: McLeod9 Creative

For those looking to become more deeply involved, consider becoming a member of our Board of Directors. Our Board is the cornerstone of our organization, helping to navigate us as a thriving non-profit organization. 
If you are interested in learning more about joining our Board of Directors, please email rachel@benchmarktheatre.com