Corporate Giving

Laguna Playhouse corporate donors provide the core support for all that we do both onstage and off. Ticket income covers only half of the Laguna Playhouse’s annual operating expenses. As one of the longest running theatres in the United States, your support endures this 100 year old organization continues to live on for another 100 years.

BENEFITS

Laguna Playhouse will work with you to create a rewarding and mutually beneficial partnership, tailored to your institutional priorities and corporate community. We offer:

  • Profile, brand visibility and recognition, annually reaching 100,000 visitors, over 5,000 subscribers, and over one million individuals seeing Laguna Playhouse’s print and online advertising.
  • Entertainment and hospitality, VIP access to Laguna Playhouse productions, invitations to special donor events, restaurant partnerships, and opportunities to interact with Laguna Playhouse’s artists.
  • An opportunity to promote arts access and arts education, and to deliver Corporate Social Responsibility objectives through an association with the Theatre Hope and Mellor Ticket Initiatives, our theatre access program dedicated to Youth access and underserved populations.
  • We invite you to join Laguna Playhouse’s prestigious group of corporate partners and their employees who make our work possible, and enjoy the rich benefits that a partnership with Laguna Playhouse affords.

OPPORTUNITIES

With sponsorship levels from $2,000 to $50,000, large and small organizations can find benefit from Laguna Playhouse Opportunities for involvement range from our Corporate Partnership program to the sponsorship of an entire Laguna Playhouse season, a specific production, Youth Theatre programs, Community Outreach programs, or ticket accessibility programs.

Your Gift Will Help: 

  • Present high quality productions to over 100,000 audience members annually, including classics, musicals, world premieres, and contemporary plays
  • Sustain acclaimed education and community outreach programs
  • Bring youth in Title 1 schools and underserved communities to the theatre
  • Fund tickets for military families to attend a show.

 

CORPORATE PARTNERING WITH LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE

The Corporate Support Program supports one of Laguna Beach’s most vital cultural institutions, providing critical operating support for Laguna’s onstage work and community outreach programs. Through the Our Stories initiative, participants create original dramatic works utilizing theatre arts to strengthen one’s own health and well-being, strengthen community connection, and envision a better future for all. Corporate Sponsors also have an association with our commitment to accessibility through our TheatreHope program that provides complimentary tickets to underserved populations across Orange County including military families, disabled adults and people in recovery, and our Mellor Ticket program that offers those 21 and under the opportunity to enjoy live theatre for free. 

"For 100 years, Laguna Playhouse has been unwavering in its commitment to the theatrical arts in Southern California. South Coast Plaza is proud to support the Laguna Playhouse as it continues to bring to life stories that transport us to a different time and place and make us cry, laugh, think, feel, and revel in our humanity.” - South Coast Plaza

ADVERTISING

Advertising with Laguna Playhouse is an affordable way to reach a highly desirable audience with multiple impressions throughout the year. In fact, approximately half of the audience is a season subscriber, who see at least four productions a year. Our audience is highly educated, with an above average household income, with 50% living within 15 miles of downtown Laguna Beach. Another 20% live between 16 and 25 miles from the city. They are inquisitive, life-long learners who frequently dine out, travel, and seek out cultural experiences.

If you are interested in advertising with us, or would like more information, download our Media Kit or contact Mackenzee Osborne at mosborne@lagunaplayhouse.com.

SPONSOR OUR ANNUAL GALA

By sponsoring our Annual Gala, you can help Laguna Playhouse continue to provide the world class theatre the community has enjoyed for the past 100 years. Our sponsors enjoy brand exposure to thousands of supporters, an opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to Laguna Playhouse and the arts, and access to influential members of the Playhouse’s community. To find out how you can participate in this event, please contact Michael Murphy// mmurphy@lagunaplayhouse.com //949.497.2787 ext 225

Contact Michael Murphy// mmurphy@lagunaplayhouse.com  to find out how you and your business can help support the Laguna Playhouse as a Corporate Sponsor. 

Find Out More

Theatre Hope provides tickets, buses, workshops and meals to children at risk, disabled adults and people in recovery.

The Suzanne and James Mellor Laguna Playhouse Tribute Fund provides free tickets to young audiences 21 and under for select shows during the subscription season