You are invited to join the New Swan Shakespeare Society!

Joining the New Swan Shakespeare Society is completed annually by simply making a donation online (click here to support NSSF).  Once you make a donation, you will be added to our list of members and will receive regular New Swan Shakespeare Society updates.

Please join the New Swan Shakespeare Society today!

 

If you prefer to pay by check, please make it payable to:
UCI Foundation
UCI Department of Drama, New Swan Shakespeare Festival
249 Drama
Irvine, CA 92697-2775
Attn:  Leslie Blough

As a member of our New Swan Shakespeare Society (NSSS) family you will receive a variety of benefits, including the opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets, name season seats, receive invitations to pre-show talks and backstage tours, attend member-only events, and much more. See the following for giving levels:

Kind Member: $100 – $499

  • The opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public
  • Recognition in the Season Program

Venerable Benefactor: $500 – $999

  • The opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public
  • Recognition in the Season Program
  • Name-a-Seat plaque prominently displayed at the New Swan Theater
  • Invitation to attend first rehearsals and design presentations for both plays

Noble Warrior: $1,000 – $2,499

  • The opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public
  • Recognition in the Season Program
  • Invitation to attend first rehearsals and design presentations for both plays
  • 2 Name-a-Seat plaques prominently displayed at the New Swan Theater
  • Season Program signed by 2015 NSSF cast

Heavenly Friar: $2,500 – $4,999

  • The opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public
  • Recognition in the Season Program
  • Invitation to attend first rehearsals and design presentations for both plays
  • Large Plaque prominently displayed at the New Swan Theater
  • Season Program and Season Poster signed by NSSF cast

Wise Lord: $5,000 – $9,999

  • Large Plaque prominently displayed at the New Swan Theater
  • Season Program signed by NSSF cast
  • Underwrite a production element of your choice – scenic, costumes, or props
  • Have dinner with Artistic Director and Designer of your choice
  • The opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public
  • Recognition in the Season Program
  • Invitation to attend first rehearsals and design presentations for both plays

Majestic Ruler: $10,000 

  • Large Plaque prominently displayed at the New Swan Theater
  • Prominent recognition in the Season Program
  • Season Program and Season Poster signed by NSSF cast
  • Underwrite a Professional Guest Actor
  • Have dinner with the Artistic Director and your Professional Guest Actor
  • The opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public
  • Prominent recognition in the Season Program
  • Invitation to attend all rehearsals and design presentations for both plays

New Swan Show Producer – $25,000 

  • Recognition on title page as Honorary Producer of Shakespearean play
  • 4 VIP seats – 2 for each Shakespearean play
  • Large Plaque prominently displayed at the New Swan Theater
  • Acknowledgement from the Stage during pre-show announcements
  • Dinner with Artistic Director and General Manager
  • Prominent recognition on New Swan website
  • The opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public
  • Prominent recognition in the Season Program
  • Invitation to attend all rehearsals and design presentations for both plays

New Swan Season Producer – $50,000 

  • Recognition as Season Producer on title pages of both plays
  • 8 VIP seats – 2 for each show for 2 full seasons
  • Large Plaque prominently displayed on New Swan Theater
  • Acknowledgement from the Stage during pre-show announcements
  • Pre-show presentation for you, your family, and guests by Artistic Director
  • Dinner with Artistic Director and Guest Artists
  • Prominent recognition in perpetuity on the New Swan website and Season Program
  • Name near top of gratitude banner at New Swan Theater
  • Invitation to attend all rehearsals and design presentations for both plays

New Swan Festival Producer – $100,000 

  • Recognition as Festival Producer on cover of Season Program
  • 12 VIP seats per year for 4 full seasons
  • Largest Plaque prominently posted on New Swan Theater
  • Acknowledgement from the stage during pre-show announcements
  • Pre-show presentation for you, your family, and guests by Artistic Director
  • Prominent recognition in perpetuity on New Swan website and Season Program
  • Name on top of the gratitude banner adjacent to New Swan Theater
  • Opportunity to purchase “house” for  3 seasons
  • Invitation to attend all rehearsals and design presentations for both plays

Please note, your New Swan Shakespeare Society membership must be renewed each year of New Swan Shakespeare Festival.  

Gifts exceeding the value of goods/services at the levels to which they apply are deductible to the maximum allowable extent (Dinner, $50 per person; Tickets $50 per ticket).

Please join the New Swan Shakespeare Society today!
If you prefer to pay by check, please make it payable to:
UCI Department of Drama
249 Drama, Irvine, CA 92697-2775
Attn:  Leslie Blough