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Patron Program

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is delighted to recognize your extraordinary investment in the company’s mission with membership in the Patron Program.

Your generosity enables Opera Theatre to nurture the careers of exciting young artists, bringing these “stars of tomorrow” to the intimate Loretto-Hilton Center for audiences to discover. Your support also makes St. Louis a leading cultural destination—attracting audiences from across the country for innovative productions of beloved favorites as well as adventurous new work. By joining our Patron Program or renewing your commitment, you will play a leading role at Opera Theatre. Your gift will secure exclusive benefits, including VIP parking, reserved picnic seating, and priority assistance for ticket requests. 

ALL PATRON PROGRAM DONORS RECEIVE

TICKET AND THEATER PRIVILEGES
Access to the exclusive patron “hotline” to the box office for all ticket requests.
Priority for seating upgrades,based on donation level.
Waived ticket exchange handling fees when exchange is made at least 48 hours before a performance (tickets may only be exchanged for a different performance date of the same production).
Free admission to the Levy Master Classes, featuring Gerdine Young Artists.
Discounts at the Opera Boutique.

RECOGNITION
Prominent recognition at the appropriate Patron Program level in OTSL’s Season Program Book, annual report, and on the plaque in the Loretto-Hilton Center lobby.

SPECIAL EVENTS
Free Holiday Concert in December featuring Opera Theatre’s artists.
Free Season Preview in April, offering a sneak peek at the sets, costumes, and special effects created by Opera Theatre’s production artists.

SEASON MEMENTOS
Review packet at the end of each season with a sampling of national and international press reviews.
Free season libretti.
Free season poster.

PLUS THE FOLLOWING PATRON BENEFITS:

 
Patron
$2,500

Benefactor
$5,000

Producer
$7,500

Sponsor
$10,000

Aria
$15,000

Production Underwriter
$25,000
A total of six free reserved passes to your choice of final dress rehearsals (a maximum of four per rehearsal, subject to availability).          
A total of eight free reserved passes for your choice of final dress rehearsals (a maximum of four per rehearsal) upgraded to priority seating, subject to availability.  
An opportunity to reserve seating for up to 4 guests in Opera Theatre’s gardens for dinner before the performance, subject to availability.  
Four free “Club Box” seats upon request and subject to availability.        
Six free “Club Box” seats upon request and subject to availability.        
Eight free “Club Box” seats upon request and subject to availability.          
Free self-parking in Lot J, on the northwest corner of the Loretto-Hilton Center grounds.        
Free VIP self-parking in the Circle lot, adjacent to the west entrance of the Loretto-Hilton Center.    
Exclusive dinner under the tent with the General Director and season artists.
Brunch with the General Director before a final orchestra dress rehearsal.
Invitations to national and international opera trips, accompanied by OTSL’s artistic leadership.  
A reception with Opera Theatre’s Music Director and Artistic Director, featuring a discussion of upcoming artists and repertory.    
Support the Gerdine Young Artist (GYA) program and receive acknowledgment in the Season Program Book next to your artist’s profile, as well as a biography and photo of your assigned artist and the opportunity to meet the artist in person at a welcome party in June.          
Support Opera Theatre’s principal artists and receive acknowledgment in the Season Program Book next to your artist’s profile, as well as a biography and photo of your assigned artist and the opportunity to meet the artist in person at a welcome party in June.          
Support a specific festival season production and receive acknowledgment on the production title page of the Season Program Book, as well as an intimate dinner with the General Director to get the first look at the concepts and designs for each season production.
 
         

 

Patron Program benefits are based on a yearly gift to OTSL's operating fund and are renewed annually. The market value of certain benefits may reduce the tax deductibility of your gift. For more information, please call (314) 963-4222 or email 222@opera-stl.org