Founded in 1947, Spokane Civic Theatre is an award-winning, nonprofit community theatre that has been located at 1020 North Howard Street since 1967. Each year, Civic produces more than 20 plays, musicals and other live events — totaling more than 180 performances, created by more than 400 volunteer creative contributors, serving approximately 50,000 audience members.
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If you are interested in learning more about the organization and ways to support, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 509-325-2507.
How Your Donations Are Used
Sponsor A Student
Spokane Civic Theatre exists to provide a safe, inclusive and collaborative venue where theatrical art is created to entertain, enlighten and stimulate reflections and critical thinking. Please consider supporting young artists’ studies by contributing to a scholarship pool that is available to all interested participants.
Support Our Facility
Going 70 years strong, and 50 at our current location, the theatre needs constant tender, loving care. General support for the theatre allows us to use resources to upgrade existing furnishings and equipment, and to replace and renew those features to allow us to operate most efficiently.
Sponsor a Season or Show
Invest in Spokane Civic Theatre and underwrite production costs including licensing fees, production personnel, and costumes and scenic materials. Sponsorship opportunities are available to individuals, groups, and companies who are dedicated to supporting the performing arts and interested in linking their identity with Civic.
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For more sponsorship information, please contact Jake Schaefer, Executive Director – email@example.com, 509-325-2507.
About the Endowment
For any Planned Giving opportunity, Spokane Civic Theatre Endowment Fund represents a long-term investment in the theatre that will grow and serve us in the future. A small percentage of the Fund is annually provided to the theatre for special projects, and for building and maintenance of the theatre. Established in 1960, the Endowment Fund was created by the founders of Spokane Civic Theatre to provide on-going operational support, and to secure a bright future.
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For more information about contributing planned giving, foundation, stock, or direct giving to the Endowment Fund, please contact Jake Schaefer, Executive Director – Jake@SpokaneCivicTheatre.com, 509-325-2507 – to be introduced to Spokane Civic Theatre Endowment Fund Board Members.
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The MAIN STAGE theatre seats 334 and is home to large-scale musicals, timeless comedies and regional premieres.
The FIRTH J CHEW STUDIO THEATRE is a 96 seat, black box theatre where critically acclaimed plays, original works and festival bound productions premiere.
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What Others Have to Say About Us
It is rare to have any other media reach you on the level of a live performance, whether it is music or theater. When you couple that with a financially responsible institution that continually raises the bar for itself, it’s amazing that more people don’t see fit to support such a quality endeavor.
I had gotten out of the habit of going to Civic for a while and was truly amazed when I started going more often. The higher quality of every aspect of the theater was evident. I am continually amazed at what Civic accomplishes and baffled at how many people are unaware of the theater. Tell your friends!
Also, don’t be shy about suggesting sponsorship to those you think might have some interest. Something this good doesn’t just happen by accident.
Another aspect I love about Civic is their education program. I have sent nieces and nephews to Civic’s summer camp programs and they all loved the experience. Their parents have continued to sign them up for more classes. Some of the younger kids in the clan came to their performances and were absolutely riveted on these kids on the stage; they will also be signed up for classes when they’re old enough. If it wasn’t obvious before seeing the looks on their faces, it certainly was evident after: you just can’t beat a live performance, even if it’s a bunch of little kids in their first endeavor.
I truly hope reading this will inspire you to not only give more support, but also drum up more support for this unique local gem.”
In Civic’s ‘Kiss Me, Kate,’ the musical within the musical offers the cast ample time to shine.