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Department of Theatre and Dance


The Circle

As a member of The Circle, you're helping to make theatre education and performances shine at the University of South Carolina.

Your tax-deductible contribution of as little as $100 earns you a place in our theatre donor network, The Circle. Your patronage helps us fulfill our mission of serving both our students and community. Whether it’s funding research travel, equipment maintenance or a guest artist, your contributions directly impact the Theatre Department's academic and production possibilities.

Circle members can receive free tickets, invitations to special events, recognition in each show’s program and the satisfaction of knowing you are helping to create exceptional theatre experiences for both patrons and students alike.


Donor Levels

Level Annual Donation Benefits
Donor $100

Donor members receive: 

  • an invitation for two to all preview performances and special receptions
  • two passes for one Lab Theatre show
  • program recognition
Classic $350

Classic members receive:

  • two complimentary tickets to all Main Stage shows (can be used by you or given as gifts)
  • an invitation for two to all preview performances and receptions
  • two passes for one Lab Theatre show
  • program recognition
Sponsor $500

Sponsor members receive:

  • three complimentary tickets to all Main Stage shows (can be used by you or given as gifts)
  • an invitation for two to all preview performances and receptions
  • two passes for one Lab Theatre show
  • program recognition
Patron $1,000

Patron members receive:

  • four complimentary tickets to all Main Stage shows (can be used by you or given as gifts)
  • an invitation for two to all preview performances and receptions
  • two passes for one Lab Theatre show
  • program recognition
Benefactor $5,000

Benefactor members receive:

  • an undergraduate scholarship in their name for the following year
  • four complimentary tickets to all Main Stage shows (can be used by you or given as gifts)
  • an invitation for two to all preview performances and receptions
  • two passes for one Lab Theatre show
  • program recognition


Join the Circle

To join, complete and return the Circle Donor Form [pdf], or email theatre@sc.edu with your desired membership level and contact information.