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Friends of the Hammer are individual or corporate supporters who sustain the vision and mission of the Hammer Theatre serving the University and community through high-quality programming expressive of the unique characteristics and diverse cultures that comprise Silicon Valley.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS / BENEFITS

FRIEND

$100

  • Choice of official Hammer logo gift
  • Listing in Hammer Presents programs

NEIGHBOR

$250

Friends benefits plus:

  • 5% discount on Hammer Presents performances
  • Free ticket exchange on Hammer Presents performances

SUPPORTER

$500

Neighbor benefits plus:

  • 10% discount on Hammer Presents performances
  • Pre-public season ticket purchase opportunity for Hammer Presents performances (advanced notice)
  • 2 complimentary items from the Hammer bar/concessions

DIRECTOR

$750

Supporter benefits plus:

  • Validated parking for single performance of your choice

BENEFACTOR

$1,000

Director benefits plus:

  • Validated parking for two performances of your choice
  • Artist reception invitations and backstage meet & greets for Hammer Presents performances (not all performances participate in these activities)
  • Private pre-show table for up to four with complimentary sparkling wine and cheese plate
  • Invitation to annual Applause party

INVESTOR

$1,500

Benefactor benefits plus:

  • 20% discounted rate (rental rate only) to book the theatre or rooms for private party
  • Validated parking for three performances of your choice
  • 4 complimentary items from Hammer bar/concessions

ANGEL INVESTOR

$5,000

Investor benefits plus:

  • Free booking of the Hammer Terrace or other reception room (rental rate only) for private party
  • Validated parking for four performances of your choice
  • 10 complimentary items from Hammer bar/concessions

INNOVATOR

$10,000

Angel investor benefits plus:

  • Validated parking for unlimited performances
  • Unlimited complimentary items from Hammer bar/concessions

VISIONARY

$25,000

Innovator benefits plus:

  • Recognition as Sponsor of Hammer Presents program of choice (and its benefits, depending on availability)
  • Free booking of Hammer Theatre and/or any of its reception rooms (rental rate only) for any purpose
  • Invitation from Executive Managing Director to attend Performing Arts Booking Conference and personal tour

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES – LEVELS / BENEFITS

The Hammer Theatre offers opportunities in both our Friends of the Hammer giving program and in production sponsorships! Sponsorships enable individuals, corporations, and others to support a specific performance or artist of their choice, by contributing toward the cost of presenting the production.

PERFORMANCE SPONSOR

$15,000

The Sponsor will receive their name, logo, and other recognition on all event materials including website, posters, flyers and programs, and:

  • Up to 10 seats at the performance
  • Hosted reception for up to 10 guests before or after the performance
  • A “meet & greet” opportunity with the artists
  • Invitation to annual Applause party

ASSOCIATE SPONSOR

$5,000

The Associate Sponsor will receive their name, logo, and other recognition on all event materials including website, posters, flyers and programs, and:

  • Up to 4 seats at the performance
  • A “meet & greet” opportunity with the artists
  • Invitation to annual Applause party

If interested in supporting the Hammer Theatre, contact:

 

Friends of the Hammer:

Matthew Taylor Siegel

matthew.siegel@sjsu.edu or 408-924-1475

 

Sponsorships:

Christopher Burrill, Executive Director

chris.burrill@sjsu.edu or 408-924-8504