Sponsorships

We offer different Sponsorship levels: Show Sponsorship, Season Sponsorship, or Corporate Support. Choose the level that most appeals to you.

Sponsor a Show

Renaissance Theaterworks production of Russian Transport by Erika Sheffer
Renaissance Theaterworks production of Russian Transport by Erika Sheffer
Renaissance Theaterworks production of Russian Transport by Erika Sheffer with April Paul and Max Pink
$10,000 Show Sponsor

Benefits:

  • Sponsor’s logo on all printed material for the sponsored show: 
    • 3,000 Postcards;
    • Sponsor name, logo and acknowledgment in 2,000 Footlights playbills;
    • Email correspondence;
    • Recognition on our website and our social media pages.
  • "Backstage Pass" to meet and greet the cast and crew and see firsthand what goes on behind the scenes.
  • 1/2 page ad space dedicated exclusively to the sponsor in Footlights playbills for the sponsored show.
  • Sponsor mentioned in every curtain speech for every performance of the sponsored show.
  • Sponsor Lobby Display during production run.
  • 8 Complimentary tickets for the performance(s) of choice.
$5,000 Show Sponsor

Benefits:

  • Sponsor’s logo on material for the sponsored show:
    • Sponsor name and acknowledgment in 1,800 Footlights Programs 
    • Email correspondence
    • Recognition on our website and our social media pages
  • Sponsor mentioned in curtain speech before every performance of the sponsored show.
  • Sponsor Lobby Display during production run.
  • 4 complimentary tickets for the performance(s) of your choice.
$1,000 Opening Night Sponsorship

Benefits:

  • Sponsor name and acknowledgment in 1,800 Footlights playbill.
  • 2 complimentary tickets for the performance(s) of your choice.
  • Sponsor mentioned in special opening night curtain speech.
  • Sponsor acknowledged as provider of opening night reception with appetizers and wine.
  • Sponsor Lobby Display during opening weekend performances.
$500 Wine Wednesday Sponsorship

Wednesday nights are popular with our patrons because a free glass of wine is included with every ticket!

Benefits:

  • Sponsor’s logo on material for the sponsored show:
    • Sponsor name and acknowledgment in 1,800 Footlights Programs 
    • Email correspondence
    • Recognition on our website and our social media pages
    • Special program insert and/or wine token for selected performance
  • Sponsor mentioned in curtain speech before selected performance.
  • Sponsor Lobby Display for selected performance.

Sponsor a Season

Your involvement as a season sponsor powers our work to bring three mainstage productions to life. Each year we reach thousands of community members through powerful stories that connect with our shared sense of being human - and you can be a part of it all! 

Renaissance Theaterworks production of Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler
Renaissance Theaterworks production of Native Gardens by Karen Zacarias
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For a gift of $25,000, our Season Sponsor will receive:

  • Top billing on all marketing materials for the season:
    • Postcards for each production
    • Sponsor name, logo and acknowledgment in 6,000 Footlights Programs
    • Email correspondence
    • Recognition on our website and our social media pages
    • Event and fundraiser invitations
  • “Backstage Pass” to meet and greet the cast and crew of each production and see firsthand what goes on behind the scenes.
  • 4 Complimentary Green Room Group memberships. The Green Room Group contains some of Milwaukee’s most influential characters.
  • 8 Complimentary admissions to our Annual Spring Fundraiser.
  • 12 complimentary tickets for the performance(s) of your choice.
  • Full page of advertising space dedicated exclusively to the sponsor in 6,000 Footlights playbills.
  • Sponsor mentioned in every curtain speech for every performance.
  • Opportunity to display Sponsor materials in the lobby during the run of each production.

Corporate Support

We offer a variety of ways for corporate groups to connect with our mission:

  • Show sponsors receive behind the scenes access to our work as well as marketing benefits.
  • Group Tickets and “Suite Seat” opportunities are a perfect way to engage your staff or clients.
    • Groups of 10+ are eligible for 25% off Adult Price tickets.
    • Suite Seat tickets are $40 (plus tax and fees) per person and include a reserved seat to a select performance, a group photo on stage, introduction to our artistic team, group acknowledgment during the curtain speech, and of course, a sweet treat at your Suite Seat!
  • Volunteer with us! We have opportunities for individual and group volunteers throughout the year to assist with administrative tasks. Contact us to see what opportunities are available.

  • We welcome inquiries regarding Board or Committee service opportunities. Contact Managing Director Lisa Rasmussen to learn more: [email protected].

For additional details regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Dana Dossett
Development Manager
[email protected]
414-273-0800 x203