Membership & Giving - Shaw Festival Theatre

Membership & Giving
Become a Friend of The Shaw!

Make your gift count twice!
All new or increased donations or pledges to membership will be matched, up to $50,000, until December 31, 2020.

Membership Levels
  • Tax Receipt
  • Advance Ticket Ordering
  • Digital subscription to SHAW! Magazine
  • Access to exclusive Members Terrace and Desk Services
  • Name in digital donor list
  • Friends-only newsletter
  • Free ticket exchange on early ordering
  • Invitation to post-show chats with the Shaw Company
  • Access to Open Rehearsals, March to June (suggested donation of $10 per person per rehearsal at time of booking - tax receipts for the receiptable portion available upon request)
  • Invitation to Mix & Mingle events, October to May (prices vary)
Mix & Mingle Events

Due to popular demand, we’ve introduced mixers for our Governors Council, Corporate Partners, and Friends at every level! Laugh, sip and share with fellow supporters at these unique events held in and around The Shaw.

For Individual Support, please contact us by email or call 1-800-657-1106 ext 2556.

*proof of age required for $50 membership for Under 30 Friends

To purchase a Gift Membership, please call Membership Services at 1-800-657-1106 ext 2556
Legacy Giving

There are many practical
advantages to making a
legacy gift.

Gift of Securities

Canadian and US Donors can
make gifts of securities
and gain a significant
tax advantage.

What difference does my gift make?

Your donation helps sustain this Festival and allows us to differentiate ourselves through moving direction, brilliant design and remarkable acting. It is also an investment in our future, supporting play development and training programs for the theatre professionals of tomorrow.

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What other ways could I support The Shaw?

Make a gift in honour of an individual who is special to you. Inquire about matching gifts at work. Consider a legacy gift, which includes bequests, life insurance gifts, life income gifts, real estate gifts and retirement savings plan gifts. Or give to a specific area. There are many special projects that would benefit from your support.

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For more information

The Shaw Festival is recognized as a charitable organization by the Canada Revenue Agency and the IRS in the United States and provides tax receipts for all charitable donations over $20. For further information, call 1-800-657-1106 ext 2208.

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We gratefully accept gifts of any amount, which can be directed towards our Special Appeal to fulfill a unique need of the season.

Right now, make your gift count twice with our Matching Gift Challenge.

Special Appeal

The Shaw must go on! Donate to the Artist & Artisan Support Fund or The Shaw Resiliency Fund

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