Membership & Giving - Shaw Festival Theatre

Membership & Giving
Make an impact today by renewing or joining as a Friend of The Shaw!

Your contribution is precious to us, making up MORE THAN 30% of the funds necessary to support live repertory theatre and the company of people who make it possible.

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
  • Access to a special behind-the-scenes experience
  • Invitation to post-show chats with the Shaw Company
  • Access to Open Rehearsals in spring and early summer
  • 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

View our 2022 Early Ordering Brochure

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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.

60th Anniversary Special Appeal

Invest in the audiences – and artists – of tomorrow when you donate to The Shaw today. Make a gift today to set the stage for the next 60 years!

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