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Membership Overview


If you share a common vision with the Institute for the Performing Arts - that the arts are essential, that every person should have the opportunity to experience the arts and that investments in the arts and arts education are investments in the creativity and innovation of the next generation - please help us achieve these goals.

Your generous support will help our educational programs within the center and on-locations and help our community’s schools, foster Arts education, fund scholarships, mentoring programs and so much more. In addition, your contribution to the foundation goes a long way in building the strength of our local economy. Your benefaction and membership will make you a vital partner in the mission of the Foundation and Institute. Your support and donation allow us to expand our programming and make them available to the widest possible audience.  Also, one of our programs, “Keep Theater in the Schools”, because of your bestowal, our Foundation and Institute’s programs, scholarships, shows and events are helping many students and faculty alike with Performing and Visual Arts.


With your membership you receive first-class privileges including Membership VIP services, name listings, exclusive invitations to special events, discounts on merchandise and event tickets and so much more. (Full details will be furnished upon membership) 

Friend of the Arts - $25, $50, $100 (or any amount you choose between $1 and $249.99)

  • Invitations to specially designed rehearsals

  • Invitations to periodic sneak previews of the Institute's seasonal programs

  • Advance information on all Institute for the Performing Arts shows, performances and special events

  • Priority and/or Early Ticket Purchases

  • Name listed in the Annual Report

  • Formal invitations to all Institute's Benefit Galas (printed or electronic)

  • Discounts on Center’s Merchandise

  • Members can purchase pre-sale tickets to select events, before the public sale begins (limit: 2 tickets, when available)

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Contributor To The Arts: $500.00 - $999.99 (Personal Membership)


All of the Level 2 benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to a variety of special events during a calendar year

  • Increase in the number of pre-sale tickets members can purchase to select events, before the public on sale begins (limit: 6 tickets, when available)

  • Reserved parking for our Special Events (limited spots available)

  • Special discounts on beverages served at special events

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Supporter of the Arts:  $250.00 - $499.99 (Personal Membership) 

All of the Level 1 benefits, plus:

  • Increase in the number of pre-sale tickets members can purchase to select events, before the public on sale begins (limit: 4 tickets, when available)

  • Invitation to pre- or post- performance reception during one of our special events

  • Opportunities for behind-the-scenes tours (Exclusive)

  • Special Membership Card

  • Option to purchase "best of house seats" for IPA presentations and most events

  • Receive advance notice of show announcements, events, and special pre-sale offers

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Patron of the Arts: $1000.00 or more

(Personal Membership)


All of the Level 3 benefits, plus:

  • Four (4) Season Tickets to Institute's main shows

  • VIP Seating at ALL shows & events (1 year)

  • Private Members Lounge/Area (when available)

  • Increase in the number of pre-sale tickets members can purchase to select events before the public on sale begins (limit: 8 tickets, when available)

  • Discounts off Center’s venue booking fee, to hold your own events (lifetime)

  • Recognition on IPA's Website & Social Media

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Benefits subject to change and availability. May exclude certain performances.

Donations & Support of the Institute


You may be inspired to give because the arts have changed your life in some way and you want to give back. You may give to celebrate an important milestone or rite of passage in the life of someone you love. You may want to include a bequest in your will or a deferred gift in your estate planning or make a donation in someone's name or honor.


Whatever the reason may be, with great appreciation the Institute of Performing Arts and the Bill Carroll Foundation thanks you for your support and extreme generosity and remember, your incredible donation is completely TAX FREE (ID # 83-4198567).


If you have questions, please contact us at 540-412-7527.

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