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Friends of Carolina Performing Arts

Friends of Carolina Performing Arts help support our artistic programming and campus and community educational and outreach activities. Each level of support includes a variety of benefits that bring you closer to our performances and Memorial Hall.

Choose a giving level that matches your love for the performing arts and enjoy benefits like a yearly subscription to our entertaining publication Behind the Curtain, invitations to receptions and other special donor events, such as our fall arts luncheon and season preview, backstage tours of Memorial Hall, and access to special ticket and parking services.

Benefits are valid for a full year beginning with the date of the gift.

Make a secure online donation.
Download a pledge form and send your gift in the mail.

Friend ($75-$124)*Behind the Curtain

– Website recognition in our annual listing of donors
– Electronic subscription to Behind the Curtain newsletter (published three times/year)
– Invitation to the annual fall arts luncheon

Contribution fully deductible
*Enrolled UNC-Chapel Hill students may join at a discounted rate of $35.

Patron ($125-$499)Behind the Curtain

All the benefits listed above, plus:
– Priority purchasing period for season subscriptions and single tickets in advance of the general public
– Invitation to selected post-performance receptions
– Printed recognition in program books
– Print subscription to Behind the Curtain newsletter (published three times/year)

Contribution fully deductible

Bronze ($500-$999)Behind the Curtain

All the benefits listed above, plus:
– Backstage tour of Memorial Hall
– Open house event with programming director
– Invitations to open rehearsals

Contribution fully deductible

Silver ($1,000-$2,499)Behind the Curtain

All the benefits listed above, plus:
– Ability to purchase season subscriptions and single tickets as soon as the new season is announced, in advance of other subscribers and the general public
– Complimentary parking at the Morehead Planetarium lot on Franklin Street
– Invitation to the season preview reception (find out about the upcoming season before anyone else!)

Non-deductible amount of contribution: $90

Gold ($2,500-$4,999)Behind the Curtain

All the benefits listed above, plus:
– Complimentary parking in Bynum-Steele lots on Cameron Avenue, close to Memorial Hall
– Complimentary intermission receptions in the Pamela Heavner Gallery

Non-deductible amount of contribution: $490

Platinum ($5,000-$9,999)Behind the Curtain

All the benefits listed above, plus:
– Opportunity to name a seat in Memorial Hall
– Invitation to exclusive events with performing artists
– Access to Pamela Heavner Gallery for your own private event
– Access to Gerrard Hall for your own private event

Non-deductible amount of contribution: $490

David Lowry Swain Society ($10,000+)Behind the Curtain

If you are considering a gift of $10,000 or more, please consider becoming a Carolina Performing Arts benefactor and a member of the David Lowry Swain Society.