Support / Friends of Carolina Performing Arts

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-$149)*Behind the Curtain

– Invitation to the annual arts luncheon with special guest artist

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

Patron ($150-$499)Behind the Curtain

All the benefits listed above, plus:
– Priority purchasing period for season subscriptions and single tickets
– Invitation to post-performance receptions with artists
– Printed recognition in program books

Contribution fully deductible

Bronze ($500-$1,249)Behind the Curtain

All the benefits listed above, plus:
– Invitations to open rehearsals
– Invitation to open house event and backstage tour of Memorial Hall

Contribution fully deductible

Silver ($1,250-$2,499)Behind the Curtain

All the benefits listed above, plus:
– Parking for all CPA performances at Morehead Planetarium
– Purchase season subscriptions and single tickets the day the season is announced
– Invitation to annual season preview reception

Non-deductible amount of contribution: $90

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

All the benefits listed above, plus:
– Intermission receptions in Pamela Heavner Gallery
– Invitations to master classes with artists
– Parking for all CPA performances in Bynum-Steele lots on Cameron Avenue, one block from Memorial Hall

Non-deductible amount of contribution: $490

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

All the benefits listed above, plus:
– Name a seat in Memorial Hall
– Access to Pamela Heavner Gallery for private events
– Access to Gerrard Hall for private events
– Access to CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio for private events

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.