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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)*Behind the Curtain

Friends receive an invitation to the annual fall arts luncheon.

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)Behind the Curtain

Patrons receive priority access to season subscriptions and single tickets.

Invitation to the annual fall arts luncheon
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)Behind the Curtain

Bronze donors receive special invitations to open rehearsals.

Invitation to the annual fall arts luncheon
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)
Backstage tour of Memorial Hall
Open house event with programming director Marnie Karmelita
Invitations to open rehearsals

Contribution fully deductible

Silver ($1,000+)Behind the Curtain

Silver donors receive complimentary parking at theĀ Morehead Planetarium lot.

Invitation to the annual fall arts luncheon
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
Invitation to selected post-performance receptions
Printed recognition in program books
Print subscription to Behind the Curtain newsletter (published three times/year)
Backstage tour of Memorial Hall
Open house event with programming director Marnie Karmelita
Invitations to open rehearsals
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: $144

Gold ($2,500+)Behind the Curtain

Gold donors receive complimentary intermission receptions in the Pamela Heavner Gallery.

Invitation to the annual fall arts luncheon
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
Invitation to selected post-performance receptions
Printed recognition in program books
Print subscription to Behind the Curtain newsletter (published three times/year)
Backstage tour of Memorial Hall
Open house event with programming director Marnie Karmelita
Invitations to open rehearsals
Invitation to the season preview reception (find out about the upcoming season before anyone else!)
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: $784

Platinum ($5,000+)Behind the Curtain

Platinum donors have the opportunity to name a seat in Memorial Hall.

Invitation to the annual fall arts luncheon
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
Invitation to selected post-performance receptions
Printed recognition in program books
Print subscription to Behind the Curtain newsletter (published three times/year)
Backstage tour of Memorial Hall
Open house event with programming director Marnie Karmelita
Invitations to open rehearsals
Invitation to the season preview reception (find out about the upcoming season before anyone else!)
Complimentary parking in Bynum-Steele lots on Cameron Avenue, close to Memorial Hall
Complimentary intermission receptions in the Pamela Heavner Gallery
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: $784

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.