Sponsorship

THE BIJOU THEATRE

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

CORPORATE SPONSORS

Align your company’s name with the Bijou Theatre and be recognized as a sponsor of one of the Fairfield County’s top cultural institutions. Bijou sponsors gain access to the Theatre’s unique opportunities for logo exposure, client entertainment and audience engagement. Open to businesses of all sizes.

The Corporate Sponsorship Program is flexible, allowing you to choose your own benefits and create a package that enhances your business goals while having access to unique options to engage employees and entertain clients. The Bijou Theatre will customize a sponsorship package that meets the needs and marketing priorities of your company. For more information, please contact Christine Brown: (203)521-4441 or christine@thebijoutheatre.com.

TO MAKE A DIRECT SPONSORSHIP PAYMENT, OR DONATION, PLEASE CLICK THE “DONATE TO THE BIJOU THEATRE” BUTTON DIRECTLY TO THE RIGHT.

•Season Sponsor | $25,000 & above

Achieve the highest level of visibility among The Bijou Theatre’s 34,000 patrons by sponsoring The Bijou Theatre’s entire year of monthly talent competitions. Patrons easily associate the Theatre with its Annual Sponsor by becoming familiar with your brand whenever they attend a performance or receive information. Receive extensive and tailored high-value promotion in season-long recognition. Below is a sampling of the benefits to choose. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list.

• Logo in the Bijou season brochure

• A block of complimentary tickets to The Bijou Theatre’s show

• Special ticket discounts for your entire company

• Discount on advertisement space in playbills

• An opportunity to host a corporate night at the theatre with dedicated signage

• An opportunity to host a private reception with a VIP guest artist

• Opening Night dinner invitations including post-show reception with cast

• Gain enhanced recognition by sponsoring a specific project or program

• Opportunity for a message in a Bijou e-blast

• Recognition in playbills, donor wall, lobby signage and the Bijou website

• Invitations to exclusive Bijou events

•Quarterly Sponsor | $10,000 & above

Enjoy the benefits of sponsoring three productions, for the price of two.  This is a great value opportunity for cultivating good will with your employees, clients and friends, as well as providing three dedicated evenings of outstanding talent to your guests.  You will receive all the benefits of a production sponsor for three shows of your choice.

•Production Sponsor | $5,000 & above

Connect with a defined, influential and loyal audience a specified performance, and at a pre-show reception with the cast and artistic staff. Host a single performance of “Your Time to Shine” at the Theatre, and receive recognition on dedicated signage and complimentary seating for up to 25 guests. Let us provide you with an enchanting reception for a limited group of your clients and employees.  Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the cash awards for the two winning contestants.

•Sponsor a Program, Project or Special Event | $1,000 & above

Interested in supporting the theatre in a specific way? Opportunities include sponsoring Bijou programs such as The Children’s Series, Education & Outreach Programs, Film Series and special events. The Bijou Theatre also has various items on a wish list that your company can underwrite.

 

INDIVIDUAL GIVING

Since our founding, The Bijou Theatre has been embraced by a generous community of Donors committed to supporting and preserving this unique entertainment venue as part of the downtown rejuvenation. The Bijou Theatre is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization. In appreciation for your gift, we thank you with a host of benefits.

•Become a Producer

There’s no better way to gain access to the art than by becoming a Producer!  Annual Fund donors of $5,000 are named Producers of the Your Time to Shine show of their choice, and gain in-depth insight into Your Time to Shine’s work. As a Producer you go behind the scenes, with the opportunity to follow the entire creative process. You are invited to attend the final dress rehearsal, called the Producer’s Preview at the Bijou Theatre, where along with Bijou staff, you will be part of the production’s first audience.  Following the performance you have the opportunity to discuss the play with the cast, crew and staff in the lobby. As a Producer, you also have the option of joining us for other Bijou Theatre events, including complimentary tickets to a main stage theater event.

•Join the Premiere Society

Donors of $1,000 and above are invited to gain an insider’s view of the artistic process at intimate gatherings following the production of your choice, featuring fine wines and desserts.  Join Producer Matt Oestreicher for a conversation with cast and crew members of the current production.

Individual Donor

Donors of $100 and above will receive two complimentary tickets to the series show of their choice, and recognition as a series donor.