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TDF's Access for Young Audiences program has recently begun presenting audio described performances for young theatregoers who are blind or have low vision.

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TDF Donor Benefits


For additional information
Contact Joy Cooper, Director of Development, or call (212) 912-9770 ext. 340.
To make a donation by mail, checks may be sent to: Development Department, Theatre Development Fund, 520 8th Avenue, Suite 801, New York, NY 10018

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 Donate Now!

Help us open the stage doors! From public school students getting their first taste of the performing arts through our education and training programs to students and adults with physical disabilities who depend on our Accessibility Membership, TDF is all about bringing theatre to the largest possible audience. Why not play your part?
Donations over $100 comes with a variety of exciting benefits, as listed below. For information on corporate partnership benefits, please contact Joy Cooper.

SUPPORTER: $100-$249
  • A special gift as a token of our appreciation
  • Recognition on the TDF website

CONTRIBUTOR: $250-$499
  • Invitation for two to the Irene Sharaff Awards, an event recognizing excellence in theatrical design
  • Recognition on the TDF website

PARTNER: $500-$999 ($110 goods and services estimated)
All of the benefits of the Contributor level, plus:
  • Invitation for two a special performance of a theatre, music, or dance production in conjunction with a TDF Program, such as Off-Off@$9, TDF Accessibility Programs (TAP), the TDF Subsidy Program, Stage Doors, and more
  • Invitation for two to the graduation event for Open Doors, TDF's theatre arts mentoring program inspired by playwright Wendy Wasserstein
  • Recognition on the TDF website and in the Annual Report

TDF BENEFACTORS' CIRCLE

ARTIST: $1,000-$2,499
($250 goods and services estimated)
All of the benefits of the Partner level, plus:
  • Invitation for two to a second special performance of a theatre, music, or dance production in conjunction with a TDF Program, such as Off-Off@$9, TDF Accessibility Programs (TAP), the TDF Subsidy Program, Stage Doors, and more
  • Ability to give a complimentary annual TDF membership to a recipient of your choice*
  • Opportunity to purchase one pair of house seats at box-office price through the TDF office**
  • Opportunity to sign up for a TDF Cultural Trip before it is available to the general public

DIRECTOR: $2,500–$4,999 ($280 goods and services estimated)
All of the benefits of the Artist level, plus:
  • Invitation for two to a tour of the TDF Costume Collection, housing over 80,000 original theatrical costumes and accessories
  • Invitation for two to "Under the Red Steps," an exclusive event and tour of the Duffy Square TKTS Booth
  • Ability to give an additional complimentary annual TDF membership to a recipient of your choice*
  • Opportunity to purchase an additional pair of house seats at box-office price through the TDF office**

PRODUCER: $5,000+ ($480 goods and services estimated)
All of the benefits of the Director level, plus:
  • Invitation for two to a private dinner with Theatre Development Fund's Executive Director, Victoria Bailey
  • Opportunity to borrow two costumes from the TDF Costume Collection
  • Unlimited ability to purchase house seats at box-office price through the TDF office**
  • Opportunity to request an autographed Playbill of your choice through the TDF office**

* Eligibility required - recipient may be a full-time student, a full-time teacher, a recent graduate 26 years of age or under, a full-time union member, retiree at least 62 years of age, a full-time civil service employee, a full-time staff member at a not-for-profit organization, a full-time non-exempt employee, a full-time performing arts professional, members of the armed forces, or full-time clergy

** Tickets and benefits subject to availability and space

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