Support Actors Theatre

Theatre builds connections and breaks down barriers. YOU make it happen with your generosity.

Actors Theatre serves the Louisville community by addressing the needs for social connection and increased empathy by producing world-class theatre that enlivens our souls and opens a window into the experience of those around us.

Your contribution will ensure a light remains shining on voices unheard, stories untold, and that all of our communities are uplifted and represented on our stages.

Actors Theatre is committed to growing the American theatre canon and fostering the legendary artists of tomorrow. Since 1964, over 450 new plays have been introduced into the canon of American and international theatre, thanks to the support of our audiences and donors.

Theatre awakens the soul and inspires the mind, and allows us to glimpse what is possible for the world. Let's use theatre to improve our community and the world―together!


  • Limelight newsletter
  • Invitation to tech events
  • Recognition in the program
  • Box Office donor hotline
  • Name on lobby plaque
  • Invitations to special behind-the-scenes tours
  • Complimentary parking pass to the theatre

At the Crew level, your contribution:

  • Subsidizes 2-4 show tickets for local teens to attend Teen Night performances.

At the Ensemble level, your contribution:

  • Covers the blood and pyrotechnics for 1-3 performances of Fifth Third Bank's Dracula.

At the Craft Artisian level, your contribution:

  • Brings up to 2 buses of students to experience the wonder of live theatre at a student matinee.

At the Supporting Role level, your contribution:

  • Supports Master Classes during College Days at the Humana Festival.

At the Principle Artist level, your contribution:

  • Provides 15-20 tickets to local community groups as part of our Community Ticket Grant initiative.

At the Stage Manager level, your contribution:

  • Underwrites a New Voices Young Playwrights residency at a local high school.


  • All preceding benefits in Production Circle
  • Invitation to exclusive Humana Festival event
  • Access to reserved parking in the Actors Theatre garage (first-come first-served)
  • Participation in the Humana Festival Page to Stage program
  • Title page recognition as an underwriter of a design element for a production.
  • Open invitation to attend the entire rehearsal process for a production
  • Open invitation for rehearsals for all productions.
  • We will work with you to create a custom benefits and recognition package that meets your philanthropic goals.

At the Dramaturg Circle level, your contribution:

  • Supports the production of plays by a local student playwright as part of the New Voices Festival.

At the Playwright Circle level, your contribution:

  • Nurtures emerging talent with a Professional Training Company apprentice stipend.

At the Designer Circle level, your contribution:

  • Brings three world-renowned guests artists to Louisville.

At the Director Circle level, your contribution:

  • Underwrites lighting for a mainstage production

At the Producer Circle level, your contribution:

  • Allows over 800 students to attend pre-show workshops and performances.

At the Visionary Circle level, your contribution:

  • Covers materials for 5 mainstage sets.