Between Shifts Theatre is 25 years old this year and we have encountered some financial difficulties due to increased general expenses including, most recently, having to relocate our warehouse space with subsequent rent increases.
We have performed 58 theatrical productions in the past including many Theatre BC festival entries that have won countless awards over the years and we need your help to continue to provide quality live performing arts in the Sea to Sky Corridor.
Here is a full list of those achievements:
- Best Production (2)
- Best Showcase Production (1)
- Outstanding Achievement for Development (1)
- Best Director (6)
- Best Actress (7)
- Best Supporting Actress (3)
- Best Supporting Actor (3)
- Best Set Design (5)
- Best Costume Design (5)
- Best Lighting (3)
- Best Sound (1)
- Best Crew (3)
As a community non-profit organization, we help support performing arts education including our annual contribution to Howe Sound Secondary School's scholarship & bursary fund.
Between Shifts Theatre strives to provide live theatre arts performances and educational opportunities which are entertaining, empowering, inspirational and provocative to both artists and audiences in Squamish and the Sea to Sky Corridor.
WHAT WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT FOR:
There are many things we need financial support for to continue doing what we do best. Here is a snapshot of what your contributions will help support:
- Relocating to a new warehouse space at twice the cost
- Cost to book our performance space(s).
- Production costs including:
> Set Construction Supplies
> Costume Design / Purchases
> Royalties for Performances of Works Published
> Printing Costs / Publicity
> Properties Design and Rentals
> Production Equipment Rentals
> Trucking and Transportation
> Professional Development (Workshops Hosting)
> Education Fund
> Fixed Asset Acquisition (Tools, Hardware)
- Programming costs including:
> New Play Development
> The Chair Series
> Youth Development
> Professional Partnerships (ie: Artsclub on Tour)
> Guest Directors and Artists
> Attendance in Provincial Theatre Festivals
> Touring Projects
WHAT YOU GET AS A SPECIAL THANK YOU:
-Shout out on Social Platforms (in the style of quotes from previous shows)
-Thank you circle page on website
-The above +
-Program thank you
-Stickers made (I support BST)
-A pair of tickets to Opening Night
The above +
-Invite to our Opening Backstage Mingle (including refreshments)
-Verbal mention ahead of show.
-Inside track on all news about upcoming season announcements and priority discounted tickets.
The above +
-2 Additional Tickets to any night
-Logo if applicable on Website (Corporate)
-Thank you in print and radio advertising ahead of show.
The above +
-Opportunity to become production sponsor including brand placement in all marketing materials, announcements, and more (production specific)
The above +
-Season sponsor including all of the above and brand placement throughout our entire season of show.
Donors like you help Between Shifts Theatre flourish as a home for live theatre in the Sea to Sky Corridor. We are committed to making sure that theatre remains strong and vibrant in our corridor and as a Registered Non-Profit Society, we wouldn’t be able to do it without you.
Artistic Managing Director
Between Shifts Theatre Society
Registered Society # S-30524
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