Affiliate Membership Benefits
UFPA Affiliates are vital contributors to the fulfillment of our mission. We want everyone to have the opportunity to join us in bringing world-class artists to Gainesville. Below are membership levels listed from highest to lowest contribution. Higher levels include the benefits of the levels below them.
Benefactor / $10,000
Priority ticketing before all other levels
Super Celebrity benefits plus:
› Two complimentary tickets to UFPA’s gala
› Reserved parking space in priority parking area
› Private, complimentary performance
Super Celebrity / $7,500
Priority ticketing before Celebrities
Celebrity benefits plus:
› Invitation to travel with UFPA staff to performance conferences/festivals
Celebrity / $5,000
Priority ticketing before SuperStars
SuperStar benefits plus:
› Private pre-party reception and program recognition for designated performances
› Reserved seating for UpStage at the Phillips Center performances presented by UFPA
SuperStar / $2,500
Priority ticketing before Headliners
Headliner benefits plus:
› Invitation to exclusive Director’s Dinner with Brian Jose
Headliner / $1,750
Priority ticketing before Stars
Star benefits plus:
› Invitation for two to Pre-performance Receptions
Star / $1,000
Priority ticketing before Producers
Producer benefits plus:
› Priority parking
› Private, unlisted hotline to purchase best available tickets by phone
› Season access to intermission receptions for all UFPA presented performances
› Invitation to Season Preview party
› Name listed on Phillips Center lobby donor board
(for Star Affiliates and above registered prior to 8/15/17)
Producer / $500
Priority ticketing before Directors
Director benefits plus:
› Guest pass for two for one intermission reception for a UFPA presented performance
› Name listed in performance program
› Invitation for two to a Backstage Tour
› Invitation for two to master classes and open rehearsals
Director / $250
Priority ticketing before Managers
Manager benefits plus:
› Special invitation to Season Opening Celebration
Manager / $100
› Priority handling of UFPA preseason ticket orders before the public
› Ticket exchange on UFPA presented performances free of charge
› Advance notice of added UFPA presented performances
› Affiliate membership card and decal
› Name listed on website
Student / $25
› Purchase all your discounted student tickets before the student ticket on-sale date begins.
› Purchase up to two discounted student tickets (applies to UF students only) over the phone.
› Attend one private intermission reception during a UFPA-presented performance.
› Take a backstage tour of Phillips Center, University Auditorium, or Baughman Center.
› Receive Members-only e-mail information about UFPA, special events, master classes, and upcoming performances.
› Have your name listed as a Student Affiliate Member in performance programs distributed at all UFPA-presented events.
2017|2018 Season Special Affiliate Events
For more information about these events, please call the Development office at 352-273-2703. Invitations to the corresponding Affiliate Levels will be sent out approximately one month before each event. Invitations are non-transferable.
Annual Director’s Dinner
Offered to SuperStar Level and above
As a gesture of gratitude for your support, UFPA Director Brain Jose hosts an annual Director’s Dinner. Cocktails, dinner, and an evening filled with fellowship and memories is enjoyed by UFPA’s most ardent supporters.
October 18 & October 30, 2017; February 23 & April 14, 2018
Offered to Headliner Level and above
Throughout the season, UFPA offers Affiliates and Sponsors the opportunity to network and enjoy refreshments prior to selected performances.
All UFPA Performances
Offered to Star Level and above
For UFPA-presented performances, Affiliates are welcome to enjoy an intermission reception located in Fackler Foyer East. Champagne, wine, beer, and soft drinks are served while you visit with friends. Guest pass for two for an intermission reception for a performance of your choosing at the Producer level.
October 31, 2017 & March 17, 2018
Offered to Director Level and above
Guests go behind the scenes at the Phillips Center and see what it takes to produce a world-class performance. View the artist’s perspective on the Main Stage and learn about the inner-workings of the theatre. Backstage tours begin in the Phillips Center lobby at 4 p.m.
Season Opening Celebration
Tuesday, September 14, 2017
Offered to Director Level and above
Celebrate the beginning of the 2017-2018 Season! Following the opening performance, join other Affiliates, along with the cast, to toast the start of another great year. Tickets to the performance can be purchased at the Phillips Center Box Office, online at performingarts.ufl.edu, or by calling 352-392-2787.
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Open to the General Public
Last year’s event will be talked about for many years — don’t miss your opportunity for an enchanting evening of dancing, fine dining, and surprise features throughout. Tickets are $200 per person; after November 1, tickets will be $225. Benefactor level Affiliates and Sponsors receive two complimentary tickets to the event. Upgraded Club level tickets are also available and include exclusive benefits. Visit www.performingarts.ufl.edu/events/gala or call 352-273-2703 for details or to purchase tickets.
*Activities and dates are subject to change.