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Become a TDT Donor! 

The Dancer's Theatre | Midwest Youth Performing Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides the young residents of Central Iowa an enriching environment of recreational and technical dance training and performance arts opportunities emphasizing creative content in an artistic, fun, and inclusive environment. 

We depend on donations to provide unique experiences and quality programming. We are in great need of community support in order to offer classes, performances, and other special events, allowing students to continue to grow and develop their skills, confidence, and appreciation of the arts. Donations also contribute to costumes, set design, studio improvements, technical enhancements, master classes and guest artists, and so many other wonderful things that help our arts center thrive.

There are so many ways you can help! Individual and/or corporate donations can be made monthly, annually, or even just once. Contributions made to The Dancer's Theatre are 100% tax deductible. If you believe in making a difference and being a part of something that amplifies the lives of others, let us be your philanthropy! Learn more about our sponsorship tiers below. We offer donor levels for all budgets and unique programs such as Adopt-a-Dancer, Sponsor a Show, and so many more!

Checks can be made to The Dancer's Theatre or you can click below to electronically submit. *Please notate donation intention if sponsoring a specific cause - all general donations can be labeled "donation" and will be put in the TDT Treasury to be allocated as needed.*

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

TDT Donor Levels

Friends of TDT:
$10-$99/Annually

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Recognition in playbill & verbal shoutout at Spring Cabaret

  • Star on annual supporter wall

Fans of TDT:
$100-$249/Annually

ALL FRIENDS BENEFITS, PLUS:

  • 2 complimentary show tickets to show of choosing

Bronze Benefactors: $250-$499/Annually

ALL FANS BENEFITS, PLUS:

  • 4 complimentary show tickets to show of choosing

Silver Supporters:
$500-$999/Annually

ALL BRONZE BENEFITS, PLUS:

  • Reserved seating for 4 guests at Spring Cabaret

Gold Guarantors:
$1000+ Annually

ALL SILVER BENEFITS, PLUS:

  • Reserved table at Spring Cabaret (up to 8 guests)

  • 4 complimentary tickets to charity of choice

Platinum Patrons:
$5000+ Annually

ALL GOLD BENEFITS, PLUS:

  • Plaque Recognition on Supporter Wall

  • 8 complimentary tickets to charity of choice

Sponsorship Programs

If you want your contribution to go towards something unique that is specific to your own philanthropic passion, we offer an array of choices that simultaneously help fill your soul and the needs of the arts center.

Season Sponsor - $2500

Your donation will support the entire season of our 4 major productions: Fall, Holiday, Spring  & Annual Cabaret. 

Your contribution allows you to enjoy these benefits, in addition to the standard TDT Donor perks:

  • Spotlight Sponsor Shoutouts at each performance, on social media, TDT website, in the playbills, and on show posters 

  • Opportunity to include a personal message or ad in the show program

  • 12 complimentary show tickets for performances of choice

  • Table named after sponsor at Annual Donor Appreciation Reception

Show Sponsor - $1000

Your donation will help support the production costs that go into creating one of our shows, including but not limited to: faculty and choreography fees, licensing, royalties, scripts, advertising, and much more!

Your contribution allows you to enjoy these benefits, in addition to the standard TDT Donor perks:

  • Spotlight Sponsor Shoutouts at the performance, on social media, TDT website, in the playbill, and on show poster advertisements

  • Opportunity to include a personal message or ad in the show program

  • 6 complimentary tickets to the sponsored show

Summer Sponsor - $1000

Your donation will support the entire summer season: camps, classes, parades, etc.!

Your contribution allows you to enjoy these benefits, in addition to the standard TDT Donor perks:

  • Spotlight Sponsor Shoutouts on social media, TDT website, summer show playbill, and summer camp flyers

  • Acknowledgement on summer camp flyers and special summer merchandise (i.e. tees)

  • Verbal recognition at all summer performances

Behind the Scenes Sponsor - $750

Your donation will go directly to helping offset the cost of the design elements of a show: costuming, makeup, props, and scenery.

Your contribution allows you to enjoy these benefits, in addition to the standard TDT Donor perks:

  • Spotlight Sponsor Shoutouts at the performance, on social media, TDT website, and in the playbill, and on show poster advertisements

  • 4 complimentary tickets to the sponsored show

Educational Opportunities Sponsor - $500

Your donation contributes to TDT's ability to offer quality theater education opportunities. 

Your contribution allows you to enjoy these benefits, in addition to the standard TDT Donor perks:

  • Spotlight Sponsor Shoutouts on the playbill, TDT website, and promotional advertisements for educational special events

Community Connect Sponsor - $250

Help fund special community events and engagements, additional performances, and other community networking opportunities. 

Your contribution allows you to enjoy these benefits, in addition to the standard TDT Donor perks:

  • Spotlight Sponsor Shoutouts on the playbill and TDT website

Adopt-an-Artist & Scholarships

Our Adopt-an-Artist program allows donors to contribute to a student's training and performance opportunities offered at TDT. Families that experience financial difficulties appreciate the charitable acts of kindness that allow young artists to continue to enrich themselves through classes, camps, workshops, and participate in shows. Donations also allow students to purchase shoes, dance wear, and other necessities that may come up.

Donations can be made either to a specific family's account, or can be put into the scholarship fund to be allocated as needed on a case-by-case basis.

Questions?

For more information about donor benefits, please contact Artistic Director and Founder, Jessie Schnack, at thedancerstheatre@gmail.com.

Donor benefits expire twelve months from the day of the donation, and are subject to change. Contributions to The Dancer's Theatre, a not-for-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the I.R.S. code, are tax-deductible to the fullest extent provided by law.

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