Each season Olney Theatre Center hosts a number of special events which offer donors exciting and unique opportunities, while also raising critical funds for the entire organization. We hope you will join us for one of these wonderful programs this upcoming season.
The Annual Olney Theatre Center Gala is our largest fundraising event of the year. Proceeds from this event support all areas of the organization, from our award-winning productions that entertain thousands each year, to our groundbreaking education and outreach programs that inspire people here and across the country.
Our 2018 Gala featured the musical and comedic talents of the incomparable Alan Cumming, who gave the last performance of his cabaret show, Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, for our 400 guests. Not even the rain could keep him from joining us outside for a dessert reception after the show.
While this year’s Gala is over, the 2019 Olney Theatre Center Gala is already scheduled for Saturday, May 18. More information on the evening will be forthcoming. For any questions about our Gala, please contact Colleen Robinson, Manager of Special Events and Donor Relations, at 301.924.4485 ext. 104 or email@example.com.
Every year Olney Theatre Center invites donors on the trip of a lifetime! With Artistic Director Jason Loewith and Managing Director Debbie Ellinghaus leading the way, guests are treated to a behind-the-scenes theater tour of London. All of our trips include tickets to the hottest shows in London, as well as thought-provoking discussion with actors, directors, playwrights, and other industry leaders. A portion of the trip’s cost serves as a fully tax-deductible donation to Olney Theatre Center, so our guests are supporting the theatre while also enjoying a one-of-a-kind experience. Many attendees sign up for the following year’s trip as well because no two are the same!
Space for our 2018 London Trip is filled, but if you are interested in attending in 2019 or want more information, please contact Maureen McNeill, Director of Development, at 301.924.4485 ext. 103 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Contemporary American Theatre Festival
Join Olney Theatre Center on a one-day road trip to West Virginia for a celebration of new and diverse theatre! The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) is an annual professional theatre festival dedicated to producing and developing new American theater. This multi-week event consists of new plays by American playwrights, most often premieres or second or third productions.
Our 2018 CATF Trip has passed, but if you are interested in attending in 2019 or want more information, please contact Maureen McNeill, Director of Development, at 301.924.4485 ext. 103 or email@example.com
Other Special Events
Olney Theatre Center enjoys offering exceptional opportunities to donors at all giving levels. For information about other special opportunities, please contact Wesley Meekins, Individual Giving Manager, at 301.924.4485 ext. 130 or firstname.lastname@example.org.