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Individual Giving

Join Geva's commitment to make theatre in Rochester, for Rochester.

Your support shares the ‘Geva experience” – fabulous sets and costumes, the imaginative interpretations of great plays, the development of new work and accessible education programs to our entire community.
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Why Give

Invest in the heart of your city. Connect With your community.

It is your support that allows Geva to remain committed to quality. affordability and community engagement. Ticket sales can only cover 60% of the cost of fulfilling this mission. We cannot do this alone.
By choosing to support Geva. you are enhancing the lives of people in this community through the power of theatre – and we cannot thank you enough.
To make a donation or for more information on becoming a donor, contact the Advancement Office at (585) 420-2004 or give using the link below.

Donor Levels & Benefits

The more you give, the more you receive and the closer you get to the art!

Aside from the civic pride in creating spectacular productions and in providing free tickets to students, free performances and discounts for military families, free literary and community programs, educational programming and scholarships and more. Geva donors are invited to see their support at work through various benefits.
*Additional benefits are available for members of the Playwright’s Society (donors who make a three-year commitment to the Annual Fund)

Invitation to the New Season Announcement hosted by Geva leadership

All the benefits listed above PLUS:

  • Access to the Dawn & Jacques Lipson, M.D. Lounge including complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Invitation to one Wilson Stage Opening Night reception (includes two (2) complimentary tickets to the evening’s performance)
  • Invitation to exclusive events including:
    • Director’s Forum Dinner
    • Tech Talk
  • Annual recognition in the Wilson Stage and Fielding Stage programs

All the benefits listed above PLUS:

  • Invitation to every Wilson Stage Opening Night reception. Including two (2) complimentary tickets to the evening’s performance
  • Invitation to exclusive events including:
    • Producer’s Circle Dinner
    • Open Rehearsal

Accordion Content

All the benefits listed above PLUS:

  • 10 tickets and a VIP table at a Wilson Stage Opening Night
  • Personalized backstage tour (upon request)
  • Complimentary use of the Wilson Stage, Fielding Stage, Bruning Rehearsal Hall, lobby, café and/or Lipson Lounge (subject to availability; some fees may apply)
Ceva Theatre Center (EIN: 23-7202906) is a 501(c)3) non-profit organization. As such. your donation is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Playwright's Society

The more you give, the more you receive and the closer you get to the art!

The Playwright’s Society recognizes generous donors who make a three-year pledge of $2.500 or more to the Geva Annual Fund. Multi-year support provides Geva with the strong financial foundation to push artistic boundaries, enhance its education, engagement, and literary programs, and deepen its connections within the Rochester Community.
Membership in the Playwright’s Society affords donors the opportunity to unite with other theatre lovers while enjoying special amenities and exclusive access to artists, rehearsals, and other exciting behind-the-scenes opportunities.

The more you give, the more you receive and the closer you get to the art!

  • Access to the Dawn & Jacques Lipson, M.D. Lounge including complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Invitation to one Wilson Stage Opening Night reception. Including two (2) complimentary tickets to the evening’s performance
  • Annual recognition in the Wilson Stage and Fielding Stage programs
  • Invitation to Directors Forum Dinner featuring guest artists
  • Invitation to New Season Announcement hosted by Geva leadership
All the benefits listed in the previous tier, plus:
  • Invitation to a Tech Talk and reception featuring guest artists
  • 4 parking passes
  • 2 dessert vouchers

All the benefits listed above PLUS:

  • Invitation to every Wilson Stage Opening Night reception
  • Invitation to Producer’s Circle Dinner featuring guest artists
  • Complimentary use of the Wilson Stage, Fielding Stage, Bruning Rehearsal Hall, lobby, café and/or Lipson Lounge (subject to availability; some fees may apply)
  • 2 additional parking passes (6 total)
  • 4 additional dessert vouchers (6 total)

All the benefits listed above PLUS:

  • Invitation to an exclusive dinner party with a guest artist
  • 2 additional parking passes (8 total)
  • 4 additional dessert vouchers (10 total)

All the benefits listed above PLUS:

  • Opportunity to serve as an Honorary Producer of a Wilson Stage production
    • Invitation to the company “meet and greet” to welcome the cast and artistic team to Geva
    • Ten (10) tickets and a VIP table at Opening Night
    • Recognition on the title page of the program
    • Recognition in the recorded pre-show curtain speech
    • Invitation to an Open Rehearsal with the cast and artistic team
    • Inclusion in the production reports – “insider” communication among the director, artistic team, cast and senior staff
  • You and a guest may watch a Wilson Stage performance or rehearsal from backstage or inside the lighting booth
  • Personalized backstage tour (upon request)
  • 2 additional dessert vouchers (12 total)
Geva Theatre Center (EIN: 23-7202906) is a 501(¢)3) non-profit organization. As such. your donation is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

How to Donate

Pay Online

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Pay by Check

(Checks payable to Geva Theatre)


Please mail to:
Geva Theatre
Advancement Office
75 Woodbury Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14607

Pay by Credit Card

Please use the Donate button above.
or call (585) 420-2004

Make a Gift of Securities (Stock)

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