Carpenter Performing Arts Center


Membership and Benefits

The following benefits are offered with deep appreciation. Each contribution is an endorsement of our efforts to provide arts experiences for everyone in our community through Arts for Life, and keeps the Carpenter Center available for community programs and performances, and as commissioners of new works, an essential step to elevate the quality and breadth of performing arts in our culture.

Please join the growing number of individuals, businesses and foundations as they support our community by making the arts a priority. Simply add a donation to your ticket order or contact Megan Kline Crockett at 562-985-7098 or to become a Carpenter Center donor.

For annual gifts up to $99:

  • Priority notification of Carpenter Center performances and Arts for Life events

$100 to $999 annual gift:

  • All benefits above plus listing in the Carpenter Center program


$1,000 to $2,499 annual gift:

  • All benefits above plus Directors Circle Membership


Directors Circle members enjoy the following benefits when attending Carpenter Center presented events:

  • Complimentary refreshments in the private VIP Lounge before and during intermission  for each event (excluding cabarets)
  • Backstage receptions with specially selected artists
  • Invitations to VIP events and receptions
  • Name listing on donor wall in Carpenter Center lobby
  • Invitation to special arts events through the year


$2,500 to $9,999 annual gift:

  • All benefits above plus Premier Directors Circle Membership


Premier Directors Circle members enjoy all Directors Circle benefits plus:

  • an elegant dinner with Interim Executive Director Megan Kline Crockett and an artist from our current season
  • a pair of complimentary VIP tickets to that performance
  • support acknowledgment on program title page for that performance

$10,000 and above annual gift

  • All benefits above plus Maestro Circle Membership


Maestro Circle Members enjoy all Premier Directors Circle benefits plus:

  • Designation as Honorary Performance Sponsor for a CPAC event (chosen by member)
  • four complimentary VIP tickets to sponsored performance and opportunity to meet the artist backstage