Support NCSC

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As a non-profit, professional theatre, North Carolina Stage Company depends on contributions to support our programs.  Contribute online, or see the bottom of this page for ways to contribute in person, by mail, or with stock!

A gift from you can help:

Provide theatre residencies for Western NC students, teaching everything from Shakespeare to the Harlem Renaissance.  Studies show that students who participate in the arts do better academically. 

Subsidize Pay-What-You-Can Night, when patrons who can't normally afford a theatre ticket can pay as little as $6 to see the show.

Pay for box office and technical support for the Catalyst Series, meaning that dozens of local theatre companies can focus on creating the best possible work. 

Your contribution makes a difference, no matter what size it is.  Please consider making a tax-deductible gift to help NC Stage continue its mission of providing outstanding professional theatre and arts education.

To get an idea of what your gift can do for NC Stage, take a look at the list below:

$25 pays for scripts for a (For)Play reading.
$50 pays for a day of online advertising on the Asheville Citizen-Times website.
$100 buys colored gels to go in the lighting units for one production.
$150 covers the cost of the posters for our Haywood Street window.
$250 covers the writing and printing of a Page to Stage study guide for K-12 students.
$500 pays for the playbills for one production.
$1,000 covers the royalties for a contemporary play.
$1,500 pays the technical crew to build one set.
$2,000 trains eight teaching artists in the Page to Stage program.
$2,500 supports NCSC's costs for one Catalyst Series production.

How to make a donation

The easiest and safest way to contribute is through our online donation page. 

You can mail your donation to 15 Stage Lane, Asheville NC 28801

Or come by the theatre to see a show, fill out the donation form in the playbill, and leave it with your donation at the box office. 

Many of our contributors like to make a gift over several payments or even make a monthly pledge. We will be happy to help you make that happen.  We can also accept contributions of stock. Just us at 828-239-0263.

Want to make an in-kind donation? NC Stage often needs office and building supplies, as well as housing and transportation for out-of-town artists.  Visit our in-kind donation page to see if you can help!