Set the Stage for 50 More Years of Outstanding Theatre
Link your corporation or foundation with Centaur Theatre and align with a recognizable brand synonymous with artistic excellence and diversity. Tax-deductible donations, production sponsorships, program partnerships, naming rights, and patronage of our annual Gala are just some of the many ways your organization can demonstrate its civic support while enjoying exclusive benefits and your-round public recognition.
Box office sales generate approximately forty-two percent of our revenue; government grants provide another twenty-nine percent. To maintain our heritage building and produce fiscally responsible, high-quality entertainment, Centaur relies on the corporate and philanthropic sectors for a quarter of its annual budget.
To discuss any of the following opportunities, please contact:
Haleema Mini, Director of Development
514-288-1229, ext. 235 or via email.
Levels of Giving
Graces $2,500 – $4,999
Muses $1,000 – $2,499
Your generous gift maintains Centaur’s extraordinary legacy as a vital and dynamic English theatre for decades to come, distinct within Quebec’s unique cultural landscape.
Your supporting role enables Centaur Theatre to:
- Present 250 performances of the best Quebecois, Canadian, and international theatre on two stages for 50,000 spectators, employing more than 200 artists every year
- Develop and showcase diverse, emerging and established independent artists through the annual Wildside Festival, Brave New Looks and the Queer Reading Series
- Increase access to culture for over 8,500 people, including diverse communities, students, seniors, young families, and the marginalized or underprivileged, by making theatre accessible through the Theatre of Tomorrow high school program and the Saturday Morning Children’s Series
- Contribute to the estimated $11 billion economic impact generated by the city’s cultural milieu annually, and uphold Old Montreal as a vibrant hospitality sector
- Strengthen Montreal’s reputation as an elite, multi-cultural metropolis and magnet for top companies and business professionals
Associating with Montreal’s leading English-language theatre is sound community-minded marketing. Every year, 50,000 people pass through Centaur’s doors and when polled, 94% of them said they felt more positive about companies that support the arts.
When you sponsor a play or one of our development or outreach initiatives, your company is recognized as a corporate leader that values our contribution to Montreal’s cultural economy and understands theatre’s essential role in the ongoing evolution of a healthy, enlightened society.
Centaur’s sponsorship packages offer exceptional value and are tailored to your goals.
Corporate Entertaining Opportunities
Entertain your key clients or reward your star employees with a night out at the theatre! Our experienced staff will organize an inimitable and unforgettable experience. We are pleased to offer acknowledgement that puts your commitment to the arts in the spotlight.