Corporate Giving

Corporate Impact

Members of our Corporate Circle partner with us to serve the local community – helping us to develop artists of the future, care for our community’s children and extend our reach to the broadest possible audience.

As a corporate partner of La Jolla Playhouse, you will enjoy exclusive benefits and recognition including opportunities to entertain clients and employees with exclusive receptions at the theatre, networking events with elite Playhouse supporters and co-branding opportunities with one of the most highly-regarded regional theatres. Benefits begin at just $5,000.

For more information, please contact Adeline McKinley, Institutional Giving Manager, at [email protected] or (858) 228-3081.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Our corporate partners invest in the community, share the excitement of our artistic vision and advance arts education throughout San Diego. A sponsorship at the Playhouse can serve as an integral part of your marketing plan, while also supporting La Jolla Playhouse’s world-premiere productions and innovative education programs.

Productions & Season Sponsorships

Production sponsorships are a fantastic way to align your company with an individual show within the season. La Jolla Playhouse will work with your company to custom‐design a package of benefits and recognition opportunities that meet your needs and objectives.

Education & Outreach

La Jolla Playhouse’s Education & Outreach Department provides unique arts education opportunities to the entire San Diego community. Initiatives include commissioning a new play for children and touring it to area schools and community centers; placing theatre artists in schools for extended residencies; offering a creative outlet for students; providing educational resources for teachers; and making theatre accessible for patrons of all ages

For more information on how your company can be a leader in the community, please contact Adeline McKinley, Institutional Giving Manager, at [email protected] or (858) 228-3081.

Signature Events

Innovation Night

Innovation Night is La Jolla Playhouse’s premiere networking event. Each year, Innovation Night attracts 500 innovative leaders from San Diego’s life sciences, high-tech and associated service industries for an extraordinary evening of cocktails, food mingling and world-premiere theatre. Gregory T. Lucier, Chairman and CEO of Nuvasive, Inc., will be honored at Innovation Night 2018 and Gurtin Municipal Bond will return as Presenting Sponsor.

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Chaired by La Jolla Playhouse Trustee Debby Jacobs, this thrilling night takes place in a specially-designed event space inside the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, featuring a “supper club” atmosphere with multi-level platforms and custom banquettes. Prepare to be dazzled by high-end cuisine and beverages and don’t forget your dancing shoes for the after-party everyone will be talking about.

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Photo credit: (L-R, lower level): Henry Stram, Linus Roache, Armando Riesco and Zakiya Iman Markland with cast members of JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt; photo by Jim Carmody.

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