Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships range from $1,000 to $20,000, with benefits customized to meet the needs of your corporate giving philosophy and business goals.

Sponsorship Benefit Opportunities

  • Greater visibility in the Saratoga and Capital Region and an avenue to reach a large and diverse audience and increase customer loyalty
  • An opportunity to support the arts in your community and enhance the reputation and philanthropic profile of your company
  • Heightened community relations
  • Attract new customers
  • Create an arts event for employees
  • In some cases, corporate sponsorship funding can have positive tax implications

In an independent study on sponsorship of the arts conducted by Performance Research, the world leader in consumer based sponsorship the following results were found

  • 56% of respondents said they would almost always or frequently buy a product or support a company sponsoring an arts or cultural event over one that does not.

  • 48% of Americans with an interest in Art and Cultural events indicated that they hold a "Higher" trust in companies that sponsor these events compared to those who do not.

Advertising Opportunities

Contact Barbara Opitz, Executive Director at (518) 428-2703 or at bopitz@skidmore.edu for additional information and for information on advertising in our season program.

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Sponsor today and...

  • Create Brand Awareness

  • Increase Sales

  • Increase Customer Loyalty

  • Entertain Clients

Good Business While Doing Good for the Community!

Sponsorship Levels

$20,000+ — Season Underwriter (underwrite our entire season)

We can accommodate over 1,000 guests per performance. Our productions employ many theatre professional artists, community volunteers, and student interns. Typically, 6,000 to 8000 people come to see our productions each year

We can accommodate over 1,000 guests per performance. Our productions employ many theatre professional artists, community volunteers, and student interns. Typically, 6,000 to 8000 people come to see our productions each year

  • Sponsor signage on our tent in Congress Park for the duration of our season
  • Check presentation photo and release sent to the Capital Region newspapers
  • Banner mounted on our stage between performances for the duration of our season – visitors to the park will see your company’s name prominently displayed day and night
  • Invitation to attend our first rehearsal and our opening night party
  • Logo and corporate bio featured in our attractive show program
  • Logo on our season poster, banner and postcard
  • Recognition on our web pages with a direct link from your logo to your webpage
  • VIP Guests: Up to six chairs with company logo prominently printed on seatbacks – when you attend we will set them up in front of the stage with a small table for refreshments
  • Mention in the pre-show announcement for every performance during the entire season

$10,000+ — Production Underwriter (underwrite one production)

  • Sponsor signage on our tent in Congress Park for the duration of our season
  • Check presentation photo and release sent to the Capital Region newspapers
  • Banner mounted on our stage between performances for the duration of our season – visitors to the park will see your company’s name prominently displayed day and night
  •  Invitation to attend our first rehearsal and our opening night party
  • Logo and corporate bio featured in our attractive show program
  • Logo on our season poster, banner and postcard
  • Recognition on our web pages with a direct link from your logo to your webpage
  • VIP Guests: Up to four chairs with company logo prominently printed on seatbacks – when you attend we will set them up in front of the stage with a small table for refreshments
  • Mention in the pre-show announcement for every performance during the entire season

$5,000+ — Education and Training Sponsor

  • Invitation to attend our opening night party
  • Logo featured in our attractive show program
  • Recognition on our web pages with a direct link from your logo to your webpage
  • VIP Guests: Two chairs with company logo prominently printed on seatbacks – when you attend we will set them up in front of the stage
  • Mention in the pre-show announcement for every performance during the entire season

$2,500+ — Professional Actor Sponsorship

  • Meet and Greet reception with our cast
  • Logo featured in our attractive show program with a note of appreciation under one actor’s bio
  • Recognition on our web pages with a direct link from your logo to your webpage
  • Up to four free Saratoga Shakespeare folding chair rentals when you visit
  • Mention in the pre-show announcement for any performance your company representatives attend

$1,000+ — Event Sponsorship (Sponsor a single performance in the park)

  • Logo featured in our attractive show program
  • Recognition on our web pages with a direct link from your logo to your webpage
  •  Two free Saratoga Shakespeare folding chair rentals when you visit
  • Mention of appreciation in the pre-show announcement for sponsored performance

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