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Individual Membership Opportunities

$40 Contributor [100% tax-deductible] Donate
  • Advance notice and access to tickets before the general public
  • Email notification for special discounts and other limited offers
$80 Friend [$65 tax-deductible] Donate All Contributor privileges, plus:
  • Personal membership card
  • Opportunity to purchase specially-reserved Friend seats
  • Receive complimentary clown noses and Membership buttons at show
  • Complimentary passes to Members-only special events (2 total; additional passes $25/each)
  • 10% off concessions if paying by credit card (or $1 off each $10 spent if paying cash)
  • 10% off souvenirs
$150 Juggler [$125 tax-deductible] Donate All Friend privileges, plus:
  • Opportunity to purchase specially-reserved Juggler seats
  • Complimentary passes to Members-only special events (4 total; additional passes $25/each)
  • Waived fees on initial ticket purchases
$300 Acrobat [$260 tax-deductible] Donate All Juggler privileges, plus:
  • Opportunity to purchase specially-reserved Acrobat seats
  • Complimentary passes to Members-only special events (6 total; additional passes $25/each)
  • Complimentary Souvenir Program
$500 Equestrian [$440 tax-deductible] Donate All Acrobat privileges, plus:
  • Invitations to working rehearsals (for 2 guests; additional passes at regular ticket prices)
  • Complimentary ticket exchange privileges
  • Opportunity for a personal Souvenir Photo taken in the Ring with select performers from this year’s show
  • Special recognition in Big Apple Circus publications
$1,000 Aerialist [$920 tax-deductible] Donate All Equestrian privileges, plus:
  • Opportunity to purchase specially-reserved Patron Priority seats
  • Opportunity for VIP ticket handling from our Patron Services Representative, offering maximum flexibility and personalized customer service
  • Invitations to working rehearsals (for 4 guests; additional passes at regular ticket prices)
  • Invitation (for 2 guests) to annual Big Apple Circus Celebration cocktail party
  • Special recognition on www.bigapplecircus.org



Family Membership Opportunities

$250 Circus Troupe [$220 tax-deductible] Donate
  • Advanced notice and access to tickets before the general public
  • Email notification for special discounts and other limited offers
  • Family Membership Card
  • Opportunity to purchase specially-reserved Juggler seats
  • Receive complimentary clown noses and Membership buttons at show
  • Complimentary passes to Members-only special events (4 total; additional passes $25/each)
  • 10% off concessions if paying by credit card (or $1 off each $10 spent)
  • 10% off souvenirs
  • Waived fees on initial ticket purchases
  • Complimentary Souvenir Program
$550 Circus Caravan [$435 tax-deductible] Donate All Circus Troupe privileges, plus:
  • Opportunity to purchase specially-reserved Acrobat seats
  • Complimentary passes to Members-only special events (8 total; additional passes $25/each)
  • Invitations to working rehearsals (for 4 guests; additional passes at regular ticket prices)
  • Complimentary ticket exchange privileges
  • Opportunity for a personal Souvenir Photo taken in the Ring with select performers from this year’s show
  • Special recognition in Big Apple Circus publications
  • Invitation (for 4 guests) to annual Big Apple Circus Special Family Event
  • Complimentary Souvenir Programs (2 total)



INDIVIDUAL LEADERSHIP Opportunities

$2,500 Ringmaster [$2,380 tax-deductible] Donate All Aerialist privileges, plus:
  • Ticket refund privileges
  • Invitation to annual luncheon to visit with a featured special guest & leaders from the staff and Board
$5,000 Directors’ Council [$4,225 tax-deductible] Donate All Ringmaster privileges, plus:
  • 25 Big Apple Circus tickets donated to a charity of your choice
  • Concierge assistance with dining reservations, car services, ticket purchases for international circus festivals, and the like
10,000 Producers’ Circle [$9,055 tax-deductible] Donate All Directors’ Circle privileges, plus:
  • Complimentary invitation (for 2 guests) to attend Big Apple Circus Gala at Lincoln Center
  • Special recognition on donor walls
$25,000 Chairman’s Council [$23,995 tax-deductible] Donate All Producers’ Circle privileges, plus:
  • Opportunity to be a Guest Ringmaster
  • Invitation to join Artistic Director at an international circus festival (festival tickets will be provided, travel & accommodations will be donor’s responsibility)



donations

We welcome your restricted gifts which will specifically assist Big Apple Circus in covering expenses associated with the following programs. Also please note that we will happily assist you in restricting your above membership contributions as desired, so please contact us to follow up on that opportunity.



Clown Care Donate
  • Clown doctors bring laughter and joy to acutely ill children and their loved ones at bedsides in leading pediatric hospitals.
Vaudeville Caravan Donate
  • Clowns bring the delight of classical circus to elders living in residential care facilities.
Circus of the Senses Donate
  • Big Apple Circus provides specially-designed free performances to children with hearing and vision impairments and other disabilites.
Circus For All! Donate
  • Big Apple Circus distributes more than 50,000 free and discounted tickets to economically and/or physically challenged children.
Circus After School Donate
  • Performers teach circus arts to at-risk students.
Other Donations Donate
  • We welcome your General Support gift in your desired amount.