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Join Friends of Gallagher Bluedorn

Become a Friend

Find your inspiration by being a Friend of the Gallagher Bluedorn!

Your Friends contribution:

  • Supports the Gallagher Bluedorn’s goal of artistic excellence in the performing arts
  • Educates and inspires area youth and enhances school curriculum
  • Ensures the future of the Gallagher Bluedorn and its ongoing service to the area
  • Supports vibrant and diverse programming; from the greatest classical music artists and Broadway shows to world music and children’s programming
  • Assists in allowing all Cedar Valley residents access to the performing arts
  • Increases your pride in UNI’s Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center – your center for the arts

Your Friends membership offers you numerous benefits at the levels listed below. 
You can also use your membership to get MORE PERKS from local businesses. See the list here.

Matching gifts

Your contribution could be worth twice as much! Many area businesses match the tax-deductible donations of their employees. Obtain a matching gift form (available through your company’s personnel or community relations office), determine if your gift qualifies, and send the completed form in with your Friends membership.

PRODUCER ($2500 and Up)

  • Earliest ticket purchasing (up to two weeks before tickets go on sale to public)
  • Advance notification, and limited early ticket purchasing of add-on shows and special events
  • Two complimentary tickets to an Artist Series performance of your choice. These tickets may not be reserved until the public on-sale.
  • Ticketing concierge service, if desired
  • Parking in Producers Lot with member card
  • One cocktail party or dinner party with the executive director. There will be multiple cocktail parties and dinners planned per season from which to select.
  • Four beverage tickets per show
  • Membership Card that includes merchant offers
  • Friends News subscription
  • Name listed in program
  • Invitation to Preview Party (season announcement)

DIRECTOR ($1000 - $2499)

  • Earliest ticket purchasing (up to two weeks before tickets go on sale to public)
  • Advance notification, and limited early ticket purchasing of add-on and special events
  • Ticketing concierge service, if desired
  • Parking in Directors Lot with member card
  • One cocktail party with the executive director. There will be multiple cocktail parties per season from which to select.
  • Two beverage tickets per show
  • Membership Card that includes merchant offers
  • Friends News subscription
  • Name listed in program
  • Invitation to Preview Party (season announcement)

SUPPORTER ($500 - $999)

  • Early ticket purchasing (up to ten days before tickets go on sale to public) 
  • Advance notification, and limited early ticket purchasing of add-on shows and special events
  • Parking in Supporters Lot with member card
  • Two beverage tickets per show
  • Membership card that includes merchant offers
  • Friends News subscription
  • Invitation to Preview Party (season announcement)
  • Name listed in program

CONTRIBUTOR ($250 - $499)

  • Early ticket purchasing (up to one week before tickets go on sale to public) 
  • Advance notification, and limited early ticket purchasing of add-on shows and special events
  • Parking in Contributors Lot with member card
  • Two beverage tickets per show, twice per season
  • Membership card that includes merchant offers
  • Friends News subscription
  • Invitation to Preview Party (season announcement)
  • Name listed in program

PATRON ($125 - $249)

  • Early ticket purchasing (up to three days before tickets go on sale to public)
  • Advance notification, and limited early ticket purchasing of add-on shows and special events
  • Membership card that includes merchant offers
  • Friends News Subscription
  • Invitation to Preview Party (season announcement)
  • Name listed in program

Please note: While we welcome gifts at all levels, beginning this year (2017), Friends benefits will begin at $125. We will issue beverage tickets at every show in place of the Friends Lounge.

For more information or to receive a form, please call our development office at 319-273-3672.