Corporate Partnerships

A partnership with Steppenwolf provides a corporation affiliation with a recognizable brand that has become synonymous with quality and innovation. By aligning with Steppenwolf, our corporate partners demonstrate a commitment to civic leadership to our audience and gain access to the theater's unique opportunities for logo exposure, client entertainment and employee engagement. Steppenwolf will tailor a package to fit the needs and priorities of your company.

For more information about giving opportunities, please contact Megan Smith, Director of Corporate Relations, at (312) 654-5697 or msmith@steppenwolf.org.

SEASON AND PRODUCTION SPONSORSHIPS

Grand Benefactor Season Sponsor ($100,000 and above)

  • The highest level of corporate exposure is reserved for Steppenwolf’s Exclusive Production Sponsors – each of whom receive featured recognition on all materials for the subscription series production they’ve selected to underwrite. These sponsors also receive season-long recognition on subscription series materials, advertising, street banners, lobby signage and the website.
  • Opportunities to entertain include 200 complimentary tickets to use throughout the season, opportunity to host private events, invitations to exclusive Steppenwolf events, and special ticket offers.

Benefactor Season Sponsor ($50,000 and above)

  • Benefactor Season Sponsors also receive excellent visibility and season-long recognition on subscription series materials, advertising, street banners, lobby signage and the website.
  • Opportunities to entertain include 100 complimentary tickets to use throughout the season, opportunity to host private events, invitations to exclusive Steppenwolf events, and special ticket offers.

CORPORATE PARTNER PROGRAM

The Corporate Partner program is extremely flexible, allowing for Partners to choose their own benefits and create a package that enhances their business goals while having access to unique options to engage employees and entertain clients.

Choose from:

  • A block of complimentary tickets to Steppenwolf’s world-class plays
  • Special ticket discounts for your entire company
  • Exclusive VIP Ticketing Service
  • Opening Night Celebration invitations including the exclusive pre-performance dinner with Steppenwolf VIPs
  • An opportunity to host clients at the most anticipated fundraising event of the year – The Steppenwolf Gala
  • An opportunity to host private events with behind the scenes access
  • Access to premium tickets for clients at theaters across the country, including on Broadway
  • Recognition in play programs, lobby signage, and Steppenwolf’s award-winning website
  • An opportunity to host a corporate night at the theater with dedicated signage
  • Gain enhanced recognition by sponsoring a special education or community program or production
  • Exposure to individual stakeholders through a challenge grant sponsorship

Corporate Partner Levels

Corporate Producer – Be a true innovator with a gift of $25,000
Corporate Patron – Invest in artistic vitality with a gift of $10,000
Corporate Backer – Show your support with a gift of $5,000
Corporate Associate – Show your support with a gift of $2,500

EDUCATION AND ARTISTIC PROGRAMS

Steppenwolf will also create customized partnerships that support the theater's extensive education and artistic programs. Steppenwolf's significant investment in these initiatives has been broadly recognized and sponsors are celebrated throughout the season in a variety of ways that include logo visibility, event participation and employee rewards.

For more details on these programs, please click on the following links: