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TAKE YOUR Seat in CAC's Theatre

The CAC Theatre — a cornerstone of the CAC community experience—is a reminder of CAC's long tradition of excellence and innovation in education. It is a gathering place for our greater community, providing space for dramatic and musical performances, art exhibitions, student-led events, and thought-provoking lectures.  

Our current theatre is well worn, well loved, and in need of a complete renovation. This year we invite you to help breathe new life into this space. Make a one-time donation to have your name engraved on a seat plate in the CAC Theatre. Sponsoring one of the theatre’s 521 new seats will generate funds for renovations and updates to technical equipment.

As you "take your seat" - or seats - you will become a part of both the CAC Theatre's history and its vibrant future. Every time you remember past performances, see audience members arriving, or sit in the theatre yourself, you will have the pleasure of knowing your generosity is making it possible for someone to experience the unique joy of entertainment, understanding, and self-discovery that only comes through live events at CAC.

Naming opportunities for seats are limited. Hurry to take your seat today!

Take Your Seat Benefits 

    • Personalized inscription engraved onto a seat nameplate acknowledging your generosity for fifteen (15) years.

    • Your name(s) or company included on a prominent plaque in the theatre lobby.

    • Name(s) of seat donors will be listed in all 2017/2018 event programs.

    • Invitation to an exclusive VIP ribbon-cutting ceremony.

    Seat Inscriptions 

    • Nameplate information is limited to three (3) lines with 32 characters per line including spaces and punctuation.

    • Seats can be dedicated to an individual, couple, or family; for your children, grandchildren, or parents; in memory of a loved one; in honor of someone special; or in the name of your business or organization.

    • CAC reserves the right to edit any nameplate for which the proposed text contains unacceptable language and/or does not abide by CAC’s standards.

    Seat Pricing and Payment Options

    Seat Pricing 

    • Each seat costs $500, and you may take up to 8 seats.

    • 100 seats are reserved for CAC alumni until May 1, 2017. After that date, the remaining seats will be available for other sponsorship.

    • Nameplates will be installed once a gift pledge has been fulfilled.

    Payment Options 

    • Online gifts will be processed through the CAC Foundation (a US 501c3). These donations are 100% tax deductible for US taxpayers.  

    • Cash gifts can be made in USD or EGP on CAC's campus. Or, visit our table during "Take Your Seat" days at the front gate of CAC: March 26-30; April 9-13; April 30-May 4

    Additional Questions

    How will my contributions be used?
    Funds raised through this campaign will be used to cover the cost of the new seats and installation.  At the same time, carpeting and security lighting will be replaced.

    With additional funding, the following items will be updated in the near future:
      • A new theatre sound system.
      • Electrical and lighting upgrades.
      • Equipment, safety, and ventilation improvements to the theatre workshop.
      • Lobby, dressing room and bathroom renovations.

    Please fee free to contact the ACE Office if you would like to support these initiatives.

    Any additional revenue from the Take Your Seat campaign will used to help CAC provide the best performing arts education to the region.

    Can I choose my seat?
    Sponsored seats will be arranged alphabetically in the theatre by donor family name.

    Will I be able to sit in my seat(s) at performances?
    Participation in the Take Your Seat campaign does not guarantee that the seat(s) you sponsored will be available for your personal use during ticketed performances. Seating in the CAC Theatre will continue to be on a first come, first served basis.

    Help us reach our goal of buying 521 new seats! The gauge below will be updated every few days.

    Updated: June 4, 2017