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General Donations
General donations help to support everything we do at The State Theatre. Your help can make a big difference for us.
Sustainability Fund
The State Theatre is committed to promoting environmental sustainability in the Centre County community and to enable artists and audiences to experience, appreciate and embrace the performing arts in a manner that ensures that future generations have the same opportunity. Learn more about our sustainability initiatives here.
Become A Member - State Theatre
Members get all sorts of great perks! Take a peek at the levels of giving below and sign up today. Membership cards will be mailed within a week of membership purchase. Please ensure to provide current address and e-mail address. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information about State Theatre membership program.


Note: Memberships are good for one year after the date of donation. If you would like to verify your renewal date, call the box office at 814-272-0606.


Director Level ($1,000 and up)

- Ability to reserve an Opera Box to one show per year • Access to one pre-show soundcheck • Invitation to two programming focus groups • One complimentary ticker per year (to State Theatre produced show) • Discounted hotel room rates • Access to an exclusive poster sale • Parking validation • One Monday Movie Series pass • Pop-up perks • Access to members only pre-sale ticketing period • Free popcorn for all shows • Name recognition in our monthly program • State Theatre gear/memorabilia • Membership card.


Assistant Director Level ($250 - $999.99)

-Access to an exclusive poster sale • Parking validation • One Monday Movie Series pass • Pop-up perks • Access to members only pre-sale ticketing periods • Free popcorn during Monday Movie Series • Name recognition in our monthly program • State Theatre gear/memorabilia • Membership card


Member Level ($100 - $249.99)

-Access to members only pre-sale ticketing periods • Free popcorn during Monday Movies Series • Name recognition in our monthly program • State Theatre gear/memorabilia • Membership card
The State Theatre Opera Buffs
At The State Theatre, we have an active opera community, The State Theatre Opera Buffs. It keeps growing every year and we’d love to see it continue. We offer great benefits for those that show their support by joining. The continuation of the opera broadcasts hinges on your support. Opera Buff Memberships for the 2018-2019 season are valid through May 31, 2019.


Grand Opera ($1,000 or more)

• Your name listed as an Opera Buff in the program and on the lobby poster.
• Four (4) free opera tickets
• Four (4) free Bolshoi Ballet tickets
• Entry to the Opera Buffs reception.
• An opportunity to buy Opera Buffs luncheon tickets before the general public.
• A State Theatre Opera Buff lapel pin.
• One (1) discounted glass of wine per opera.


Opera Comique ($500.00 to $999.99)

• Your name listed as an Opera Buff in the program and on the lobby poster.
• Two (2) free opera tickets
• Two (2) free Bolshoi Ballet tickets
• Entry to the Opera Buffs reception.
• An opportunity to buy Opera Buffs luncheon tickets before the general public.
• A State Theatre Opera Buff lapel pin.
• One (1) discounted glass of wine per opera.


Operatif ($250.00 to $499.99)

• Your name listed as an Opera Buff in the program and on the lobby poster.
• Two (2) free Bolshoi Ballet tickets
• Entry to the Opera Buffs reception.
• An opportunity to buy Opera Buffs luncheon tickets before the general public.
• A State Theatre Opera Buff lapel pin.
• One (1) discounted glass of wine per opera.


Operetta ($100.00-$249.99)

• Your name listed as an Opera Buff in the program and on the lobby poster.
• Entry to the Opera Buffs reception.
• An opportunity to buy Opera Buffs luncheon tickets before the general public.
• A State Theatre Opera Buff lapel pin.
• One (1) discounted glass of wine per opera.


Opera Supporter (under $100)

•Opera Buffs lapel pin.

Reel Fans
Welcome to the Real Fans, established in 2015. We are dedicated to supporting film programming at The State Theatre. We love film: indie, classic, foreign, award-winning, AFI top 100 and more. There are lovers of every genre in our midst. We like to see movies in a local theatre with a group of friends or loved ones. We like to get off the beaten path of the top-grossing movies from time to time. Reel Fans memberships last one year from the original purchase date.


Film Director ($500.00 and up)

A donation of $500 or more gives you the opportunity to work with our projectionist to bring a film of your choice to the big screen, bring a plus one to any of our Monday Movie Series, borrow films from our lending library, and receive free popcorn.


Cinematographer ($175.00 - $499.99)

A donation of $174.99 or more allows you to bring a plus one to any of our Monday Movie Series, and borrow films from our lending library, in addition to the rest of the benefits.


Leading Actor/Actress ($100.00 - $174.99)

A donation of $100 or more gives you free access to our Monday Movie Series small popcorn, your name listed in our monthly program, and input in our movie selection process.


Cameo ($25.00 - $99.99)

Thanks for supporting the Reel Fans program, your name will be listed in our monthly program.