Build Your Brand at the Bruns:
Become a Corporate Partner

Promote your company, network, and meet your philanthropic goals while aligning with our dedicated audience of theater-lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Cal Shakes business partnerships are an excellent way to demonstrate your organization’s commitment to supporting the arts and arts education, youth programs, and good corporate citizenship.

Benefits of corporate sponsorship include:
 •   opportunities to sponsor a production, performance or program
 •   hospitality
 •   on-site signage & recognition in curtain speeches
 •   inclusion in print collateral
 •   email marketing
 •   web exposure and social media


Our base is influential. Our patrons, supporters, and trustees include local luminaries and civic leaders from around the Bay Area. Our Artistic Learning programs are supported—and purchased—by leaders in policy-making and educational administration.

Our audience is affluent. 12% of our Main Stage patrons have annual household incomes above $300,000; 29% earn more than $200,000 annually; 48% earn more than $150,000; and 75% exceed $100,000 a year.

Our base is loyal. Our annual subscription renewal rate for 2016 was 80%, compared to a national average of 74%. 25% of our subscribers have renewed for more than 3 consecutive years.

Our audience is educated. 94% of our Main Stage patrons are graduates of a four-year college, and 76% have completed either a post-graduate degree or some post-grad study.

Our supporters are young, relative to other local arts organizations. 51% of our Main Stage patrons are between the ages 35 and 59, and five percent are younger than 30.

Our supporters are local. Approximately 92% of our Main Stage patrons live in the Bay Area. Of these, 38% live in Contra Costa County and 37% live in Alameda County.

To discuss your needs please contact Lisa Salomon, Director of Philanthropy at 510.548.3422 x122

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