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Join The Friends

  • Dana Brown
  • Wendy DeLong
  • Teresa Demana
  • Bridget Doane
  • Tom Franzen
  • Katherine Hoptry (Chair)
  • Lori Houseman
  • Gay Minette
  • Brian Roberts
  • Lou Ross (Springfield Symphony Orchestra)
  • Tim Rowe (Springfield Arts Council)
  • James Wallace

Ex-Officio: Dan Hunt, Crystal Jones, Toni Overholser

We enrich the growth of our thriving and vibrant community with performances and special events.

The Friends have been the community support organization of the Clark State Performing Arts Center since 1996. The Friends exists to preserve, promote and enhance the arts community and the Clark State Performing Arts and Conference Center for generations to come.

Membership is open to everyone. We offer a variety of giving levels and benefits (listed below) but appreciate any donation that you wish to give - every dollar counts! Your donation provides essential on-going support to programming, Project Jericho and facility maintenance and upgrades.

Friend ($35)

  • Advance ticket purchase before the general public
  • Early notification of added season events
  • Recognition in programs

Performer ($250)

All benefits listed above, plus:

  • One free, non-alcoholic beverage with purchase of one concession item
  • Access to day-of-show discounted

Director ($500)

All benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitation to special events, pre-parties, etc.
  • Donor discount to annual membership event

Producer ($750)

All benefits listed above, plus:

  • Private back-stage tour with up to six (6) friends
  • Buy one ticket and get one free to select performances (select events will be revealed during pre-sale and during our season announce)

Star ($1000+)

All benefits listed above, plus:

  • Free concessions (non-alcoholic)
  • Exclusive access to Hall of Honor for private functions
  • Opportunities to attend meet and greet with artists (subject to artist approval)
  • Invitation to a closed load-in or dress rehearsal
  • Opportunity for two (2) to watch a show from backstage

Do you wish to donate? Please fill out our donation form below.

Questions? We're here to help!

Clark State Performing Arts Center