Support Us

Make a Gift! Be a Friend!

Friends help us bring great artists to JCCC, and they help with expenses associated with presenting professional performing arts events — like transportation, production costs and artist fees.

Become a Friend of the Carlsen Center!

Giving Levels and Benefits

Celebrity $2,500 +

  • Free use of reception/meeting space in the Carlsen Center (once per year)
  • All Underwriter level benefits

Underwriter $1,000-$2,499

  • Priority for Carlsen Center Presents season package seat selection
  • All President level benefits

President $500-$999

  • One complimentary Patron level membership for anyone you designate
  • 15% Friends discount — no season package required
  • All Yardley level benefits

Yardley $250-$499

  • Backstage tour for you and your guests (arranged in advance)
  • Priority on any Carlsen Center Presents waiting list
  • Invitations to artist receptions, meet & greets, lectures and open rehearsals
  • All Director level benefits

Director $100-$249

  • Recognition on lobby donor board
  • All Patron level benefits

Patron $50-$99

  • Invitation to the Friends Hospitality before selected performances
  • Recognition in show programs
  • Advance notice of added performances
  • Advance purchase of single tickets seven days before the general public
  • Ticket discounts: 15% off Carlsen Center Presents season package

The Paddocks were invited to a "meet and greet" with artists Peter and Paul because they are Friends of the Carlsen Center.

Noel Paul Stookey, Alison Paddock, Peter Yarrow and Steve Paddock

Your donation is tax-deductible. For more information, email Renee Kyles or call her at 913-469-4450.