Circle of Friends

Our Circle of Friends members shares a passion for performing arts, education, and our community. 

The generosity of our Circle of Friends ensures our ability to enrich the IU and Bloomington communities through world-class performing arts experiences, as well as exceptional educational opportunities.

Circle of Friends gifts provide:

  • Inspirational educational programs led by world-renowned artists
  • Opportunities for IU students and community members to experience artists and events of the highest quality
  • Need-based scholarships to our most exemplary student staff members
  • Tickets for children and their caregivers from local social service agencies to experience performances through our Give the Magic program
  • The chance for students to grow and learn through internships, guest services training, student manager positions, and more!

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Circle of Friends Membership Levels

Support the performing arts and receive benefits only enjoyed by Circle of Friends members!

Producer ($10,000 and above)

  • Invitation to attend a technical rehearsal of one performance per season
  • An artist autographed poster or photo
  • Backstage Tour by IU Auditorium Executive Director
  • Invitations to private receptions with performing artists
  • One use of the IU Auditorium hospitality suite
  • Invitation to artist meet & greets and masterclasses
  • Performance sponsorship recognition during current season
  • Complimentary Circle Pass for parking around IU Auditorium on show nights
  • Exclusive membership in IU Auditorium Inner Circle
  • Name(s) listed on IU Auditorium website
  • VIP seating upgrades throughout the season
  • Invitation to Circle of Friends Members Lounge pre-show receptions
  • Notification of special ticket offers
  • Loyalty Points to receive priority seating for season events
  • Pre-sale opportunities for added IU Auditorium attractions
  • Invitation to exclusive Season Announcement Reception
  • Name recognition in show program during current season

Director ($5,000 and above)

  • Backstage Tour by IU Auditorium Executive Director
  • Invitations to private receptions with the performing artists
  • One use of the IU Auditorium hospitality suite
  • Invitation to artist meet & greets and masterclasses
  • Performance sponsorship recognition during current season
  • Complimentary Circle Pass for parking around IU Auditorium on show nights
  • Exclusive membership in IU Auditorium Inner Circle
  • Name(s) listed on IU Auditorium website
  • VIP seating upgrades throughout the season
  • Invitation to Circle of Friends Members Lounge pre-show receptions
  • Notification of special ticket offers
  • Loyalty Points to receive priority seating for season events
  • Pre-sale opportunities for added IU Auditorium attractions
  • Invitation to exclusive Season Announcement Reception
  • Name recognition in show program during current season

Star ($2,500 and above)

  • Invitation to artist meet & greets and masterclasses
  • Performance sponsorship recognition during current season
  • Complimentary Circle Pass for parking around IU Auditorium on show nights
  • Exclusive membership in IU Auditorium Inner Circle
  • Name(s) listed on IU Auditorium website
  • VIP seating upgrades throughout the season
  • Invitation to Circle of Friends Members Lounge pre-show receptions
  • Notification of special ticket offers
  • Loyalty Points to receive priority seating for season events
  • Pre-sale opportunities for added IU Auditorium attractions
  • Invitation to exclusive Season Announcement Reception
  • Name recognition in show program during current season

Entertainer ($1,000 and above)

  • Exclusive membership in IU Auditorium Inner Circle
  • Name(s) listed on IU Auditorium website
  • VIP seating upgrades throughout the season
  • Invitation to Circle of Friends Members Lounge pre-show receptions
  • Notification of special ticket offers
  • Loyalty Points to receive priority seating for season events
  • Pre-sale opportunities for added IU Auditorium attractions
  • Invitation to exclusive Season Announcement Reception
  • Name recognition in show program during current season

Leading Player ($500 and above)

  • Invitation to Circle of Friends Members Lounge pre-show receptions
  • Notification of special ticket offers
  • Loyalty Points to receive priority seating for season events
  • Pre-sale opportunities for added IU Auditorium attractions
  • Invitation to exclusive Season Announcement Reception
  • Name recognition in show program during current season

Supporting Cast ($250 and above)

  • Notification of special ticket offers
  • Loyalty Points to receive priority seating for season events
  • Pre-sale opportunities for added IU Auditorium attractions
  • Invitation to exclusive Season Announcement Reception
  • Name recognition in show program during current season

Patron ($100 and above)

  • Earn Loyalty Points to receive priority seating for season events
  • Pre-sale opportunities for added IU Auditorium attractions
  • Invitation to exclusive Season Announcement Reception
  • Name recognition in show program during current season

Understudy (Up to $99)

  • Pre-sale opportunities for added IU Auditorium attractions
  • Invitation to exclusive Season Announcement Reception
  • Name recognition in show program during current season

Questions about our Circle of Friends?

Please contact IU Auditorium Donor Relations Manager, Amy Burgar at (812) 855-8048 or at [email protected].