Membership in NIETF is a great way to show your support of the performing arts in Northwest Indiana. Members receive ticket and event discounts as well as knowing they are contributing to the art-rich quality of life we all enjoy.

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Membership Levels

Individual Member ($25): Individual members receive a $5 discount on a gala ticket, free or discounted admission to other NIETF events, and discounts at participating partners.
Dual Member – 2 people ($50): Individual member benefits for 2 people.
Ind/Dual Member + Donation ($100): receive one free gala ticket, free or discounted admission to other NIETF events, and discounts at participating partners.
Ind/Dual Member + Large Donation ($250): receive two free gala tickets, free or discounted admission to other NIETF events, and discounts at participating partners.
Memberships start September 1st of each year.
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THEATRE MEMBERSHIPS

There are three types of memberships for theatres. Your membership level is determined based on your location, structure, and desire to have performances viewed for awards.
Full Member Theatre ($150): Full Member Theatres have their qualified productions viewed for possible nomination at the season’s gala awards. They also receive extensive online marketing through the NIETF website, social media, email marketing, online advertising, etc. In addition, productions are featured on the NIETF program insert. Member Theatres can participate in NIETF events such as community outreach, educational programs, etc.  Member Theatres have access to the Project CAST grant and other pass-through grants as well as cooperative marketing opportunities including the annual Theatrepalooza festival. Their members also have access to the annual educational scholarship. Finally, Member Theatres are part of the voting body for elections for both viewers and board members.
Associate Member Theatre ($250): Associate Member Theatres do not have their productions viewed (out of region, professional actors, theatre choice, etc). They receive extensive online marketing through the NIETF website, social media, email marketing, etc. Associates can participate in NIETF events such as community outreach, educational programs, etc, when space is available. Associates have access to the Project CAST grant and other pass-through grants as well as cooperative marketing opportunities including the annual Theatrepalooza festival. Their members also have access to the annual educational scholarship. Finally, Associates are part of the voting body for elections for board members.
School/Church Member Theatre ($50):
School/Church Theatre memberships are designed for entities that produce live theatre but are not theatres themselves such as church Christmas, Easter or Summer programs, or High School, Junior High, University programs. Productions are not viewed for nominations. Up to four productions each year receive online marketing through the NIETF website, social media, email marketing, etc. School/Church Members can participate in NIETF events such as community outreach, educational programs, etc. when space is available. School/Church Members have access to the Project CAST grant and other pass-through grants as well as cooperative marketing opportunities including the annual Theatrepalooza festival. Their members also have access to the annual educational scholarship.
 
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 CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPS

Corporate Member: Corporate memberships are designed for businesses that wish to associate with and support NIETF. Corporate members select the dollar value they wish to contribute based on the marketing exposure they wish to achieve.
$100 – one free gala ticket, website mention
$250 – two free gala tickets, 1/4 page ad in the gala program, website mention
$500 – four free gala tickets, 1/2 page ad in the gala program or 3 month ad on program inserts, website mention
$1,000 – six free gala tickets, full page ad in the gala program or 6 month ad on program inserts, website ad and mention
$2,500 – eight free gala tickets, back cover color ad in the gala program or full year ad on the program inserts, website ad and mention
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Theatre/Member name(s)