Sponsors

Director's Lounge Sponsors

Services that wish to assist us through catering to our educators and/or students fit this criteria. The Directors’ Lounge  is where the approximately 50 school directors, educators, and staff spend their lunch and free time. Food, refreshments, activities, and gifts are provided by the Director’s Lounge Sponsors.

  • Perks:

    • Prominent advertising for space in lounge is provided to these sponsors

    • Direct advertisements, business cards, and/or coupons will be included in a Director’s Gift Bag.

    • Your service will be listed and thanked as a festival sponsor

    • Your service will be showcased on our Sponsorship Board

Donors

Donors support our festival by supplying gifts that may promote themselves while contributing to the thespian experience. These gifts may be raffled, placed in gift bags, and/or given to our participants and theatre educators. (Examples include gift bags,  items for hospitality bags, tickets, scripts, etc.)

  • Perks:

    • Your service will be thanked and promoted as a “Donor”

    • Your service will be showcased on our Sponsorship Board

    • If raffled or used for the ‘Teacher Passport’ activity, your service will gain prominent exposure to the participants of the festival

Exhibitors/Vendors

$100.00

Exhibitors are given a space (table and chairs included) to promote and recruit for your services for both days of the festival. Your mission as an exhibitor is to sell, distribute, or display information on your theatre, educational institution, or business products.

  • Perks:

    • Promoted for ‘Teacher Passport’ activity, competitively recruiting theatre educators and directors to your table and service

    • Exhibitor shoutout on the GuideBook app

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For more information about becoming a Vendor, check out our Industry Vendor Page

Silver Sponsor

$200.00

BENEFITS AND MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Prime table location in exhibitor space (including 1 table and 2 chairs, secured once payment is received)

  • Promotion in exhibitor passport for students for Silver level

  • Silver Sponsor promotion on Guidebook

  • Logo showcased on Sponsorship Board

  • Listed on Silver Sponsor PowerPoint slide to be broadcasted throughout festival

  • Silver Sponsor Social Media shoutout thanking your sponsorship

Gold Sponsor

$500.00

BENEFITS AND MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Prime table location in exhibitor space (including 1 table and 2 chairs, secured once payment is received)

  • Promotion in exhibitor passport for students for Gold level

  • Gold Sponsor promotion on Guidebook

  • ½ page ad in festival printed program (black and white)

  • Logo showcased on Sponsorship Board

  • 1 Individual PowerPoint slide to be broadcasted throughout festival

  • 1 Individual Social Media shoutouts thanking your sponsorship and promoting your business

  • Logo on website as Gold Sponsor

  • Your direct advertisement included in Director’s Gift bag (must be given to us before festival)

Platinum Sponsor

$750.00

BENEFITS AND MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Prime table location in exhibitor space (including 1 table and 2 chairs, secured once payment is received)

  • Promotion in exhibitor passport for students for Platinum level

  • Platinum Sponsor promotion on Guidebook

  • Full page ad in festival printed program (black and white)

  • Logo showcased on Sponsorship Board

  • 2 Individual PowerPoint slides to be broadcasted throughout festival

  • 2 Individual Social Media shoutouts thanking your sponsorship and promoting your business

  • Logo on website as Platinum Sponsor

  • Your direct advertisement included in Director’s Gift bag (must be given to us before festival)

  • Your direct advertisement included in Director Lounge (must be given to us before festival)

  • Announcement thanking your sponsorship at the Opening Ceremony

Diamond Sponsor

$1,000

Limited to 2 Sponsors

BENEFITS AND MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Prime table location in exhibitor space (including 1 table and 2 chairs, secured once payment is received)

  • Promotion in exhibitor passport for students for Platinum level

  • Platinum Sponsor promotion on Guidebook

  • Full page ad in festival printed program on the inside front cover or back cover  (black and white)

  • Logo showcased on Sponsorship Board

  • 3 PowerPoint slides to be broadcasted throughout festival

  • 3 Social Media shoutouts thanking your sponsorship and promoting your business

  • Logo on website as the Platinum Sponsor

  • Your direct advertisement included in Director’s Gift bag (must be given to us before festival)

  • Service promoted in next year’s festival registration packet

  • Your direct advertisement included in Director Lounge (must be given to us before festival)

  • Announcement thanking your sponsorship at the Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony

  • 2 Reserved Tickets to All State Show

Diamond Elite Sponsor

$2,500

Exclusive

BENEFITS AND MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Prime table location in exhibitor space (including 1 table and 2 chairs, secured once payment is received)

  • Promotion in exhibitor passport for students for Diamond Elite

  • Diamond Elite Sponsor promotion on Guidebook

  • Full page ad in festival printed program on back cover (black and white)

  • Logo showcased on Sponsorship Board

  • Logo Banner showcased in the main common area (must be given before festival)

  • 5 Individual PowerPoint slide to be broadcasted throughout festival

  • 5 Individual Social Media shoutouts thanking your sponsorship and promoting your business

  • Logo on website as Platinum Elite Sponsor

  • Your direct advertisement included in Director’s Gift bag (must be given to us before festival)

  • Listed as top Directors’ Lounge Sponsor with prominent advertising space in lounge to distribute materials and promote business

  • Festival workshop hosted by sponsor (must be through board discretion)

  • Announcement thanking your sponsorship at the opening ceremony, closing ceremony, and before All State Show

  • 6 Reserved Tickets to All State Show

All-State Show Scholarship Sponsor

$200.00

Sponsors for this program will be directly supporting a student in need of financial help.

This is a needs based scholarship. As a supportive and inviting community, the New Jersey Thespians do not want to deter any students from auditioning for our All-State Show. The All-State Show participation fee for cast and crew members is $200. This fee covers the production expenses for our four performances across the state of NJ.

  • Perks:

    • Your service will be showcased on our Sponsorship Bulletin Board

    • Social media shoutout via post and story (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

    • Service listed in festival invitation packet

    • Service promoted in directors’ lounge

    • ½ page ad in all four-performances of our All-State Show taking place across the state of New Jersey

    • Personal thanks and connection with your sponsored student

    • Your personal satisfaction for helping an arts student in need and spreading the kindness in theatre education!

STO Arts Advocacy Day Full Gold Scholarship Sponsor

$400.00

Sponsors for this program will be directly supporting a Student Thespian Officer (STO) to attend Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. Our goal is to have our STO learn firsthand about the importance of arts advocacy. This scholarship will pay for their registration, train ticket, and hotel cost. By participating in Arts Advocacy Day they will “learn the importance of developing strong public policies and appropriating increased public funding for the arts.” (Americans for the Arts website)

  • Perks:

    • Your service will be showcased on our Sponsorship Bulletin Board

    • Social media shoutout via post and story (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

    • Service listed in festival invitation packet

    • Service promoted in directors’ lounge

    • Prominent logo promotion on the NJ pamphlet to our representatives

    • Personal thanks and connection with your sponsored STO

    • Your personal satisfaction for helping an arts student in need and spreading the kindness in theatre education!

STO Arts Advocacy Day Partial Silver Scholarship Sponsor

$130.00

Sponsors for this program will be directly supporting a Student Thespian Officer (STO) to attend Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. Our goal is to have our STO learn firsthand about the importance of arts advocacy. This scholarship will pay for their registration only. By participating in Arts Advocacy Day they will “learn the importance of developing strong public policies and appropriating increased public funding for the arts.” (Americans for the Arts website)

  • Perks:

    • Your service will be showcased on our Sponsorship Bulletin Board

    • Logo promotion on the NJ pamphlet to our representatives

    • Personal thanks and connection with your sponsored STO

    • Your personal satisfaction for helping an arts student in need and spreading the kindness in theatre education!

Interested in becoming a Sponsor?

Contact our Sponsorship Chair, Sarah Osman

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