Become a Star Member

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc is a nonprofit organization committed to presenting the best in music, comedy, performing arts, independent cinema and arts education. Our mission is to serve greater Durham and the Triangle region with vibrant, thought-provoking programs of the performing and cinematic arts in our historic treasure, the Carolina Theatre. We strive to contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of downtown Durham and to delight and educate our children and future leaders.

We welcome gifts of any amount to our Annual Fund and hope you will consider a gift of $150 to become a Star Member.

We appreciate all the ways you show your support for the Carolina Theatre. Giving at any level has its benefits because we want to show our gratitude for your financial commitment to one of North Carolina’s premier cultural institutions. Thank you for your support!

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Star Member Levels and Benefits

  • Presale notification and access to purchasing live show tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • Presale notification and access to purchasing live show tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • Reduced-fee ticket purchasing online or by phone with the box office
  • Complimentary ticket returns/exchanges up to 72 hours prior to live events
  • Access to Star Lounge, open one hour prior to Star Series events. One complimentary beverage in lounge.
  • Presale notification and access to purchasing live show tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • Reduced-fee ticket purchasing online or by phone with the box office
  • Complimentary ticket returns/exchanges up to 72 hours prior to live events
  • Access to Star Lounge, open one hour prior to Star Series events. One complimentary beverage in lounge
  • Great Seat Guarantee: Members have access to premium seats not available to the public
  • Complimentary popcorn and soda at any event*
  • Presale notification and access to purchasing live show tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • Reduced-fee ticket purchasing online or by phone with the box office
  • Complimentary ticket returns/exchanges up to 72 hours prior to live events
  • Access to Star Lounge, open one hour prior to Star Series events. One complimentary beverage in lounge
  • Great Seat Guarantee: Members have access to premium seats not available to the public
  • Complimentary popcorn and soda at any event*
  • Twelve parking passes for Star Series events in the parking deck across Morgan Street
  • Exclusive Carolina Theatre of Durham appreciation gift
  • Two invitations to annual Backstage event
  • Presale notification and access to purchasing live show tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • Reduced-fee ticket purchasing online or by phone with the box office
  • Complimentary ticket returns/exchanges up to 72 hours prior to live events
  • Access to Star Lounge, open one hour prior to Star Series events. One complimentary beverage in lounge
  • Great Seat Guarantee: Members have access to premium seats not available to the public
  • Complimentary popcorn and soda at any event*
  • Twelve parking passes for Star Series events in the parking deck across Morgan Street
  • Exclusive Carolina Theatre of Durham appreciation gift
  • Two invitations to annual Backstage event
  • Ten complimentary film vouchers valid only for regular film screenings and Retro Film Series
  • Two invitations to annual exclusive member event with the CEO
  • Presale notification and access to purchasing live show tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • Reduced-fee ticket purchasing online or by phone with the box office
  • Complimentary ticket returns/exchanges up to 72 hours prior to live events
  • Access to Star Lounge, open one hour prior to Star Series events. 1 complimentary beverage in lounge
  • Great Seat Guarantee: Members have access to premium seats not available to the public
  • Complimentary popcorn and soda at any event*
  • Twelve parking passes for Star Series events in the parking deck across Morgan Street
    Exclusive Carolina Theatre of Durham appreciation gift
  • Two invitations to annual Backstage event
  • Ten complimentary film vouchers valid only for regular film screenings and Retro Film Series
  • Two invitations to annual exclusive member event with the CEO
  • Right of First Refusal for Star Series shows that go on sale during your membership year: Two seats reserved
  • Additional 10 film vouchers for you and a guest: total of 20
  • Two additional invitations to exclusive member event with the CEO: total of four
  • Presale notification and access to purchasing live show tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • Reduced-fee ticket purchasing online or by phone with the box office
  • Complimentary ticket returns/exchanges up to 72 hours prior to live events
  • Access to Star Lounge, open one hour prior to Star Series events. 1 complimentary beverage in lounge
  • Great Seat Guarantee: Members have access to premium seats not available to the public
  • Complimentary popcorn and soda at any event*
  • Twelve parking passes for Star Series events in the parking deck across Morgan Street
  • Exclusive Carolina Theatre of Durham appreciation gift
  • Two invites to annual Backstage event
  • Ten complimentary film vouchers valid only for regular film screenings and Retro Film Series
  • Two invitations to annual exclusive member event with the CEO
  • Right of First Refusal for Star Series shows that go on sale during your membership year: two seats reserved
  • Additional 10 film vouchers for you and a guest: total of 20
  • Two additional invitations to exclusive member event with the CEO: total of four
  • Access to sold-out performances while supplies last
  • Right of First Refusal for Star Series shows that go on sale during your membership year: four seats reserved
  • One-time use of Connie Moses Ballroom or Star Lounge for a private event (food and beverage not included)

For gifts over $25,000, please contact Ellen Stone, Senior Director of Development, at ellen@carolinatheatre.org for additional information.

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Become a SUSTAINER by dividing your Star Membership donation into 12 monthly payments to be charged to your credit card each month. Choose an amount (minimum $150/year) and we’ll do the math!

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is a non-profit organization. Membership donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Determining tax-deductible amount of membership donation is the sole responsibility of the donor. Tangible benefits may be waived by contacting Contact Audrey Shore at audrey@carolinatheatre.org or (919) 560-3033.