Sponsorship Opportunities

Companies of all sizes or individuals who would like to put their name on a Dance Kaleidoscope show or in our program make a significant contribution to our season. Select from a variety of sponsorship opportunities listed below. These sponsorships not only help DK to meet our budget, but also provide your company with unique marketing and advertising opportunities. Learn about our 2016-17 season concerts and dates here. Contact Executive Director Jan Virgin for more informaiton - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 317.940.6556.

2016-17 Artistic Sponsorships

Dance Kaleidoscope’s goal is to maintain a high quality artistic product offering innovative choreography, performed by world-class dancers at a state-of-the-art venue (Indianapolis’ historical landmark building Indiana Repertory Theatre) accessible to diverse communities.

Artistic Sponsor – $100,000

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name/logo on all marketing materials/signage promoting season/productions (Front of theater signage, Poster, press releases, post card, eBlasts, DK website)
•  Company name/logo listed in four program booklets (Oct., Feb., Ap., June), seen by an average of 2000 patrons per concert
•  Link to company on DK website homepage (if desired)
•  Print Ad in four program books
•  Social Media blasts with link to company site, recognizing sponsorship per each production
•  Recognition of sponsorship from the stage before all performances (25+ concerts)
•  Opportunity to have company representative speak from the stage
•  40 complimentary tickets for your employees, vendors, guests to attend Thursday matinee or evening performances
•  20 complementary tickets to any concert performance
•  Additional tickets at two tickets for the price of one to employees for any of the season concert performances
•  Opportunity for sponsor to provide giveaways at performances
•  Invitation to attend in-studio rehearsals and/or in-studio dress rehearsals (Contact Jan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
•  Table for ten at annual Kaleidoscope of Dance gala

Season Sponsor - $25,000

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name/logo prominently placed on all marketing materials/signage promoting season/shows (Front of theater signage, Poster, press releases, post card, eBlasts, DK website)
•  Company name/logo listed in four program booklets (Oct., Feb., Ap., June), seen by an average of 2000 patrons per concert
•  Full-page color ad in 2016-17 season programs
•  Link to company on DK website homepage (if desired)
•  Print Ad in four program books
•  Social Media blasts with link to company site, recognizing sponsorship
•  Social Media blasts with link to company site, recognizing sponsorship per each production
•  Recognition of sponsorship from the stage before all performances (25+ concerts)
•  Opportunity to have company representative speak from the stage
•  20 complimentary tickets for your employees, vendors, guests to attend Thursday matinee or evening performances
•  10 complementary tickets to any concert performance
•  Additional tickets at two tickets for the price of one to employees for any of the season concert performances
•  Opportunity for sponsor to provide giveaways at performances
•  Invitation to attend in-studio rehearsals and/or in-studio dress rehearsals (Contact Jan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
•  Table for ten at annual Kaleidoscope of Dance gala

Show Title Sponsors - $7500    
Show Co-Title Sponsors - $5000

2016-17 productions are presented at the Indiana Repertory Theatre (downtown Indianapolis). Performances include an afternoon student/mini matinee, and full concerts Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday matinee.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name/logo prominently placed on all marketing materials/signage promoting sponsored show (front of theater signage, poster, press releases, postcard, eBlasts, DK website, etc.)
•  Company name/logo listed in show program
•  Full-page (Title) or half-page (Co-Title) black and white ad in program for sponsored show
•  Social Media blasts with link to company site, recognizing sponsorship for specific show
•  Recognition from the stage before all sponsored performances
•  Opportunity to have company representative speak from the stage
•  10 complimentary tickets to any sponsored show performance for Title Sponsor (6 for Co-Title Sponsor, $264 value)
•  50 complimentary tickets for your employees, vendors, guests to attend Thursday performances (matinee or evening)
•  Additional tickets at two tickets for the price of one to employees for the sponsored concert performances
•  Opportunity to provide corporate giveaways at performances
•  Opportunity to attend studio rehearsal (Contact Jan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make arrangements.)

Artistic Director Sponsor - $5000 

Sponsor the work of Artistic Director David Hochoy for the 2016-17 season.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company/personal name/logo listed in program under David’s photograph
•  Company/personal name/logo listed in program on Sponsors page (individual or corporate page)
•  Lunch or dinner with David
•  Opportunity to attend studio rehearsal
•  Opportunity to attend dress rehearsal in theater

Lighting Designer Sponsor - $2500

Sponsor the work of Lighting Designer Laura Glover as she illuminates our 2016-17 Season.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company/personal name/logo listed in program under Laura’s photograph
•  Company/personal name/logo listed in program on Sponsors page (individual or corporate page)
•  Lunch or dinner with Laura
•  Opportunity to attend studio rehearsal
•  Opportunity to attend dress rehearsal in theater

Guest Choreographer Sponsors (Two available) - $5000/ea

Nicholas A. Owens will choreograph a piece in February's Divas. - $5000
Stephanie Martinez will choreograph a piece in June's
Dance is a Contact Sport - $5000

Highlight of Benefits:

•  Company name/logo on all marketing materials/signage promoting sponsored choreographer’s work (front of theater signage, poster, press releases, postcard, eBlasts, DK website)
•  Company name/logo listed in sponsored show printed program featuring choreographer’s work
•  Half-page, black and white ad in printed program featuring choreographer’s work
•  Social Media blasts with link to company site, recognizing sponsorship for specified show featuring choreographer’s work
•  Recognition from the stage before all sponsored performances
•  Opportunity to have company representative speak from the stage
•  10 complimentary tickets to any sponsored show performance for Title Sponsor (6 for Co-Title Sponsor, $264 value)
•  Complimentary tickets for Thursday performances (matinee or evening)
•  Opportunity to provide corporate giveaways at performances (if applicable)
•  Opportunity to attend studio rehearsal (Contact Jan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make arrangements.)

Dancer Sponsors - $1500 for Individual Dancer (12 dancers in company)

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company/personal name/logo listed in program under sponsored dancer’s photograph and on DK website
•  Company/personal name/logo listed in program on Sponsors page (individual or corporate page)
•  Autographed photo of sponsored dancer (if desired)
•  Opportunity to attend studio rehearsal (Contact Jan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make arrangements.)

Dance Corps Sponsor - $1000

•  Company/personal name/logo listed in program under list of dancers and on website
•  Company/personal name/logo listed in program on Sponsors page (individual or corporate page)
•  Opportunity to attend studio rehearsal (Contact Jan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make arrangements.)

Opening Night Reception - $750/Reception or $2500 for Season

Covers hors d’oeuvres and champagne reception following Friday night performances.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Lobby signage during concert(s)
•  Recognition from the stage before opening night performance
•  Opportunity to provide giveaways at performance
•  Company name listed in program on season sponsor page in four printed programs

2016-17 Educational Sponsorships

DK’s goal is to continue to provide increasing access and exposure to dance through the development of informative educational initiatives/programs for children.

Mini Matinee Sponsor – $500/Concert or $1700 for Season

Underwriting for 50 tickets for underserved populations.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name/logo on all educational materials/signage promoting matinee(s)
•  Theater lobby signage during performance(s)
•  Recognition from the stage before matinee(s)
•  Company name listed in program booklet under Education Sponsorship in four printed programs
•  Social Media blasts with link to company site
•  Complimentary tickets (up to 20 for mini matinee, $160 value)

Dance Partners for Youth Sponsor - $2500

Underwriting tickets for underserved schools to attend for free.  

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name/logo on all educational materials/signage promoting matinee(s)
•  Theater lobby signage during performance(s)
•  Recognition from the stage before matinee(s)
•  Company name listed in program booklet under Education Sponsorship in four printed programs
•  Social Media blasts with link to company site
•  Complimentary tickets (up to 20 for mini matinee, $160 value)

Seat a Dance Student Sponsor - $3500

Underwriting dance students and a guest attend shows for $6 each

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Theater lobby signage during performances
•  Recognition from the stage before mini matinee(s)
•  Opportunity to provide giveaways at performances
•  Company name listed in program under Education Sponsorship in four printed programs

In-School Program Sponsor - $200 - $550

Underwrites The Dance Show and/or Everyday We Write a Dance - interactive programs designed for elementary students
Call DK Education Director Lynn Webster for details at 317.940.8459 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name/logo on all educational materials/signage pertaining to programs
•  Company name listed in program under Education Sponsorship in four printed programs

After-School Dance Program Sponsor - $2500

Underwriting one after-school session (10 weeks)

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name/logo on all educational materials/signage pertaining to programs
•  Company name listed in program under Education Sponsorship in four printed programs
•  Opportunity to attend final student performance (Contact Lynn Webster at 317.940.8459 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Summer Intensive Dance Workshop Sponsor - $2500

Underwriting A Week in the Life of a Dancer, instructed by DK dancers

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name listed in program under Education Sponsorship in four printed programs
•  Company name/logo on all educational materials/signage pertaining to programs (social media, DK website, eBlasts)
•  Opportunity to attend class and rehearsals (Contact Lynn Webster at 317.940.8459 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
•  Opportunity to attend final studio performance of Summer Intesive (Contact Lynn Webster at 317.940.8459 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

2016-17 Marketing Sponsorships

Website Sponsor (dancekal.org) - $2500

Websites have been called the window into a company. Help us keep our website as current and user-friendly as possible.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Theater lobby signage during performances
•  Company name listed in four printed programs on season sponsor page
•  Half-page black and white ad in four programs
•  Name/logo on DK homepage with link (if desired)

Season Bus Sign Sponsor - $2000/Concert or $7000/Season

Each concert will be featured on five public buses, reaching audiences across Metro Indianapolis.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Lobby signage
•  Company name/logo listed in program on season sponsor page
•  Half-page black and white ad in program(s)
•  Social Media blasts with link to your site, recognizing your sponsorship of the show(s) sponsored
•  Name/logo on billboard as sponsor
•  Name/logo on website with link

Photography Sponsor - $1200

Professional photographers document each performance and event for use in marketing and company records.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name in four printed programs on season sponsor page
•  Name/logo on show posters
•  Name/logo on show postcards
•  Theater lobby signage during performances

Videography Sponsor - $750/Concert or $2500 for Season

Professional videographer shoots each show for use in marketing and choreography documentation. These videos are used later to help recreate dance pieces for the company.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name in four printed programs on season sponsor page
•  Half-page, black and white ad in program(s)
•  Theater lobby signage during performances

Postcard Sponsor - $2000/Concert or $8750/Season

Yes, snail mail is still crucial to get the word out about performances.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name in four printed programs on season sponsor page
•  Name/logo on front of sponsored postcard
•  Theater lobby signage during performances
•  Social Media blasts with link to your site, thanking you for your sponsorship

Poster Sponsor - $350/Concert or $1000 for Season

Posters are placed throughout Metro-Indianapolis in high traffic areas. This is a great way to get your company noticed.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name in program on season sponsor page
•  Name on poster displayed around Indianapolis
•  Theater lobby signage during performances

2016-17 Administrative Sponsorships

General Operating Support - Amount at Your Discretion

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name in program on donor page (corporate or individual)
•  Dance Kaleidoscope’s appreciation for the support

In-Kind Support 

Examples: printer toner cartridges, copy paper, color card stock, AA batteries, binder clips, paper clips, etc.

Highlight of Benefits:
•  Company name in program on donor page (corporate or individual)
•  Dance Kaleidoscope’s appreciation for the support

 

Your financial support will help Dance Kaleidoscope continue to present outstanding contemporary dance programs that inspire, educate and entertain diverse audiences throughout Indianapolis and the surrounding areas. Thank you.

For more information please contact Jan Virgin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 317.940.6556.

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