Pleasance Patrons

Pleasance Patrons

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Pleasance Futures was created in 2015 as a way to bring together all future charitable aims of the Pleasance Theatre Trust. For over 30 years, the trust has worked tirelessly on behalf of artists, performers and those behind the scenes, successfully mentoring career paths that, without this support, may never have to come to light.

The various strands of Pleasance Futures require support in the form of match funding.

For as little as £125 per annum you can become a Friend of the Pleasane and be part of our ongoing artistic enterprise. We outline below some of the various Pleasance Futures channels.

Thank you to those who made it along to The Pleasance Patrons' Summer Supper at Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh on Fri 19th August, we had a fantastic evening and are already looking forward to next year.

 

Young Pleasance – Annual Target £35,000

Founded in 1995 and right at the very heart of the Trust is our award winning theatre company The Young Pleasance. With support you could help us to:

  • Directly sponsor individuals who cannot afford to be part of this remarkable company.
  • Fund a new workshop programme for young people in the local community
  • Sustain the highest quality artistic team to inspire and lead young people.
  • Support the Young Pleasance productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe each year.

Charlie Hartill Special Reserve Fund - Annual Target £20,000

Since it started in 2005, this fund has provided over £115,000 worth of subsidy for both productions and individual artists.  The Charlie Hartill Fund gives direct financial support to at least two productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe each year, This funding enables that to continue and for us to add support to yet further productions.

Associate Company Programme – Annual Target £5,000

  • Providing artistic mentoring for new and emerging theatrical talent
  • Providing the best affordable rehearsal space and development facilities
  • Establishing a supportive environment for the personal development of young people.
  • Establishing future careers through solid partnerships for new theatre companies with other theatres.

There are now 5 tiers of Pleasance Patrons, from Friends to Gold. Just click on the tabs above to find out more.

If you would like further information, please download the Pleasance Patrons Brochure or get in touch with us - info@pleasance.co.uk

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Open/closeBronze Patron

For £500 per year we would like to offer you the following:

  • Regular updates from the area of the Pleasance Theatre Trust that you’ll be helping to fund - Pleasance Futures is our programme of development initiatives designed to support an array of individuals both on and off stage.
  • 2 tickets for The Pleasance Patrons' annual Summer event.
  • Name on the Patron’s board at the Festival along with Pleasance Islington, and in the printed brochure.
  • Invitation to Pleasance Festival Gala & Press Launch.
  • Invitation to various Patron’s Drinks during the year.
  • Invitation to see Pleasance Futures funded productions (subject to availability).

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For £1000 per year we would like to offer you the following.

  • Regular updates from the area of the Pleasance Theatre Trust that you’ll be helping to fund - Pleasance Futures is our programme of development initiatives designed to support an array of individuals both on and off stage.
  • 10% discount on selected tickets for the Festival Season and at Pleasance Islington.
  • 4 tickets for The Pleasance Patrons' annual Summer event.
  • Name on the Patron’s board at the Festival along with Pleasance Islington, and in the printed brochure.
  • Invitation to Pleasance Brochure Launch, Festival Gala & Press Launch.
  • Invitation to various Patron’s Drinks during the year.
  • Invitation to see Pleasance Futures funded productions (subject to availability).

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For £2000 per year we would like to offer you the following.

  • Regular updates from the area of the Pleasance Theatre Trust that you’ll be helping to fund - Pleasance Futures is our programme of development initiatives designed to support an array of individuals both on and off stage.
  • 20% discount on selected tickets for the Festival Season and at Pleasance Islington.
  • Name on the Patron’s board at the Festival along with Pleasance Islington, and in the printed brochure.
  • A table of 10 at The Pleasance Patrons' annual Summer event.
  • Invitation to Pleasance Brochure Launch, Festival Gala & Press Launch.
  • Invitation to various Patron’s Drinks.
  • Invitation to The Charlie Hartill Special Reserve Tryouts.
  • Invitation to see Pleasance Futures funded productions (subject to availability).
  • A dedicated member of Pleasance team to look after ticket requests during the festival.

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Open/closePleasance Friend

For £125 per year we would like to offer you the following:

  • Regular updates from the area of the Pleasance Theatre Trust that you’ll be helping to fund - Pleasance Futures is our programme of development initiatives designed to support an array of individuals both on and off stage.
  • Invitation to Pleasance Festival Gala & Press Launch.
  • Invitation to various Patron’s Drinks during the year.

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Open/closePleasance Supporter

For £250 per year we would like to offer you the following:

  • Regular updates from the area of the Pleasance Theatre Trust that you’ll be helping to fund - Pleasance Futures is our programme of development initiatives designed to support an array of individuals both on and off stage.
  • Invitation to Pleasance Festival Gala & Press Launch.
  • Invitation to various Patron’s Drinks during the year.
  • Invitation to see Pleasance Futures funded productions (subject to availability).

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Corporate sponsorship

The Trust relies on the support of local business and corporate partnerships. In return for your support, we would aim to create proactive engagement with our audiences providing your business with a valuable presence within one of the largest venues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Each package is bespoke and can be tailored to your companies needs.

A typical package of this kind might include the following:

  • Brand placement within either the Pleasance Courtyard or Dome in Edinburgh throughout the course of the festival
  • Brand placement to be included on our sponsors page in the Venue Brochure
  • Brand placement to be included on the Courtyard’s Sponsors Board 
  • Invitations to the Pleasance’s Opening Gala Press Launch
  • Fifty pairs of complimentary tickets to shows of your choice at the Pleasance over the course of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

For further information about our packages please download the attached document.

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