Corporate Sponsorship

Over the last 27 seasons the Chemainus Theatre Festival has grown to be Vancouver Island’s premier theatre destination. We are the largest professional live theatre north of the Malahat and the third largest theatre in BC.

More than 75,000 people attended the Chemainus Festival Theatre last year. Partnership with us will help you reach a wide and diverse audience across Vancouver Island and beyond while demonstrating your commitment to the arts, our community, and Vancouver Island. We offer our Sponsors a variety of ways to promote their businesses through our marketing, advertising, publicity and promotion. We have a wide range of sponsorship opportunity levels on each production ranging from $1,500 to $20,000 plus.

A partnership with us can include:

Great Exposure

  • Logo placement in our season brochure, sponsored production programs and posters (dependent on signing date)
  • Program acknowledgment and advertising
  • Program stuffer one-day opportunity
  • Theatre lobby recognition on a media loop screen, display board plus racking opportunities
  • Verbal recognition at pre-show announcements
  • Social media recognition on Facebook and Twitter
  • Website recognition as a Corporate Supporter with a web link
  • Newspaper and magazine logo placement (dependent on publication and space)
  • Box office telephone recognition (dependent on sponsorship level)
  • “Friends of the Theatre” benefits including invitations to attend the member events such as; Fireside  Chats, Season launch, Technical Rehearsal with a backstage tour, and Member Day.
  • On-site presence opportunities such as banners, tents and lobby presentation
  • Sponsor Wall of Fame – 3- 5 year sponsorship commitments

Great Theatre Rewards

Sponsor Appreciation Night: An invitation for you and guests to enjoy an evening of dinner and theatre with a complimentary bottle of wine and for a souvenir, a signed cast plaque which will be presented in front of house of your sponsored production.

Appreciation Theatre tickets: We will provide you with dinner and theatre tickets and theatre only tickets that can be used throughout the 2019 season (number is based on your sponsorship level).

Join the ranks of business leaders who helps us advance the arts and enrich the community by sponsoring live theatre. Contact us for further details about sponsoring one of our productions.

Start your sponsorship today!

Contact our Managing Director at 250.246.9800  ext. 703 or email

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