Encore Society at the Ferguson Center for the Arts

A $50,000 gift to the Ferguson Center within five years

As a member of the Encore Society you will receive extraordinary privileges and opportunities. Building on the benefits you have come to expect as a generous donor to the Ferguson Center, membership provides unparalleled access and opportunities only available through the Ferguson Center – and only to this exclusive society.


The Encore Society Concierge

Your personal assistant at the Ferguson Center for exclusive services

  • First access to priority ticketing and seating
  • VIP phone line to handle special requests
  • Day-of-performance service for last-minute ticket needs
  • Guaranteed same-day response

Priority Notification

The Encore Society will be the first to receive all announcements: new season, new series, special attractions, added performances and other important updates

Premium Hospitality

  • Access to the Inner Circle room for up to four individuals for performances with intermissions (with the option to purchase additional passes)
  • Complimentary wine, nonalcoholic beverages and hors d’oeuvres
  • Option to purchase upgrade to full bar service
  • Option to purchase private pre-performance drinks and hors d’oeuvres, coffee, and desserts
  • Pre-order drink service

Preferred Parking

Up to two complimentary valet passes or two reserved parking spaces in the special VIP lot

VIP Access

  • Premium Ferguson facilities for reduced rental; smaller spaces rent-free
  • Specially arranged “meet the artist” opportunities
  • Encore Society newsletter with exclusive content
  • Private entry to make your evening at the Ferguson easy and seamless
  • Encore Society notification of select CNU events. Be our guest throughout the year for athletics, music, theater and lectures. Simply coordinate through the Encore Society concierge.

Donor Recognition

  • Recognition in performance programs
  • Recognition through Ferguson publications and website
  • Special Encore Society member card

New Encore Society Exclusives

  • Themed Dinners: Pre-performance dinners three times over the course of the season in the Music & Theatre Hall lobby, with a special theme and special guests. Dinner price will include cocktails, dinner, wine and dessert.
  • Travel: Marvelous trips to remarkable locations around the globe. The price for trip packages will include travel, accommodations, some meals and tickets to exclusive events and experiences, only possible through the Ferguson Center.
  • The Encore Event: Once a year, you will receive the opportunity to purchase passes to a very special concert not open to the general public. This will be an intimate evening of great entertainment, wonderful food and extraordinary memories.
You will receive information regarding goods and services provided as a result of your gift.

For more information, please contact:
Kim Hinson
Director of Advancement for the Arts & Special Gifts
BTC 418
(757) 594-8097