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You make our mission happen!

By becoming a Friend of Washington Performing Arts, you'll receive:

  • Great benefits at every level
  • An array of invitations to special events in the 2019/20 Season, to be announced [view 2018/19 calendar]
  • Guest passes at your membership level (Exclusive August Bonus!* Join as a new Friend at any level by August 31 and receive a bonus Guest Pass for a complimentary ticket to a performance of your choice this season!)

We all see the impact of brilliant creativity and talent in the world’s most prolific performers, but where would the arts be without the generosity of those who believe passionately in their essential role in our lives? Supporters of Washington Performing Arts recognize the value of our organization’s equal dedication to unforgettable live performances and life-changing education and community programs.

Friends and Chairman's Circle members make an incredible impact. Through your support, Friends and Chairman's Circle members…


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Enter the amount of your gift above. Thank you for becoming a Friend today!

If you have questions about the Friends or Chairman's Circle programs, or to join by phone, please call Brooke Lamell
at (202) 533-1887 or email

*The Guest Pass benefit is normally reserved for Friends at the $250 level or higher. Through this exclusive offer, new Friends at the $75 level will receive one Guest Pass, and new or upgraded Friends at the $250 or $500 levels will receive two or three Guest Passes, respectively—one additional pass beyond the standard benefit.

Pictured above: (left) Board member Jake Jones, Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding, and President & CEO Jenny Bilfield; (right) Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and past Board chair Alexine Jackson