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The Ensemble Theatre is a registered 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization and a professional performing arts theatre dedicated to the production of works portraying the African American experience. The theatre earns revenue through ticket sales, program fees, and donations. Individual, corporate, foundation and government support are essential to The Ensemble’s continued success. All donations to the theatre are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.  Ask for information in our lobby area and share your love and support for The Ensemble Theatre.

Annual Fund
The Ensemble has experienced individual donor support growth each season.  When you experience the magic of The Ensemble Theatre, we see your gifts flow to preserve the art that we are producing.  Thank you!
Please consider how your support enhances the ongoing operations of the theatre.  Unrestricted support creates opportunities, ensures the season and stabilizes our planning for future theatre programming.  To support The Ensemble, you can:

  • Visit our theatre – we’d love to thank you in person, or
  • Donate on line – this convenience was designed with you in mind.  You can also
  • Mail your support – planning your philanthropic giving and including The Ensemble means we have a partnership and we will honor our partners year round.  It’s also nice to have you
  • Call our office – we enjoy hearing from you and learning your specific motivations that create support for us!

Underwriters of our main stage plays, Performing Arts Education programs and special events may select from a menu of benefit packages that include name recognition, tickets to performances, the use of theatre facilities for an event or meeting, and named scholarships.  You may request an underwriting package, by contacting the theatre's Director of Development.

The Ensemble benefits from a variety of donated materials, supplies and professional services throughout the year. Everything from office supplies to hand tools, from fabric to paint, and from printing to catering help support the theatre’s operations. If you would like to make an In-Kind donation to The Ensemble Theatre, please contact the Development Office. 

Please contact Kathy Kelley, Director of Development for more details about making a tax deductible donation to The Ensemble.

The Ensemble Theatre's 2015: Audit
The Ensemble Theatre FY17: Form 990

Ernestine Peña-Sandoval, Sr. Director of Development & Foundations

Janette Cosley, Executive Director
Phone: 713-807-4311

To Mail In: Download Donation Form