Become a charter member of the Premiere Club!

When you become a member of the Premiere Club or renew your charter membership from the past season, you assist the Lively Arts in presenting IUP's premier performing arts series, Ovations!, and you show your support for the cultural vitality of central Pennsylvania.

Becoming a Member

To become a member, download the Premiere Club membership form and send it in. If we receive your membership or renewal by July 1, you will receive a subscription order form in advance of the general public. You may also join by giving online.

Crew: Under $100

  • Regular e-Letter, season brochure, and regular notifications of upcoming events for the Lively Arts
  • Name acknowledged in each performance series program
  • Advance notification through e-mail and letter of next year's performance series season

Performer: $100+

All of the above, plus

  • Special donor and subscriber hotline to purchase additional tickets to single events prior to availability to the general public
  • Invitation to social events such as Museum Gala, receptions, announcement events, exhibit openings, and other special activities throughout the year

Designer: $250+

All of the above, plus

  • Priority seating in advance of the general subscribers
  • Invitation to specially planned open residency activities by the artist, such as master classes, open rehearsals, school visits, and others, dependent upon artist and host obligations
  • Invitation to private receptions with the performing artist (up to three events per year, dependent upon artist contract obligations)

Conductor: $500+

Designer level benefits, plus

  • Two complimentary vouchers to any other Lively Arts series event for the season, such as Sound Choices, Theater-by-the-Grove, Dance Theater, or Music Theater

Director: $1,250+

Designer level benefits, plus

  • Two complimentary season subscriptions to Ovations!, IUP's premier performing artist series
  • Name displayed prominently throughout the season on a sign in the main lobby of the IUP Performing Arts Center

Producer: $2,500+

Designer level benefits, lobby signage, plus

  • Two complimentary Totally Everything season subscriptions, in addition to your new performance series package, to include tickets to Sound Choices, Theater-by-the-Grove, Dance Theater, and Music Theater
  • Invitation for two to a special dinner with the dean of Fine Arts and other special guests from the College of Fine Arts and IUP, as well as other similarly significant contributors to the Lively Arts

Executive Producer: $5,000+

Producer level benefits, plus

  • Invitation to meet an artist backstage, choice by the donor dependent upon those available through contractual obligations
  • Performance by an advanced IUP student music soloist or small ensemble to perform at your private event, schedule as mutually agreed
  • Name permanently engraved on a seat plaque in Fisher Auditorium (additional plaques available at $500 each)