Skirball Center for the Performing Arts - New York University


Invest in NYU Skirball's future! When you join NYU Skirball, you become part of our lively community of artists, academics, and audiences that support our artistic programs and engage in enlightening conversations about contemporary arts and culture. Membership starts at $65 and offers a year's worth of incredible benefits while helping NYU Skirball expand its reach through theater, dance, music, circus, talks, and screenings. NYU Skirball Members enjoy discounts (up to 30% off two tickets), exclusive access, special pre-sale opportunities, invitations to special receptions, and more. Our Members, arts lovers and advocates, help us:

Our Members, arts lovers and advocates, help us:

-serve over 200,000 individuals annually.
-bring emerging and renowned dancers, musicians, comedians, and more to our downtown neighborhood.
-keep ticket prices low.
-reach out to young adults, families, seniors, and more to share the arts.
-provide enriching educational experiences.
-grow our community of arts loving supporters.

Help influence the future of the performing arts and join today!


Members and Benefits

Member - $65
Benefits include:
- Insider subscription to NYU Skirball’s e-newsletter
- Discounts on NYU Skirball presentations (up to 30% off 2 Member tickets) & events throughout the year
- Advance notice of upcoming events
- Exclusive pre-sale opportunities
- A personalized NYU Skirball Member card, mailed to you soon after joining
- Special discounts and offers at local Greenwich Village restaurants and shops
(Fully tax deductible)

Friend/Dual - $120
All of the benefits Members receive plus:
- Personalized membership cards (2)
- Complimentary Skirball tote bag or gift
- Complimentary ticket exchanges* (savings of $5 per ticket)
- Invitations to Private Dress Rehearsals
($7 non tax deductible)

Partner - $250
All of the benefits Friends receive plus:
- Waived ticketing fees (savings of up to $6 per ticket)
- Exclusive access and invitations to meet artists
- VIP seating for "Skirball Talks"*
($7 non tax deductible)

Advocate - $500
All of the benefits Partners receive plus:
- Complimentary soft drink/water/coffee/tea at the lobby café
- Complimentary Skirball cup, available at the lobby café
- Invitations to opening night parties (2)
- Private backstage tour
($18 non tax deductible)

**New** Patron Circle - $1500
All of the benefits Advocates receive plus:
- Complimentary companion ticket to each show
- Two complimentary drinks at the lobby café
- Ability to purchase Skirball’s premium house seats* (call 212-992-8482 to arrange)
- Dedicated patron line for personalized customer service
- Invitation to season launch party & announcement
- Invitations to patron night dinners and receptions
- Recognition in the Skirball magazine
- Invitations to exclusive "Skirball Talks" Meet & Greets
- Theater seat naming opportunity - available over the 17/18 season only!
($106 non tax deductible)

*Subject to availability

For information on further benefits for gifts above $1,500, please contact Kimberly Olstad at 212-992-8482 or

Renewals for the 17/18 season have begun!
Memberships will remain active for 1 year after your enrollment date and will be automatically renewed at that time. When your membership is up for renewal, we will send you a reminder before we charge your card. You can opt out of automatic renewal by checking the unenrollment box at sign up or notify us at any time prior to your membership expiration date, at 212-992-8482. To learn more about membership and additional benefits, please visit

Additional Benefits

NYU Skirball is proud to be partnering with local businesses that serve our Greenwich Village neighborhood. NYU Skirball Members receive special discounts and offers from the following local businesses when your Skirball Membership card is presented:

  • 15% discount at AG Gears / 69 East 8th Street
  • 10% discount at Agata + Valentina / 64 University Place
  • 15% discount at Arianna Skin Care / 193 Spring Street + 325 Bleecker Street
  • 20% discount at Bergino Baseball Clubhouse / 67 East 11th Street
  • 15% discount at Brigadeiro Bakery / 156 Sullivan Street
  • 10% discount at Caffebene / 24 Saint Marks Place
  • 2 for 1 lessons + a coffee/cappuccino + free access to chess facilities, Chess NYC / 82 West 3rd Street
  • 30% discount*at Cohen’s Fashion Optical / 825 Broadway
    10% discount at Court Street Grocers / 540 LaGuardia Place
  • 10% discount at Eva’s Kitchen / 11 West 8th Street
  • 10% discount at Freud / 506 LaGuardia Place
  • 15% discount at Greenwich Project / 47 West 8th Street
  • 10% discountat Kopi Kopi / 68 West 3rd Street
  • 10% discount at Manousheh / 193 Bleecker Street
  • $75 off Membership* initiation fees when enrolling at Mathnasium / Manhattan locations
  • 10% off all macaroons* at Mille-feuille Bakery / 552 LaGuardia Place
  • 10% discount at Monte’s Trattoria / 97 MacDougal Street
  • Student/Senior pricing at Sacred Sounds Yoga / 163 Bleecker Street
  • 10% discount at Springbone Kitchen / 90 West 3rd Street
  • 10% discount at The Uncommons / 230 Thompson Street
  • 15% discount at Third Rail Coffee / 159 Second Avenue

 *some exclusions may apply


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