Support Civic Theatre

Thank you to everyone who has supported Civic during the COVID-19 crisis. We are grateful for you!

When you contribute to Civic Theatre, you are providing the essential support necessary for Civic to provide 50,000 opportunities on the stage, behind the scenes, in the classroom, and in the audience to community members every year.

Did you know? Civic Theatre generates less than 50% of its income through mainstage and educational programs. The remaining portion of revenue comes from the generous support of individuals, foundations, and corporations.

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today.

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Support Civic's Productions

Each season, Civic Theatre produces 5 mainstage shows and 4 children’s productions for a total of 90 performances. By bringing together the best of local and regional theatre professionals with high quality volunteer talent, Civic is able to direct its resources into framing each avocational performer with the most up-to-date theatre techniques, technology, and facilities, effectively minimizing overhead costs while maximizing the participant’s experience.

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Support Arts Education & Outreach

Civic provides a broad range (100+ class offerings) of performing arts workshops for students, ages 18 months and older, with formal written evaluations, advanced levels of study, ties to academic standards, and established professionals as instructors. Civic’s philosophy is to create a superior performer through proper technique and intensive study. This approach promotes meaningful and lasting change in the life of each student, whether or not they pursue a career in the performing arts.



Corporate Sponsorships

Invest in your community by supporting local arts. As the primary resident of the Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts, Civic Theatre serves over 30,000 audience members and over 20,000 community members through education and outreach each season.

Corporate sponsorships can be customized to best fit your organization’s needs. For more information, please contact Civic’s Marketing & Events Manager Melissa Hook.



Leave a Legacy

For the past century, Civic Theatre has helped shape the cultural landscape of Central Indiana by providing artistic opportunities to professional artists, community members, and students of all ages and abilities. Help Civic continue its legacy through a charitable donation to Civic’s protected endowment through the Hamilton County Community Foundation.

Donations of $1,000 can be used to purchase a seat in the Tarkington. A seat plaque in the Tarkington is a thoughtful and enduring way to honor a loved one or leave a lasting legacy. 


Legal and Tax Information

Legal Name: Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre
Non-Profit Status: Civic Theatre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. 

Tax-Exempt ID Number: Please contact Julia Bonnett at to request Civic's EIN.

Office & Mailing Address:
Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre
3 Center Green
Carmel, IN 46032

Gifts may be designated for use of Civic’s general operating needs, educational programs, mainstage shows, special projects, or added to the endowment.

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