Sponsor program and benefits

Each year, more than 600,000 people attend performances at our theatres — to see the best international, national and local entertainment on our historic stages.

Bob Woodward at State Theatre

By sponsoring, your company can boost your marketing efforts, underscore your commitment to our shared values and delight and entertain your clients with unique, behind-the-scenes experiences.

Click here to see current sponsors.


Sponsorship opportunities include:

Educational initiatives

Spotlight Education enriches the community with high-quality learning, performing and creative experiences while engaging over 6,500 high school student and theatre directors in over 90 high schools across America.

Show and concert series

Sponsor a new concert, comedy, family or living legends series with targeted audiences and widespread reach.

Public art initiatives

Our public art and placemaking projects aim to transform how people experience spaces in downtown Minneapolis.

Broadway shows (individual shows)

Customizable experiences, backstage tours, special events and marketing integration around individual Broadway shows are available.

We welcome the opportunity to learn about your business objectives and create a customized sponsorship package for you. Please contact corporate sponsorship manager, Julie Gotlieb, at Julie.Gotlieb@HennepinTheatreTrust.org or 612.455.9518.