Event & Corporate Sponsorship

Build a Better Community Through the Arts

Vocalize your passion for the arts and building a better community by sponsoring a St. Petersburg Opera mainstage production, educational outreach program, or event. Whether a corporate or individual donor, you can be sure that your support will not only produce a world class musical experience, but also contribute to better civic engagement and economic growth in the Tampa Bay area.

Sponsorship opportunities can be tailored to meet your personal philanthropic priorities and can include custom print, on-site or electronic recognition. Sponsorship gifts contribute to your overall Annual Fund giving and may qualify you for additional benefits or recognition.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Season Title Sponsorship ($60,000+)’ Season Season Title Co-Sponsorship ($35,000+)
Season sponsorship includes Naming Rights as Producing Sponsor on all Mainstage productions throughout the season. Your name/logo will be displayed prominently on all mainstage and Maestro Series marketing materials and related publications, including posters, postcards, programs, website, newsletters and more.

Production Sponsorship ($25,000 – $50,000)
Support an entire run of one of St. Petersburg Opera’s four mainstage operatic productions at the Palladium Theater, and enjoy exceptional behind-the-scenes access, including exclusive meetings with the artists, including Artistic Director and Conductor, Maestro Mark Sforzini, Principal Cast Members, Stage Directors, and Designers. Receive primary sponsorship recognition, including in the program book, production posters, the SPO website, and a broad assortment of publicity materials.

Co-Sponsorship Opportunities ($12,500 – $25,000)

Outreach and Special Event Sponsorship (starts at $2,750)
Specialized sponsorships are available for high-level donor events, select outreach concerts, Holiday Sparkle holiday concert productions, Creative Collaborations and Family Series productions at Opera Central. Event Sponsorships include premier event recognition and exclusive hospitality opportunities at the event. Educational outreach sponsorship includes additional recognition at mainstage opera productions via supertitle screens, along with the joy of supporting lifelong learning and creativity for children and adults.

Bella Voce Gala Sponsorship ($15,000)
Includes sponsor recognition at the event, opportunity to speak at event, logo placement in all Mainstage programs throughout the season, and more.

Bella Voce Gala Co-Sponsorship ($10,000), Associate Sponsorship ($5,500), VIP Sponsorship ($4,000). Table Sponsorship ($2,750). Individual Sponsorship Opportunities also available.

Artist Sponsorship ($2,500 – $5,000)
Foster the growth and creativity of a single Principal or Emerging Artist (singer, designer, stage director, or orchestral musician). Sponsorship includes private invitations to rehearsals and opportunities to meet your sponsored artist.

St. Petersburg Opera Company is a not-for-profit corporation in good standing in the State of Florida. We have been granted 501(c)3 status by the IRS so your charitable contributions are fully tax deductible to the extent permissible by law.

Call Chris Green at 727-823-2040, ext. 7 to find out how St. Petersburg Opera Co. can fulfill your philanthropic priorities.6