Corporate Support

Corporate Support

Corporations give annual contributions in support of the Society for the Performing Arts’ artistic programming as well as the organization’s Beyond the Stage program that reaches more than 85,000 children, teachers, and families each year. Corporate donors are offered exclusive benefits based on their level of contribution.

Corporate sponsorship of Society for the Performing Arts offers unparalleled promotional and hospitality opportunities before and after performances by the world’s greatest artists. SPA has a successful track record of helping companies accomplish key business objectives through exclusive rights and benefits such as:

  • Series sponsorships
  • World-class entertaining opportunities
  • Brand transfer; establish lasting affiliation with one of Houston’s major arts organizations
  • Targeted access to key demographics
  • Inclusion in broad media and advertising campaign and prominent onsite presence

Sponsor ($5,000)
Major Sponsor ($10,000)
Principal Sponsor ($15,000)
Presenting Sponsor ($20,000)
Series Sponsor ($25,000 and above)


Sponsor logo and acknowledgement in*:

  • 100,000 season brochures distributed throughout the Houston Community
  • Performance postcards
  • SPA newsletter
  • Season promotion video to be shown in lobbies of Jones Hall, Wortham Center and Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
  • SPA program magazines
  • Discounts or free ads in SPA program magazine (depending on sponsorship level)
  • Ads in publications such as:
    The Houston Chronicle
    The Houston Press 
    OutSmart Magazine
    Jewish Herald Voice and other demographic and neighborhood publications
  • 15% discount for all employee ticket purchases to SPA events, excluding settlement and Broadway Series shows
  • Acknowledgement on marquees at Jones Hall and Wortham Center
  • Green Room privileges for entertaining
  • Opportunities to host artist with dinner or reception
  • Pre-performance acknowledgement of sponsor from the stage per artist approval
  • Complimentary VIP and employee tickets to sponsored SPA performance
  • Priority purchase privileges for Broadway in Houston 
*Benefits vary depending on sponsorship level. SPA will customize benefits to meet the needs of our sponsors.


For corporate sponsorship, call 713.632.8104, fax 713.632.8122 or email:


2015-2016 Season Sponsor


Series Sponsors

Dance Series

 Longtime supporters of SPA, Phoebe and Bobby Tudor are our 2015-2016 Dance Series Sponsor.

Music Series

Occidental Petroleum has joined the number of Houston corporations to support SPA and we are proud to recognize Occidental Petroleum as sponsor of the Occidental Petroleum Music Series and our new Occidental Petroleum Concert Series this year. This is a wonderful way for Occidental Petroleum to invest in the Houston community.

Family Fun Series

Citi joins SPA as the sponsor of the 2015-2016 Family Fun Series that includes the ultimate season of nationally and internationally acclaimed performances intended for the entire family and the Family-Friendly Fun Events that are free and open to the public where families with young children meet local and touring artists to learn about other cultures and art forms.

SPA is grateful for H-E-B's longstanding support and is pleased to acknowledge its generous underwriting of SPA's 2015-2016 education programs: H-E-B In The Know Teacher Workshops and
H-E-B Performance Preludes.

  Phillips66 continues as the 2015-2016 Sponsor of SPA’s Movement Toward Literacy Program (MLT.) This program focuses on reducing illiteracy in Houston by utilizing the professional dance companies SPA presents annually to integrates the performing arts into the classroom curriculum through dance residencies and professional development sessions for educators.

ConocoPhillips returns as sponsor of the Transportation Assistance Program. Last year, because of ConocoPhillips’ generous contribution to our transportation program, more than 6,000 Kindergarten through 12th grade students were able to attend our student matinees.

New Now Series

 CB&I is our 2015-2016 New Now Sponsor.

Additional Sponsors

Bank of Texas BMC Software The Brown Foundation
CAMAC City of Houston
The Cullen Trust
the Performing Arts
DLS Event Services Friedkin Group, Inc. Fulbright & Jaworski
Houston Endowment, Inc. The Humphreys Foundation JPMorgan Chase Foundation
Leslie & Shannon Sasser
Family foundation
Locke Lord LLP
Mayer Brown LLP MD Anderson Foundation Mid-America Arts Alliance
Mithoff Family Foundation
National Endowment
for the Arts
Noble Energy
SW Capital Partners The Vaughn Foundation
United Airline
The Official Airline of SPA
The Wave Weil, Gotshal & Manges Wells Fargo
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