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Support Us

We have big plans for the future of our theatre, evolving it into a vibrant community hub. Performing arts remain at the heart but we passionately believe that by opening up the theatre, more people from York will be excited and inspired. 

To build the community hub, we are embarking on a major capital project to raise money to fund our theatre expansion.

There are a number of ways in which you can support us.

  • Help us raise funds towards the new 'Garden Room', a much-needed social space for pre-performance comfort.

  • If you love going to the theatre, why not treat yourself and become a Friend of Joseph Rowntree Theatre?

  • The Joseph Rowntree Theatre has 365 seats and its intimate size and friendly feel is loved by audiences and performers alike you can support the theatre by sponsoring a seat for 5 years

  • You can support us by making a regular monthly donation.

  • Check out our theatre prints from local artist Elliot Harrison, cards, teddy bears and tote bags galore! 

  • Can't decide what show your friend or family would like best? The Joseph Rowntree Theatre Gift Voucher is the perfect present.

  • You can now donate your Nectar points to the theatre. Find out how. 

  • Nominate the Joseph Rowntree Theatre as your chosen charity.

  • If you are a UK taxpayer, for every £1 you donate to the Joseph Rowntree Theatre, we can claim an additional 25p from HM Revenue and Customs.