Help San Diego Junior Theatre foster transformative experiences in the lives of young people by making a donation today. Your donation makes it possible to:

    • Recruit highly experienced teaching artists and guest professionals for camps, classes and productions
    • Produce six annual productions, all with original production designs, and many with live orchestras
    • Acquire top and emerging production titles that will enrich the lives of our students as well as family audiences throughout San Diego County
    • Provide live theatre experiences to over 10,000 children annually through our student matinee performances
    • Reach underserved families with tuition assistance
    • Offer inclusion programs such as American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreted Performances, Sensory-Friendly Performances and Inclusion Aides in our classrooms.

    Thank you for your commitment to the future of the oldest youth theatre in the nation. Your donation will ensure that Junior Theatre is the place where dreams are realized in a safe and nurturing community and where life-long friendships are born.


Become a Sponsor

Sponsor a production, a live orchestra, a student matinee, or tuition for a deserving child. Contact James Saba at 619-239-1311 x230 to learn more.

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts are a great way to increase your donation and double your giving power. Please contact your company’s HR department to learn more about its matching gifts program or contact James Saba, 619-239-1311 x230 for more information and guidance.

Gifts of Stock

Transferring stock is easy and the total value of your gift is tax-deductible, provided it has been held for at least one year and there is no obligation to pay any capital gains tax on the appreciated value. For more information contact James Saba at 619-239-1311 x230.

For more information, please contact James Saba, 619-239-1311 x230.

San Diego Junior Theatre is a registered nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Donations are tax-deductible. Our FEIN number is 95-2303700.

Our most sincere thanks and appreciation to the many foundations, board members, families, alumni and generous individuals who have supported San Diego Junior Theatre as we continue to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis and find our new normal!

Director’s Circle ($10,000+)

Patrons of the Prado, City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture, Price Philanthropies, The San Diego Foundation, The State of California, The Purlia Johnson Family, Stan Pedzick & Mary Oswell in honor of George E. Oswell, Kathryn Starr, The Thursday Club, Casey Purlia Johnson Fund at the Chicago Community Foundation.

Diamond Circle ($5,000 – $9,999)

The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation.

Gold Circle ($1,000 – $4,999)

The Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation, Justin Ruggiero, Hilbert and Peggy Chu, Michael Barahura, Lloyd Price & Katherine Matlack, Drs. Robert & Julie Cowan Novak, Gerald & Christa Reyonds, Tom & Paula Crews, Bill & Debi Schneiderwind, Tim Reeve, Agnes Chu.

Silver Circle ($500 – $999)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Steve Multer, Elaine and David Saville, The Fulton Family, Anna Lewis, Debbie Kilbourn & Dennis Gage, Marsha Mooradian Jenness, Steven Malk & Alexandra Sartor Charitable Fund, The Wen Family, Kelly Ward, Jill Brow-Weller, The Haberman Family, Zachary Bristow, Kristen & Brian Byrne.

Bronze Circle ($250 – $499)

Linda & Michael Teays, Marlene Hamovitch, Mary Hayward, Michelle Fleming, James & Sharon Douglas, Rosanne Fleming, Charles Deem, Sharra Updike, Ben & Amy Schindler, Jim & Sue Boland, Alistair & Joyce Fyfe, Stephanie Blake, Lori Partrick, Lynne Mayfield, Maura Daly Phinney, Patti Saraniero & Ben Thoron, David Braun, Russell Ginns, Emily Regas, Gregory & Lauren Garbacz, Jay & Julie Sarno, Anonymous.

Patron ($100 – $249)

Kathi McCord, Marion & Charles Persons, Gilbert Espinosa, JoAnn Benjamin, Lisa Samson, Greg Delawie, Lisa Jaret, Steve & Mary Jane Harris, Mel Weisenberg, Pamela & Scott Linton, Anne Bringaze, Stephen Weber, Richard & Linda Landres, Philip Reza, Helen Prine.