Playbill Sponsorships

Regular price $150.00

Utah Children’s Theatre Playbill Sponsorships 2014-15

For information please email: info@uctheatre.org
CURRENT AVAILABILITY: 2015 Shakespeare Festival for Kids & Adults with Short Attention Spans
Utah Children's Theatre is a non-profit theatre. We’re not out to make a fortune, however we need support to print our playbills and support our mission. If you support UCT, we will give you as much exposure as we possibly can. In some cases, we will upgrade your sponsorship at no additional cost. 
Sponsorship Message Guidelines
Messaging must be consistent with supporting UCT's mission. 
In accordance with the IRS, sponsorship copy must be void of coupons, pricing and deals.
Example: "ABC Inc. Supports Utah Children's Theatre. We believe that kids need culture too. For more information about ABC Inc. please visit our website www.abc..."
DUE DATES: Please submit artwork approximately 2 weeks prior to the opening date as noted above.
• Demographics are parents and grandparents 30 to 70, and children/teens ages 4 to 18.
• Majority of our patrons are based in Salt Lake County, with many located in the East
Bench, South Jordan, Draper, Murray, Holladay and other surrounding cities.
• A smaller but significant portion of our patrons are located from Utah County to Syracuse
and Park City to Tooele.

Sponsorship Commitment

8.5 x 5.5 full color gloss finish Playbill
Outside Back Cover (Full Page) $300
Inside Front or Inside Back Cover (Full Page) $250
Inside Full Page $200
1/2 Page $150

Preparing Files

For best results please follow our guidelines.

FILE FORMAT:

We accept the following file formats TIF, TIFF, JPG, EPS, PNG, AI, PSD, and PDF.

FILE SIZE:

The maximum acceptable combined file size is 10MB

DIMENSIONS (includes bleed):

FULL PAGE: 8.875" X 5.875" • HALF PAGE: 4.625" X 5.875"

RESOLUTION:

All file formats must have a minimum of 300 dpi (dot per inch) resolution.
The images designed for the web are done at a low screen resolution of 72 dpi. Print images need to be created at 300 dpi or there will be a substantial drop in the image quality.


COLOR MODE:

All color artwork and/or images must be provided in CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) color mode.
All black & white artworks and/or images must be provided in grayscale color mode.
Avoid large heavy black areas.

 


TICKETS 
You may either purchase online, at our theatre or call our Box Office at 801-532-6000 during box office hours. Purchases may be made at the door prior to the performance depending on availability. There are no fees for purchasing online. All tickets, are held at the Box Office to be picked up 30 minutes prior to show time.


EXCHANGES & REFUNDS
Ticket exchanges are $2.50 per ticket exchange (subject to availability) and must be made 48 hrs in advance of either the performance you plan to see or the performance your are exchanging tickets from. You can only exchange for tickets within the same show title.
REFUNDS When you purchase tickets it is like buying a airline ticket. We are reserving your spot for you. It is our policy to not issue refunds or exchanges for missed shows. Earlybird Season Ticket holders receive one (1) free exchange per production title, Premium Season Ticket Holders receive two (2) per production title and Gold Season Ticket Holder receive three (3) per production title.

AGE
4 years of age and up is the general recommendation of Utah Children’s Theatre. However parents will need to make the decision as to whether their child is old enough to enjoy the performance while not disturbing other audience members. Some shows may be more appropriate for older children, while other’s for younger. To see recommendations for a specific show please visit the show page on our website. Babies & toddlers will not be admitted. All patrons must have a ticket.

ARRIVAL TIME
Will Call and the theatre will open 30 minutes before our performances, our lobby will open 45 minutes prior to show time. 

PARKING 
Parking lots are on the North and South side of our building. There is also ample free street parking.

SEATING
Seating is general admission. The theatre is comprised of three seating sections, center (the largest) with smaller left and right stage seating sections. LATE SEATING We make an effort to start our shows on time. In most cases we will seat latecomers at the first convenient break in the performance. Latecomers will be seated in designated seating. In the case of some performances we may not be able to seat you until intermission due to the orientation of our theatre.


CELL PHONES & RECORDING
Cell phones noises and screens are distracting to those around you and the performers. Please turn them to silent or off. The performances are property of The Children's Theatre or in partnership with licensing companies. Photography, video or audio recording of any kind is strictly prohibited by law. 

RESTLESS CHILDREN
Chronically noisy or loud children should be taken out of the auditorium.

INTERMISSION
Intermission is approximately 15 minutes. Baked goods, and house made drinks & treats are offered in the Soda Fountain before the performance and at intermission and after performances. Quick treats are available at the concessions counter in the lobby. UCT concessions are allowed in the theatre. NO OUTSIDE FOOD PERMITTEDThe Soda Fountain and Concessions Counter purchases support our non-profit mission.

WHEELCHAIRS
Please contact 48hrs prior to the performance so that we may remove our accessible seats and reserve seats next to the area we accommodate wheelchairs.

GIFT CERTIFICATES & GIFT CARDS
Gift Certificates can be redeemed online, by phone or in person. UCT does not receive your GC number. It is automatically generated and sent to the email provided upon checkout. Gift Cards may only be purchased in person and may be redeemed online or in person. 
Click here for Gift Certificates.

Become familiar with the story. Read it in parts or in full with your children. 

With some stories there are movie versions you can preview to see if it is appropriate for your child.

Strobe and lighting effects may be used along with sound and sound effects.

The UCT stage is fairly intimate, with seating on three sides for the stage. The actors can come very close to the audience. 

Helpful outside articles on attending events with our children.

Why Children's Theater Matters

7 Rules of Theatre Etiquette Even Little Kids Can Learn

The Taboo of Sadness: Why Are We Scared to Let Children Be Scared?

What Kids Are Scared of -- and Why

Ages & Stages: How Children Manage Their Fears

How I Taught My Children To Be Less Afraid of Scary Movies