Including a gift to Actors Theatre in your estate plans helps ensure that your passion for theatre and the value of our programs lives on for future generations. Lifetime membership is extended to individuals who support the theatre through a bequest by will or living trust, or through other planned gifts that provide income for life and tax benefits to the donor. Legacy Circle members are recognized in programs, lobby boards and other print and electronic media and receive special event invitations.

Please consider making a bequest to Actors Theatre

  • Increase our endowment to ensure future stability
  • Provide production support
  • Support the creation of new plays for the American theatre
  • Build younger and more diverse audiences by providing subsidized tickets to schools and community groups

Ways to Make a Planned Gift


Charitable Gift Annuities

A charitable gift annuity is one of the easiest and most popular ways to support Actors Theatre and receive a guaranteed annual income.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

A charitable remainder annuity trust (CRAT) allows you to make a gift to Actors Theatre and receive a fixed, annual income for yourself and others for life, or for a term of up to 20 years.

Charitable Lead Trusts

A charitable lead trust (CLT) provides Actors Theatre with a steady income for a specific term of years or the life of an individual.

Gifting Retirement Assets

You can provide for both Actors Theatre and family members by leaving retirement plan assets to a life income gift, such as charitable remainder trust.

Gifts of Life Insurance

Actors Theatre can be named as owner and beneficiary of an existing policy, or a new policy can be established.

Give Your Home and Keep It Too

A charitable life tenancy agreement allows you to give a personal residence or farm to Actors Theatre while retaining the right to live there for life.

Contact Actors Theatre’s Development department for further information.

Mark Warner
Director of Development
502.584.1265 x3013

Actors Theater of Louisville
316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Box Office: 502.584.1205
502.371.0956 TDD

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