Your donation keeps the arts accessible, affordable and alive!

As an individual or family, your tax-deductible donation helps Auburn Public Theater fulfill our mission to challenge and educate our community and foster creative growth through shared performance experiences. You can support Auburn Public Theater in the following ways:

Year-End Appeal 2019

APT’s expansion and renovation project is well under way, with new construction daily, thanks to your support in the 2018/19 season. Your generous end-of-year donations for 2019 will ensure that affordable & free live events, educational programs, and community partnerships can continue throughout this exciting project. Through your generosity, APT will be able to provide affordable access to the arts all year long in 2020, while working hard towards a bright and vibrant future for downtown Auburn.

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Capital Campaign

We are expanding the arts, and bringing people downtown. Our expansion and renovation project includes: a complete renovation of our 13,000 sf basement into: a large, flexible event space, smaller black box theater, & an Auburn Music Hall of Fame; an updated exterior façade for our building with improved visibility & signage on Genesee St.; a café on Genesee St. featuring Simple Roast coffee & locally sourced lite fare. Help us with our Capital Campaign & ensure that APT is here serving Auburn for generations to come. CLICK HERE to learn more about our project.

Renovation Donation

Sustaining Patron Program

Program Benefits

Become an ambassador of the arts. Sustaining Patrons make a three-year pledge of financial support to Auburn Public Theater at one of three levels. $3000, $2000, or $1000 per year for three years.

Special benefits include:

  • Your name inscribed on the Sustaining Patron mural in the lobby of Auburn Public Theater
  • Your name listed on Auburn Public Theater’s website and season program
  • 10% member discount on tickets to all Auburn Public Theater-produced events
  • Free tickets to our Cinema and Main Stage Events
  • Invitation to annual Sustaining Patron Appreciation Event


To learn more about being a Sustaining Patron please contact our Artistic Director, Angela Daddabbo at or 315-702-8309.

Scholarship Fund

Donating to the Scholarship Fund helps Auburn Public Studio, the education branch of Auburn Public Theater, to provide performing arts scholarships to economically underserved children. Your contribution will change young lives!

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Gift Certificate

Give the gift of live entertainment! APT gift certificates are good for all APT produced live events. The perfect gift for the theater buff, music lover, or comedy club lover in your life.

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Seat Plaque Sponsorship

For a tax deductible donation of $250, your gift is commemorated with a Seat Plaque engraved with the text of your choice and affixed to an available chair in our Main Stage. Support Auburn Public Theater today with this lasting commemorative gift.

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Your contribution in any amount makes a real difference.

Auburn Public Theater is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. All donations are tax deductible up to the allowable limit. Please consult your accountant or financial advisor.

Please mail your check to:

Auburn Public Theater
P.O. Box 771
Auburn, NY 13021

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