THE DREIER FAMILY
RENT SUBSIDY FUND APPLICATION
Purpose of The Dreier Family Rent Subsidy Fund
To maximize affordability of The Marjorie Luke Theatre and to encourage use of
the facility by all area arts organizations, particularly those serving youth.
Subsidy availability is dependent upon the Dreier Family Rent Subsidy Fund reserves.
Subsidy may be limited to a percentage of the total rental costs of the theatre – depending on the Dreier Family Rent Subsidy Fund balance.
Subsidy will be considered for Theatre Rental costs only.
All requests for subsidy will be reviewed by the Rent Subsidy Review Committee, which consists of Board Members, Youth Advisors and Staff. Please allow 30 days for this review process.
Please note that the priority use of The Marjorie Luke Theatre is for performances. Rehearsal time in the theatre will be made available based on availability, and scheduling of performances.
The Review Committee will give priority to events that demonstrate:
Special priority will also be given to:
Subsidy will also be considered for events featuring adult artists aimed at young and family audiences.
The Marjorie Luke Theatre strives to be user-friendly and looks forward to
assisting your group/organization in making your use of the theatre enjoyable
and successful on every possible level. We are here to help you. Please do not
hesitate asking for assistance.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a draft of this application to the
General Manager who will be happy to review and offer suggestions to make
your application clear and strong.
The Review Committee will respond to all applications with comments about
each application and if subsidy has been awarded. The Committee may suggest
ways to strengthen a project by clarifying income and expenses, broadening the
audience base, suggesting community organizations to collaborate with, finding
alternative rehearsal space, and ways to find additional partners/sponsors for
A follow up report by the producing entity/organization will be required for
documentation of Subsidy Funds. Failure to complete the follow up report will
preclude future subsidy.
The Marjorie Luke Theatre respectfully requires that all groups/organizations receiving Rent Subsidy include the following statement in the program for the event:
“This event is supported in part by The Marjorie Luke Theatre’s Dreier Family Rent Subsidy Fund”
Failure to comply with the terms listed herein or of the License Agreement may result
in a reduction or rescind of funds.
No Applications will be accepted retroactively. All applications must be submitted in advance of your
scheduled rental dates.
Please complete entire form.
1) Describe the nature of your event.
2) How does your event involve and/or serve youth?
3) Please state the amount of subsidy you are requesting.
4) Please state the reason you are applying for subsidy.
5) How will subsidy help you achieve greater efficiency and/or increased stability
for your organization?
6) What are the dates you are requesting to utilize The Marjorie Luke Theatre?
(Specify all rehearsal/tech dates and performance dates)
7) How many people will be involved in the actual event (on and backstage)?
8) How many people do you anticipate will attend the event?
9) Is this a one time event or will it be recurring annually, semi-annually, etc?
10) What is the history of audience make up of this event or of your organization
(if any) – size, age, ethnicity, etc?
11) Who are your producing partners and/or sponsors in this event?
12) What are your ticket prices? What is the anticipated ticket revenue of this event?
13) What are your total expenses for this event?
14) Please list all your sources of income to support this event.
15) How will your event be promoted? Who is in charge of promotion/publicity?
16) What is your advertising budget for your event? (Please give us a detailed
description of paid and non-paid advertising in all forms of media -- print,
radio, television, and any flyers or posters you will print and distribute.)
Please note that groups have proven that relying on only un-paid promotion most often results in a failed
event. The Committee needs to see a well-planned promotional campaign to support subsidy grants.