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DST Producers

DST Producers is our monthly donation program which allows you to choose an amount to be donated each month, enjoy perks, and help Desert Stages continue its quality program year round!

Desert Stages Theatre is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) community theatre that relies on donations and support from our community in order to continue quality programs for actors of all ages. DST has created a space where actors, directors, and tech crew can learn, grow, and create live performing arts to not only entertain but enrich their community and themselves. Being a part of performing arts has been proven to increase mental and social impact, increase grades in school, and create a more balanced, accepting, and nurturing community of people. Many people do not know the costs behind producing a live theater production. Every show produced has high costs behind them in order to presented properly. An example of these costs are as follows:

Typical Show CostsActor’s CafeCullity Hall
Royalties, Music, Licensing, & Scripts$2,000$13,000
Production Staff$1,500$3,000
Props & Costumes$1,500$1,000
Tech Crew$1,000$2,000
Programs & Promo Products$800$1,400
Set Design & Build$700$700
Set & Tech Supplies$500$1,000
TOTAL TYPICAL SHOW COSTS$8,000$22,100

These numbers can fluctuate based on the shows. These numbers do not include general operating costs of the theater, including our rent (nearly $200,000 annually) or operational staff costs. Your generous monthly donation will help us with these costs in order for us to provide an opportunity for so many children and adults to be a part of Desert Stages! Thank you for being a part of our continued growth and for being Part Of The Magic!

Membership Levels:

LevelMonthly / AnnualBenefits
Associate Producer$10 / $120Acknowledgement in DST digital playbills
Consulting Producer$25 / $300

Acknowledgement in DST digital playbills
1 DST Swag Kit per year

Managing Producer$50 / $600Acknowledgement in DST digital playbills
1 DST Swag Kit per year
1 DST Ticket per month
Lead Producer$100 / $1,200Acknowledgement in DST digital playbills
1 DST Swag Kit per year
2 DST Tickets per month
Executive Producer$250 / $3,000Acknowledgement in DST digital playbills
2 DST Swag Kits per year
4 DST Tickets per month