Membership in The Muses & Patroness Circle brings a variety of privileges, most primarily the opportunity to help raise funds and friends in support of the education and outreach programs of the McCallum Theatre Institute.
Among the privileges of membership include
- Invitation to an annual hosted membership Tea
- Invitations to Meet and Mingle events, as well as other cultivation and fundraising events throughout the year.
- Opportunity to join smaller affinity groups including Muses of Literature Book Club and Theatre Gypsies
- Invitation to education orientations and workshops
- Subscription to Muse News, the monthly Muse newsletter
- Annually updated membership rosters
- Advance notice of various Theatre activities and events
- Special pre-public ticket-buying opportunity annually
Within The Muses & Patroness Circle organization, prospective members have the choice of four levels of membership:
The Junior Muse Membership
$150 dues annually ($100 is tax deductible)
Must be under 40 years of age.
The Muse Membership
$300 dues annually ($250 is tax deductible)
The Patroness Circle Membership
$1000 dues annually ($800 is tax deductible)
Includes automatic membership in The Muses as well as a special invitation to an event designed specifically for the members of The Patroness Circle.
Patroness Silver Membership
$2,500 dues annually ($2100 is tax deductible)
Includes automatic membership in both The Muses and Patroness Circle and a special invitation to an event designed specifically for members of the Patroness Silver Circle.
Ready To Join?
1. Call June Benson at (760) 776-6193; or
2. Download the membership application and fax to (760) 341-9508.
All membership categories have equal opportunity for service as a member of The Muses and Patroness Circle Slate of Officers, either as an officer or member-at-large.
All memberships in The Muses & Patroness Circle are renewable on an annual basis. The fiscal year begins August 1 and ends July 31 of the following year. Dues for each year are billed in May and are due upon presentation.