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cropped-svct_50th_site_icon.jpgWhy Advertise With South Valley Civic Theatre?

South Valley Civic Theatre (SVCT) offers a variety of productions to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to explore their talents: children, teens, and adults; singers and dancers; comedic and dramatic actors.

For you, the advertiser, the shows draw varying audiences allowing for both demographic focus and/or “broad-brush” type advertising.

Like with all advertising, the more consistently our patrons see you, the more likely they are to seek you out when they need a product or service that you offer. With SVCT, you have five shows during which you can promote your business – choose one, a combination, or all five.

Unlike other advertising that is strictly “self-serving,” promoting your business through South Valley Civic Theatre also tells the community that you and your business support the arts, specifically performing arts, in both Morgan Hill and Gilroy.

Rates for advertising in our programs

Download our Advertising Packet for a summary of the following plus additional specifics re ad sizes and deadlines.

Each of our five shows for the season runs for 10 or more performances. There are 186 seats in the theater. Reach a potential of 6500+ customers and clients who see your ads at each of 50+ performances during the season. Or your ad in the program for a single show will reach between 1000 and 1800 patrons over the run of the show. Rates are very reasonable and visibility is high. And it’s tax deductible!

 Black & White Ad
1 show 2 shows 3 shows 4 shows 5 shows
Advertise in multiple
shows and save!
Save 5% Save 10% Save 15% Save 20%
 Quarter Page  $85  $160  $230  $290  $340
Half Page $155 $295 $420 $530 $620
Full Page $265 $505 $715 $900 $1,060*
 Color (Glossy) Ad
1 show 2 shows 3 shows 4 shows 5 shows
Advertise in multiple
shows and save!
Save 5% Save 10% Save 15% Save 20%
Quarter Page $100 $185 $265 $335 $395
Half Page $180 $340 $485 $610 $720
Full Page $305 $580 $820 $1,035 $1,220*
  • Discounts as great as 20% are available when multiple placements are selected.
  • Color advertisements intended for use in a particular show must be purchased at least six weeks before the show opens.
  • *If you purchase a full page ad for the entire season (5 shows), you will receive two season tickets, valued at $200. If you purchase a full page color ad for the entire season, you will also receive logo advertising on www.SVCT.org (with a link to your website).

Sponsorship Opportunities

$1,200 per show

A sponsor’s logo is placed on all posters, direct mail (2,500 postcards), bulk email (typicaly 3 emails per show to 3,500 email addresses), and program covers.

This type of advertising is more “institutional” in nature, promoting the sponsor as a supporter of community theater. It has the greatest reach of all advertising opportunities as it reaches all SVCT subscribers – over 3000 – in addition to the patrons who see the show.

The 2019-2020 Season

Children’s Musical, “Cinderella”

Based on the classic fairy tale, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s adaptation will be performed by local children. With its familiar songs and plot, it will provide family entertainment for all ages, with the audience expected to be composed of children and parent- and grandparent-aged, family-focused adults.

Heart Warming Play, “Steel Magnolias”

Set in a beauty salon in small-town Louisiana, this popular play features well-drawn characters. We expect it to attract new audiences, such as groups of women attending together..

Cult Classic, “Heathers the Musical” (High School Edition)

The cast will be composed of youth, aged 13 to 18. Our teen productions regularly play to sold out houses, as we choose musicals that appeal to a wide range of traditional adult audiences in addition to teens, parents, families, and grandparents.. Heathers is a bit edgier than most of our teen productions, and we expect it to draw in new young adult audience members.

Seductive, Compelling Masterpiece, ”Cabaret”

This intense Broadway hit has instant name recognition. We expect it to appeal to a broad range of adult audiences with well attended performances..

Modern Broadway Sensation, “Beauty and the Beast”

Another timeless and enduring classic fairy tale, this musical–with its captivating characters, costumes, and songs–is anticipated to appeal to theater goers of all ages. Given the broad appeal of the show and its well-known songs, we expect many of the performances to sell out.

Contact

Scott Lynch
advertising@SVCT.org

Thank you for advertising with SVCT!

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