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Friends of TPAC

Through imaginative educational programs, exhilarating performances and dynamic community outreach initiatives, the Topeka Performing Arts Center brought Northeast Kansas diverse, quality programming and events.

We value the support we receive from our Friends of TPAC and hope that you will join all of us in celebrating the arts within our community. With your donation to the Topeka Performing Arts Center’s Friends of TPAC program you will receive a number of benefits. Including being among the first to know about upcoming shows and events.

In so many ways, your gift to Friends of TPAC contributes to our quality of life, and ensures a vital and thriving entertainment scene in Topeka. With your support, we are looking forward to another outstanding year at the Topeka Performing Arts Center. Please join today so you don’t miss out! Contact our Marketing Team at 785-234-2787 ext. 104 or email

Select a level and join now!

$20 helps send 3 children through our educational programming.
Presale ticket privileges
Recognition in TPAC presented show programs and on our website
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
Benefits from previous level PLUS:
-Free ticket exchange privileges
-Box office phone privileges
Leading Actor
Leading Actor
Benefits from previous levels PLUS:
-Priority Seats
-Two guest passes to VIP Donor Room
Benefits from previous levels PLUS:
-Monitored reserved parking
-Seat holds for season performances
-VIP Donor room access
Benefits from previous levels PLUS:
-Two Tasting Grape Escape tickets
Executive Producer
Executive Producer
Benefits from previous levels PLUS:
-Invitation to one meet & greet
-Two VIP Grape Escape tickets
Benefits from previous levels PLUS:
-Free meeting room rental
Benefits from previous levels PLUS:
-Private reception (before/after a show)

Meet Our Friends

Legend ($10,000+)
Advisors Excel
Capitol Federal
Hills Pet Nutrition
Security Benefit
Vision Bank*
Westar Energy

Partner ($5,000-$9,999)

Executive Producer ($2,500-$4,999)
Bartlett & West
Cytek Media Systems Inc.
Epic Supply
Scott & Sherry Hunsicker
Orient Lodge No. 51 AF & AM
Brad & Cynthia Owen
Lou Probasco
The Schwartz Foundation
Richard D. Shiney Trust

Producer ($1,000-$2,499)
Barbara's Conservatory of Dance*
Larry & Vicki Brubaker
Randy & Debra Clayton
Core First Bank & Trust
Cox Communications
JoAnn & Andy Devin
Robert & Kathy Duncan
Keelyn & Becky Ericson
Federal Home Loan Bank
Charles & Debra Forman
Mike & Kathryn Franklin*
Larry & Diane Gawronski
Gary & Linda Gilbert
Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds & Palmer
Bill & Marcia Haag
Mark & Lisa Heitz
Dan & Julie Hejtmanek
Mr. & Mrs. Dwight Jepson
Kansas Medical Clinic
Dr. Donnie and Sarah Kastner
Jim & Jolene Klausman
Greg & Jenny Lee
Shawn & Dawn Magee
Meridian Roofing Solutions, LLC
Michael & Grace Morrison
Austin & Marianna Nothern*
Linda Polly
Marsha Pope
Robert and Debra Raff*
Tamara Reece
Bill Sneed
Stifel Nicolaus
Bill & Joan Wagnon
Richard Wemer
Gary & Widge Yager*

Director ($500-$999)

Judy & Charles Ashbaugh
Zachary Broughton
Lisa Brown
Clayton Wealth Partners
Spencer & Barbara Duncan
Jerry & Barbara Ebert
Phil & Darlene Elwood
Larry & Jean Ann Emig
Duane & Beth Fager
Steve & Susan Harlan
Barbara Heller
John Humphrey
Gary & Sheila Knoll
James & Kathleen Maag
Stan Martindell*
Dr. Mike and Jan Michel
Arthur Moore
Jim & Nancy Parrish
Thomas & Ann Raney
Shari Rawlings
Kathy Schlotterbeck
Stephen & Edie Smith
Jim & Joan Wempe
Richard Werner
Phil Whalen
Susan Winter

Leading Actor ($250-$499)
Kenin & Nancy Alexander
S.K. & Pamela Alexander
Lee Benson
Joe & Tina Bichler
Melinda Blaser
Steve & Derie Briman
Companion Animal Clinic
Ken Cooper
John & Brenda Dicus
Eagle Auto Wash & Detail Salon
Jerry & Barbara Ebert*
Mike Esau
Rick Heschmeyer
Ruth Jenkins
Kathy & Dwight Jepson
Tad Kramer*
Vince LaRocca
Jenny Lee
Cherlyn Seckinger*
Matt Soper
Mr. & Mrs. John Stauffer
Brooke Stevens*

Supporting Actor ($100-$249)
Karli Alderson
Susan Alexander*
N. Larry Bork
Jeanette Bouzianis*
Susan Bullock
Chelsey Cairns*
Cynthia Cappelari*
Dennis Czechanski
Rebecca Duncan
Virginia Eisenbarth
Kathryn Fowler
Amy Gilliland*
Bruce & Kathy Graham
Beth Harrison
Mary Hurrel
Glenn Jagodzinske
Michael Larkin
Shawn & Marti Leisinger
J.P. & Leslie Jo Meitner
Arthur Moore
Jane & Jim Owen
Rhonda Peterson
Randy & Loreena Potts
Lana Pruett
Diane Schultz
Marlene Showalter*
Renae Skrzypek
Alexander Smirnov
Liz Smith
Megan Spreer
Becky Stauffer
Liz & Joe Steffen
Brooke Stevens
Michelle Stubblefield*
Tom & Lisa Stubbs*
Valerie Thieme
Rita Torrez
Brett & Rachel Trentman
John & Louise Wendling
David Wexler
David Wexler
Ron & Alice Wurtz
Elizabeth Young

Advocate ($50-$99)
James Anderson
David Bean
Kelly Beuchat
Paul Boese
Chris Corbin
Ed Crawford
Dan Degenhardt
Jim & Ethel Edwards
David & Linda Fricke
Shelley Finn
Larry Gascich
Debra Gillet
Shawna Hendrix
Elizabeth Herbert
Nick Holzrichter
Phyllis Irby
Linda Johnsrud
Barry Klesner
Kevin Lavender
Gina Mangiaracino*
Delores Mead
Stephen Mercer
Cathy Nesbitt
Charles Oroke
Katherine Price*
John Reeder
Malcolm Robinson
Ron Sestak*
Mack & Suzette Smith
Kathy Stecklein
Al Struttman
Edward Winn
Widge Yager*
David Yoder

Protégé ($20-49)
Terry Cuthbertson
Jamie Crook
Shelby Edwards
Cindy Evans
Delena Frank
Cody Fredrickson*
Jackie Hovey
Jeffery & Julia Lamott
John Land
Ruth Madell
Dana Meinhardt
Stephen Mercer
Lupe Munoz
Lena Runnebaum
Alexandria Savoy*
Ronald Shestak
Joe Steffen*
Melina Stewart*
Kevin Stuber
Kevin Wempe
Scott Wempe
Melissa White*
Kathy Woods
In Memory of Ron Smith (Virginia Eisenbarth)
In Memory of Morgan Duncan (Jeffrey Nicholes)

*TPAC Partners In Arts Society Member

Membership Benefit Descriptions

Pre-Sale Ticket Privileges:

-Special pre-sale privileges for Friends of TPAC prior to other pre-sales and general on-sale. When available.

Recognition in Season Program:

-Your name will be displayed as a supporter in the season programs distributed at all season performances.

Free Ticket Exchange Privileges:

-Exchange your tickets for different seats within the same price level or higher of the same performance or exchange them for another season performance for seats valued at equal or lesser value for no additional fees.

Box Office Phone Privileges:

-Call the box office for season performance tickets that are on-sale. Pre-sale purchases are only available online. No convenience charges apply for purchasing through the box office. 785-234-2787 x104 or 785-234-2787 x100.

Priority Seats:

-Preference will be made when selecting seats for season performances.

Two guest passes to VIP Donor Room:

-Two guest passes to the VIP donor room for one season performance. Please notify the box office when purchasing tickets which season performance you would like to utilize these for.

Monitored Reserved Parking:

-Parking in the Capitol Federal parking garage (located on the west side of the building directly across the street from the awning). Parking spaces reserved on the lower level. To be eligible for reserved space, tickets must be purchased in person at the box office or using the box office phone privileges.

Seat Holds for Season Performances:

-Select seats to be held just for you for all season performances. We cannot guarantee your seats will be available during other performances held at TPAC during the year.

VIP Donor Room Access:

-VIP donor room access for all season performances and select add-on performances. Located in the Fleming Room in the northeast hallway. The room is monitored during performances. You may leave your coats in the room to be retrieved after the performance is over. Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks. The room is open one hour prior to the performance and during intermission. Drinks and snacks will be removed after intermission.

Two Tasting Grape Escape Tickets:

-Two Tasting tickets to the 2017 Grape Escape event. Enjoy food from local vendors and various types of wine and beer. Contains silent and live auctions, live entertainment and games.

Invitation to One Meet & Greet:

-Meet & greet is based on artist availability. Ticket purchase to the performance will be required. Meet & greets will be scheduled no later than two weeks prior to the performance.

Two VIP Grape Escape Tickets:

-Two VIP Grape Escape tickets include all that comes with the Tasting ticket (listed above) and includes an exclusive VIP dinner to the 2017 Grape Escape.

Free Meeting Room Rental:

-Utilize one of the various meeting rooms available for up to 400 people. Rooms available are the Fleming Room, Anton Room, Sheffel Room, Hill’s Festival Hall and the Hussey Playhouse. Additional charges may apply. Complete the form located at to receive further details and availability.

Private Reception:

-Host a private reception before or after any performance at TPAC. Scheduling based on room availability. Includes up to $250 toward hospitality services.

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