Young Professionals Boards | Dallas Theater Center

Dallas Theater Center Young Professionals Board (DTCYP) is a collective of young professionals [approx. age 25-40]) brought together by a passion for collaborative, inventive, and transformative theater. This associate board will create brand awareness throughout the season, enhance existing fundraising efforts, and cultivate future organizational leadership.

WOW!  Thank you to everyone who applied this season.  2022-2023 DTCYP Applications are officially closed.  You should be receiving a message from the DTCYP Membership Committee soon if you recently applied.  Email dtcyp@dallastheatercenter.org if you are interested in staying informed about future membership.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS BOARD OVERVIEW

Vision: The DTCYP Board will be an integral component in helping Dallas Theater Center continue to attract new theater enthusiasts.

Mission: The DTCYP Board is a group committed to generating additional resources to advance the mission of Dallas Theater Center. They are the next generation of supporters.

General Governance and Composition: The DTCYP Board will comprise at least 10, but no more than 30, young professionals [approx. age 25-40] who preferably live and/or work in North Texas. Members will commit to a two-year term with the ability to renew based on mutual agreement.

Objectives:

  • Build networks and awareness of Dallas Theater Center.
  • Support special events and other volunteer-related activities.
  • Provide Time Treasure and Talent to DTC


Overall Strategy
:

  • Develop a strategy with respect to how DTC can identify, qualify, and engage new audiences.
  • Build capacity for new partnerships by developing networks and new avenues for growth.
  • Coordinate closely with DTC staff to leverage contacts and resources to increase awareness and participation.


Annual Member Expectations
:

  • A minimum gift of $200 for membership dues.
    • $80 towards a Theater Pass, $120 towards Give/Get
  • An annual Give/ Get of $500.
    • $380 to raise as a recurring gift, crowdfunding page, or another fundraising method.
  • Brand awareness – Plan and participate in a minimum of 8 hours of marketing/community outreach events or (Examples include volunteer recruitment, special event planning, etc.)


Member Benefits
:

  • Receive recognition on the DTC website, newsletter, and annual report
  • Education on theater-making
  • Complimentary refreshments at select meetings
  • Parking Pass at the Lexus Silver Garage and two concession vouchers

** A Give/Get is an agreement by board members to either donate or fundraise a certain amount of funds during their term. The value of an in-kind donation can also be considered a give/get.

Highlights from Dallas Theater Center Young Professionals Board Summer Mixer