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The Chairman’s Circle is a unique group of leading Adelaide Festival supporters whose influence, vision and direct engagement has an immediate and measurable impact on the Festival’s program each year.

As a collective, the Chairman’s Circle annual investment directly supports one prestigious work in the Festival program which is exclusive to the Adelaide Festival. These sponsored awarding-winning works include The James Plays, Saul, Hamlet, The Magic Flute, Requiem,  A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Golden Cockerel, Messa da Requiem and The Nightingale and Other Fables.

Members receive premium seating and hospitality on the opening night of this exclusive production.

The Chairman’s Circle enjoys a close relationship with the Chair and other members of the Board, as leading supporters of and advocates for the Adelaide Festival.

Members of the Chairman’s Circle make an annual investment of $10,000, of which $8,000 is a tax-deductible donation. Chairman's Circle members receive exclusive benefits to the value of $2000 with the balance of $8000 being tax deductible.

Membership is by invitation, all members are personally acknowledged in the Festival Guide, online and in the program for the sponsored event (unless anonymity is requested).


Chairman's Circle membership benefits include:

  • Ticket and event benefits to the value of $2,000
  • Personalised ticketing booking service with access to premium tickets
  • Year-round schedule of social events
  • Exclusive behind the scenes tour of the supported work
  • Invitations to meet AF artists and companies
  • Invitation to a members only AF program reveal with the Artistic Director prior to official launch
  • Private pre-show cocktail party on Opening Night

For more information please contact Hannah Bone, Philanthropy Manager, on or 08 8216 4478.