Support Us

Basement Theatre is where the ideas, artists and arts leaders of tomorrow are being formed. We are hell bent on supporting artists to develop their craft and build sustainable careers.

We need your help to make this happen. There are a number of easy ways you can donate:

  • Donate a minimum of $1000 and join our patron programme, Basement Lovers


  • Join our loyalty membership programme, Basement Mates

  • If your an organisation, you can sponsor or partner with us

Money raised from donations will go directly towards our running costs as a non-profit performing arts venue, or supporting the Basement community.

Want to become one of our ultimate champions? Donate a minimum of $1000 to become a Basement Lover!

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Is Basement your second home? Want to support Tāmaki Makaurau's incredible independent artists? Become a Basement Mate!

Basement Mates is our membership programme that gives you some sweet perks and backs the mahi we do for independent artists.

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We love working together with people and organisations who are as passionate about the arts as we are.

If your business is interested in supporting Basement Theatre as a sponsor or partner, we’d love to hear from you. To get involved please email or contact Cat Ruka, Basement's Executive Director -

Huge love to these organisations for their ongoing support