Donations / Become a Sponsor

Donations to Stage Werx go directly to operations of the venue. If you would like to direct your donation to a specific program, purpose or group, please let us know.
Below are a current list of programs operating at Stage Werx.

Solo Sundays – creating opportunities for solo performers to showcase excerpts of their longer shows

Solo Performance Workshop – helping to create, direct and showcase solo performances

Cirque Oui-Et and Gherkin Picklewater – providing opportunities for circus arts performers

San Francisco Youth Theatre – training and education San Francisco youth in theatre arts

Eisa al-Shamma – creating circus arts workshops to the community

Dani Spinks and Dreams on the Rocks Productions – producing reimagined stage plays from old favorites

James Donlon and Flying Actors Studio – producing and creating opportunities for circus arts performers and solo performers with a twist

Backrow Cinema – offering $5 movie nights to bring the community together (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Clay Rosenthal and Potentially Offensive Productions – producing and creating performing opportunities in musical theatre.

Michael Hayes – producing and creating opportunities for sketch comedy

Elena Altman and Movie Making Throughout the Bay (MMTB) – creating the MMTB Festival and providing movie making opportunities in all aspects of film production in the Bay Area

Stage Werx Technician Training Program – training the next batch of lighting/sound/av/Stage Managers/Front of House staff

Stage Werx operations – direct funds to keeping the venue open


Stage Werx Theatre is struggling to survive. The pandemic coupled with soaring rents, smaller audiences and fewer shows, it’s going to take a bit of a miracle to weather this storm. We want to be here for the long haul, providing an affordable, cutting edge theatre to artists, technicians and audiences. By becoming a sponsor you help ensure our future here for years to come. Please take a look at our membership options and join today.