Artistic Director’s Circle

£10,000 per year
Minimum payment of £600 and a suggested donation of £9,400

(A minimum payment of £600 secures all the Artistic Director's Circle benefits, and you may purchase these benefits separately without making any further donation. The balance of £9,400 is a suggested donation.)

The Artistic Director's Circle plays a critical role in the life of Sadler's Wells by supporting the Artistic Programme. Circle members provide vital funding for new commissions and the staging of dance productions at Sadler's Wells. They also provide funding to bring the very best international dance companies to London.

To thank you for your support we are delighted to provide:

Priority booking and information
Priority booking for most shows in advance of members and the public

Invitations to exclusive supporters' events
An annual Major Donor Dinner
Opportunity to attend Season briefing lunches with the Artistic Director
Invitation to the Sadler's Wells Annual Press Conference
Four free behind the scenes Insight Events a year
Invitations to drinks receptions around new productions throughout the year
Opportunity to have a private backstage tour of the theatre
Two free Season Preview events a year
At least four free Dress Rehearsals a year
Ten Patrons’ Nights each year, providing an opportunity to meet artists, including two free tickets to each Patrons Night

Ticket access & offers
Access to allocation of the best seats held exclusively for supporters
Dedicated Booking Line through the Development Office
20% on most tickets*
Four free programme vouchers and 50% off all other programmes

Access to Sadler's Wells' entertainment spaces for hosting friends and family
Dedicated booking service for arranging pre-show and interval drinks and refreshments

Acknowledgement as an Artistic Director's Circle member
On the Sadler's Wells supporter board inside the theatre foyer
In Sadler's Wells show programmes

Regular news from Sadler's Wells 
Creative insight direct from our Programming and Producing teams about future seasons                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Quarterly Artistic Director's e-newsletter and Supporters e-newsletter sent to your inbox
Two season brochures sent to your door each year

Support us. Join the Artistic Director's Circle
To join now pay online or call 020 7863 8143.

If you would like any further information or would like to adjust or waive the suggested donation, please call 020 7863 8135 or email


* Save 20% on most tickets at Sadler's Wells and The Peacock.

  • Save on shows marked with the 'S' symbol on show pages, or listed at
  • Discount is valid on up to 6 tickets per run of each show.  
  • Additional tickets for that or any other performance within the same run does not qualify. 
  • All offers, discounts and benefits are subject to availability and cannot be used retrospectively or in conjunction with any other offers.

Full membership terms and conditions apply to Artistic Director's Circle benefits, click here to read these in full

Sadler's Wells charity number 279884.