Thank you so much for your interest in helping to support ColdTowne Theater!
A little bit of background on what’s going on: Like many arts and performance organizations across the country, ColdTowne was hit hard by 2020 and COVID-19. We not only lost the ability to produce live shows and classes for an extended period of time, but we also lost the lease to the black box theater that we called home for 15 years. For the past year and a half, we’ve been fortunate to partner with a handful of local rented venues for shows and classes and keep things moving.
As of October 2022, we have officially secured a lease on a new location at 1700 E 2nd Street opening November 3rd. But we still need your help! With our new central location, ample free parking, and bar, we hope to build back business and continue fundraising in preparation for securing a permanent space before the end of our lease.
Right now, ColdTowne is in a critical period where we have an opportunity to rebuild in an entirely new space. We have big dreams of outfitting our new theater with brand-new amenities to serve our students, performers and audience members. Unfortunately with supply chain issues and the rising cost of construction in Austin, time is of the essence. The lease we have is for 14 months. We need to raise a lot of money very quickly, both to secure a more permanent space, and to afford renovations to make it work as a theater.
It’s an ambitious undertaking, and we need your support. We’ll soon be launching a fundraising campaign in order to bring this dream to life. In the meantime, truly every dollar helps.
Our V.I.P Donors:
Amy Averett, Austin Creative Alliance, Bob Dassie & Stephnie Weir, Dan & Irene Bakkedahl, Eric Seufert, Gillian Roy, Ike Barinholtz, Justin Acker, Kay Cannon , Liz Cackowski , Mo Collins, Peter Grosz, Rich Talarico, Susan Messing, The Burdine Johnson Foundation, TJ Jagodowski
Adam Oestreich, Alexander Noland, Amy Knop, Andy Smith, Barry Everett, Belen Ramos, Ben Hummel, Billy Fatzinger Jr., Bret LaFontan, Brian McLain, Caitlin Gorman, Catherine Gallagher, CB Feller, Chris Canada, Chrissy Shackelford, Curtis Luciani, Daisy O’Connor, Daniel Jones, Dave Rosen, David Mueller, Doug Cooper, Ellie Carpenter, Emily Glankler, Evan Balbona, Grace Lin, Hannah Lieck, Jared Robertson, Jason Pollard, Jericho Thorp, Jerrad Lindenmuth, Jon Bender, Jordan Spayd, Jorge Salazar, Justin Linville, Kathleen Glankler, Katie Stone, Keith Kellerman, Kenny Madison, Kevin Anderson, Kevin Miller, Kyle Romero, Lena Long, Linzy Beltran, Mark and Terri Grayson, Matt Shirley, Maya Sharma, Minda Wei, Mitch Southard & Tracey Rideout, Nick Ivons, Rob Wampop, Sarah Spear, Siobhan Neely, Todd Schanbacher, Wendy Salome, Wilhem Oliva, Will Todd, Wyatt Tall
Abby Lincoln, Abby Sher & Jay Lynch, Adam Trabka, Addie Alexander, Ahmed Zouhair, Alan Cohen, Alan Larner, Alan Retamozo, Alan Retamozo, Alex Davis, Alex Slape, Alex Walker, Alexandra Morris, Alexandra Walker, Allison Webster, Alyssa Garoogian, Alyssa Ramirez, Alyssa Tucker, Amy Cline, Amy McKenna, Amy Wright Andres Gonzalez-Bendiksen, Andrew Gregory, Andrew Lee, Andrew Mack, Andrew Wesely, Anna M. Whitney, Anna Ruth, The Annoyance Theater, Anne Knop, Art Levy, Ashley Ellis, Audie L Alcorn, Benjamin Bazan, Blind Tiger Productions, Bob Kulhan, Brian Bonnet, Brian Boyko, Brian Jack, Brian Walsh, Brianna Hudock, Brittani Sonnenberg, Bryan Schrumpf, Caitlin Knoedler, Carla Carrasc, Catherine Fuentes, Cathy Doggett, Chelsea Bunn, Cheryl Moran, Chloe Ingram, Chris McKeever, Christien Primeaux, Clifford Marroquin, Connor McGee, Cortnie Jones, D. Willoughby, Dani Gonzalez, Daniel Mooney, Daniela Lopez Lubina, Darren Schmidt, Dave Asher, David Guerra, David Harrison, David Lackey, David Lee Hess, David Munoz, David Shapiro, David Ward, Dean Davies, Della Hasselle, Dirk Gage, Douglas Cooper, Douglas Eaton-Landis, Dylan Garsee, Eden Julie Illustration, Elisabeth Sikes, Elizabeth Beads, Elizabeth Campo, Elizabeth Kelman, Ember Feuhrer, Emily Bentley, Emily McDonald, Emily-Anne Mikos, Emma Galdo, Emma Holder, Emma Morris, Erik Horn, Erika & Bob McNichol, Erin Dunlavy Sowell, Faraaz Ismail, Forest Miller, Gabrielle Trevino, Gail Papermaster, George Lies, Gerald Herrera, Gerardo Ungo, Grant Hagan, Gregory Alexander, Haley Brister, Hannah Stealey, Heidi Rogers, Hillary Wulff, Hiram Mojica, Hollywood! Improv, Isaac Smith, Isaiah Headen, Ithamar Enriquez, Jack McBrayer, Jacob Helbieb, Jakeb White, Jakob Marsala, James Maloney, James Wilson, Jane Lee, Janet Jastroch, Jason Pollard, Jason Singleton, Jeana Rich, Jeff McQuitty, Jeff Mullen, Jennifer Monrreal Rosario, Jeremy Klitzman, Jeremy Moran, Jesse Cutler, Jesse Huling, Jessica Hamilton, Jessica Marpe, Jessica Soos, Jessica Stookey, Jessica Wesley, Jo Firestone, John Bennie, John Lopez, John McGuire, John Turlington, Jonathan Spencer Bloom, Jonathan Starr, Jordan Bennett, Joseph DeSautelle, Joseph “JJ” Juarez & Dana Iden, Joseph Maloney, Joshua Summers, Juan Martinez, Judy Lee, Justin Bridge, Kaj Maloney, Karyn Jensen, Katherine Byrnes, Katherine Johnson, Katherine Joyce Mathews, Kathleen Moore, Kathleen Nolan, Katie Kohler, Katie Magner, Katy Huff, Kayla Freeman, Keith Charba, Kelly Blume, Kelly Lafargue, Kellye Mixson, Ken Parsons, Kendal Madison, Kent Juliff, Kevin Klein, Kevin Miller, Kevin Owens,, Kevin Rutkowski, Kim Lowery, Kim Tran, Kimberly Clay, Kristen Drenning, Krystal Heibel, Kyle Irion, Kyle Sweeney, Kynna Sullivan, Lahari Dunn, Lane Krarup, Lara Drew, Lauren Briscoe, Lauren Goldstein, Lauren Lapkus, Lee Eddy, Leigh Camp, Leticia Tomlinson, Levi Garcia, Linda Murphy, Linda Taylor, Lindsay Huber, Lisa Donesky, Logan Sceroler, Luke Reeves, Luke Wallens, Maggie Gallant, Marc Majcher, Marcus Wilson, Maria Lalonde, Maria Pond Cartwright, Mary Chauvin, Mary Closmann Kahle, Matry Vo, Matt Bartholomew, Matthew Vaught, Megan Venable, Melanie Koch, Melanie Zumm, Melissa Brightwell, Michael Beimford, Michael DiChello, Michael Dukes, Michael Haywood, Michael Jastroch, Michael McGill, Michael Mirabal, Michael Oliver, Michael Perkins, Michael Sullivan, Michael Williams, Michael Yohe, Michael Yope, Michlynn Langlois, Mike Greene, Mike Topel, Minghao Lin, Mollie Kirby, Molly Mangel, Molly Moore, Monica Hand, Nanci Lancaster, Nathan Ehrmann, Nathaniel Sowell, Nick Fung, Nick Killen, Nick Ramirez, Norman Tran, Olivia Logan Wise, Patrick Baird, Paul Harrison, Pete Hulne, Peter Judge, Pollyanna McIntosh, Preston Pentecost, Preston Swincher, Rachel Luna, Rachel Madorsky & Dave Buckman, Rebecca Andrews, Rebecca Dunagan, Rebecca McClannahan, Rebecca Stone, Rebecca Tafline, Regina Soto, Reshmi Patel, Rhett O’Hara, Rico Irizarry, Robert DeShazer, Robert Moncrieff, Robert Newell, Robyn Rap, Dr. Ron West, Ronak Derasari, Roustam Gouliev, Samuel Murphy, Sandra Ybarra, Sara Farr, Sarah Barnes, Sarah Claspell, Sarah Coker, Sarah Pryor, Sarah Yoakley, Savannah Choate, Scott Adsit, Scott Long, Sebastian Elias, Shadi Isber, Shannon Bernbaum, Sharon Casteel, Shay Millheiser, Shivani Bathija, Smith Puerto, Sol Chase, Somer Lawrence, Stacy Brister, Stephen Galindo, Sterling Nealy, Steven Whipple, Subha Samineni, Susan Krueger, Susanna Hill, Suzy Day, Tannia Benefield, Tayler Shepherd, Teresa Kubos, Tessa Gowan, Tessa Wiehle, Theodore Sopher, Thomas Valdez, Tiana Stuart, Tracy Cubbal, Tristana Rogers, TST Strategies, Tyler Eaton, Uday Waghmare, Upayan Mathkari, Val Tolbert, Valerie Lopez, Victor Horne, Wade Rowland, Wayne Indyk, Wen Zhang, Wendy Salome, Westin Lee, Will Cleveland, William Carrillo William Hoffler, Yamina Khouane, Yola Lu, Yuki Desouza, Zeke Nicholson, Zhe Li,
Grant Provided by:
The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant
*Austin Creative Alliance (ACA) is a 501(c)3 and fiscal sponsor; donations through this route are tax deductible and 10% goes to ACA initiatives. All other options go directly to ColdTowne after fees.
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