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Support Us

The Old Rep is a young people driven theatre, dedicated to providing space for young people to craft a career in the arts. The support we receive from donations, sponsors and business partners enables us to make opportunities available to more people from all backgrounds within our young, vibrant and diverse city.

Want to help secure the future of The Old Rep? Here’s how you can support us:


You can make a donation to the theatre when you book tickets. From as little as £1 you can support our creative projects. 

Click here to support The Old Rep


We have launched a brand new membership scheme. You can support the oldest purpose-built repertory theatre in Britain, our wonderful programming catering for all tastes and ages, and the valuable work we do with young people across the city who want to get involved in the arts.

We offer two types of membership packages, a Front Row Supporter for £40 per year and a Young Supporter (25 and under) for £25 per year.

*BOA students are able to claim our Young Supporter membership for just £15. However, students can only purchase this over the phone with our Box Office team.

Click here to find out more about our Memberships

*Memberships are non-refundable, and last up to 1 year after purchased

Name a seat 

Be a part of The Old Rep’s rich history by naming a seat in our auditorium.

Naming a seat is an ideal way to celebrate a special occasion, mark the memories spent at The Old Rep or remember a loved one. By dedicating a seat at The Old Rep you will play a role in securing the future of the theatre and help us to continue our creative projects:

  • Creating opportunities to enable young people and emerging artists to learn new skills and expand their professional practice
  • Training and supporting the next generation of the arts workforce through apprenticeships at The Old Rep
  • Programming events tailored to young people

Each seat plaque featured in our auditorium is unique and inscribed with a personal message that will be in place for five years. 

£150 for one seat
£250 for two seats

Click here to Name a Seat 

hire the venue for an event 

Looking for a space to perform or rehearse? The studios and auditorium at The Old Rep are available to hire. Walk in the footsteps of theatre greats Sir Laurence Olivier, Sir Derek Jacobi, Michael Gambon and many more... 

For more information see our Hire Us page.

become a sponsor 

Sponsor a specific creative project or performance and help us to continue to offer creative opportunities from £3000. For more information email

become a business partner 

Help shape The Old Rep’s creative projects and secure the theatre’s future from £1500. For more information email

Partners with

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We would like to say a heartfelt thank you to our sponsor Peter Murray, OBE whose generous contributions help us to continue our creative programme.

We would also like to thank PRG and Bose for their generous support with sound and lighting. .