Premier Patron Society

The Premier Patron Society is a visionary community of leaders who enrich Santa Barbara’s artistic and cultural life through annual unrestricted gifts of $10,000 or more to the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts.  These distinguished donors enjoy prominent recognition and participate in exclusive membership privileges and activities throughout the year.


  • Access to best available tickets to all performances at The Granada Theatre
  • Premier Patron Concierge service and easy ticket exchange
  • Invitations to exclusive special events
  • Complimentary valet parking and expedited entry for all performances at The Granada Theatre
  • Premier Patron Bar at all Granada Theatre Concert Series and Theater League performances
  • Recognition in the theater, annual report, playbill performance catalog, and on web site
  • Advance email notice of upcoming Granada Theatre Concert Series shows and Premier Patron ticket pre-sales
  • Exclusive meet-the-artist opportunities


$100,000 AND ABOVE

Roger and Sarah Chrisman
David and Deidre Cronenbold
Morrie and Irma Jurkowitz
Sara Miller McCune
Santa Barbara Foundation

$50,000 AND ABOVE

The Cusack Family
The Ann Jackson Family Foundation / Susan and Palmer Jackson
Montecito Bank & Trust
The Walter J. & Holly O. Thomson Foundation
Anne and Michael Towbes

$25,000 AND ABOVE

Michael and Tracy Bollag
Dan and Meg Burnham
Brooks and Kate Firestone
Audrey and Tim Fisher
Patricia Gregory, for the Baker Foundation
Daniel and Mandy Hochman
Hutton Parker Foundation
The Lehrer Family Foundation
Sharol and Wayne Siemens

$10,000 AND ABOVE

David and Lyn Anderson / Hollis Norris Fund
Eve Bernstein
Ella and Scott Brittingham
Ed and Nori Brown
Tim and Louise Casey
Connie Frank and Evan Thompson
Frederick W. and Linda J. Gluck
George H. Griffiths and Olive J. Griffiths Charitable Foundation
Gary and Susan Miles Gulbransen
Nora McNeely Hurley and Michael Hurley
Susan and Palmer Jackson
Elizabeth Bixby Janeway Foundation / Preston and Maurine Hotchkis
Robert Johnson and Lisa A. Reich
Blake and Emily Jones
The Lancashire Family
Kath Lavidge and Ed McKinley
Gretchen and Robert Lieff
Susan and Craig McCaw
Phyllis and Angelo R. Mozilo
The O’Connor Family
Alex Pananides and Jan Dunbar
Eric and Nina Phillips
The Ceil and Michael E. Pulitzer Foundation, Inc.
Barbara and Gerry Rubin
Joan and Geoffrey Rutkowski
Ronald and Vicki Simms
Herb and Bui Simon
James and Stephanie Sokolove
Prudence and Robert Sternin
Jim and Denise Taylor
Theater League / Theater ROcKs
Dody Waugh and Eric Small
Dana White
Carol Wilburn and Charles McClintock
Patricia Yzurdiaga