COVID-19 update: With the remainder of this season up in the air we need your support more than ever. NWPL is committed to keeping our artists on stipend and moving forward with remote performance development during this crisis. Every contribution, no matter the size, allows us to fulfill these commitments and helps to ensure the future of NWPL, QuTheatr Ensemble, and meaningful, alternative theatre in Akron, OH!

New World Performance Laboratory is looking for adventurous funders to produce the 2019-2020 season at The Balch Street Theatre!

We are looking for:

  • 5 Power Producers ($500+)
  • 10 Executive Producers ($250+)
50 Co-Producers ($50+)
100 Associate Producers ($25+)


  • Associate Producers: regular e-mail announcements with NWPL NEWS, 1 ticket to a NWPL performance , a 10% discount on additional tickets, and a listing on our website.
  • Co-Producers: all of the above, plus free admission to another CATAC/NWPL event.
  • Executive Producers: all of the above, plus an invitation to a NWPL Open Rehearsal or post-performance event, two more tickets to a NWPL performance or Special Event.
  • Power Producers: all of the above, plus 2 tickets for all other CATAC-produced performances (except the festival) through August 2016.

How to donate:
All donations must be made to Center for Applied Theatre and Active Culture.
If you wish to pay by credit card, please donate online.

If you wish to donate by mail:
1) Print & complete the CATAC Pledge Form
2) Mail it with your check to:

Center for Applied Theatre and Active Culture
220 South Balch Street
Akron, OH 44302

Please designate your donation as: “Producer Pledge”
and make your check(s) payable to
Center for Applied Theatre and Active Culture.


Center for Applied Theatre and Active Culture is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID # 830462908
Your donation is tax deductible to the full extent provided by law.