The Long Center’s Ring Beam — the iconic feature from our building’s days as the Municipal Auditorium — is one of Austin’s most recognizable landmarks. Representing Austin’s creative spirit, Ring Leaders are an influential group of individuals who are leading Austin’s creative and cultural landscape by providing significant support for the Long Center. 


With gifts starting at $5,000, Ring Leaders receive customized Long Center experiences, placing them at the center of the most exciting and diverse live entertainment in Austin.

Based on your interests and level of giving, we create customized packages with benefits like:

  • Hosted event in box seating at Long Center Presents shows
  • VIP or Valet Parking
  • Concierge Patron Services and Ticketing
  • Ticket donations to preferred non-profit organizations
  • Complimentary tickets to the Heller Awards for Young Artists (formerly GAHSMTA) 
  • Invitation to private artist Meet & Greets and other special VIP events
  • Invitations to special Long Center events and receptions, including meetings with Long Center executive leadership
  • Invitation to attend a rehearsal, based on availability
  • Advance notice and presale access to Long Center Presents shows and special events
  • Access to VIP areas and lounges
  • Recognition at the Long Center and at select events

Something for any level of giving

Star $5,000 – $9,999
Director $10,000 – $14,999
Presenter $15,000 – $24,999
Producer $25,000 – $49,999
Executive Producer $50,000+


No matter what level is the best fit for you, you always get perks and exclusive offerings for Members. 

Unique Experiences

Box seating, VIP parking options, and exclusive invitations make every event a one-of-a kind night. 

Special Access

Stop by Gallery 701 for a drink before the show or go behind-the-scenes with Members-only tours and Meet & Greets.

Lasting Impact

Enjoy enhanced cultural experiences while providing lasting support for the Long Center and Austin’s creative community.


No one does more to sustain the Long Center’s future importance for the performing arts, artistic experience, and culture of Austin than our Ring Leaders. Thank you for your support! 

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Join dozens of distinguished leaders and organizations who value Austin’s creative and cultural spirit just as much as you.

Year-End Gift 2023 | Long Center
Your Support Today, Transforms Tomorrow

We’ve made it our mission to support creativity in all its forms, and we hope this season you’ll join us and do the same. Your donation doesn’t just support our work, it’s a declaration that creativity belongs to everyone


Become a LC member today and and get first dibs on RSVP before the public, early entrance into the venue for you and your guests, members-only bars, and other surprises!

Amplify Austin is here – and we need your help to provide free arts experiences for K-12 students through our Long Reach for the Arts program.  Because the kids need art!