Advertising and Sponsorships
When you support CRT by purchasing an ad or sponsoring a show, you help us produce the highest quality season for our patrons.
“Pure magic inhabits summertime in this place.”
—Monica Sallaway, 2019 Company Manager
Thank You to Our 202 Sponsors!
Creede Repertory Theatre’s 56th season is made possible through their generous support.
ANTLERS RIO GRANDE LODGE & RIVERSIDE RESTAURANT
Bordering national forest on a secluded bend of the Rio Grande, Antlers is known for its premier trout fishing waters and offers cabins, rooms, and RV spaces to the public. At day’s end, come enjoy fine dining in a leisurely atmosphere at the Riverside Restaurant.
Seime Park, Boomtown, The KID Show
BROKEN ARROW RANCH & LAND COMPANY
Anne and Dale have owned and operated Broken Arrow Ranch & Land Company in Creede for nearly three decades. Their diligence, experience and commitment to clients has helped many acquire their dream mountain property. Looking to buy or sell? Call the local experts! Anne and Dale are honored to continue their tradition of supporting the local community.
CHARLES & KAREN NEARBURG & BROADACRES RANCH
Charles and Karen Nearburg & Broadacres Ranch in memory of Rett Nearburg are proud to support Creede Repertory Theatre.
CHUCK AND KAY HARBERT & THE RIO GRANDE ANGLER
Chuck and Kay have actively supported the theatre through the years, with Kay serving as a Board member from 2002-2008. Long-time play sponsors and fundraisers, they believe that CRT is an integral part of the Creede experience.
Seime Park, The KID Show
CLARENCE V. LAGUARDIA FOUNDATION
COURTNEY & MICHELE LAZIER
CREEDE AMERICA GROUP
Creede America is a unique neighborhood that sits up on the mesa on the west side of the city of Creede. Great architecture, cutting-edge green technologies, and stunning views make Creede America the place to be in Creede.
DANE G. HANSEN
The Dane G. Hansen Foundation is committed to providing opportunities for the people of Northwest Kansas to enjoy the highest possible quality of life. Fulfillment of our mission is predicated on three specific goals: reverse the population decline, increase the economic opportunities, and strengthen critical community services.
DEL NORTE BANK
As a mutual bank, Del Norte Bank’s philosophy is to be TRUE to the community with an honest approach as a LOCAL financial institution providing necessary BANK products to individuals and businesses to facilitate community success. True, Local, Bank.
DIXIE LEE SLATER MEMORIAL FUND
Dixie and Bob have enjoyed many years of seeing and supporting CRT. Their involvement has included serving on the Board, the Ruth Capital Campaign and, sponsoring interns. Dixie Slater passed away on November 29th, 2020 in Creede, CO at the age of 78. She was a long-time, passionate supporter of CRT. Created in loving memory by her husband, Bob Slater, this memorial fund will sponsor CRT’s 2021 Summer Season in her honor.
FIRST SOUTHWEST BANK
First Southwest Bank serves southwest Colorado in the San Luis Valley, Pagosa Springs, Durango and Cortez. We’re the bank with “capital ideas” to get you where you want to be. We can help you get there.
GENNY BASLER MEMORIAL FUND
HECLA CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
THE HITCHCOCK FOUNDATION
The Eleanor and Henry Hitchcock Charitable Foundation is proud to support The KID Show for the 2021 season. Now in its 19th year, The KID Show is created and performed by local youth in collaboration with CRT professionals.
The KID Show
JOHN DAVID LENTZ MEMORIAL FUND
KRUEGER CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
The Krueger Charitable Foundation’s commitment has been instrumental in supporting the literacy component of CRT’s Young Audience Outreach Tour. Their gift makes it possible for CRT to give a children’s book to each of our young audience members after every tour performance. We hand out close to 25,000 books each year because of the Krueger Foundation’s generous support.
KYM & MICKEY THOMPSON | JEN HOUSTON & ALAN BUSCHE
LEO GILBERT WETHERILL FOUNDATION
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS
CRT Education is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.
PEGGY LONGWOOD LAMB
Peggy Longwood Lamb has been a part of the Creede community since 1939 when her parents bought their cabin at Spar City. She has witnessed this historic venue’s transformation from a movie house to its present use as the home of the Creede Repertory Theatre. Desiring to secure the financial stability of CRT, Ralph and Peggy Lamb established the Ralph & Peggy Lamb Endowment Fund in 1994, paving the way for the creation of the CRT endowment. The leadership and vision of Ralph and Peggy will forever provide a rich cultural legacy for Creede and its community of visitors.
The KID Show
RICK & AMANDA RODRIGUEZ
Seime Park, Boomtown
ROBERT HOAG RAWLINGS FOUNDATION
The purpose of the Foundation is to assist non-profit organizations with projects that are designed to improve the lives of people who reside in The Pueblo Chieftain circulation area, all within Colorado counties.
RONNY & RENA WELLS
Headwaters New Play Festival
SAN JUAN SPORTS
Open since 1974, San Juan Sports provides for all your outdoor adventuring needs. As proud distributors of the finest outdoor products, San Juan Sports offers outdoor sporting equipment, apparel, and shoes. Also, check out our tee shirt shop, San Juan Sports T-Shirt Company (next to the Kentucky Belle Market), and have a beverage with us at our new addition Sunnyside Bar! Don’t forget to join our mailing list at www.sanjuansports.com. As always -adventure on friends, but before you go out…come in!
SAN LUIS VALLEY FEDERAL BANK
Since 1899 we’ve been serving the banking needs of our members. We’re happy to share some of our success with our community, and proud to support the amazing work of CRT.
Seime Park, Boomtown, The KID Show
SAN LUIS VALLEY RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative, serving you since 1937, has been an ardent supporter of CRT for dozens of years. SLV-REC applauds the Theatre’s commitment to the arts and its patrons.
STEVE & MARTI KIELY
THE VALLEY COURIER
Valley Courier publisher Keith R. Cerny, a CRT board member, and his wife Debra Sowards-Cerny are regular supporters of the theatre because of the economic impact CRT has on the entire San Luis Valley. We
invite you to keep up on the news of the San Luis Valley at www.alamosanews.com and follow us on Facebook. The Valley Courier salutes the staff and crew of CRT and look forward to another outstanding theatre season.
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