2021 Commencement Information
As a Friend of the Shannon Center, your time and money will help support our educational and performance programming and the upkeep of our beautiful facility. Membership is possible through both financial (Patrons) and volunteer (Guild) support.
The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts is part of Whittier College, a non-profit organization and your donation is tax deductible.
Patrons are dedicated to supporting the arts in their community by providing monetary contributions to the Shannon Center. The annual levels of patron support are as follows:
If you would prefer to send a check, please make it payable to Whittier College and mail it to:
Friends of the Shannon Center
13406 Philadelphia St.
Whittier, CA 90608
You can also call the box office at 562.907.4203 and use your credit card to make a donation over the phone.
As a Friend of the Shannon Center, you will receive Friends of the Shannon Center communications, a membership card entitling the holder to a 10% discount at California Grill, the opportunity to participate in an annual backstage tour, and listing in Shannon Center programs.
Guild members are dedicated to supporting the arts in their community by donating their time to the Shannon Center. Members of the Guild typically serve as greeters or ushers for events, as well as represent the Shannon Center in the community. To become a member of the Guild, you must serve at least 10 hours annually, which will entitle you to membership for the following year.
Would you like to see your name on a room or area at the Shannon Center or on one of the seats in the Robinson Theatre? Please contact the Shannon Center at 562.907.4901 for more information.
If you or your business, corporation, or foundation would like to sponsor an event, series or the entire season at the Shannon Center, please contact the Theatre Manager at 562.907.4835 for more information.