Membership 2021 – Count Basie Center for the Arts

Consider becoming a member of the Basie!

Enjoy the benefits and help us fulfill our mission!

As a Count Basie Center member, you help fulfill our mission to inspire, educate and entertain through our distinct and engaging cultural and artistic offerings that embrace and amplify the diversity of the region.

As a nonprofit organization, the Basie Center is committed to enriching the community’s quality of life by generating opportunities for participation in the arts, partnering with schools, collaborating with other mission-based organizations and driving regional economic prosperity.

Cinema Society - $50 (Perfect for movie lovers. Click Here!)

Cinema Society Membership

  • 5 free movies* (2 tickets each) per year with 1 free large popcorn at Basie Center Cinemas, 36 White Street, Red Bank (must present ticket voucher upon arrival at Basie Center Cinemas)
  • Free access to members-only events and film screenings at Basie Center Cinemas and the historic theater

*some exceptions may apply

JOIN / RENEW NOW


Star - $100 (Show your support for the nonprofit Count Basie Center. Click Here!)

Star Membership

  • 50% off movies before 2 PM (2 tickets per movie) at Basie Center Cinemas
  • Invitation to Star member receptions/chats (2 per year)
  • Invitation to a complimentary Basie Center performance (based on availability, pre-registration required)

ALSO INCLUDES CINEMA SOCIETY BENEFITS:

  • 5 free movies* (2 tickets each) per year with 1 free large popcorn at Basie Center Cinemas, 36 White Street, Red Bank (must present ticket voucher upon arrival at Basie Center Cinemas)
  • Free access to members-only events and film screenings at Basie Center Cinemas and the historic theater

*some exceptions may apply
JOIN / RENEW NOW


Envoy - $250 (Includes advance presale privileges. Click Here!)

Envoy Membership

  • Advance presale access to all Basie Center-presented events
  • Invitation to complimentary Basie Center performances (based on availability, pre-registration required, quantities limited)
  • Event night access for 2 to the historic theater’s Diamond Lounge** (4 events per year)
  • 5% discount on most Academy of the Arts classes/workshops*

ALSO INCLUDES CINEMA SOCIETY BENEFITS:

  • 5 free movies* (2 tickets each) per year with 1 free large popcorn at Basie Center Cinemas, 36 White Street, Red Bank (must present ticket voucher upon arrival at Basie Center Cinemas)
  • Free access to members-only events and film screenings at Basie Center Cinemas and the historic theater

*some exceptions may apply
**when lounge is open
JOIN / RENEW NOW


Family Membership - $300 (Includes advance presale privileges. Click Here!)

Count Basie Center Family Membership

  • 10% discount on most Academy of the Arts classes/workshops*
  • 1 complimentary private screening rental for a family birthday at Basie Center Cinemas (select a film or bring your own, pending availability)
  • Advance presale access to all Basie Center-presented events
  • Event night access for 4 to the historic theater’s Diamond Lounge** (4 events per year)
  • Invitation for 2 adults to the Basie Center Chairman’s Circle event

ALSO INCLUDES STAR MEMBER BENEFITS:

  • 50% off movies before 2 PM (2 tickets per movie) at Basie Center Cinemas
  • Invitation to Star member receptions/chats (2 per year)
  • Invitation to a complimentary Basie Center performance (based on availability, pre-registration required)

ALSO INCLUDES CINEMA SOCIETY BENEFITS:

  • 5 free movies* (2 tickets each) per year with 1 free large popcorn at Basie Center Cinemas, 36 White Street, Red Bank (must present ticket voucher upon arrival at Basie Center Cinemas)
  • Free access to members-only events and film screenings at Basie Center Cinemas and the historic theater

*some exceptions may apply
**when lounge is open
JOIN / RENEW NOW


Advocate - $500 (Includes advance presale privileges. Click Here!)

Advocate Membership

  • Advance presale access to all Basie Center-presented events
  • Event night access for 4 to the historic theater’s Diamond Lounge** (8 events per year)
  • Invitation for 2 to attend our Ambassador/Visionary/Advocate member party at the Rock N’ Rohl Rooftop Lounge, located atop The Vogel
  • 5% discount on most Academy of the Arts classes/workshops*

ALSO INCLUDES STAR MEMBER BENEFITS:

  • 50% off movies before 2 PM (2 tickets per movie) at Basie Center Cinemas
  • Invitation to Star member receptions/chats (2 per year)
  • Invitation to a complimentary Basie Center performance (based on availability, pre-registration required)

ALSO INCLUDES CINEMA SOCIETY BENEFITS:

  • 5 free movies* (2 tickets each) per year with 1 free large popcorn at Basie Center Cinemas, 36 White Street, Red Bank (must present ticket voucher upon arrival at Basie Center Cinemas)
  • Free access to members-only events and film screenings at Basie Center Cinemas and the historic theater

*some exceptions may apply
**when lounge is open

JOIN / RENEW NOW


Visionary - $1,000 (Includes primary presale privileges. Click Here!)

Visionary Membership

  • Primary presale access to all Basie Center-presented events
  • Event night access for 4 to the Basie Center’s exclusive member lounges:
    the historic theater’s Diamond Lounge and the K Lounge, located inside The Vogel** (unlimited events); includes 2 complimentary beverage vouchers
  • Invitation for 2 to attend our Ambassador/Visionary/Advocate member party at the Rock N’ Rohl Rooftop Lounge, located atop The Vogel
  • 1 complimentary private screening rental for up to 33 guests at Basie Center Cinemas (select a film or bring your own, pending availability)
  • 10% discount on most Academy of the Arts classes/workshops*

ALSO INCLUDES STAR MEMBER BENEFITS:

  • 50% off movies before 2 PM (2 tickets per movie) at Basie Center Cinemas
  • Invitation to Star member receptions/chats (2 per year)
  • Invitation to a complimentary Basie Center performance (based on availability, pre-registration required)

ALSO INCLUDES CINEMA SOCIETY BENEFITS:

  • 5 free movies* (2 tickets each) per year with 1 free large popcorn at Basie Center Cinemas, 36 White Street, Red Bank (must present ticket voucher upon arrival at Basie Center Cinemas)
  • Free access to members-only events and film screenings at Basie Center Cinemas and the historic theater

*some exceptions may apply
**when lounge is open
JOIN / RENEW NOW


Ambassador - $2,500 (Includes primary presale privileges. Click Here!)

Ambassador Membership

  • Primary presale access to all Basie Center-presented events
  • Event night access for 4 to the Basie Center’s exclusive member lounges: the historic theater’s Diamond Lounge and the K Lounge, located inside The Vogel** (unlimited events); includes 4 complimentary beverage vouchers
  • Invitation for 4 to attend our Ambassador/Visionary/Advocate member party at the Rock N’ Rohl Rooftop Lounge, located atop The Vogel
  • Invitation for 2 to the Basie Center Chairman’s Circle event
  • 1 complimentary private screening rental for up to 33 guests at Basie Center Cinemas (select a film or bring your own, pending availability)
  • Complimentary Envoy gift membership for the person of your choice
  • 10% discount on most Academy of the Arts classes/workshops*
  • Star membership (See above)

ALSO INCLUDES STAR MEMBER BENEFITS:

  • 50% off movies before 2 PM (2 tickets per movie) at Basie Center Cinemas
  • Invitation to Star member receptions/chats (2 per year)
  • Invitation to a complimentary Basie Center performance (based on availability, pre-registration required)

ALSO INCLUDES CINEMA SOCIETY BENEFITS:

  • 5 free movies* (2 tickets each) per year with 1 free large popcorn at Basie Center Cinemas, 36 White Street, Red Bank (must present ticket voucher upon arrival at Basie Center Cinemas)
  • Free access to members-only events and film screenings at Basie Center Cinemas and the historic theater

*some exceptions may apply
**when lounge is open
JOIN / RENEW NOW


Distinguished Guest - $5,000 (Includes primary presale privileges. Click Here!)

Distinguished Guest

  • $1,500 ticket bank with concierge ticket service
  • Primary presale access to all Basie Center-presented events
  • VIP entrance to the historic theater (when available)
  • Event night access for 4 to the Basie Center’s exclusive member lounges: the historic theater’s Diamond Lounge and the K Lounge, located inside The Vogel** (unlimited events); includes 1 complimentary beverage voucher per person
  • Invitation for 4 to the Basie Center Chairman’s Circle event
  • 1 complimentary private screening rental for up to 52 guests at Basie Center Cinemas (select a film or bring your own, pending availability)
  • Complimentary Envoy gift membership for the person of your choice
  • 15% discount on most Academy of the Arts classes/workshops*
  • Star membership (See above)

ALSO INCLUDES STAR MEMBER BENEFITS:

  • 50% off movies before 2 PM (2 tickets per movie) at Basie Center Cinemas
  • Invitation to Star member receptions/chats (2 per year)
  • Invitation to a complimentary Basie Center performance (based on availability, pre-registration required)

ALSO INCLUDES CINEMA SOCIETY BENEFITS:

  • 5 free movies* (2 tickets each) per year with 1 free large popcorn at Basie Center Cinemas, 36 White Street, Red Bank (must present ticket voucher upon arrival at Basie Center Cinemas)
  • Free access to members-only events and film screenings at Basie Center Cinemas and the historic theater

*some exceptions may apply
**when lounge is open
JOIN / RENEW NOW


Gold Experience - $10,000 (Includes primary presale privileges. Click Here!)

Gold Experience

  • $1,500 ticket bank with concierge ticket service
  • Primary presale access to all Basie Center-presented events
  • Complimentary parking (when available)
  • VIP entrance to the historic theater (when available)
  • Event night access for 4 to the Basie Center’s exclusive member lounges: the historic theater’s Diamond Lounge and the K Lounge, located inside The Vogel** (unlimited events) 1 Complimentary beverage voucher per person
  • Invitation for 4 to the Basie Center Chairman’s Circle event
  • Invitation for 2 to an exclusive cocktail reception with an artist (dependent on artist availability)
  • Invitation for 2 to sound checks/artist meet-and-greets (dependent on artist availability)
  • Complimentary Envoy gift membership for the person of your choice
  • 15% discount on most Academy of the Arts classes/workshops (some exceptions may apply)

ALSO INCLUDES STAR MEMBER BENEFITS:

  • 50% off movies before 2 PM (2 tickets per movie) at Basie Center Cinemas
  • Invitation to Star member receptions/chats (2 per year)
  • Invitation to a complimentary Basie Center performance (based on availability, pre-registration required)

ALSO INCLUDES CINEMA SOCIETY BENEFITS:

  • 5 free movies* (2 tickets each) per year with 1 free large popcorn at Basie Center Cinemas, 36 White Street, Red Bank (must present ticket voucher upon arrival at Basie Center Cinemas)
  • Free access to members-only events and film screenings at Basie Center Cinemas and the historic theater

*some exceptions may apply
**when lounge is open
JOIN / RENEW NOW


Corporate Experience - $15,000 (Includes primary presale privileges. Click Here!)

Corporate Experience

  • $3,000 ticket bank with concierge ticket service
  • Primary presale access for all Basie Center-presented events
  • Logo inclusion on pre-show reel (1 year)
  • Logo inclusion on Basie Center website carousel applet
  • Full-page ad in Showtime, the Basie Center quarterly playbill (4 issues)
  • 1 show sponsorship, including:
    • Recognition on the historic theater marquee
    • Night-of acknowledgement digital signage in the historic theater and Diamond Lounge
    • Night-of tabling opportunity with sampling/material distribution (some show exclusions apply)
  • Event night access for 4 to the Basie Center’s exclusive member lounges: the historic theater’s Diamond Lounge and the K Lounge, located inside The Vogel* (unlimited events) 1 Complimentary beverage voucher per person
  • Complimentary parking (when available)
  • VIP entrance to the historic theater (when available)
  • Access to Basie Center Cinemas for a corporate event (advance registration required)
  • Invitation for 4 to the Basie Center Chairman’s Circle event

*when lounges are open
JOIN / RENEW NOW


Platinum Experience - $25,000+ (The ultimate Count Basie Center experience. Click Here!)

Platinum Experience

  • Insider access and concierge ticket service; can purchase seats for up to 8 people (unlimited shows)
  • Primary presale access to all Basie Center-presented events
  • Complimentary parking (when available)
  • Greeting upon arrival at the historic theater’s VIP entrance (when available)
  • Event night access for up to 8 people to the Basie Center’s exclusive member lounges: the historic theater’s Diamond Lounge and the
    K Lounge, located inside The Vogel** (unlimited events) 1 complimentary beverage voucher per person
  • Escort to the lounges (if requested) and concierge service within the lounges; includes 1 complimentary beverage voucher per person
  • Escort directly to your seats; pre-show drink service (if requested)
  • Use of the Diamond Lounge or the K Lounge for a pre- or post-show event (advance registration required, bartender and drinks not included. Additional fee will apply.)
  • Use of The Vogel for a private event (discounted rate; advance registration required)
  • Invitation for 4 to the Basie Center Chairman’s Circle event
  • Invitation for 2 to an exclusive cocktail reception with an artist (dependent on artist availability)
  • Invitation for 2 to sound checks/artist meet-and-greets (dependent on artist availability)
  • Complimentary Advocate gift membership for the person of your choice
  • 20% discount on most Academy of the Arts classes/workshops*

ALSO INCLUDES STAR MEMBER BENEFITS:

  • 50% off movies before 2 PM (2 tickets per movie) at Basie Center Cinemas
  • Invitation to Star member receptions/chats (2 per year)
  • Invitation to a complimentary Basie Center performance (based on availability, pre-registration required)

ALSO INCLUDES CINEMA SOCIETY BENEFITS:

  • 5 free movies* (2 tickets each) per year with 1 free large popcorn at Basie Center Cinemas, 36 White Street, Red Bank (must present ticket voucher upon arrival at Basie Center Cinemas)
  • Free access to members-only events and film screenings at Basie Center Cinemas and the historic theater

*some exceptions may apply
**when lounge is open
JOIN / RENEW NOW


ABOUT MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: (Click Here)

TERMS & CONDITIONS: EMAIL ADDRESSES: MEMBERS must provide an email address in order to take full advantage of all membership benefits. PRESALES: ENVOY members and above enjoy presale access. Ticket limit, location and access may vary by show and are often determined by the performing artist. Performing artist presales may be held alongside Primary or Advance Count Basie Center presales. Neither Primary nor Advance-level presale access is an implicit guarantee that you will have the opportunity to purchase tickets. CONCIERGE TICKET SERVICE: Distinguished Guest memberships and above will have access to a Count Basie Center liaison who will work with you to obtain tickets to any non-benefit show during the presale period or prior to public on-sale. Concierge tickets must be purchased via phone, and per-event ticket limits and other box office policies may apply. Concierge service is not guaranteed once tickets go on sale to the general public; however, your liaison will make every effort to assist you in obtaining tickets. BANKED ALLOWANCE: Your account bank can only be used for tickets when ordering through your concierge liaison. Unused balances will expire on the membership expiration date and cannot be carried over. Benefit shows excluded.

The Diamond Lounge, is located on the 2nd floor of the historic theater. Please provide the host with your name to access the lounge. The host will issue drink tickets to those members who qualify.

Cinema Passes will be mailed to you. Cinema passes are to be presented at the Basie Center Cinema. Cinema passes cannot be used for online ticket purchases, only 2 passes can be used per movie.


For questions about membership, please contact:

For Cinema Society through Ambassador:
Cindy Jimenez, Membership Manager:
732-224-8778, ext. 109 or [email protected]

For Distinguished Guest through Platinum:
Lysa Israel, Senior Director of Development:
732-224-8778, ext. 128 or [email protected]

For Corporate Experience/Concierge Service:
Kelly Schmidt, Sponsorship Manager and VIP Liaison:
732-224-8778, ext.115 or [email protected]