Wilson Center Memberships

The Wilson Center relies on the annual support of our Wilson Center members to make possible the many endeavors we pursue in support of our mission, including:

  • Providing CFCC students with real-world training and employment opportunities in a world-class performing arts facility.
  • Offering dynamic educational and community engagement programs, such as our MOVE! Dance Series. Through MOVE!, we are able to provide our community’s most vulnerable youth and senior citizens with access to high-quality arts education and performances.
  • Waiving our base rental fee for New Hanover and Pender County public school programs.
  • Offering the lowest possible rental costs for our resident companies. Such as the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, City Ballet of Wilmington, Wilmington Ballet Company, Wilmington Choral Society, Wilmington Conservatory of Fine Arts, and the North Carolina Symphony.
  • Presenting performances that feature world-renowned artists, such as Diana Ross, Tony Bennett, ZZ Top, Gladys Knight, and hit National Broadway tours.

In grateful acknowledgment of your generosity and support, The Wilson Center offers a variety of exclusive benefits to enrich each member’s performing arts experience.



$1,000 – $4,999
  • Advanced Ticket Purchases for Wilson Center Presents Shows and other events as announced – usually 24 to 72 hours before the public.
  • No Ticketing Purchase Fees.**
  • No Exchange Fees, if Exchange Made at Least 1 Week Prior to Show.
  • Exclusive VIP Entry and Ticket Scanning
  • Complimentary parking in the Hanover Student Parking Deck across from the Wilson Center
  • Name in Program
  • Access to pre-show Director’s Club reception
  • Artist Meet & Greet (when available)
Black Card Member

Black Card

$5,000 – $9,999
  • All of the previously listed benefits
  • Donate a Pair of Wilson Center Presents Tickets to a Non-Profit of Donor’s Choice through Broadway for a Better World Program
  • Opera Box Upgrade for Wilson Center Presents Show (when available). Must have purchased a P1 or P2 ticket for the show to qualify for upgrade. One upgrade per Membership year. Minimum 5 days notice required in order to ensure appropriate food & services are secured for your box.
  • Name Engraved on a Seat Plaque in Wilson Center Performance Hall
  • A Complimentary One Night Stay at Embassy Suites of Wilmington*
  • Dinner for 8 guests with the Wilson Center Director on stage.*
Diamond Club Member

Diamond Club

$10,000 +
  • All of the previously listed benefits
  • One Complimentary Limousine Ride to and from a show
  • A private film Screening in the Wilson Center Performance Hall for up to 50 guests.*

*Based on the availability of dates.

**Online purchasers must be logged in using the email address associated with Member account to receive fee-free benefit.

Benefits are non-transferable, valid for one year from activation, and based on availability. Benefits are not available for third-party events using the Center. All gifts are tax-deductible based on the amount exceeding the fair market value of the benefit received. We reserve the right to cancel a Membership without refund if it is determined that tickets obtained via that Membership were sold on a third-party/resale platform.

For additional information regarding Memberships, please contact Ruth Slovik at 910-362-7887 or rslovik@cfcc.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions

When do I get my Membership information?

You will receive a confirmation email immediately. Please allow at least one business day for access to your Membership to process.

How long will my Membership last?

Memberships last for one year from the date of the donations.

Does one Membership cover my whole family?

Yes! One Membership will allow you to share benefits with your immediate family.

Is there a limit to how many tickets I can buy?

Each show has a purchase limit based on what the artist request, typically 8 tickets.

How long do I have to exchange my tickets without paying a fee?

Members may exchange their tickets for a Wilson Center Presents show to another Wilson Center Presents show without incurring exchange fees up to one week prior to the show. After that, exchange fees do apply. Tickets may be exchanged for different price level tickets if the balance is resolved.

How do I know what shows are Wilson Center Presents?

We’ll send notice via email when an event goes on sale for which members may have early access. On our website, look for the Wilson Center Presents curtain logo on the event image. It is also noted as Wilson Center Presents in the event description.

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