Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group

Love theatre and want to get more involved with the IRT? Join Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group! In addition to enjoying top-quality theatre, members receive benefits like access to special events through the season (before performances), exclusive engagement with IRT’s world-class art and artisans, $25 tickets to plays, early ticket access, networking and volunteer opportunities. An annual membership is just $50 and lasts for 12 months from purchase date.

Click here to join Offscript or call our Ticket Office at 317.635.5252! $25 of each membership will be donated to IRT’s educational efforts and members will receive individual recognition in the Annual Report and group recognition in IRT’s program listing. Memberships are available all season long.

 

Offscript benefits include:

  • Access to exclusive events, pre-sale and preferred ticket offers throughout the season
  • Opportunity to purchase $25 tickets to plays; 2 tickets per membership, per production (tickets are for standard priced seats and are nontransferable; blackouts for opening nights and A Christmas Carol)
  • Bring a guest to an Offscript event. Purchase the guest’s $25 performance ticket as their entry to the Offscript event (invitations are only available to guests if it is their first Offscript event)
  • Network with IRT Board Members, IRT Advisory Council Members and IRT leadership at events
  • Special e-news just for members
  • One complimentary drink per event for each member/guest

 

Mark your calendar for these upcoming Offscript events!
  • Offscript Happy Hour: October 4, 2018 at Hotel Tango
    Join Offscript, IRT’s Young Professionals Group for a happy hour at Hotel Tango! Mingle and enjoy delicious cocktails from 6-8pm on Thursday, October 4th (one complimentary drink per attendee). You do not need to be an Offscript member to attend this FREE event. Please RSVP to epetermann@irtlive.com by 10/2.

  • Holmes And Watson: October 11, 2018, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm
    Join Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group, in partnership with Taft Stettinius & Hollister, for an exclusive event before unraveling the mystery of the real Sherlock Holmes in our season premiere of Holmes and Watson! Purchase your membership today and attend our first member event on October 11 where members will hear from Associate Artistic Director Benjamin Hanna. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and learn about our upcoming production of Pipeline.

  • Pipeline: November 8, 2018, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm

  • Every Brilliant ThingJanuary 17, 2019, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm

  • A Doll’s House, Part 2: March 28, 2019, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm

 

Past Events
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Offscript Season Kickoff: August 30, 2018 at the Indiana Repertory Theatre

Celebrate the start of a new season with IRT’s Young Professionals Group, Offscript! Our season kickoff will be held at the Indiana Repertory Theatre on August 30 from 6 – 8 pm.

Join us at the IRT where we will literally be setting the stage and getting ready for our season opener, Holmes and Watson. Explore the Grand Lobby and OneAmerica Mainstage theatre, enjoy complimentary libations and nibbles, and mix and mingle while learning more about Offscript. The event will feature music by Sorry, Not Sorry featuring IRT’s Props Artisan Rachelle Martin on vocals.

Offscript Season Wrap Event: April 28, 2018
Join us in celebrating an exciting first season of Offscript! Our season wrap event will be at Tastings from 3:30-4:45 pm on Saturday, April 28th. Offscript members and guests will enjoy appetizers and a complimentary beverage. Offscript members are invited to bring a new guest to this Offscript event.

Appoggiatura: March 22, 2018, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm
Join Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group for another exclusive event before heading to Venice (by way of the IRT) to see Appoggiatura! Purchase your membership today and attend our next event on March 22 where members will hear from Director of Education Randy Pease and meet actor Ashley Dillard who will talk about her role in the acting world (as seen at the IRT in A Christmas Carol, Romeo and Juliet, and upcoming Noises Off). Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and drinks, as well as a look into what the rest of the season holds for you at the IRT.

A Raisin in the Sun: January 25, 2018, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm
Celebrate the New Year with Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group! Purchase your membership today and attend our next event on January 25, where members can experience an exclusive opportunity to hear from Resident Dramaturg Richard Roberts over hors d'oeuvres and drinks, as well as a sneak peek of our upcoming production of Appoggiatura.

IRT Holiday Beer Tapping at St. Joseph Brewery & Public House
Join Offscript: IRT Young Professionals Group as IRT and St. Joseph Brewery & Public House unveil a specialty holiday beer just in time for A Christmas Carol! Enjoy this specialty beer at St. Joseph’s before it is released for sale to the public during IRT’s A Christmas Carol, November 18 – December 24!

Offscript members and guests will enjoy appetizers and one complimentary beer courtesy of IRT and St. Joseph Brewery. Offscript members are invited to bring a new guest to this Offscript event.

November 16, 6 – 8 pm at St. Joseph Brewery, 540 N. College Avenue, Indianapolis IN  46202

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: October 12, 2017, performance at 7:30 pm; Offscript event starting at 6 pm. Join us in The Cabaret for hors d'oeuvres, drinks and an exclusive opportunity to hear from Executive Artistic Director Janet Allen and Playwright-in-Residence James Still at our first membership event. General Manager Jane Robison will also share a tour of the costume and prop shops. Members are invited back to The Cabaret at intermission to mix and mingle.

Offscript Kickoff Event: August 17, 2017
Celebrate the launch of IRT’s new Young Professionals Group, Offscript! Our kick-off event will be at Hotel Tango from 6-8pm on Thursday, August 17th!  Mingle, enjoy delicious cocktails and learn more about the group. You do not need to be a member to attend this FREE event.

 

IRT Young Professionals Advisory Council

The IRT Young Professionals Advisory Council provides leadership and guidance for the Offscript Group. 

The Advisory Council is led by Chair Heather Brogden and Vice Chair Patrick Jessee, and a team of dedicated IRT Board Members and Community Volunteers including:

Heather brogdenChair, Offscript Advisory Council and Owner of B. Media House

Patrick F. Jessee | Vice Chair, Offscript Advisory Council and Executive Director & CEO of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity & Foundation

*TAMMARA D. AVANT Associate | Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Allison M. BarkelContent Development Specialist, Professional Development | Project Lead The Way

Claire BurkeEnglish and Journalism Teacher l Lawrence Central High School

*LAURIE DIPPOLDSenior Director Strategic Brands & Communications | KAR Auction Services, Inc

*Holt HedrickCalumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.

*Rebecca KingPresident & CEO | Leadership Indianapolis

*JILL LACYPresident |  The Lacy Foundation

Eric D. RatnerAccount Executive | WTHR

*Amy WaggonerDirector, Midwest State & Local Government Affairs | Salesforce

Joseph ZielinskiCorporate Compliance Program Director | Eskenazi Health

Contact Danielle M. Dove, Director of Marketing & Sales, for more information about the Offscript Advisory Council: ddove@irtlive.com

*Denotes IRT Board Member