Family Circle

To create deeper access to The Broad Stage, this application-based program provides opportunities for local families to attend performances, workshops and field trips as a community. Membership to Family Circle is valid for two years, at a cost of $25 per family per year. Space is limited. ​

Families must demonstrate financial need and meet some or all of the following criteria:

  • Be interested in the live performing arts.
  • Have at least one school-aged child in the household.
  • Live less than 8 miles from The Broad Stage
  • Have affiliation with our partnering service organizations.
  • Enrolled as a Santa Monica College student.
  • Are a single parent household.


  • Free tickets to three shows per season from a selected list
  • Meals & activities after each Family Shows
  • Broad Fest stage tour and activities
  • Family Circle Orientation Day at The Broad Stage
  • Workshop with a visiting Broad Stage artist
  • Group field trip to a community organization
  • Parent night at The Broad Stage
  • Season Announcement
  • Transportation vouchers as needed
  • Volunteer opportunities

Local partners for Family Circle include: Community Corporation of Santa Monica, City of Santa Monica’s Virginia Avenue Park and Police Activities League and Extended Opportunity Program & Services (EOPS) at Santa Monica College.
To learn more, contact us at (310) 434-3431 or