Dream With Us
You’ve read about our dreams, we want to hear yours!
We recognize the serious body of work it will take to achieve this bold vision, and we need you to help us realize something that can serve all of us. Whether you are a longtime champion of the work we do or new to our organization, you can be part of our success story. Together, we can build upon our 44-year legacy to extend the impact of our mission to make truly transformational change here in Minnesota and beyond.
Become a “Next Generation” Member
Join our movement to create transformational change for individuals and communities! A gift in any amount supports vital preparatory work for our next lifecycle as a performing arts campus and center for racial healing. Your donation will go directly to supporting artists of color as we develop the holistic programming that Penumbra will offer.
Members will receive:
- Special access to virtual readings and creative workshops by artists
- Guided meditations and reflections to support healing
- Opportunities to participate in the planning process
- News about the Penumbra Center for Racial Healing
Be a Part of the Process!
Share your thoughts, dreams, and hopes for the center! Please complete this short survey and let us know how you might like to participate in the process of realizing our future as a performing arts campus and center for racial healing.
Penumbra In the News
Penumbra Theatre declared one of Ford Foundation’s ‘cultural treasures’ (StarTribune)
Ford Foundation grants $2.5 million to St. Paul’s Penumbra Theatre (Pioneer Press)
Reimagine Everything (Chronicle of Philanthropy)
Why Penumbra Theatre Is Becoming a Center for Racial Healing (Minnesota Monthly)
Penumbra Theatre to Become Penumbra Center for Racial Healing (American Theatre)
3M Foundation awards $1M to four local organizations in support of racial equity (3M News Center)
Performing Whiteness (Paris Review)
Change Starts Here: Sarah Bellamy (MplsStPaul)
Penumbra to broaden its focus (MinnPost)
St. Paul’s Penumbra gets a new name and a new mission (StarTribune)
Penumbra Theatre will become Penumbra Center for Racial Healing, adding community resources (Pioneer Press)
“I’m super-excited about Penumbra’s next life cycle that will combine the theatre and a learning center–a place that allows for questioning, reflecting and understanding.”
—Phyllis Goff, Supporter