We have supported Illusion over 2 decades, in that time you have made an indeliable mark on countless audience members, enlightening them about the challenges and opportunities embedded in our diverse community. As audience members we thank you for those enlightenments.
As a funder, we are grateful that our modest gifts have been put to such good use.
— Donor

Supporters

The Illusion Theater could not achieve its mission without the generous support of individuals, corporations, foundations and government entities.  

Illusion Theater is grateful for the support provided by The Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment voted for by the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Illusion receives major operating andproject supportfrom the Minnesota State Arts Board, Wells Fargo, The Target Foundation ,The McKnight Foundation.,The James Linsmayer Foundation, The Best Buy Foundation, Hugh J. Anderson Foundation,  The Hennepin County Attorney's Office ,Robins, Kaplan LLP, The Shubert Foundation,  Saint Paul Cultural Star and The NationalEndowment for theArts .

Consider joining them to be a part of making theater to create community, develop artists,  students and catalyze change. 

I support Illusion because they tell stories that need to be told.
— Donor

Photo above:

A Night in Olympus by Jeffrey Hatcher & Bill Corbett with Music by Chan Poling, starring  Adam Qualls, Randy Schmeling, McKinnley Atichison, Tyler Michaels, Norah Long, Dieter Bierbrauer, Aimee K. Bryant, and Mark Rosenwinkel.



James Craven as Thurgood Marshall.

James Craven as Thurgood Marshall.

Students working with Illusion to build a play .

Students working with Illusion to build a play .

Jeffrey Hatcher's Hamlet was commissioned by Illusion's Board of Directors in honor of Illusion's 40th anniversary.

Jeffrey Hatcher's Hamlet was commissioned by Illusion's Board of Directors in honor of Illusion's 40th anniversary.

“Me and the Elks think it’s important to have art here in town so we spare no expense. We ship in the best of the best of the cream of the crop .Art is supposed to cost something I think .
Not just money —Mean what you spend of yourself .”

Miles
from Illusion’s 2007’s production of ACT A LADY
by Jordan Harrison