For 20 years, Lumina has been helping young actors discover the wonders of the theatre’s spotlight! For 130+productions, the youth of our community have been introduced to Shakespeare and helped to develop an appreciation of the classics and a love of language.

More than ever, your donation is needed to help Lumina continue to bring the transformative power of theatre to audiences and actors of all ages throughout our community.

Donations may be sent directly to: Lumina Studio Theatre, 620 Pershing Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or click on the Donate Now link below to make a donation through a secure website.

Lumina Studio Theatre is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult your personal financial advisor.

Here are some ways you can support Lumina Studio Theatre!

Cash Gifts

Lumina depends on the generosity of individuals like you as well as public and private foundations to help promote its mission and grow the organization.   Contributions to the Annual Fund help with the costs of productions and operating costs. Donate Now

Memory Gifts

The Jillian Raye Memorial Fund was established to provide funds to specifically further the development of Lumina’s mission. Donate Now

Scholarship Gifts

Lumina believes that no young person should miss the opportunity to participate in a production due to financial constraints. A portion of funds raised from the Annual Campaign go directly to assist qualifying young actors to participate in Lumina productions. Donations towards the general scholarship fund or to support a scholarship actor for an entire season are gratefully accepted. Donate Now


Lumina is authorized to offer Student Service Learning Hours (SSL) towards Montgomery County Schools graduation requirements.

Employee Matching Gifts

Many employers match donations to charitable organizations from their employees. These matching gifts can double your donation to Lumina Studio Theatre. Contact the Human Resources Department at your business to find out if there is a matching gift program. Send the Matching Gift form to: Lumina Studio Theatre, 620 Pershing Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Stock Gifts

Lumina accepts gifts of publicly-traded stocks and bonds as per IRS guidelines. Gifts of stocks or bonds may be sold and the proceeds used to support productions and programming. For more information on how to donate stocks or bonds, contact the office by calling 301-565-2281 or sending an email.

Planned Giving

Create your own legacy by making Lumina a part of your trust, bequest, or endowment. This type of gift guarantees Lumina will continue to fulfill its mission. Contact the office by calling 301-565-2281 or sending an email