A.B.L.E. is all about accessibility - and that includes striving to make our programs financially accessible for everyone who wants to participate. But the costs of rehearsal space, classroom supplies, teaching staff, and all the elements that make a successful production add up fast! You can help by supporting the people and materials that make our programs possible.

Here’s what your dollars can do:

  • $35 One hour of rehearsal space

  • $100 Teaching Artist for one workshop or rehearsal

  • $250 Lighting designer for a performance

  • $375 Sponsor one actor’s registration fee for the semester

  • $500 Costumes and props for an ensemble performance

  • $1,800 Theatre rental for one performance

  • $20,000 All costs for one ensemble for one semester

Prefer To Donate by Check?

Please make your contribution payable to A.B.L.E. and mail to A.B.L.E. P.O. Box #147069, Chicago IL 60614

Monthly Giving

Your continuous, reliable pledge allows us to plan for the future, and ensures we are ready to meet new challenges and opportunities. As a thank you for your commitment, Monthly Donors also receive advanced notice of events, special behind the scenes opportunities, and other perks throughout the year. Whether you can commit $5 or $50 your recurring donation ensures we can provide vital creative and social opportunities all year long.

Other ways to support

If you're shopping online, or hosting an event, you can also support us through one of our online partners:


2023-2024 institutional Supporters

A.B.L.E.’s work is partially supported by grants from: