The Lost Colony Membership

  • Sustain the production of The Lost Colony at the historic Waterside Theatre by bringing generations of visitors to North Carolina’s Outer Banks and contributing to its economic vitality
  • Make possible theatre and arts programs such as the youth theatre camps, the children’s summer theatre shows and backstage tours
  • Bring educational programs to our schools with the annual school matinee performance of The Lost Colony and other enrichment activities
  • Ensure that the history of American’s first English Colony is celebrated for generations to come
  • Support educational events such as the annual Virginia Dare Faire, engaging children in Elizabethan history
  • Enable aspiring actors and artists pursuing their dreams, the opportunity for one of a kind training and experiences- over 120 each season, more than 5,000 since 1937
  • Provide opportunities for underserved and special needs populations to enjoy the theatre and arts-sign language interpreters, youth camp scholarships, customized programs
  • Support community programs such as Dare Nights when residents can attend the performance free with donations of canned goods to benefit local food banks
  • Help preserve a rich history of the area and The Lost Colony through RIHA’s archives
Click to Become a Member

To donate now, click on the link above, or download the form directly below if you prefer to mail a check.

Member Benefits at Every Level of Giving


  • Recognition in the souvenir program & on our website
  • Exclusive Member Sticker
  • Invitation to The Lost Colony’s Outer Banks opening night party & performance
  • Priority Access to the best seats in the house
  • Annual Membership in RIHA with voting privileges
  • $5 Discount on adult The Lost Colony tickets
  • $2 Discount on Children’s Summer Theatre Show tickets
  • Pre-sale Notice & Priority Preferred Booking to Youth Theatre Art Camps & $10 member discount
  • Pre-sale Notice & Priority Preferred Booking to concerts, programs and events


  • All of the above benefits, plus one complimentary Souvenir Program per membership


  • All of the above benefits, plus complimentary upgrade to a VIP Ticket with backstage tour, rain insurance and program when you purchase a regularly priced ticket.


  • All of the above benefits, plus Special Thank You “Care Package” waiting for you at the Ticket Office with each show you attend
  • Option to honor or memorialize someone with a lovely seasonal flower pot or plant to enhance the theatre house


  •  All of the above benefits, plus option of Seat Endowment, or
  • Sponsorship of a character role, or a special friend or family member in the Souvenir Program

Call Nancy Figiel at 252-473-2127 or email her at for more information!   Please note that Annual Memberships run January 1st through December 31st.