Become a “Z Artist”!

Artists of all ages and experience levels are invited to cultivate their creativity with The Z Artist Membership. Unlock exclusive workshops with industry pros, collaborate with fellow Z Artists at special events, receive first access to performance opportunities and more. For just $5 a month, you can engage with this community of creatives! 

Your Membership Includes:

  • Creative “Office” Space: Expand your creative boundaries with open workspace at The Z, Tuesdays-Saturdays 1PM-5PM. 
  • Monthly Artist Programming: Creative networking hours with fellow Z Artists, free registration to panels, workshops and masterclasses, plus access to invite-only Artist events at The Z.
  • Promotion & Exposure: Spread the word about your creative endeavors through The Z: Arts News! Submit your performances, displays and artist news for publication on our website and in a monthly e-news column featuring Z Artists’ announcements. 
  • On Stage & Exhibition Opportunities: Be the first to know about upcoming submission and audition opportunities at The Z and in the community, and submit to exhibit your work in a lobby display or pre-show performance.
  • Discounts: Access to special discounts on performances, space rentals, and merchandise

For just $5 a month, or $60 annually, you can join our community of creatives!

For more information, contact [email protected] or call our Box Office at 757-499-0317

Z Artist Benefits

  • Creative Workspace: Join a coworking office space at The Z’s Open Lobby Office Hours! Tuesdays-Saturdays from 1PM-5PM. Z Artists can also reserve our Studio Theater at a discounted rate for rehearsals during Open Hours! 
  • Monthly Member Programming:  On the third Wednesday of each month, join fellow Z Artists and community professionals for Workshops, Master Classes, and panels that include 30 min of networking. Z Artists receive free or discounted entry, and first access to registration. (Non-members and guests may attend for a fee)
    • Topics may include: Planning & Navigating Your Arts Career, Recording & Releasing a CD, Social Media & Self-Promotion, Finances for Artists, Copywriting/Publishing your Work, and more!
  • Promotional Opportunities with The Z: Z Artists are invited to share the news of their upcoming work in exclusive featured space on " The Z Arts News" blog and as part of e-newsletters delivered to >7,000 patrons monthly.
  • Early Audition Notice: Plan ahead and receive early notice of auditions and artist opportunities at The Z, and register before the public!
  • Get a 25% discount on video and audio recording at The Z
  • Get discounted vendor space or tables at Z Festivals.
  • Exclusive opportunity to submit your visual display or a pre-show performance for our Main Lobby.
  • Get an invitation to VIP social events like the end-of-season party!

$5 monthly membership will auto-renew annually.
Open lobby hours may be canceled for rental events.
Studio requests will be confirmed by The Z no more than one month in advance
Studio use has an additional hourly fee.
Workshops and classes may be virtual as announced.