Want to use the Pay Your Wage sliding-scale model for your next show? Here are a couple of things that can help.
This simple table-tent card explains the scale to your guests. Just print it out on heavy card stock, fold in half and set up at your admission table or box office:
You can also set up online advance ticket purchase for Pay Your Wage sliding scale. Here’s a screenshot of a recent show’s BrownPaperTickets.com configuration – it’s easy to set up, just enter tiers for various wage levels:
With a combination of advance tickets and sales at the door the show above averaged over $19 per attendee. There were plenty of people paying only $5, and nobody was turned away.