Young Friends of Starlight

Young Friends of Starlight

Young Friends of Starlight is the young professionals membership group of Starlight. The group makes Broadway shows, concerts and special events at Starlight Theatre more accessible for young adults between the ages of 21-40 and provides opportunities to network, learn about various programs and develop long-lasting support of Starlight.

With a variety of social events throughout the year, Young Friends of Starlight is a fun way for young professionals of Kansas City to enjoy the shows they love while meeting other like-minded individuals. This new generation of Starlight advocates continues to grow as they look forward to the future of Starlight.


Membership Levels

  • $5 off Sunday-Thursday summer Broadway performances
  • Up to 30% off select Thursday night summer Broadway performances
  • Ticket giveaways for select concerts
  • Invitation to special members-only dress rehearsal events
  • Discounts for annual After Hours at the Towers and Harvest Happy Hour events
  • and so much more!
  • $5 off per ticket to any Sunday-Thursday summer Broadway performance (price levels 4-7)
  • Up to 30% off select Thursday night summer Broadway Performances
  • Ticket giveaways for select concerts
  • Invitation to special members-only dress rehearsal events
  • Discounts for annual After Hours at the Towers and Harvest Happy Hour events
  • Exclusive online pre-sale opportunities for Starlight concert series
  • Opportunity to bring a guest to select members-only events
  • VIP Club access for select concerts

To be notified of Young Friends of Starlight’s upcoming events, we encourage you to join our email list.

For more information, contact us at youngfriends@kcstarlight.com.

Executive Committee
Chair - Elise Jones
Academy Bank

Treasurer - Emily Allison
KPMG

Secretary - Jolene Mead
Port KC

Previous Chairs

Chelsea Chaney (2019-2021)
National Elevator Industry, Inc.

Alison Kidd (2017-2018)
Ascend Integrated Media


Jenni Mann (2015-2016)

Hunt Midwest

Amber Hackett Crosby (2013-2014)
Littler Mendelson

Steering Committee
Mallory Antle
Deloitte

Ashley Baker
Henderson Engineers

Lexie Clark
University of Kansas Medical Center

Reece Clark
Polsinelli

Denise Dibben
VMLY&R

Alex Esposito Burton
VMLY&R

Zach Harrison
DISH Network

Grace Magott
KPMG

Cody Mortensen
Essense of Australia

Jessica Peel
Polsinelli

Racquel Rodriguez
AT&T


Caroline Royle

FireBoard

Sarah Sanchez
UMB Bank

Mariah Shields
Port KC

Mollie Stephens
KC CARE Health Center

Amber Struemph
McCownGordon Construction

Samantha Swofford
Academy Bank

Elaina Paige Thomas
The Next Paige/KC Friends of Alvin Ailey

Josh Weber
McCownGordon Construction

Kristen Whalen
AssuredPartners, Inc.

Chapman Williams
Schaffer & Associates

Executive Committee
Chair - Elise Jones
Academy Bank

Treasurer - Emily Allison
KPMG

Secretary - Jolene Mead
Port KC

Previous Chairs

Chelsea Chaney (2019-2021)
National Elevator Industry, Inc.

Alison Kidd (2017-2018)
Ascend Integrated Media


Jenni Mann (2015-2016)

Hunt Midwest

Amber Hackett Crosby (2013-2014)
Littler Mendelson

Steering Committee
Mallory Antle
Deloitte

Ashley Baker
Henderson Engineers

Lexie Clark
University of Kansas Medical Center

Reece Clark
Polsinelli

Denise Dibben
VMLY&R

Alex Esposito Burton
VMLY&R

Zach Harrison
DISH Network

Grace Magott
KPMG

Cody Mortensen
Essense of Australia

Jessica Peel
Polsinelli

Racquel Rodriguez
AT&T


Caroline Royle

FireBoard

Sarah Sanchez
UMB Bank

Mariah Shields
Port KC

Mollie Stephens
KC CARE Health Center

Amber Struemph
McCownGordon Construction

Samantha Swofford
Academy Bank

Elaina Paige Thomas
The Next Paige/KC Friends of Alvin Ailey

Josh Weber
McCownGordon Construction

Kristen Whalen
AssuredPartners, Inc.

Chapman Williams
Schaffer & Associates

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