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The RP Funding Center is pleased to offer groups the best experience at the best prices! Our groups receive a personalized service experience when booking and planning their visit. Groups also enjoy reduced ticket prices for most shows, early reservation options, and pre-show dining discounts. From Corporate Partners to Educational Organizations, we have options available to suit any group!

Group Patrons Enjoy the Following Perks:

  • Special discounts available for groups of 10 or more
  • Opportunities to pre-select seating prior to public on-sale
  • 10% discount on Center Stage pre-show dining, when available
  • Accessible seating for wheelchair patrons and their companions, when available
  • Assistance with lodging, dining, and shopping information
  • One FREE ticket for every 20 tickets purchased
  • One FREE bus parking pass per reservation for groups of 20 or more

Call the RP Funding Center’s Group Sales Department at 863-834-5112 for information or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rebate Program

Scouts & Specialized Events

Corporate Partners

Partner Discount Programs

ALL DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE and required within 14 days of the contract date. If deposit is not received, seats will be released back to the public. Credit Card payments are preferred, but checks are also acceptable. Final balance must be paid 4 weeks prior to the event date. IF FULL PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED BY THE BALANCE DUE DATE, ALL TICKETS WILL BE RELEASED BACK TO THE PUBLIC. Make all checks payable to the City of Lakeland and send to: RP Funding Center, ATTN: Group Sales, 701 W Lime Street, Lakeland, FL 33815. Cash is not accepted unless payment is made at the RP Funding Center Box Office. Please do not mail cash. Performances, dates, prices and times subject to change, and ticket quantities are limited. Ticket required for age 2 and over; age of children requiring a ticket varies by show so call ahead to confirm. All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges will be permitted. Group discounts and dining not available on every performance. Due dates are subject to change due to high demand.


Events with Group Discounts

The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine Presents Cinderella

January 4, 2024

The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine brings "Cinderella," the most famous love story of all time to the RP Funding Center! Set to Prokofiev's classic score and featuring brand new Choreography and productions by Andrey Litvinov. "This is a story for all ages. If you believe in a dream - a dream can come true!" Says the tour's producer, Michael Art. "There is wonderful music in this ballet," Michael continues. "It's complex, philosophical, with humor and tragedy. Cinderella has become one of the brightest ballets in our repertoire. The performance involves a ballet troupe of 50 dancers. More than 150 exclusive costumes have been created, especially for this production. "


Shen Yun

February 13-14, 2024

Shen Yun takes you on an extraordinary journey through 5,000 years of divinely inspired culture. Join us for a show filled with courage and wisdom, light and hope…Exquisite beauty from the heavens, profound wisdom from dynasties past, timeless legends and ethnic traditions all spring to life through classical Chinese dance, enchanting live orchestral music, authentic costumes, and patented interactive stage and backdrop integration. Revisit a time when scholars and artists sought harmony with the Tao, or the “Way” of the universe, and when divine beings walked upon the earth to inspire humanity. Be prepared for a theatrical experience that will take your breath away!


World Ballet Series: Swan Lake

April 3, 2024

Experience the legendary Swan Lake, the ballet of all ballets, performed one night only as a part of the World Ballet Series. See the iconic Dance of the Little Swans, count the 32 fouettés performed by Odile and immerse yourself in magical Tchaikovsky's music. The production will feature richly detailed, hand-painted sets as well as over 150 radiant costumes that bring fresh representation to this timeless classic.

World Ballet Series is a unique project that attracts many international artists and is composed of renowned professional dancers representing over ten countries who are united by a passion for entertaining audiences and enriching classical ballet traditions through brilliant, critically-acclaimed new productions of timeless ballet classics.