San Diego Pride presenting Diversionary with a grant. Photo credit: Sue Brenner


Season Sponsors


Production Sponsor


  • Carlos Malamud (The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler)

Program Sponsors


  • Wells Fargo Foundation
  • Gene Burkard and Ron Hicks (SWG @ Diversionary)
  • Witt-Matheny Fund (Emerging Artists, Apprentice Program)

Creative Fund Donors


  • Di Carpinelli
  • Gay and Lesbian Fund for San Diego
  • Steve Heyl
  • Lynne & Richard Kaiser
  • Darrell Netherton & Robert Wheeler
  • San Diego Pride
  • Pat Shank
  • Frank Stefano
  • Matthew Thomason
  • Danielle Wilkerson

Community Partners

An important part of the Diversionary Experience is our partnership with the businesses and organizations who share our vision of telling the stories of the LGBT community, entertaining audiences, and nurturing and inspiring new artists and audiences.


Please join us in thanking (and supporting!) our 2013 community partners who provide funding, food, promotional support and opportunities for our patrons to enhance their Diversionary experience.


Restaurant Partners



Media Partners



Promotion Partners