2018 Donors

The Educational Theatre Foundation wishes to thank the following for their generous support in 2018:

Visionary ($25,000 and up)

Robert Greenblatt
The Lehrer-Seller Family Fund
The H.B., E.W. and F.R. Luther Charitable Foundation
Music Theatre International
National Endowment for the Arts
NBC Universal
Dean Pitchford and Michael Mealiffe
The Shubert Organization
The Wunderkinder Foundation

Benefactor ($15,000 – $24,999)

Bodymics
Disney Theatrical Productions
Mark Drum
The Musical Company
Samuel French
Theatrical Rights Worldwide

Underwriter ($10,000 – $14,999)

Anonymous
The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation
Community Arts Initiative and Debbie and Marilyn Hill
Disney Parks Live Entertainment
Gai Laing Jones and Wendell Jones
Hilton Honors
MGM Studios
James and Lauren Miller
Playscripts/Broadway Licensing Company
The Really Useful Group Ltd.
Rodgers & Hammerstein
Seat Yourself
ShowTix4U
Tams-Witmark Music Library
Carrie Underwood

Producer ($5,000 – $9,999)

20th Century Fox
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
American Musical and Dramatic Academy
BookTix
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
Broadway Direct
Dramatists Play Service
Kevin Fortson
Lila Gallimore Trust
Thomas and Ellen Hoberman
ICM Partners
iTheatrics
The Jackman Family Foundation
Junior Theatre Group
David and Christine Letts
Seth MacFarlane
National Theatre Institute
New York Conservatory for the Dramatic Arts
Open Jar Institute
Realtime Music Solutions
TRW – Theatrical Rights Worldwide
Julie Cohen Theobald

Director ($3,000 – $4,999)

Amy Bennett Foundation
Georgia Thespians
Interactive Educational Video LLC and Bob and Marti Fowler
Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau
Road Concierge
Sparkraiser
Trophy Awards
Walt Disney Company Foundation

Designer ($2,000 – $2,999)

Matthew C. Blank
Matt Conover
Jake Cullens
Nancy and Ken Duffy
Dramatic Publishing Company
Coty and Pete Forno
JPMorgan Chase
Kansas Thespians
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Carolyn Little
Morris York Barnes Levine Krintzman Rubenstein Kohner and Gellman APC
The PROM Musical
Alex Rudzinski
Krista Vernoff

Performer ($1,000 – $1,999)

The Allstate Foundation
Anonymous
Arkansas Thespians
Barnes Dennig
Hunter Bell
Benefits Network Insurance
Greg Berlanti
Broadway Artists Alliance
The Broadway League
Joe Burnsworth
Kate Burton and Michael Ritchie
The Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy, USC
Kristin Chenoweth
The Vicki and Ron Christian Family Fund
Gigi and Michael Cohen
Marion and Dr. Diana Combs
Concord Music Publishing LLC
Tony and Nancy Etz
Justin and Samie Falvey
The Vanessa and Darryl Frank Foundation
Lee Gabler
Peter Gatto
HBO
Hit Her With The Skates Productions, LLC.
Jack Lane
Eric Millstein
Gabriella Morris and Dennis Brownlee
Dessie Moynihan
The Neuman-Lam Family Foundation
Michael Nicklin
Stephen Oremus
Skip Paul
Pennsylvania Thespians
Clyde Phillips
John Prignano
The Rim Freeman Family Charitable Gift Fund
Dr. Stephen Sacks and Janice Sacks
Brian Siberell
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Candy Spelling
Successful Products Company
Chip Sullivan
Theatrefolk
Trak-1
Dana and Matt Walden
Weingart Foundation

Advocate ($500 – $999)

Anonymous
Laurie Baskin
Cedar Ridge High School Theatre Department
Center Theatre Group
Susan Choo and John Kades
Debbie & Bob Corbin
Susan Dietz
Philip and Krista Carson Elhai
Penny Lu Engelsman
Fake Empire
Joy Fehily
Len Fogge
Richard Frazier
Nancy Gibbs
GLAAD, Inc
Joshua Goldsmith and Cathy Yuspa
Glenn Halcomb and Josh Criscoe
Gaye Harley
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burkta
Jim Hoare
Indiana Thespians
Steven Llanusa
Gerry Logue
Tim McDonald
Gloria McIntyre
Irene Mecchi
Ron Meyer
New Jersey Thespians
Joe Norton
Justin and Asher Paul
Tom Piechura
Lynn Pike
Joan Rater and Tony Phelan
Tim Rice
Patricia Santanello
South Carolina Thespians
Danny Strong
Kara Unterberg
Jennifer Vanica and Ron Cummings
Tom Viola
Virginia Thespians
Warner Bros. Television Group
Wendy Wachtell and Bob Graziano
Masami Yamamoto

Enthusiast ($250- $499)

101 Productions, Ltd.
A&E Networks
Robert Ackerman
Nureliz Adorno
Alabama Thespians
Fred J. Ali and Elizabeth C. Ali
Anonymous
J. Mark Atkins
Michael Sean Bailey
Betsy Brandt and Grady Olsen
Mary Buck
Robert Buckholz
The Burgoyne Roberts Family Fund
Carolyn Casselman and Ken Connolly
Susan Ciccone
Kevin Crotty
Brian Curl
Dante Di Loreto
Joanie Diener
Timothy Divito
Mark Farber
Denise Faye
Shirley Fredricks
Merle Frimark
Tina Gerussi
Jason E. Goldstein
John and Susann Gresch
Lisa Hamilton Daly
Pete and Madelyn Hammond
Harvey Mason Media
Ruth Hemming
William Herbert
Linda Hoffman
Elwood Sr. and Shirley Hopkins
Iowa Thespians
J. Brown Violin Maker
Dan Jinks
Eric and Alison Johnson
Lisa Katz
Samuel Knox
Phillip Kucab
Jennifer Lopez and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas
Louisiana Thespians
Sandra Lundgren
Dave Mace
Jeffrey Marsh
Kathleen Marshall and Scott Landis
Stephanie Palmer McClelland
Kelly McNabb
Michelle Moss
Paul Nagle
Joe Nahas
Denise Olexa
Orange County School of the Arts – Troupe 6826
Jan McElwee Osborn and Henry Osborn
Annalee J. Paulo
Karen Pionke
Christina Ralph
Michele Richardson
Steven Rummer
Chantal Rush
Jennifer Salke
Ari Sandel
Risa Shapiro
Nicole Snyder
Richard and Kelli Stein
Matt Sullivan
Adam Summer
Benjamin Stuart
Ashley Swearengin
Bernie Telsey
Yna Tresvalles
Viking Middle School
Susan and Merl Waschler
Sam Watters
Hans Weichhart
Lauren Tara Weinman
Elizabeth Whelpley
Abdul Williams
West Virginia Thespians
Frank Wolf

Patron ($100- $249)

Anonymous
Christine R. Abbott
Carolyn Baggarly
Hillary Bergmann
Jennifer Beuchat
Tracy Brennan
Bonnie Bruckheimer
Claudia Cagan
Christopher Cavanaugh
James Chambless
Rebecca Childs
Amy Chin
John Conover
Bob Conte
Julia Cuppy
Leslee Dart
Gerard Dicanio
David DiCristofaro
Brian Dorfman
Helen Duranleau-Brennan
Dr. Sharon Dunn
Vince Filippone and Dave Jackson
Ruth and Ian Fingerman
Ranko Fukuda
Peter Gialloreto
Debby Gibbs
Harriet Glickman
Mark Goldberg
Goshen Drama Club
William Halcomb
Hawaii Thespians
Jeffrey and LouAnn Hunt, Michael, Tracie, Michael J. and Anthony Binetti
Jonesboro High School
Amy Katz
Joan S. Kemper
Wayne Kirsch
Laura La Ferr
Donna Lambertucci
Mary Lee
Karin Lyngstad
Ben Martin
Scott H. Mauro
Rebecca Mayer
McDonald Selznick Associates
David Michaels
Joey, Sydney, and Iyla Monk
Gretchen Moore
Julie Moore
Katherine A. Moore
Mountain City Center for the Arts
Winifred and Ken Neisser
New Mexico Thespians
Oklahoma Thespians
Sean O’Neill
Janice Pober
Leonora Polonsky
Cecilia Quinan
Tamara Rawitt
Bonnie Resinski
Todd Robinson
Marc Rothschild
Ben Roy
Laurel Salem
Dick Scanlan
Mary Schuttler
Yalda Sharif
Sandy and Jeff Sheldon
Peter Snow
Alice Stevenson
Randy Stone
Daniel Tellalian and Monica Carlos
Utah Thespians
Abbie Van Nostrand
David and Julie Vandesteeg
Keith D. Vogt
David Whitaker
John David Williams
Claire Willingham
Javier Winnik
Judith Woffington
Angel Wuellner
Sharon Zimmerman
Gary Zembow
Charles Zukow and John Ferrara

Donor (up to $99)

Anonymous
William Anderson
Heather Appell
Vicki Bartholomew
David Bauer
Tiffany Benjamin
Brian Benz
Mehmet Berker
Betsy Bishop
Chris Cannon
Ava Cantrell
Diane Carr
Beatrice Casagran
Jennifer Caves
Elaine Chalfin
Samantha Christiansen
Citrus Valley High School Performing Arts
Claremont High School
Leslie Coats
Collins and Johnson Family
William Conover
Margaret Crosby
Vanessa Curtis
S. David
Melanie Dyche
Tabitha Falcone
Bob and Kristen Fass
Garrett and Karin Feldkamp
Kyle and Sarah Feldman
Maggie Ferron
Lynn Forester
Rilla Foster
Sylvia Garcia
Robert Geuder
Stacy Gonzalez
Ed Grooms
Martha Hancock
Jessica Harris
Jamie Hastings
Stewart Hawk
Robert Heath
Octavio and Lydia Hernandez
Richard Hicks
Westin Hicks
Pam Hopkins
Charles B. James
Benjamin Karney
Timothy J. Katz
Sam Killingback
Sharon Kneip
Emily Knopf
Anita Lippman
Marci Liroff
Local Independent Charities of America
Lomibao-Parra Family
Deborah R. Mack
Meiko Maeshige
Jeffrey Marcus
Jessica Mallery
Lori McCloud
Laura, Chloe, and Jaret Miller
Virginia Morelli
Susan and Robert Moore
Nate Netzley
Ophelia’s Jump Production
Claire Peeps
Shannon Phelps
Susan Pierce
Frank Pruet
Rachel Reiner
Colleen English Ross
Randall Rumage
Dorothy Ryan
James Scherer
Jules Shumate
Catherine Sims
Leslie and Allan Slan
Joanna Slattery
Aaron Slovin
Susan Smith
Josh and Hallie Smyth
Diane Stalwick
Reverend Dennis A. Steckley
Rachel Stern
Nich Stinson
David Stuart
Joel Summer and Rebecca Macko
Karen Tate
Jo Ann H. Taylor
Lauren Tobin
T. Turner
Erin Underhill
Stanislav Ushomirsky
Ariana Wemer-Colan
Sonya Whaley
Lisa Whitman
Jennifer Wyatt
Aileen Zeigler

Apple, Inc.
Caterpillar Foundation
Magid Glove & Safety Manufacturing Company, LLC
Paypal Holdings, Inc.
Pella Rolscreen Foundation
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Walt Disney Company Foundation
Weingart Foundation

The Educational Theatre Foundation wishes to permanently recognize operating, endowment, program, and capital contributions of $25,000 and above. Thank you for making a lasting impact on theatre students and teachers:

Eleanora C. U. Alms Trust, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Robert Greenblatt

Bequest of Melba Day Sparks Henning (1993)

The Lehrer-Seller Family Fund

The H.B., E.W., and F.R. Luther Charitable Foundation, Fifth Third Bank and Narley L. Haley, Co-Trustees

NBC Universal

The Shubert Foundation

The Wunderkinder Foundation

If you note an inadvertent error in our donor listing, please contact Cait Bothwell at cbothwell@edtf.org or (513) 977-5529.

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