Our Donors

Annual Fund

Ballet Memphis is incredibly grateful for the generosity of our Annual Fund Donors who collectively have helped to build this great organization one season at a time. Continued Annual Fund donations support our company dancers and dedicated staff, while also ensuring Ballet Memphis’ future as a local and national cultural leader.

$100,000.00+

ArtsMemphis

Friend of the Ballet

Hyde Family Foundation


$50,000-$99,000

Tennessee Arts Commission


$25,000-$49,000

AutoZone, Inc.

FedEx

Jonathan P. Formanek Foundation

The Shubert Foundation


$10,000-$24,999

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Craddock*

Jeniam Foundation

The Kresge Foundation

Dianne & Myron Mall*

The Estate of Sylvia Goldsmith Marks

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Osterbrink*

Georgi & David Perry

Roadshow BMW-MINI


$5,000-$9,999

Anonymous*

Bert & Carol Barnett*

Belz Foundation*

Martha & Jim Boyd*

Mr. Eric Clauson*

Carol Coletta & John Montgomery

Reed Cochran Consulting

Michael & Maria Douglass*

Mr. David B. Edmonds*

Mary Lee Formanek*

Brett & Megan Grinder*

Independent Bank

International Paper

Faith & Leonard Kaye*

The Estate of Ms. Charlotte King

Mrs. Dorothy O. Kirsch*

Sue & Steve Lightman*

Robert Loeb*

Milton & Maggie Lovell*

Malco Theatres, Inc.

Gretchen & Kojo McLennon*

Dr. Gayle Minard*

Nike, Inc.

Cecile & Fred Nowak*

Carol & Mike Palazola*

Tom & Anita Schmitt*

Self Foundation*

Brett & Shelley Shanaman*

The Henry Turley Foundation, Inc.*

Catherine & Ryan Turner*

Mrs. Jeanne T. Varnell*


$2,500-$4,999

Petra & Bo Adams*

Avison Young

Ms. Andrea Bienstock & Mr. Nathan Bicks*

BlueCross BlueShield of TN Community Trust

Drs. M. Teresa Brooks & Thane E. Duncan*

Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics

Judge & Mrs. Robert L. Childers*

Kay & Phil Coop*

LeeAnne Cox*

Topley Edenton*

GantSystems, LLC

Dr. Aditya Gaur & Dr. Nehali Patel*

Kathy & J.W. Gibson*

Tom & Melissa Grimes*

Page Price Henrion*

Jeanne & Frank Jemison*

Ms. Monica C. Jones*

Mrs. Kim L. Lasko*

Vincent & Carol Miraglia*

John & Anne Robilio*

Mrs. Robert M. Ruch, Sr.*

Debby & Stephen Schadt*

Mr. & Mrs. Simon R.C. Wadsworth*

$1,500-$2,499​

Barbara's Dancewear

Dr. & Mrs. Henry G. Herrod

Holliday Flowers & Events

Mr. & Mrs. Henry W. Morgan, Sr.

Robert & Dorothy Gunther Pugh

Bruce R. & Jane Scharding Smedley


$500.00-$1,499

Anonymous

901 Parkinson's Fighters

Mr. Gregory A. Austin

Dr. & Mrs. James Bailey

Marnie & Eduardo Basco

Ms. Ruth T. Bernabe

Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Biddle

Fiona & Lance Binder

Debbie & Richard Binswanger

Ritche Manley Bowden

Mr. Sidney Bowen

Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Bowman

Mr. & Mrs. Joel W. Brown

The Canale Foundation

Drs. Carol & David H. Ciscel

Drs. Cathy Chapman & George Woodbury, Jr.

Cordova Dancewear

Dr. Taylor Cupples

Melanie & John Duncan

Jeremy & Kristen Fisher

Mr. Juan J. Fuentes

Mr. and Mrs. William Galbreath

Nancy & Art Graesser

Edith Kelly-Green

Andrea & David Harano

Mr. & Mrs. Galen Havner

Andrew & Michelle & Caroline Hunt

Mr. & Mrs. Leo R. Jalenak Jr.

Kassidy Johnson

Dr. Adriane Johnson-Williams & Trinette Johnson-Williams

Robert & Jane Jones

Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Ray Katz

Mr. & Mrs. James Keras

Ms. Barbara B. Lapides

Debbie & Ron Lazarov

Mr. William C. Lawson

F. Andrew Mall

Mr. & Mrs. Gerald C. Marshall

Eric Mathews

Mr. Earl Neville Mayfield

Jim & Bobbie McLaughlin

Mrs. Betsy McStay

R.J. & Susan Moskop

Mullinax Family

Ms. Kathy Niekrasz

Dr. John Pickens

Ms. Lorol M. Phillips

Murray & Karen Riss

Mr. & Mrs. Raymond E. Schultz

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Swanson

Grace & Raghu Vedala

Amelia M. Thompson

Carol & Charles Westbrook

Gay & Mike Williams

S.H. Woods

The Estate of Mr. & Mrs. Charles L. Wurtzburger

Melva Zanella

Pointe Shoe Fund

Anonymous

Charles Belenky

Peter & Ann Benvenuto

Amanda, Daniel & Elise Bureau

Steven & Gloria Burk

Kenneth Burnett

Deborah Clubb & David Wayne Brown

Rose Merry Brown & Aron Livnah

Mr. & Mrs. Irvine Cherry

Reed Cochran

Community Security, LLC

Mary F. Crawford, D.D.S.

Mrs. Claire S. Crews

Mr. & Mrs. David Crippen

Ms. Gloria Dobbs

Mr. & Mrs. Henry P. Doggrell

Rebecca Fagan

Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Gooch III

Mr. & Mrs. Steve Greer

Ms. Phyllis Guenter

Stacy & Tony Gunderman

Jenny & Ellis Haddad

Mr. & Mrs. Josh Hall

Cary Hart

Tara & Patrick Horton

Mr. & Mrs. Robert C. Hug, Jr.

Donavon Hughes

Ann Knox

The Kroger Company

Dr. & Mrs. Jim Lewis

Philip & Jennifer Arden Lindsey

Michael Lupfer

Magdovitz Family Foundation

Julia & Doug McDonald

Mr. David Mirvis

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Oates

Dr. & Mrs. James C. Paavola

Dr. & Mrs. Majid Paydar

Mrs. Janet Ware Thompson

United Way of the Mid South

Kyle & Courtnay Veazey

Meredith White, Anne Hamer, Lisa Benge & Kim Baker

*Denotes a dancer sponsor

Relief Fund

Thank you to our Relief Fund donors who displayed incredible support to Ballet Memphis during such uncertain times in our city, country, and global community. We are grateful for the continued belief in Ballet Memphis through this declaration that the arts matter now more than ever.

Anonymous

Petra & Bo Adams

Mr. & Mrs. Calvin Anderson

Grace Togbo

Dee & Bill Armstrong

Mr. Gregory A. Austin

Mary Autry

Lisa Barden

Carol & Bert Barnett

Daniel Bastardo Blanco

Savannah Bearden

Peter & Ann Benvenuto

Ms. Ruth T. Bernabe

Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Biddle

Dr. & Mrs. Jerry Billmeier

Betsy Black

Alison Bladt

William & Bambi Boywid

Anne Brewer

Ms. Cathy Brooks

Amanda, Daniel & Elise Bureau

Steven & Gloria Burk

Kelly & Jim Burrow

Ms. Lisa Cain

Ms. Karen Campbell

Koral Campbell

Dr. Carey Faber Campbell

901 Parkinson's Fighters

Frederick & Beth Carter

Julia Casama

Elizabeth Cato

Emma Caufield

Drs. Cathy Chapman & George Woodbury, Jr.

Susan Chase

Ashley Chiozza

Carol Ciscel

Lisa Clapper

Sofia Claude

Deborah Clubb & David Wayne Brown

Amy & David Cluck

Taylor Coleman

Maria Cortes

LeeAnne Cox

Claire Crews

Julie & Dana Criswell

Angela Cromeans

Rebecca & Mike Culberson

Mr. & Dr. Christopher Dakin

Ranae A. Daniel

Mr. & Mrs. James Zekharyah Davis

Mary Dillard & Brandon Partee

Sally & Martin Duffy

Melanie & John Duncan

Christina & Thieu Dupre

John & Laura Engbretson

Rebecca & Kevin England

Erica Ervin

Myca Ferguson

Donna & Emerald Fernandez

Lisa Fields

Mrs. Bradley King Fogelman

Mr. & Mrs. Eric Fonville

Nancy Foster

Ben & Elizabeth Fox

Marybeth & John Francisco

Mr. and Mrs. William A. Fredrick in Memory of Peggy Gunther

Pily & Stuart Frisch

Ms. Kate Furst

Mr. & Mrs. William Galbreath

Elizabeth Garat & Arthur Yeates

Mery Getar

Angela Ghoreishi

Debra Ann Giammona

Kristy Lynn Gibbs

Lucia Gilliland

The Gilmers

Angela Godbold

Ms. Sondra L. Goldstein

Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Gooch III

Ms. Sarah Lillian Goralewski

Gray Family

Jack Green & Kathy Spiers

Maggie & Joey Griesbeck

Danielle Griffin

Heather & Henry Grosvenor

Jackie Guidroz

Tony & Stacy Gunderman

Ms. Jessica Guthrie

In honor of Rebecca Fowler

Mr. & Mrs. Josh Hall

Cary Hart

Mr. & Mrs. Galen Havner

Ashawandi Hayes

Gil Ira Hayes

Beth & Jeff Hedge

Brian & Gina Heim

Jamie Heisler

Dr. & Mrs. Miria Biller Hendrickson

Dr. & Mrs. Henry G. Herrod

Sarah Hess

Lauri & Tom Holland

Andrea & David Holman

Walter & Linda Holmes

Valorie & Jon Horner

Lynne K. Hostetler

April Huffines

Andrew & Michelle & Caroline Hunt

Dr. Caitlin Hurley

Raymond & JoAnn Igharas

Lisa & Matt Isbell

Dr. Neelam Jain

Mrs. Tressa Valentine Johnson

India Johnson

Joanne Jones

Marie B. Kazyak

Lauren Kennedy & Ben Stanley

Louisa Koeppel

Bob & Kathi Kores

Christina Kurdilla

Ms. Caitlin Maureen Lamb

Ms. Barbara B. Lapides

William Lawson

Buck & Lindsay Lawson

Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Lazarov

Jennifer Lechner

Ben Andrews

Linda Loerzel

Jennifer & Brett Lofton

Kofi Lucas

Shea Lucenti

Ms. Melanie Lynn

Ms. Irwin Alice Magevney

Carol Mahaltic

Dianne & Myron Mall

Marino Family

Eric Mathews

Mr. Earl Neville Mayfield

Mrs. Lauren Bradshaw McCracken

Linda Skitka & Bill McCready

Mr. Joseph McDaniel

Ms. Holley Phelps McGehee

Amanda McGriff

Elza McKenna

Jim & Bobbie McLaughlin

Natalie & Patrick Miller

Abbay & Warren Milnor

Vincent & Carol Miraglia

Pat & Billie Worley

Megan Monteen

RJ & Susan Moskop

Mullinax Family

Laura & Andrew Murray

Whitney Neal

Keara & Sam Nevels

Katie Hobson Novioff in honor of Brandon & Ginny Ramey

Cecile & Fred Nowak

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Osterbrink

Ms. Marina Pacini

Ms. Vanessa Pafford

Ms. Karen Parker

Dr. Aditya Gaur & Dr. Nehali Patel

Mary Cate & Joseph Peris

Heather Petersen

Linda & Van Phillips

Ms. Lorol M. Phillips

Ms. Susan Gail Pittman

Jane Hope Rehm

Robert & Dorothy Gunther Pugh

Jessica & Kyle Quinn

Brandon & Virginia Ramey

Mary Montedonico Reed

Theresa Remick

Murray & Karen Riss

John & Anne Robilio

Dan Rojcewicz

Elizabeth Rouse

Jennifer Russell

Katja Russell

James Rutledge

Charlie & Kristi Ryan

Karen & Jay Saenz

Ms. Louise Scott

Jimmy & Autumn Scott

Judy & King Self

Shelley & Brett Shanaman

In honor of Isabelle Sharp

Courtney Sievers

Mrs. Casey Lauren Sigler

Barrie Simpson

Ranish Singh

Janine Smith

Maggie Morgan Smith

Celinda Smith

Dr. Frances B. Spiller

Mary Katherine & Elmer Stout

Anne C. Stubblefield

Mrs. Brittany Sugg

Alice "Finley" Tadlock

Becky Tatum

Sam Teitel

Elizabeth Thomas

Ms. Shields Thompson

Ina Tonkin MD

Catherine & Ryan Turner

Anna & David Tuttle

Jill A. Tyson

Dr. Lisa Usdan

Kyle & Courtnay Veazey

Stephen Watts

Ms. Judy Weatherly

Alison Weems

Kathleen McElroy & Sam A. White

Mr. John Christopher White

Crys & Peter Wiley

Deanne Williams

Carole Williams

John Williams

S.H. Woods

Willa Yin

Mrs. Ruth Young

Melva Zanella

Capital Campaign

With continued gratitude to the donors of Ballet Memphis’ Vision for Growth Campaign for helping to bring Ballet Memphis into the heart of the arts district. This transformational support elevated Ballet Memphis’ physical and cultural impact both locally and nationally.

Friend of the Ballet

Anonymous

Ms. Libby Aaron

Dr. James (Bo) Adams

Cathy L. Allen

American Contract Bridge

League Charity Foundation

archimania

ArtsFirst-First

Tennessee Foundation

ArtsMemphis

AutoZone

Mrs. Ben Baer

Victoria Baird

Carol & Bert Barnett

Marnie & Eduardo Basco

Belz Foundation

Peter & Ann Benvenuto

Andrea Bienstock & Nathan Bicks

Debbie & Richard Binswanger

Ron & Sheri Bishop

Mr. & Mrs. David Bodenheimer

Martha & Jim Boyd

Cindy & Kevin Brewer

Thomas W. Briggs Foundation

Drs. M. Teresa Brooks &

Thane E. Duncan

Burch Porter & Johnson, PLLC

Gloria & Steven Burk

Susan & Rice Byars

Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics

Karen & Phil Campbell

Canale Foundation

The Chemaitilly Family

Buck & Pat Clark

Eric Clauson

Dr. Anne W. Connell

Kay & Phil Coop

LeeAnne & Tommy Cox

Elizabeth Cranwell

Mary F. Crawford, D.D.S.

Dr. Saryn & Mr. Erik Doucette

Suzanne & Jonathan Ellenthal

Justine, Cindy & Sam Ettingoff

Lisa & Al Farlow

FedEx

Sonya & James Fleck

Liz Fonville

Juan Fuentes & Robert Thompson

GantSystems, LLC

Kim & John Gaskill

Dr. Aditya Gaur & Dr. Nehali Patel

Jannica & Tim Gregory

Tom & Melissa Grimes

Grinder, Taber & Grinder, Inc.

Sue & Frank Guarino

Debi & Galen Havner

Hemline | Tailored Brand Strategies

Page Price Henrion

Dr. & Mrs. Henry G. Herrod

Lynne & John Hostetler

Loren & Elizabeth Huie

Hyde Family Foundation

Raymond & JoAnn Igharas

Monique & Charles Jalenak

Peggy & LR Jalenak, Jr.

Jeniam Foundation

Whitney Jo

Jane & Bob Jones

Gene & Carol Katz

Anne Keeney

Liz & Kevin Keough

Penny & Jim Keras

Mrs. Dorothy O. Kirsch

The Klyce Family

Barbara A. Lapides

Ricky & Kathy Leigh

Lexington Asset Management, LLC

Sue & Steve Lightman

Marissa Lima

Maggie & Milton Lovell

Melissa Luck & Will Payson

Michael Lupfer

Malco Theatres, Inc.

Andrew Mall

Dianne & Myron Mall

Sylvia Goldsmith Marks

Dr. & Mrs. Santos F. Martinez

Eric Mathews

Jason Mayse

Methodist Le Bonheur

Healthcare

Carolyn & Scott McCormick

Julia & Douglas McDonald

Holley & Lucius McGehee

Gretchen & Kojo McLennon

Linda & Major McNeil

Dr. & Mrs. Thomas W. Monaghan

R J & Susan Moskop

Bob & Regina Morrison Newman

Leah & Jackie Nichols

Cecile & Fred Nowak

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Osterbrink

Erin Ostrow

Janet Parke

Marina Pacini & David McCarthy

Dr. Lindsay E. Pate

Dr. & Mrs. Majid Paydar

Plough Foundation

Patricia A. Possel

Robert & Dorothy Gunther Pugh

Dr. Steven N. Rice

Steven Ross & Dorothy Northern

Dr. Emily “Boo” Ruch

Peggy Seessel

Self Foundation

Shelley & Brett Shanaman

Nancy & Sam Shanaman

Andrea & Monica Stacy

Eunice Tenent

Amelia Thompson, Janet Ware Thompson & Arienne Thompson Plourde

Ann & Henry Turley

Jeanne T. Varnell

Courtnay & Kyle Veazey

Jill & Simon Wadsworth

Donna J. Ward

Gay & Mike Williams

Teresa, Helen, Anne &

Dana Williams

Justin Willingham

Dr. & Mrs. Frederick Wittber