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

FedEx

Gerber Taylor

Dianne & Myron Mall*

The Shubert Foundation

$10,000-$24,999

Carol & Bert Barnett*

Deborah & Bob Craddock*

The Estate of Sylvia Goldsmith Marks*

nexAir

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Osterbrink*


$5,000-$9,999

Anonymous*

Belz Foundation*

Martha & Jim Boyd*

Eric Clauson*

Carol Coletta & John Montgomery

Reed Cochran Consulting

Maria & Michael Douglass*

David B. Edmonds*

Formanek Foundation*

Grinder, Taber & Grinder, Inc.

Independent Bank

International Paper

Joseph's Stores

Faith & Leonard Kaye*

Mrs. Dorothy O. Kirsch*

The Kresge Foundation

Robert Loeb*

Maggie & Milton Lovell*

Gretchen & Kojo McLennon*

Dr. Gayle Minard*

Nike, Inc.

Cecile & Fred Nowak*

Anita & Tom Schmitt*

Self Foundation*

Shelley & Brett Shanaman*

The Henry Turley Foundation*

Catherine & Ryan Turner*

Mrs. Jeanne T. Varnell*~


$2,500-$4,999

Petra & Bo Adams*

Andrea Bienstock & Nathan Bicks*

BlueCross BlueShield of TN Community Trust

Judge & Mrs. Robert L. Childers*

Kay & Phil Coop*

LeeAnne Cox*

GantSystems, LLC

Dr. Aditya Gaur & Dr. Nehali Patel*

Kathy & J.W. Gibson*

Melissa & Tom Grimes*

Page Price Henrion*

Dr. Jeanne & Mr. Frank Jemison, Jr.*

Monica C. Jones*

Kim L. Lasko*

Sue & Steve Lightman*

Carol & Vincent Miraglia*

Carol & Mike Palazola*

Anne & John Robilio*

Debby & Stephen Schadt*

Carrie Stetler & Mary Haley*

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


$1,000-$2,499

901 Parkinson's Fighters

Marnie & Eduardo Basco

Ruth T. Bernabe

Debbie & Richard Binswanger

Sheri & Ron Bishop

The Canale Foundation

Drs. Cathy Chapman & George Woodbury, Jr.

Robin & John Cocke

Barbara's Dancewear

Lucia Gilliland

Megan & Brett Grinder

Debi & Galen Havner

Dr. & Mrs. Henry G. Herrod

Beverly & Bill Hooker

Lynne K. Hostetler

Seiko Igarashi

Peggy & L.R. Jalenak, Jr.

Jeniam Foundation

Barbara B. Lapides

William C. Lawson

Debbie & Ron Lazarov

Elizabeth & Gerald Marshall

Laura & Montgomery Martin

Eric Mathews

Bobbie & Jim McLaughlin

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

Dr. John Pickens

Dorothy Gunther Pugh & Robert Pugh

Mr. & Mrs. Raymond E. Schultz

Bruce R. & Jane Scharding Smedley

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Roland Spore III

Courtnay & Kyle Veazey

Carol & Charles Westbrook

Gay & Mike Williams

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


$500-$999

Anonymous

Leigh & Rob Abbay

Melissa Bongiolatti

Ritche Manley Bowden

Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Bowman

Rose Merry Brown & Aron Livnah

Mr. & Mrs. Joel W. Brown

Gloria & Steven Burk

Dr. Carey Faber Campbell

Dr. Taylor Cupples

Melanie & John Duncan

Kristen & Jeremy Fisher

Mr. & Mrs. William Galbreath

Nancy & Art Graesser

Edith Kelly-Green

Andrea & David Harano

Beth & Jeff Hedge

Gina & Brian Heim

Andrew & Michelle & Caroline Hunt

Julie & Edwin Hussey

Kassidy Johnson

Dr. Adriane Johnson-Williams & Trinette Johnson-Williams

Jane & Robert Jones

Mr. & Mrs. James Keras

Holley Phelps McGehee

Betsy McStay

Susan & RJ Moskop

Mullinax Family

Kathy Niekrasz

Lorol M. Phillips

Charlie Ryan

Linda & Ron Sklar

Lola & Gary Swanson

Grace & Raghu Vedala

Amelia M. Thompson

Dr. Benton M. Wheeler

Mrs. G.B. Wilson, III

S.H. Woods

Melva Zanella

$499 & Below

Anonymous

Mr. & Mrs. Ed Adams in Memory of Carole Clark

Cathy L. Allen

Belinda & Calvin Anderson

Jen Anderson

Gisele Annoh

Dr. Frank A. Anthony

Dee & Bill Armstrong

Wayne Arney

Gregory A. Austin

Mary Autry

Dr. & Mrs. James Bailey

Chris Balton

Lisa Barden

Savannah Bearden

Charles Belenky

Susan & Walter Bell

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Bentley

Ann & Peter Benvenuto

Joan & Jacob Biddle

Dr. Jerry Billmeier

Betsy Black

Allison & Will Bladt

Daniel Bastardo Blanco

Bambi & William Boywid

Anne Brewer

Katie Prestigiacomo Brezina

Ruby Bright

Becca & Jason Brink

Cathy Brooks

Amanda, Dan, Elise & Eva Bureau

Kenneth Burnett

Kelly & Jim Burrow

Eleanor Cahill in Memory of Carole Clark

Lisa Cain

Karen Campbell

Koral Campbell

Jeanne Gray Carr

Beth & Frederick Carter

Dr. Joy Casama

Elizabeth Cato

Emma Caufield

Dr. Robert Cavanagh

Susan Chase

Gloria & Irvine Cherry

Ashley Chiozza

Drs. Carol & David H. Ciscel

Lisa Clapper

Sofia Claude

Deborah Clubb & David Wayne Brown

Amy & David Cluck

Paula & Avrahm Cohen

Taylor Coleman

Community Security, LLC

Maria Cortes

Elizabeth Cranwell

Mary F. Crawford, D.D.S.

Creative Aging Memphis

Mrs. Claire S. Crews

Mr. & Mrs. David Crippen

Julie & Dana Criswell

Colette & Gary Christie

Angela Cromeans

Sylvia & Teddy Crum

Rebecca & Mike Culbertson

Christopher Dakin

Caitlin Daley & Steve Wold

Barbie & Ray Dan

Ms. A.J. Daneman

Ranae A. Daniel

Mr. & Mrs. James Zekharyah Davis

Diane's Art, Gift & Home

Mary Dillard & Brandon Partee

Gloria Dobbs

Mr. & Mrs. Henry P. Doggrell

Melissa Dunn & James Brooks

Sally & Martin Duffy

Christina & Thieu Dupre

Laura & John Engretson

Alison England

Rebecca & Kevin England

Erica Ervin

Rebecca Fagan

Lisa & Al Farlow

Myca Ferguson

Donna & Emerald Fernandez

Becky & Walter Fields

Lisa Fields

Janet Flowers in Memory of Carol Clarke

Mrs. Bradley King Fogelman

Liz & Eric Fonville

Susan & Brad Foster in Honor of Jill & Simon Wadsworth

Nancy Foster

Elizabeth & Ben Fox

Marybeth & John Francisco

Stan Franklin

Sunny Franklin

Mr. & Mrs. William Fredrick in Memory of Peggy Gunther

Pily & Stuart Frisch

Juan J. Fuentes

Kate Furst

Elizabeth Garat

Mery Getar

Angela Ghoreishi

Debra Ann Giammona

Kristy Lynn Gibbs

The Gilmers

Angela Godbold

Sondra L. Goldstein

Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Gooch III

Sarah Lillian Goralewski

Jerry Gorman

Gray Family

Kathy Spiers & Jack Green

Mr. & Mrs. Steve Greer

Jannica Gregory

Maggie & Joey Griesbeck

Danielle Griffin

Phyllis Guenter

Jackie Guidroz

Stacy & Tony Gunderman

Jessica Guthrie

Jenny & Ellie Haddad

Mr. & Mrs. Josh Hall

Dorothy Hamer

Carol & Jerry Harber

Cary Hart

Ashawandi Hayes

Gil Hayes

M. Denise Headin

Mandy Heath

Jamie Heisler

Dr. & Mrs. Miria Biller Hendrickson

Sarah Hess

Leslie Hipp

Lauri Holland

Andrea & David Holman

Mr. & Mrs. Walter N. Holmes

Ann Horner

Valorie & Jon Horner

Tara & Patrick Horton

April Huffines

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

Donavon Hughes

Dr. Caitlin Hurley

JoAnn & Raymond Igharas

Lisa & Matt Isbell

$499 & Below Cont.

Dr. Neelam Jain

India Johnson

Tressa Valentine Johnson

Joanne Jones

Mariko Kaji

Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Ray Katz

Marie B. Kazyak

Lauren Kennedy & Ben Stanley

Jennifer Kim & Takumi Matsuzawa

Ann Knox

Louisa Koeppel

Kathi & Robert Kores

The Kroger Company

Christina Kurdilla

Caitlin Maureen Lamb

Demetra Lawrence

Lindsay & Buck Lawson

Jennifer Lechner

Philip & Jennifer Arden Lindsey

Katherine Liu

Linda Loerzel

Jennifer & Brett Lofton

Kofi Okobi Lucas

Shea Lucenti

Michael Lupher

Melanie Lynn

Jamie MacDougall

Magdovitz Family Foundation

Irwin Alice Magevney

Carol Mahaltic

Benjamin Makino

Evelyn & Jerome Makowsky

Andrew Mall

B. Lee & Susan Mallory

Mr. & Mrs. Lewis F. Mallory, Jr in Memory of Carole Clark

Marino Family

E. Neville Mayfield, Jr.

Carolyn & Scott McCormick

Lauren Bradshaw McCracken

Joseph McDaniel

Julia & Doug McDonald

Dr. Ronald Paul McDonald

Kathleen McElroy & Sam White

Harriet & John McFadden

Amanda McGriff

Elza McKenna

Michael Medcalf

Natalie & Patrick Miller

Abbay & Warren Milnor

David Mirvis

Megan Monteen

Willa Moon

Mr. & Mrs. Walker E. Morris, Jr.

Laura & Andrew Murray

Whitney Neal

Keara Nevels

Regina & Bob Newman

Katie Hobson Novikoff in Honor of Brandon & Ginny Ramey

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Oates

Maggie Olswanger

Dr. & Mrs. James C. Paavola

Marina Pacini

Vanessa Pafford

Karen Parker

Sunita Patel

Dr. & Mrs. Majid Paydar

Mary Cate & Joseph Peris

Heather Petersen

Linda & Van Phillips

Susan Gail Pittman

August Marc Plourde

Jeffrey W. Posson

The Powells

Jessica Quinn

Virginia & Brandon Ramey

Mary Montedonico Reed

Jane Hope Rehm

Theresa Remick

Karen & Murray Riss

Paul Rhodes

Dan Rojcewicz

Elizabeth Rouse

Judith Ruiz

Katja Russell

Jennifer Russell

Mr. & Mrs. Lance Russell

James Rutledge

Karen Saenz

Dr. & Mrs. Joseph K. Samaha

Erin Schifeling

Autumn & Jimmy Scott

Ryan Sellers

Courtney Sievers

Casey Sigler

Barrie Simpson

Virginia & Will Sharp

Ranish Singh

Linda Skitka & Bill McCready

Celinda Smith

Janine Smith

Maggie Smith

Stacey Smith

Mrs. Hubert Spears

Dr. Frances B. Spiller

Jessica Lynn Stacy

Mary Katherine & Elmer Stout

Anne C. Stubblefield

Brittany Sugg

Alice Tadlock

Becky Tatum

Jessica & Rock Taveau

Sam Teitel

Elizabeth Thomas

Shields Thompson

Dr. Ina Tonkin

Anna Tuttle

Allison Tyson

United Way of the Mid South

Dr. Lisa Usdan

Jordan Huntze Walker

Teresa Ward

Watkins, Ward & Stafford, PLLC in Memory of Carole Clark

Stephen Watts

Judy Weatherly

Jessica Webb

Alison Weems

Mr. & Mrs. Mark Wender

John Christopher White

Meredith White, Anne Hamer, Lisa Benge & Kim Baker

Catherine Wiener

Crys Wiley

Carole Williams

Deanne Williams

John Williams

Pat & Billie Worley

Jocelyn Wurzburg

Mr. & Mrs. Arthur L. Yeates

Kathy & Barry Yoakum

Ruth & Scott Young

*Denotes a dancer sponsor
~Deceased