2017 Donors

The Educational Theatre Association and the International Thespian Society wish to thank the following for their generous support to date in 2017:

Stars

Visionary ($25,000 and up)

Anonymous
Eleanora C. U. Alms Trust, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee
The Shubert Foundation

Underwriter ($10,000 - $14,999)

James and Lauren Miller
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
Hilton Honors
Houghton Family Fund
The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation
Music Theatre International
Ohio Arts Council

Broadway Circle

Producer ($5,000 - $9,999)

Mark Drum
Marilyn F. Hill
Julie Cohen Theobald
Artswave
Community Arts Initiatives
Frederic R. Coudert Foundation
International Thespian Festival
iTheatrics
Lila Gallimore Trust
Seat Yourself

Director ($3,000 - $4,999)

Sandra and Sheldon Cohen
Matt Conover
Amy Bennett Foundation
Bob and Marti Fowler and Interactive Educational Video LLC
Gai Jones
Alvin and Elizabeth Katz Family Fund

The Costumer
Disney Parks Live Entertainment
Georgia Thespians
NBC
Texas Thespians

Designer ($2,000 - $2,999)

Anonymous
Benefits Network Insurance
Jeffrey and Julia Lazarus Family Foundation
The Musical Company
New Jersey Thespians
The Eugene O'Neill Center at the National Theater Institute
Peddlers of Bombast Family Fund
Pennsylvania Thespians
Samuel French

Performer ($1,000 - $1,999)

Hunter Bell
Marion and Dr. Diana Combs
John Flink
Nancy Nagel Gibbs
John Prignano
Frank Pruet
Allstate Foundation
Barnes Dennig
Benefits Network Insurance
Booktix
The Broadway League
Broadway Life:  Student Group Travel
The Fortson Familiy Trust
Iowa Thespians
Pennsylvania Thespians
The Fine Schneider Charitable Fund
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Tams-Witmark Music Library

Friends of EdTA

 

Advocate ($500 - $999)

Anonymous
J. Mark Atkins
Laurie Baskin
Michael Levin and Gigi Cohen
Philip and Sheila Cohen Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
Bob and Debbie Corbin
Glenn Halcomb and Josh Criscoe
Brian Curl
Krista Carson Elhai
Richard Frazier
Eunice and Perry Goldberg
Ken and Carrie Goldhoff
Steven Llanusa
John Langley and Lane Mayer
Gloria McIntyre
Michelle Moss
Joe Norton
Patricia Santanello
Benjamin T. Stuart
Scott A. Walker
Kara Unterberg
Disney Performing Arts
Dramatist Play Service
Duffy Family Fund
Jonesboro High School Drama Booster Club Troupe 1338
Louisiana Thespians
Mississippi Thespians
Mountain Ridge Middle School Troupe #88933, 2016-17 Drama B Class
and Laurilea McDaniel
Nebraska Thespians
New Jersey Thespians
Ohio Thespians
Realtime Music Solutions
South Carolina Thespians
SunTrust Bank

Enthusiast ($250 - $499)

Dori Berinstein
Carolyn Casselman
James Flanagan
Tindley and Huw Gilbert
John Gresch
Stephen Halper
Jim Hoare
Alison Johnson
Eric Kahn
Jacquelyn Kroeger
David Lichtenstein
Sandra Lundgren
Chris Maliwat
Jim Miller
James Palmarini
M Michele Richardson
Jeni Star
Bill and Claire Stickney
Jim Talkington
Hans Weichhart
Alabama Thespians
Bowling Green High School
Grinnell High School Troupe 4274 and Elizabeth Hansen
Indiana Thespians
Oklahoma Thespians
Rodgers and Hammerstein
Virginia Thespians
West Virginia Thespians

 

 

Patron ($100 - $249)

Carolyn Baggarly
Douglas and Debbi Berlon
Jennifer Beuchat
Kim Bopp
Deborah Brown
Robert Cady
Robert Carrelli
James E Chambless
Rebecca Childs
John Conover
Walgena Daniels
Mark Davis
John Conover
J. Jason Daunter
Liz DesCombes
Eric Ebell
Sharon Feinsinger
Ruth and Ian Fingerman
Brynn Fossett
Stephanie Franxman
Mark Friedman
Riley Gatto
Andrew Goldberg
Loren Gould
R. K. Greene
William Halcomb
Jeff Hall
Janice Hart
Rochelle Herrera
Jim Hoare
Beverly Holloway
Jeffrey and LouAnn Hunt, Michael, Tracie, Michael J.
& Anthony Binetti
Jack and Kathy Jose
Amy Katz
Ilana Keller
Val Kilmer
Michael Lanski
Richard Lee
Amy and Scott Litwin
Bradley Lohrenz
Carol Lommen
Meiko Maeshige
Kathy Manna
Dean McFlicker
Thomas McNally
Victor T. Mitchell
Joey, Sydney and Iyla Monk
Brett O'Conner
Raymond Palasz
Michael and Linda Peitz
Bonnie Resinski
Joe Rider
Andrea Roney
Marc Ross
Marc Rothschild
Laurel Salem
Fred and Judy Scanling
Mary Schuttler
Linda Shusett
Stacy Sileo
Betsy Singer-Lefton
Peter Snow
Melinda Teuber
Abbie Van Nostrand
Keith D. Vogt
Sonya Whaley
John David Williams
Hawaii Thespians
Local Independent Charities of America
Missouri Thespians
Network For Good
New Mexico Thespians
North Carolina Thespians
Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporatio

Donor (Up to $99)

Donald Amerson
Sarah Jane Arnegger
Todd Avery
Vicki Bartholomew
Caryn Beach
Johanna Beck
Brian Benz
Mian Brindsi
Larry, Shanna, and Ean Butler
Caroline Caden
Roy Chambers
Nancy Cohen
Kathleen Conner
Edward Conover
Cece Conrath
Christian Cook
Margaret Crosby
Amy Dennison
Susan Dorward
Kara Downey
Dakota Drown
Brendon Dunigan
Helen Duranleau-Brennan
Philip Elhai
Kirk Erickson
Rilla Foster
Lindsey Franxman
Lana Gerber
Debby Gibbs
Fern Goldman
Robert Geuder
Shea Haney
Robert Heath
Justin Hsu
Jim and Nancy Huneke
Lynn and Jay Jensen
Marcy Kanter
Tim Katz
Victoria Kesling Councill
Brady Koepenick
Sarah Kueser
Laura LaFerr
Ben Lewis
Maurice Marshall
Samuel Martin
James Masters
Arsimmer McCoy-Early
Jenna Miles
Alex Mitchell
Virginia Morelli
Sandy Morgan
Jennifer Morgan-McCane
Ronald Nocks
Jacquelyn Quay
Eva Ramos
Stephanie Rimmer
Todd Robinson
Adam Rose
Shelley Rudnick
Shannon Saltzsieder
James Scherer
Cassandra Shott
Charlie Schreiber
Bob Singleton
Barbara Somerville
Ryan and Becca Strand
Michaela Strausbaugh
Crystal Swancey
Linda and Alan Swearingen
James and JoAnn Taylor
Jeff Tidwell
Garry Tiller
Sharon Rose Tyahur
Heather Vogelson
Louis Volpe
Pam Ware
Laurence E. Weber
Jessica Williams
Claire Calder Willingham
Nicole Willingham
Scott Wilson
Benjamin Wolfe
Angel Wuellner
Jennifer Wyatt
Janet Yates Zeitler
Harvey Zuckerman
Amazon Smile Foundation
Local Independent Charities of America
Utah Thespians




Matching Gift Companies: 

The Educational Theatre Association and the International Thespian Society recognize the following companies for their generous matching-gift programs:

Apple, Inc.
Caterpillar Foundation
Magid Glove and Safety Manufacturing Company LLC
Walt Disney Company Foundation

 

Endowed and Major Gifts

 

The Educational Theatre Association and the International Thespian Society wish 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:

Bequest of Melba Day Sparks Henning (1993)
Eleanora C.U. Alms Trust, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation



If you note an inadvertent error in our donor listing, please contact Claire Willingham at 513.977.5529.

View 2016 donors here.