2017 Donors

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

Stars

Visionary ($25,000 and up)

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

Benefactor ($15,000 - $24,999)

Ohio Arts Council

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

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

Broadway Circle

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

Marilyn F. Hill
Julie Cohen Theobald
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
Bob and Marti Fowler and Interactive Educational Video LLC
Gai Jones
Amy Bennett Foundation
The Costumer
Disney Parks Live Entertainment
Georgia Thespians
Alvin and Elizabeth Katz Family Fund
NBC
Texas Thespians

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

Anonymous
Benefits Network Insurance
Broadway Back to School Auction
Jeffrey and Julia Lazarus Family Foundation
The Musical Company
National Theater Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center 
New Jersey Thespians
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
BookTix
The Broadway League
Broadway Life:  Student Group Travel
The Fortson Familiy Trust
Iowa Thespians
Malecki Deimling Nielander and Associates, LLC
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
Steven Llanusa
John Langley and Lane Mayer
Gloria McIntyre
Michelle Moss
Joe Norton
Patricia Santanello
Danny Strong
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
Ohio Thespians
Ohio Thespians Alumni Event
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
Michael Lanski
David Lichtenstein
Sandra Lundgren
Chris Maliwat
Burt McCollom
Jim Miller
James Palmarini
M Michele Richardson
Anthony Robinson
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
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
Beverly Holloway
Jeffrey and LouAnn Hunt, Michael, Tracie, Michael J. & Anthony Binetti
Jack and Kathy Jose
Amy Katz
Ilana Keller
Val Kilmer
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 Corporation

Donor (Up to $99)

Donald Amerson
Sarah Jane Arnegger
Todd Avery
Vicki Bartholomew
Caryn Beach
Johanna Beck
Brian Benz
Craig Brenner
Mian Brindsi
Larry, Shanna, and Ean Butcher
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
Bradley 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
Catherine Thermond
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
Rebecca Wren
Angel Wuellner
Jennifer Wyatt
Janet Yates Zeitler
Harvey Zuckerman
Amazon Smile Foundation
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
PayPal Holdings, Inc.
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:

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



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

View 2016 donors here.