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Here are many of the businesses

that donated auction items

to our February online auction.

Please support them - 

tell them we sent you!

Other Events

The Ensemble and Board of Directors put on multiple events throughout the season where proceeds go towards the Evanston Dance Ensemble. For instance, be sure to check out our popular annual storytelling showcase "Do Tell" held in Studio5.

thank you to our donors!

This list reflects cash donations from 10/1/20 through 3/21/21 

angel: $1,000 and up

Mark Kishler and Patty Acha

Barbara and Michael Davis

Bethany and John Goodman

Jenny and Joe Higgins

The Illinois Arts Council

Faye and Josh Jacobs

Marion Kinney

Kelly Cutler and Vic LeSage

Tina and Rick Malnati

Steve and Béa Rashid

The Sullivan Family Foundation

Abbey and Paul Turilli

BOOSTER: $250-$499

John G. Avril

Jen Michael and Chris Beck

Libby Ester and Mike Brody

Jeanine and Carl Brownell

Jon Klein and Susan Cohn

Susan Avril and Remy Dercksen

Monica Forte

Kathy and Chuck Harper

Juliet Bromer and Joshua Hauser

Garrett and Melissa Hohimer

Dan and Suzanne Kanter

Bill and Debbie Kristofek

Margaret Krulee

James and Marlene Kurtz

Jessie MacDonald

Peter Mitchell

Carol and Pat Navin

John Powers

Sharon and Keith Robinson

Leonard and Joyce Schrager

Dale and Milner Seifert

Larry and Cindy Shanker (in honor of Faye Jacobs)

Anne and Greg Taubeneck Family Fund

Elizabeth and Aaron Van Nice

associate: $50-$99

Maria and Steve Ballantyne

Sima Blue

Patricia Hyland Bowman

Cassie Easter*

Gina and Todd Ehlman

Linda Faller

Janice MacDonald and Dileep Gangolli

Sharon Gilmore

Sheila and Robert Hanford

Janet and Brian Hoffman

Kerry Hubata

Judy and Bob Kemp

Ruth Landis

Laurel Lawson

Jane Liechty

Robert and Judith Macnamara

Peggy and Daniel Marren

Joel and Greta Michael

Rick and Joyce Morimoto

Stuart Novy

Molly Gallo Numark

Anne and Tim O’Leary

Pat Otto

Blair Wellensiek and Karl Peters

Christopher Rutt

Linda Schubert

Penelope and Toby Sachs

Carl and Bonnie Schulkin

Medwin Textor

Brian Benson and Leslie Williams

Chris and Ann Tomlins

Andrew Wilder

Friend: up to $49

Juanita Acha

Luke Adams

Maria and Steve Ballantyne

Carol Bild

Calyn and Matt Carbery

Emma Cohen*

Holly Cohn

Edward and Sherri Donovan

Sarah and Marcelo Ferrer

Mark and Mia Furlong

Nareen Gavrilos

Anna Georgaras

Richard and Maryann Goode

Sue and Jeff Grassle

Carla and James Green

Clare Harper*

Jennifer Moran and Tommy Herman

Julie Isaacson

Julia and Ray Joehl

Cory King

Mary Kishler

Karen Morgan

Brigitte and Jose Oberholzer

Janet Perkins

Susan Reddish

Penny Rotheiser

Celeste Cifala and Rene Roy

Larry Stoler and Amy Schuman

Geoff Shell

Corilyn Shropshire

Tania Staffen

Kornelia Szilagyi

Allison and Chris Tirres

Carol Triggiano

Britta and Carlos Valdez

Andy White

Joe and Carolyn Wig

Virginia Zboralski


*Current or former EDE dancers

benefactor: $500-$999

Kevin and Carol Biolsi

Debbie and Bob Burns

Jennifer and Larry Byrne

Stephanie Davis and Brad Dunlap

Craig and Michal Golden

Paula Steiner and David Hellman

Carolyn Krulee

Ariel Orlov and Steven Mayer

Tara and Brian Norris

Christie and Dan Robinson

Lisa and Pete Seegers

Maricruz Ponce de Leon and Heiu Ton-That

Lara and Paul Waechtler

Charlotte and Dan Walsh

Scott and Amy Weyman

Jori and Michael Witt

supporter: $100-$249

Linda Adamowski

Bronwyn Re and Ken Alder

Kristin and David Alexander

Nancy and Ken Arlen

Victoria Zielinski and Paul Barosse

Linda Bierig

Lara Jones and Dan Brady

Sandra and Charles Brown

Blaine and Mardi Brownell

Ann Bradlow and Glen Carman

Abby and Michael Carnow*

Maria and Sunil Chopra

Mary and Ethan Cohen

Ellen Collar

Aki Knezevic and Mickey Collins

Mary Jo and John Crosby (in honor of Emily Waechtler)

Mary Lou and Jim DeNardo

Bernard and Sally Dobroski

Steven and Judith Dolins

Rachel Abramson and Bill Dolnick

Tony and Carol Feiock

Judy and Bob Freilich

ME and Chris Girgenti

JF Gaillard and Kimberly Gray

Terry Unterman and Roberta Glick

Michael Hans

Eva Hellman*

Betsy Herskind

Tomo and Wolf Hilbo

Johse Holt

Richard and Susan Horn

Nancy Oddi Jaffe

The Jinakunwiphat Family

Kathy Kann (in honor of Nicole Beck)

Jeffrey and Julie Kaplan

Jo Ann King

Amy and Adam Krefman

Jon Bamel and Andrea Kurtz

Amelia Langas*

The Lemmenes Family

Fred and Laurie Levy

The Linder Family Fund

Jessica and Alan Littman

Carol and Randy Long

Sarah Loeb*

Clint Seely and Sanna Longden

Maureen and Ted Lucore

Chad and Leslie Luning

Helen Maram (in honor of Sophie Maram)

Laura Marmash

Bridget McDonough

Marti and Michael McMaster

Susan Melczer

Kristen Bauza Mellican

Sandy Merwin

Anne Leyden and Mike Meyers

Michael Michael

Linda Brown and Joe Mitchell

Wendy Nicholson

Marcia Powers

Leslie Riley

Blanca and Jose Robles-Berthier

Jill and Paul Schoenwetter

Alyse Freilich and Andrew Schulkin

Terry Shewfelt

Jody Sieck

Billy Siegenfeld

Corky and Bill Siegfriedt

Paula and Craig Sjogerman

Dr. June Sochen

Colleen Sonnefeldt

Ginny Sykes

Wesley Burghardt and Angela Stramaglia

Jeffrey Usow

Kevin and Amy Wallace

Leslie and Steve Warner

Fran and John Wiechart

Julia and Conrad Winkler

2021-2022 season sponsors

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