Fancy Dance Benefit

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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 10/1/19 through 9/30/20 

angel: $1,000 and up

Mark Kishler and Patty Acha

Allegro Dance Boutique

Margaret and Louis Biolsi

Byline Bank

Cahill Plumbing

Dance Center Evanston

Barbara and Michael Davis

Evanston Arts Council

Gallun/Michel Group

Bethany and John Goodman

The Illinois Arts Council

Faye and Josh Jacobs

Marion Kinney

Kelly Cutler and Vic LeSage

Tina and Rick Malnati

Steve and Béa Rashid

Dr. Lisa Schoene

The Sullivan Family Foundation

Abbey and Paul Turilli

Wellness Revolution


sponsor: $250-$499

Kristin and David Alexander

Libby Ester and Mike Brody

Jeanine and Carl Brownell

Debbie and Bob Burns

Julie and Josh Chernoff

Stephanie Davis and Brad Dunlap

Tony and Carol Feiock

Juliet Bromer and Joshua Hauser

Becky and Brady Huston

Dan and Suzanne Kanter

Bill and Debbie Kristofek

Margaret Krulee

James and Marlene Kurtz

Fred and Laurie Levy

The Linder Family Fund

Jessie MacDonald

Wendy Nicholson

Nancy and Ralph Segall

Dale and Milner Seifert

Larry and Cindy Shanker (in honor of Faye Jacobs)

Anne and Greg Taubeneck Family Fund

Julia and Conrad Winkler

associate: $50-$99

Linda Adamowski

Heidi Bloom

Sima Blue

Susan Avril and Remy Dercksen

Bernard and Sally Dobroski

Joan Ehrenberg

Sharon Gilmore

Catherine and Rodolphus Hanby

Ann Marie Hartmann

Betsy Herskind

Janet and Brian Hoffman

Kerry Hubata

Kathy Kann (in honor of Nicole Beck)

Jane Liechty

Kristine Makiewicz

Sandy Merwin

Molly Gallo Numark

Blair Wellensiek and Karl Peters

Lisa Lauren and Bill Pollack

Betsy Quinn

Chad Rutledge

Timothy Sherck

Jody Sieck

Dr. June Sochen

Jennifer and Joe Wharton

Joe and Carolyn Wig

Jan Barlow memorial fund

Joyce Barlow
Victoria Barlow
Keesha Beckford
Slade and Amy Berry
Courtney and Kimberly Boyden
Deborah Bradley
Beverly Carlson
Jan Currier
Anne and Douglas Darrow
Stephan Michael Donovan
Jerry and Rose Ingalsbe
Kelly and Michael Johnson
Bob and Andie Nelson
Mary Ramsey
Kelly Schafer
Michelle Schneider
Rebecca and Mark Smith

benefactor: $500-$999

Kevin and Carol Biolsi

David and Catherine Burnham

Nicole and Massimo Capretta

Jon Klein and Susan Cohn

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

The Goodman/Weinberger Fund

Rebecca and Paul Fields

Paula Steiner and David Hellman

John and Lisa Jones

Ariel Orlov and Steven Mayer

Tara and Brian Norris

Leslie Riley

Christie and Dan Robinson

Lara and Paul Waechtler

Scott and Amy Weyman

supporter: $100-$249

Nancy and Ken Arlen

Maria and Steve Ballantyne

Jen Michael and Chris Beck

Jan and Jeff Berkson

Dr. Stamata Blanas

Blaine and Mardi Brownell

Abby and Michael Carnow*

Alissa and Jin-Ho Chung

Jeff Balch and Dori Conn

Christina Ernst

Lynda and Larry Fisher

Judy and Bob Freilich

Virginia and Dan Hansvick

Kathy and Chuck Harper

Kristin and Charles Harper

Karla Harris

Brian and Sheri Higgins

Bill and Jackie Ieuter

The Jinakunwiphat Family

Jeffrey and Julie Kaplan

Jon Bamel and Andrea Kurtz

Laurel Lawson

The Lemmenes Family

Fred and Laurie Levy

Sanna Longden

Helen Maram (in honor of Sophie Maram)

Laura Marmash

Bridget McDonough

Susan Melczer

Joel and Greta Michael

Sarah Miller

Linda Brown and Joe Mitchell

Marcia Powers

John Powers

Mary Jo Schmitz

Jill and Paul Schoenwetter

Alyse Freilich and Andrew Schulkin

Larry Stoler and Amy Schuman

Liz Feldman and Jay Shefsky

Rosie Rees and Gene Servillo

Billy Siegenfeld

Corky and Bill Siegfriedt

Paula and Craig Sjogerman

Ginny Sykes

Wesley Burghardt and Angela Stramaglia

Chris and Ann Tomlins

Elizabeth and Aaron Van Nice

Kevin and Amy Wallace

Leslie and Steve Warner

Marianne and Frank Weissert

Fran and John Wiechart

Brenda Wong

Friend: up to $49

Bob Busse and Celia Ackmann

Amelia Langas*

Lauren Biolsi*

Suzanne and Stephen Carlson

Michael and Sue Gallivan

Evan and Michael Girard

Judy and Bob Kemp

Amelia Langas*

Stuart Novy

Brigitte and Jose Oberholzer

Penny Rotheiser

Carl and Bonnie Schulkin

Jasmin Tomlins

Andrew Wilder


*Current or former EDE dancers

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