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Enhance your movie night with these fun FREE games and activities:

• A Midsummer Night’s Dream Sponge Butterfly Craft (video) 

• Puck’s Popcorn Recipe (Click here for Video)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Word Search

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Coloring Pages

Upon completion of any of these activities: TAG #FWBTogether AND @FortWayneBallet in a POST on Facebook or Instagram. You will be entered to WIN a hand-decorated Midsummer Night’s Dream-themed pointe shoe! Winners will be announced Monday, April 27th.

Please note: Diaghilev Society Members, Season Subscribers, and those who donated their Midsummer tickets pre-qualify for this event. Questions? Email: jschepis@fortwayneballet.org

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Be a Partner with Fort Wayne Ballet!

Your gift to the Annual Fund is distributed to the area of greatest current need, including: attracting world class talent to Fort Wayne, using live music during our productions, bringing the joy and love of dance to thousands in our community through educational and outreach programs, providing modern facilities with live accompaniment, hiring some of the industry’s most qualified instructors, and creating the building blocks for the Auer Academy of Fort Wayne Ballet.

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, Fort Wayne Ballet relies heavily on donations from individuals, corporations and foundations to continue our mission. Donating to the Annual Fund establishes a brighter future not only for our organization, but for our community.

Join the movement- support Fort Wayne Ballet with your gift today. Our dancers thank you!
For more information, contact our Development Associate Jillian Schepis Lee at jschepis@fortwayneballet.org


FORT WAYNE BALLET PATRON PERKS 
2019 | 2020 SEASON 63

PRINCIPAL  |  $500 to $1,499

  • RECOGNITION in all Main Stage performance playbills for the season:  Diversions19, The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • DONOR CARD with special access to perks and benefits to be announced throughout the entire season including drink vouchers, coupons, and more!
  • INVITATION to Season Kickoff Reception Meet the Dancers

SOLOIST  |  $250 to $499

  • RECOGNITION in all Main Stage performance playbills for the season:  Diversions19, The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • DONOR CARD with special access to perks and benefits to be announced throughout the entire season including drink vouchers, coupons, and more!

CORPS de BALLET  |  $100 to $249

  • RECOGNITION in all Main Stage performance playbills for the season:  Diversions19, The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

DONORS ABOVE THE $1,500 LEVEL QUALIFY TO BE MEMBERS of the FORT WAYNE BALLET DIAGHILEV SOCIETY.

Members of this leadership group enjoy exclusive perks and rewards including VIP events, receptions, studio rehearsal access, backstage tours, and more. Please see our Diaghilev Society materials or email Jillian at jschepis@fortwayneballet.org or call 260.484.9646

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Donate stock to Fort Wayne Ballet! We work with Raymond James & Associates, Inc. Contact Jillian Schepis Development Associate at jschepis@fortwayneballet.org for instructions.

 

Thank you to our Diaghilev Society members for their continued leadership and generosity to Fort Wayne Ballet:

IMPERSARIO CIRCLE | Gifts of $10,000 and greater

Hope Huber
Sharon and Richard Leezer
Robert, Carrie and Bobbie Steck

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR CIRCLE | Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999

David and Janet Seiwart Bell

CHOREOGRAPHER CIRCLE | Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999

Diane Humphrey
Elise Macomber
Cheryl and Dave McComb

BENEFACTOR CIRCLE | Gifts of $1,500 to $2,499

Dr. Kevin Berning
Jeanette Schouweiler
Cheryl and Dave McComb

 

 

Thank you to our Annual Fund campaign contributors for their support:

 

PRINCIPAL | Gifts of $1,500 to $2,499

Richard E. Baker
Anita and Bix Benson
Deborah Bernardini
Jeremy Blanton
Joan Baumgartner Brown
Rose-Aimee Butler
Cathy Christoff
Jane and Irwin Deister
Joni and Ron Dick
George Donner
Clayton Ellenwood
Janice H. Eplett

Spencer Feighner
Camille Grable
Edward Hartung
Eleonora Pokhitnova Hartung
Liz and Bob Hathaway
Elizabeth "Barrie" Hooley
Tammy and Joe Hyndman
Ginny and Bill Johnson
Amanda Kinneman
Sebastian Kleber
Carol and Duane Lupke
Joan and Tom Marcuccilli
Jim McCann
Janet Leezer and Todd Opacinch

Penney and Rick Phillips
Lou Ann and Charles Presti
Helen and Jason Row
Larry Rowland
Melissa and Peter Schenkel
Karen Rathburn and Peter Schepis
Nancy Schepis
Jamie and David Slotsema
Eleanore Steward
Nancy and David Stewart
Lisa and Ted Storer
Stacey Strack
Todd and Jennifer Wilson

SOLOIST | Gifts of $250 to $500

Greg Boylan
G. William Fishering
Stephanie and Bradley Gough

John Key
Corinna Ladd
Jane Lanier

 

Karen Myers
Galen Yordy

CORPS DE BALLET | Gifts of $100 to $249

Fritz Aichele
Jon Allmandinger
Lenka and Steve Bercot
Anne and David Bobilya
Dennis Bowman
Jeanne and Kevin Burnett
Mackenzie Caudill
Emily and Drew Coolidge
Cathy and Jim Coughlin
Margita and Robert Criswell
Susan Devito
Karla Dobson
Madelane Elston
Janet and Michael Ettensohn
Daniel C. Ewing
Jeffrey Faulstich
Linda Gaff
Betsy and Geoffrey Gephart
Dr. Robert and Connie Godley
Daniel Hamblin
Susan and Tony Henry


Jane and Tom Hoffman
Jason Swisher and Colleen Huddleson
Susan and Franklin Johnson
Pamela and Kevin Kelly
Sally Klimer
Dorothy Kittaka
Kathryn Kleber
Louise A. Larsen
Amanda and William LaSalle
Pam and Ron Laux
Judith A. and William C. Lee
Li-Ming and David Liu
Marita O'Neill-Maloley
Barbara and Harry Manges
Pat and Jim Marcuccilli
Melisa McCann
Shelby and Jon McFann
Cindy and Mitch McKinney
Susan and David Meyer
Steve Nagy
Chris Knutson and Robert Nance
Kathleen Kemme and Fred Nash


John O'Connell
Laura Ramsey
Phil Rich
Max E. Robart
Ann and Richard Robinson
Janet Roe
Emily and Matt Roussel
Mary and Jim Roussel
Carissa and Tim Ryan
Christy Sandmaier
Jeanette and Jim Schmidt
Thomas Skiba
Sarah Stackhouse
Sally and Doug Stitzer
Jack Swain
Amy Thomas
Norma and Jim Todd
Joyce Truitt
Mary Lou Whateley
Audra Wilcoxson
Lindsay and Brandon Wolf
Virgina Zimmerman

 

Donors noted as of July 31, 2019