Sponsors and Donors

American Midwest Ballet gratefully acknowledges the support of our generous sponsors.

Premiere Benefactors

Holland Foundation; Iowa West Foundation; Fred and Eve Simon Charitable Foundation; Douglas County

Season Sponsors

Omaha Steaks; Heider Family Foundation; Peter Kiewit Foundation

Major support

Nebraska Arts Council; Nebraska Cultural Endowment; Sherwood Foundation; Herb & Carole Dewey

Education and Community Engagement Sponsors

Iowa Arts Council/Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs; Lincoln Financial Group; U.S. Bank Foundation; Mutual of Omaha; additional support from FNBO

Artist Sponsors

Herb & Carole Dewey; Sharon McGill; John Ritland, Greta Vaught & Mia Ritland; Polina & Bob Schlott

Contact sarah@amballet.org for more information on sponsorship opportunities. To support now, click here.

Donors

Donations made after February 1, 2021, will be included in a future update.

Platinum Partner – $100,000 and above
Holland Foundation
Iowa West Foundation
Fred and Eve Simon Charitable Foundation & Omaha Steaks
Douglas County

Gold Partner – $50,000 and above
Heider Family Foundation
Richard Brooke Foundation
Peter Kiewit Foundation

Silver Partner – $20,000 and above
Herb & Carole Dewey
Nebraska Arts Council & Nebraska Cultural Endowment
Nebraska Community CARES

Principal – $10,000 and above
Amy Haddad & Steve Martin
Iowa Arts Council/
Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
Sharon McGill
John Ritland, Greta Vaught, & Mia Ritland
Polina & Bob Schlott

Soloist – $5,000 and above
Sandi & Bill Bruns
Ted & Polly Hoff
Lincoln Financial Group
Mutual of Omaha
Karen & Larry Nelsen
Todd & Betiana Simon
U.S. Bank Foundation

Demi-Soloist – $3,000 and above
Cindy & Mogens Bay
Michelle & Ryan Clark
Jeff & Keri Francis
Jeanie Owen

Corps de Ballet – $1,500 and above
Danielle & Michael Ash
Bobby’s Dancewear, Inc
FNBO
Mari Anne & Dan Hartman
Donna & Tom Hubbell
Victor & Linda Mattes
Nebraska Medicine
Murray & Sharee Newman
Pottawattamie County Community Foundation
Phillip & Terri Schrager Foundation
Joan Squires & Daniel Hamann
Union Pacific

Grand Jeté – $1,000 and above
Maurice & Sarah Birdwell
Theresa Carr
Catherine Hall & Colin Bernard
Sarah & Andrew Maloney
Janet McCrae
Erika Overturff & Brandon Dickerson
Bruce & Cindy Schenck
Julie Morsman Schroeder Foundation
Paul & Annette Smith – in honor of Sofia Larisa Schlott

Pirouette – $500 and above
Jennifer & Ken Carter
Daniel Cox & Eleanor Shirley
Roslyn Grimsley
Gerald & Cookie Hoberman
Michael Howland & Linda Matson
Suzanne & Rudy Kotula
Michelle & Kevin Kugler
George Parkerson
Thomas Peterson
Jim & Susan Tracy
Juliet Walsh
Sara Williams

Développé – $300 and above
Steve & Carol Bloch
BNSF
Larry & Donna Dostal
Michael & Cheryl Goodwillie
Jeffrey Kensel
Jamie Murphy
Paul Revis
Tom Richter
Donna & John Snowdon
Arthur West
Shanna & Dan Zordell

Relevé – $150 and above
Anonymous
Patricia Boettger
Erica Bryant
Greg Carlson
David Christiansen
Hal & Mary Daub
Jeff Dickinson
Julia Dippold
Kile & Alyssa Donley
Jim & Marcia Donley
Drew George
Steven Goodwillie
M Gross Family Foundation
Kathi Hansen
Billie Harriott
Jim & Kay Horwath
Carter & Vernie Jones
Mary Kechely
Pamela Kress-Dunn & Robert Dunn
Christopher Marks
Deborah McAtee
Shalisa Nau Anderson & Jim Anderson
Network for Good
Rob & Erin Owen
Cindy Page
Robert Peterson
Robert & Patricia Ranney
Tricia Rieck
Stephen Scheckel
Tara & Larry Schweitzer
Shirley Shouse
Bob & Akemi Smith
The Donna J. and John P. Snowdon Fund of InFaith Community Foundation
Jill Strahm
Gerry Sullivan & Bob Benzel
Roy & Janet Tiarks
Tom & Mary Anne Tracy
Joanne & Hans van der Mars
Cheryl Widick
Barbara Woods

Plié – up to $150
Michael & Laura Alley
AmazonSmile Foundation
Tyler Anderson
Adeline Augustine
Nicole Ayer
Ronald Bailey
Tessa & Adam Barney
Jo Bartikoski & Don Westling
Chad Bauerly
Julie Beaumont
Tom Becka
Nikole Benedict
Lauren Bond
Ava Bowman
Robert Buscaglia
Jenny Bruce
Judith Carr
Rose Carr
Catherine & Tim Carrico
Deborah Clark
Hannah Clark
David Comeau
Judy & Ron Davis
Emily Dawkins
Judy Dierkhising
Molly Donaldson
Donna & Larry Dostal
Ian Dunshee
Karen Eakins
Audrey Eshelman
Judith Feigin
Marian & Paul Fey
Alexander Fiktus
Linda Flentje
Deborah Floyd
John & Lisa Foy
Becca Gann
Sarah Gilbert
David Glatte
Lauren Goodwillie
Tenita Goy
Karen Graff
Kathleen Hahn
Christina Hall
Wendy Hamilton
Sherri & Joseph Harnisch
Rebecca Hebda
Amy Hendrickson
Hermes Auto & Upholstery
Andee Hoig
Michael Hough
Cecilia Houston
Jane Howard
Deb Jennings
Michaela Johnson
Nancy Johnson
John Jorgensen
Esther Katz
Jill Klingenstein
Mary & Tom Kuhlman
Leslie Kuhnel
Katelyn Larsen
Shelley & Michael Larsen
Linda Leamer
Katie LeDoux
Emiliano & Shannon Lerda
Sherryl Lilley
Mary Mac Kinnon
Steve Martin
Mark Maser & Paul Ledwon
Nicole Massara
Marisa Mayhan
Holly McAtee
Tom Miller & Wesley Houston
Barbara Millin
Heidi Mogensen
Karen & David Morgan
Anne Morgan
Melissa Morgan
Diana Moore
Patrick & Roxanne Mullins
K. Joyce Mynster
Stephen Nye
Kathleen & Thomas O’Mara
Michael Odorisio
Brooke Ossenkop
Julia Paecht
Marilyn Paine
Shanna Paopao
Efthimia Papastavros
Tracy Payne
Jess Peterson
Walter & Kathleen Pyper
Benjamin Rasmussen
Megan Ratliff
Lauren Rego
Michelle Reilly
Paul Revis
Steven Rothe
Courtney Rudick
Carol Sanderhoff
Margaret Semin
Walter Scheele
Jacob Schreiber
Lisa Schwartz
Diane Seaver
Jennifer Sharrick
Brian Smith
Trisha Solko
Gale Stevens
Scott Stevens
Judith Svalander
Donna Thomas
Jennifer Thompson
Michael & Maggie Toczek
Cathy & Mary Trecek
Stacie Tucker
Vander Zwaag Homeschool
Valerie & Rick Vanderheiden
Shawna Wahl
Laura Watkins
Elaine Wells
Tami Whitney
Cheryl Widick
Ann Wik
James Williams
Barbara Wilwerding & Robert Gill
Mitchell Woods
Leonard Wright
Patty Zieg & Timothy Higgins

For questions, please contact Sarah Maloney at sarah@amballet.org.