Your charitable giving is what keeps us dancing. Thank you to our generous donors!


UPAF-Logos_Color-05-BiggerNameDanceworks is a proud member of the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF). Thanks to your generous support of UPAF, Danceworks is able to share our work with the community.


Danceworks is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.


Donor Roll Call

Gifts received between 9.1.2018 to 11.30.2018


Angel: $100,000+

United Performing Arts Fund


Visionary: $75,000+

Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation


Star: $50,000+

Bader Philanthropies


Muse: $25,000+

The Brico Fund, LLC


Benefactor: $10,000+

Herb Kohl Philanthropies
Milwaukee Public School Partnership for the Arts and Humanities
John Shannon and Jann Serr


Producer: $5,000+

Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund
Milwaukee Arts Board
Melitta S. and Joan M. Pick Charitable Trust
Stephens Family Foundation
Julia Uihlein


Artistic Director: $2,500+

Don and Sallie Davis^
Jane A. Lewis & Mickey Maier
Ted and Mary Kellner^
Nonprofit Management Fund
We Energies Foundation


Choreographer: $1,000+

Kristin Bergstrom^
Roxana Cook^
Deborah Farris^
Betsy Hoylman^
Frank Krejci^
Rick Krueger^
Jeff McClellan^
Tom and Anne Metcalf^
Cheryl and Black Moret^
Lindsay Olson^
Clare Reardon^
Joseph and Vera Zilber Family Foundation, Inc.


Guest Artist: $500+

Bob Balderson
Candace Berg^
Tony and Andrea Bryant
Janet Carr^
Mario and Cathy Costantini^
Karyn Elliott^
Deborah Gonzalez^
Anthony Jones^
John and Linda Mellowes
Candice and Josh Wegner^
Jason Wendt^
Kilby Williamson^
Donald and Kathleen Wilson

Soloist: $250+

Kathryn Herson and Peggy Morsch
Kendra Scott – Brookfield
Julia Richter^
Megan Suardini^
John and Megan Susko Charitable Fund, a Donor Advised Fund of The U.S. Charitable Gift Trust
James Sustache


Cast: $150+

Laura P. DeGolier
TraVon Haase
Kim Johnson-Rockafellow^
Jeanne Kollmeyer^
Angela Lueck


Friend up to $149

Melissa Anderson^
Janine Arseneau
Amy Brinkman-Sustache^
Thomas Cauley^
Cecile Cheng
Cindy Collins^
Jolie Collins^
Lynn and Jim Connolly
Linda Corbin-Pardee
Pat and Phil Crump
Sarah DiMaggio^
Jessica Fastabend^
Betsy Guerrero^
Olivia Hare^
Elaine and Don Harvey
Robert Hirschi
Lamont A. Johnson
Darlene Jones-Grams^
Zheng Kaiwen
Posy Knight^
Dani Kuepper^
Kate Krause^
Anne Landre and Charlie Dee
Gina Laurenzi^
Liz Licht^
Patricia and Michael Marchant
Marlis Moldenhauer^
Beth Mueller^
Bob Nelson
Catey Ott^
Joe Pabst
Hannah Pardee^
Natasha Posey^
Amy Querin^
Jennifer Reinke^
Emily Rhodes^
Catey Rice^
Debrasha Rogers^
Carol and Jim Ross
Mary Rynders
Theodore Schulte
Denise and Jerry Sedmak
Maggie Seer^
Valerie and Dan Stefanich
Mary Stephan^
Gabi Sustache^
Christal Wagner^
Lisa Wenzler^
Joelle Worm^
Stephen Zastrow

Danceworks thanks Zapier for its in-kind donation of automation services to keep Danceworks’ communication running smoothly.

^Indicates UPAF or United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Donor Designated Gift
*Indicates In-Kind Gift

We gratefully acknowledge our funders from September 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018. Our apologies to any individual or organization that was inadvertently omitted or incorrectly listed. Please call Senior Director of Development, Candice Wegner at (414) 277-8480 ext. 6019 with any corrections or to make a pledge to Danceworks. Your support keeps Milwaukee moving!

See the complete Danceworks 2017-18 Donor Roll Call here.