Eastern Connecticut Ballet Corporate Sponsors

Corporate Foundations, Grants & Sponsors

Eastern Connecticut Ballet’s Nutcracker is a unique partnership between artists, schools, foundations, businesses, and social service agencies. We would like to express our profound appreciation for the vision of our community leaders who affirm the value of our work with generous grants and sponsorships. Gifts support annual free elementary school performances for 2,800 children, our Community Free Ticket Initiative, military discounts, new scenery, and production enhancements. These vital partnerships allow us to touch many lives and enrich our community.

Whaling Agent ($10,000+):

*Dept. of Economic & Community Development
Atlantic Broadband
The Day

Captain ($5,000-$9,999):

The Kitchings Family Foundation
The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

First Mate ($3,000-$4,999):
The Reardon Law Firm

Second Mate ($2,500-$2,999):

Hoffman Auto Group

Third Mate ($1,500-$2,499):

Chelsea Groton Foundation
The Bulletin
The Canning Bergendahl Group
Essex Family Dentistry
The George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation
Henry Hall Charitable Trust
Fluoropolymer Resources, Inc.
The Wickersham Fund

Navigator ($1,000-$1,499):

WNLC 98.7 & 100.9 K-HITS
Bodenwein Public Benevolent Foundation
Dime Bank Foundation
John & Kelly Hartman Foundation
Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
The Reardon Agency, Inc.
Waterford Group Charitable Foundation

Harpooner Mate ($500-$999):

Charter Oak Credit Union
Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Cherry, Jr.
Essex Dermatology
Famiglietti Eye Associates LLC
Flander’s Donut & Bake Shop
Catherine Kirk & James McWilliams
MJ Sullivan Automotive Corner
People’s United Bank
Webster Bank

Steward ($250-$499):

Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England
Gales Ferry Pediatrics
John & Diane Wolff
TriTown Foods
Trumpf, Inc.

Cooper ($150-$249):

Atty. Jay B. Levin
George S. Ouellette, MD
Shoreline Periodontics
Paul Burdick Oil Co.
The Plant Group

Cabin Boy ($1-$149):

Advanced Family Dentistry of OL
A.S.P. Security Systems
Guy’s Oil Inc.
Flander’s Pediatrics
Kathy & David DeAntonis
Pennywise Oil Company, Inc.
Saybrook Point Inn & Spa
Yankee Remodeler

In-Kind Donation of Services:

Blum, Shapiro & Company - Accounting Services
The Reardon Law Firm – Legal Services
Beers Septic Tank Service

*with support from the Dept. of Economic and Community Dev., CT Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Friends of Eastern Connecticut Ballet

Friends of Eastern Connecticut Ballet

Friends of Eastern Connecticut Ballet support scholarship programs, performances, faculty development, and facility enhancement enabling our teachers to provide the best quality classical dance education possible. 

We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to our loyal and dedicated donors.

Golden Benefactor ($10,000 & above)

Founder’s Circle ($5,000-$9,999)

Atty. Robert & Lise Reardon

Ballet Benefactors ($1,500-$4,999)

Angela Haggerty
Steven & Gina Mazzola
Christine Seymour
Jing Liu
The Thoms Family

Ballet Patrons ($500-$1,499)

Daniel & Christy Blackwood
Heather Couch
The Hausbergers
Charles & Tammy Hinckley
Kazuko Sagawa
Alyson Spedding
Kim Rick
Tong Zhu

Dance Sponsor ($250-$499)

Christina Jessuck
Carolyn Lally
Peter & Kathleen Murgio
Atty. Kelly Reardon
Donald & Nancy Ross
Vaishali Sahasrabudhe
Len & Robyn Wolman

Friends & Family ($1-$249):

Chris & Amy Brady
Michael & Linda Brustolon
Judy & Paul Burdick
Joanne & Bill Carter
The Casteel Family

Friends and Family (continued)

Children’s Tree Montessori School
Mili Ebbin
Laura & Ian Frommer
Jay Levin
Fulvia & Armen Marsoobian
Richard & Lisa Mooers
Sue Ellen Perry
Alexandra & Grant Place
Kristen Roberts
Annmarie Russell
Kathleen Schubert & Julia Angier
Dudley & Liliane Smith
The Vescovi Family
Lisa & David Wurzer
Dale Bernardoni
Kathleen & James Belisle
James & Lisa Cantey
Catherine & John Christiano
Sophie Christiano
David & Kathryn DeAntonis
Karen Doherty
Karen Doyle
Michele Drexler
Jill Flanigan
Sharon Flanigan
Armand Lambert
Charlotte Mattei
Barbara Nagy
Bo Parish
Jon Godshall & Suzanne Podurgiel
Kevin & Colleen Shay
Marie Simon
Jonathan & Cynthia Stadler
John & Elizabeth Read
Andre Tourgee
Dr. Catherine Weber & Mr. Gary Cooper
John Williams
Christian & Melissa Whitney