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 and production enhancements.  These vital partnerships allow us to touch many lives and enrich our community.


Whaling Agent ($10,000+):

The Chester Kitchings Family Foundation
*Dept. of Economic & Community Development
Atlantic Broadband
The Day

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

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
The Community Foundation of Middlesex County
The Edward & Mary Lord Foundation
The Frank Loomis Palmer Fund

First Mate ($3,000-$4,999):

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

The Bulletin

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

Chelsea Groton Foundation
Fluoropolymer Resources, Inc.
George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation
The Reardon Law Firm

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

100.9 ROXY FM
Bodenwein Public Benevolent Foundation
Charter Oak Credit Union
Dime Bank Foundation
Essex Family Dentistry
John & Kelly Hartman Foundation
Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
Waterford Group Charitable Foundation
Webster Bank

Harpooner Mate ($500-$999):

Bob’s Discount Furniture
Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Cherry, Jr.
Essex Dermatology
Famiglietti Eye Associates LLC
People’s United Bank
The Reardon Agency, Inc.

Steward ($250-$499):

Coca-Cola Bottling Company
ECB Level 7+
Flander’s Donut & Bake Shop
Gales Ferry Pediatrics
Scientific Alloys, Inc.
Trumpf, Inc.

Cooper ($150-$249):

A.S.P. Security Systems
George S. Ouellette, MD
Interstate Batteries of CT
MJ Sullivan Automotive Corner
Michele & Donald D’Amour
One Look Sign Company
Paul Burdick Oil Co.
Pennywise Oil Company, Inc.
The Plant Group

Cabin Boy ($1-$149):

Advanced Family Dentistry of OL
Guy’s Oil Inc.
Weiss & Hale Financial LLC
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