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New York City Ballet is grateful to the following individuals, foundations, and corporations, for their outstanding annual contributions that ensure the Company’s artistic excellence and support the performances of our world class artists.


Major Funding is Provided by:

Miss Gillian Attfield
Zoë Baird and Bill Budinger
Bank of America
JT Batson
Cynthia and Ronald Beck
Berry Charitable Foundation
Franci Blassberg and Joe Rice
Emily and Len Blavatnik
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Donya and Scott Bommer
Ursula M. Burns
Scott R. Brakebill
Mother Cabrini Health Foundation
Jeff and Susan Campbell
Kristin and John Clark
Stuart H. Coleman and Meryl Rosofsky
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Barbara and Brad Evans
Kira Faiman
Maureen Footer and Thong Nguyen
Barry S. Friedberg and Charlotte Moss
Howard Gilman Foundation
The Giorgi Family Foundation
Brian and Lynn Good
The Florence Gould Foundation
Holland and Knight LLP
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
In Memory of Ralph W. Kern
Elysabeth Kleinhans
A Gift in Memory of Nancy Lassalle
Lincoln Center Corporate Fund
Martha and Bob Lipp
The Honorable and Mrs. Earle I. Mack
LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust
Whitney and Clarke Murphy/Russell Reynolds Associates
Karen and Tommy Murphy
The New York Community Trust – Mary P. Oenslager Foundation Fund
Lynne and Richard Pasculano
Liz and Jeff Peek
Stephen Kroll Reidy
The Jerome Robbins Foundation
The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
Charles and Amy Scharf
The Ted and Mary Jo Shen Charitable Gift Fund
The Shubert Foundation, Inc.
Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation
Denise Littlefield Sobel
Michael and Sue Steinberg
Angel Shine Foundation/Allyson Tang and Thomas Widmann†
Danielle and Paul Taubman
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Textor
Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation
Tricoastal Foundation
John L. and Barbara Vogelstein
The John L. and Sue Ann Weinberg Foundation

Leadership support for new work is provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Ted and Mary Jo Shen Charitable Gift Fund, and donors to the New Combinations Fund.

Support for new work by female choreographers is provided by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.

2021-22 commissioning support for emerging choreographers is provided by the Rudolf Nureyev Fund for Emerging Choreographers, established through a leadership grant from the Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation, with additional grants from the Harriet Ford Dickenson Foundation and the Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation.

New York City Ballet gratefully acknowledges The Jerome Robbins Foundation for leadership support of its Repertory Directors who ensure the excellence and vitality of the Company’s repertory performances.

The Corps de Ballet is endowed in part by the Carl Jacobs Foundation.

Lead Underwriters of 2022 Art Series and Access Evenings are Lynne and Richard Pasculano, with generous support provided by Bank of America

The Stepping Forward Fund to support the salaries of NYCB dancers during their first year in the Company has been made possible through the generosity of the Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation and Martha and Bob Lipp.

The creation and maintenance of New York City Ballet’s costumes are endowed in part by the LuEsther T. Mertz Costume Fund.

New York City Ballet’s musical leadership is endowed in part by the Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro Fund for Musical Excellence.

The creation and performance of works by Peter Martins is funded in part by an endowment gift from the Solomon family, given in loving memory of Carolyn B. Solomon.

New York City Ballet’s performances of works by George Balanchine are supported in part by the Balanchine Production Fund, an endowment created through The Campaign for New York City Ballet.

New York City Ballet gratefully acknowledges the Lila Acheson and DeWitt Wallace Endowment Fund, which provides support for new work and audience development.

New York City Ballet’s student matinees and school residencies are generously underwritten by a leadership grant in memory of Ralph W. Kern. 2021-22 commissioning support for emerging choreographers is provided by is the Rudolf Nureyev Fund for Emerging Choreographers, established through a leadership grant from the Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation with additional grants from the Harriet Ford Dickenson Foundation and the Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation.

New York City Ballet wishes to acknowledge Holland and Knight LLP for generously providing legal services.

The Company also wishes to thank the thousands of generous donors making gifts up to $100,000.


List complete as of July 22, 2021

New York City Ballet gratefully acknowledges members of the Serenade Society—a group of friends who have included the Company in their long-range financial and estate plans. We deeply appreciate their generosity and farsighted philanthropy.

Anonymous (41)

Patricia J Adrian

Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Allison

Helen and Paul Anbinder

Maria-Cristina Anzola

Mr.† and Mrs. Donald F. Argy

Areta M. Arlen

Robert L. and Theresa R. Arrigon

Miss Gillian Attfield

Cheryl Alysea Bailer

In honor of Isaac and Bernice Balos

Andrew L. Barham

Catherine and Jonathan Bell

Beverly A. Benoit

Joan Benson

Sandy Berger

Andrew J. Berner

Laura B. Blau

Jill and John Blauner

Helene Brenner and Burton† Pines

Robert Brenner

Laurel A. Brien

Susan and Ralph D. Buck, Jr.

C. T. Bundy 2d

Leslie Burgin in memory of David Burgin

William I. Campbell† and John V. Hilton

Jane C. Carroll

Monica Chiao

Mr. and Mrs.† H. Weston Clarke

Cindy Clement and Tim Carlson

Mr. and Mrs. James W. Clyde, Jr.

Rose Smith Price Cooley and Sidney† Cooley

Katherine Lutz Coppock

Robert M. Costa

Jane N. Coughran

Rosamond W. Dana

Deborah L. Davis

Ms. Angel DeRuvo

Kimberley Stanton Dias

Susan Dodson

Dorothy B. Donovan

David Dorfman

Mr. and Mrs.† James D. Dougherty

Mina and Jay† Drucker

Diane C. Dunne

Christine I. Edwards

Joan Ann Epstein

Geoffrey D. Fallon

Marilyn Ferber

Eileen M. and Allan M.† Fink

G. Allan Forsyth

Barry S. Friedberg

Harriet Friedman

Trudy Garfunkel

Lois Gartlir

In Memory of Louise M. Gault

Jane Geller

Drs. Marjorie† and Philip Gerdine

Elana Goldstein

Bruce Jay Gould, M.D.

Joan Gould

Judith B. Grebin

Dr. Jesse D. Greenberg

Anita Guttman

Dr. Susan R. Harris

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Herber

Maren Hexter

Diane Deschamps Hockstader

Linda Imes and Fredrick Wodin

Michael Jeffers

R. Courtney and Tanny D. Jones

Judith McDonough Kaminski

Wendy Kassel Foundation

Dr. Jack Kellner

Teresa Kennedy

Judy Kerstein

Mr. and Mrs. James Kilbridge

Larissa King

Tom and Jody King

B. Anja Klink, Ms. White, LLC

Paul† and Linda Kofmehl

Nancy Koltes

Linda and Nicholas† Kordes

Lenore Kramer

Diane G. Kranz

Karen Lagerson

Edith J. Langner, M.D.

Linda Lasky

Dr. Ellen G. Levine

Marcy Levinson

Hely Lima

Robert I. Lipp

Stephanie Lofgren and Craig Stinebaugh

Catherine Lomuscio

Jonna Mackin

Maria Maddalena

Susan Maderer

Marisa Magda

Susan Mark

Lucille Mastriaco

Margaret Mastrianni

John T. McGraw and Lori Rubinstein

Edith Brozak McMann

Emilie Miller in memory of Frederick Miller

Dr. Susan Mintzer and Mr. Michael Mintzer

Ann B. Moore

Johanna E. Murphy

Rick Nelson

Linda Newman and Karen Stiner

Diane Allen Nixon

Margaret Nomentana

Oceanic Heritage Foundation

Carole O'Rourke and Bruce Colbath

Sara Padob

Frank J. and Adeline Pannizzo

Mary L. Paskewicz

Faith Shaw Petrides

Christina Piazza

Frayda Pitkowsky

Jerry Polon

Joyce D. Portney

Barry Presser

Desmonde Printz

Oliver Pursche and Virginia de Boer

Joan Quatrano

Charles and Jan Raymond

Stephen Kroll Reidy

Seymour† and Edmée Reit

Dr. Barbara Ritchin

Marie Chiarito Rolla

Gloria Roma

Matthew Rooney

Ellen M. Rosen

Karen M. Roth

Mary Ann Routledge

Elise Berman Rupley

Ann Russell

Ben Ryan

Nancy Schloss

Alice E. Schluger

Thomas W. Schoff

Alan D. Seget, Esq.

Michael Sekus and Bianca Russo

Diane Shapiro

Edie Shneorson

David Shustak, in memory of Herb Frank

Dr. Karen L. Siegel

Barbara Slifka

Barbara Madsen Smith

Jennifer Smith

Ray Smith

Howard Solomon

Gary and Roberta† Soren

Gloria Stabile

Michael and Sue Steinberg

Charles Stendig

Eleanor M. Steuer

Mr. and Mrs. John A. Sullivan, III

Audrey J. Sutton

In loving memory of Fran Taubkin

Christine and Joseph Tessitore

Gloria Title

Michael M. Tsuji

Michael Tully

Edith F. Unger

John L. and Barbara Vogelstein

Carol Weil

Vera Weintraub

Carole Weiss

Lucille Werlinich

Allyson Tang Widmann

Sara Blair Wilson

William H. Wright, II

Jan W. Yablow

Emma Lee Yu

Herbert Zohn

Beverly Zucker

Carol Zuckerman



New York City Ballet recognizes with gratitude those friends whose commitment to the Company extends beyond their lifetimes.

Anonymous (97)

Estate of Katherine Patricia Barber

Estate of Edward Bigelow

Estate of Harlan Morse Blake

Vivian L. Cahill †

Estate of Kenneth N. Connaughton

Estate of Lou D’Angelo

Estate of Suzanne T. Darrow

Estate of Caroline Doll

Estate of Ms. Audrey Ellinger

Jonathan S. Fey Estate

Herbert J. Frank †

Estate of Georgia Lee Funsten

Estate of Eldridge A. Greenlee

Estate of Robert Lewis Harris

Karen T. Hughes †

Marguerite R. Jossel †

In Loving Memory from Richard Kielar

Hilda Kraker †

Estate of E. Richard Larson

Nancy Norman Lassalle †

Estate of Leonard and Henrietta Creamer Lazarus

Russell V. Lee †

Estate of Barbara B. Minton

David A. Nadler†

Estate of James F. O'Neill, Jr.

Estate of Mary Jane Osborn

Alice Osborn Trust

Estate of Jane Randall

Joseph F Richards Trust

Estate of Roberta Robins

Estate of Barbara S. Rosenthal

Estate of Harvey Salzman

Estate of Thelma M. Shafran

Estate of Carole Shelley

Estate of Elaine Smithline

Estate of Rosalie and Murray Spielvogel

Ruth S. Stanton †

Michael Sweeley†

Estate of Litsa D. Tsitsera

Estate of Richard J. Urowsky

Estate of Ms. Mary Van Buren

Estate of Genevieve Young

Estate of David Whieldon


† In Memoriam

 List complete as of July 22, 2021

New York City Ballet is pleased to recognize:

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Programming is made possible by the public funds from the New York Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and by the National Endowment for the Arts.