Photo by Al Morales

Photo by Al Morales

Thank You to our 2017 Donors

Thank you to our generous supporters.  Your gift funds our efforts to provide the benefits of exposure to classical ballet performances and training to everyone in our diverse San Jose Community. These gifts were made June 2017-June 2018.

Angel ($10,000 and up)
Elizabeth and Mark Striebeck
Lourdes and Frank Yashar
The Alex and Susan Virgilio Foundation

Impresario ($5,000 to $9,999)
Christine and Gary Aochi
Daniel Snyder and Ann Rich
Tricia and Dan Morales
Virginia DeMarchi and Karl Rumelhart

Principal ($2,500 to $4,999)
Craig Child
Dalia Rawson and Gareth Hughes
Diana Morabito and Keith Ball
Gordana and Jakov Seizovic
John Heineke and Catherine Montfort
Nadine Weil
Robert and Helene Weil
Tella Sakamoto Foundation

Partner ($1000 - $2499)
Ariel and Sagit Kirson
Dr. Felicity Rogers-Chapman and Robert Chapman
Geoffrey and Angelika Mendal
Heather Wakelee and Alex Meyer
Kathryn Melsop
Katsuhiro and Yuka Fuchinoue
Kevin Zwick
Martha Groves-Perry and William Perry
Noelle and Tom Mathews
Pauline Lea
Rinaldo and Elizabeth Jose
Roberto and Simone Orellana
Yuhei Hayashi

Friend ($500 to $999)
Abe and Suzy Darwish
Alon and Marit Amit
Chinh Le
Elmer Garduno
Eric and Ann Edwards
Global Tech Women
Jasmine Gavilan
Ken Motoyama
Kenji and Haruko Arai
Lisa Moore
Maryles Casto
Robert Lindo
Sandra Broerman
Sun-Mi Park
The Kledzik Family
Weera Hansa


New Ballet Founders allowed the New Ballet School to launch with leading gifts during a critical time. Thank you Founders for your vision, your belief in our work, and your support.

Christine and Jason Aochi
Michael Bena
William and Martha Perry
Dan and Tricia Morales
Elizabeth and Mark Striebeck
David and Lorraine Ronca
Virginia DeMarchi and Karl Rumelhardt
Daniel and Ann Snyder
Hideko Sakamoto and Vijay Tella

We make every effort to accurately acknowledge each gift appropriately. If we have inadvertently made an error, please let Beth Striebeck know at Thank you!