The dancers, board of directors, and staff acknowledge with thanks and appreciation the following agencies and individuals for their financial investment in our work from January 20, 2021 to September 20, 2022. Their passion for ballet and generous gifts to the Annual Fund make JAMES SEWELL BALLET'S artistic and education programs possible.


Gifts of $30,000+
One Anonymous Gift
The McKnight Foundation
Minnesota State Arts Board
Snow Family Foundation

Gifts of $10,000-$20,000
Ecolab Foundation
Wenger Foundation

Gifts of $1,000-$5,000
The Allegro Fund
The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
Ecolab Foundation Matching Gifts Program
The Queenan Foundation

Gifts to $999
Greystone Foundation
Pitney Bowes Foundation
Thrivent Financial Matching Gifts



Baltins Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Richard and Sandra Jacobson
Fred and Gloria Sewell
Michael L. Snow


Gail and Bob Buuck


John and Joanne Gordon Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation


Joan R. Duddingston
Martin and Mary Rigney
Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of HRK Foundation
John L. Sullivan Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Dr. Gerald W. and Susan E. Timm


Kathryn Hagen and Tom Anderson
Gloria Peterson and Jim McCarthy
Paula E. and Kayvon S. Riggi
Megin Sabo John (in-kind)
James Sewell and Ilona Ilvonen on behalf of The Sewell Family Foundation
Beth Swailes (in honor of Fred and Glo Sewell)
Margaret VB Wurtele


Carolyn Amplatz
Connie and Alan Beck
Nicole Behm-Koep
Janet Conn and Mike Debelak
Jayne and Bill Emory
Kelly Kita Charitable Fund
Clare Kooiman
Monica and Rob Lender
David and Sharon Marty
Elisabeth R. Bennett Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Remele Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
David and Leni Moore Family Foundation
Sandy Morris
Patrick Seeholzer (in honor of Rachel Seeholzer)
The Suckow Ziemer Family Fund
George and Julia Sutton


Carla Adams
The Chuck and Fiona Anderson Family Fund
Paul and Susan Arneson Fund
Lynne and Bruce Beck
Daniel Pennie and Anne Carayon
Catherine Fischer
Michael Luxenberg and Joan Garfield (in honor of Dorothy Luxenberg)
Leland and Beverly Gehrke
Anders and Julie Himmelstrup (in honor of James Sewell)
The John and Ruth Huss Fund
Pam Kaufman and Dennis Keierleber
Koehler Family Charitable Fund
Ron and Kathy Peterson
Justina A. Roberts
Bill and Peggy Roush
Mark and Kristi Specker
William Spring
Marcia E. Urban


Sheila and San Asato
Janis Clay
Bruce Jacobs and Ann Jennen
Emily Kosokar
Sharon and Jim Lewis
Kelley Lindquist
Lisa and Meghan Maloney-Vinz
Peter B. and Karla Myers
Andy Nederveld and Sharon Teska
Lowell and Sonja Noteboom
Bruce and Judith Overmier
Suzanne and Richard Pepin
Gary P. Peterson and James Davies
Lawrence M. Redmond
Susan Schulte
John Shepard and Suzanne Brust
Sue Shepard
Elizabeth Short and Kirk Cozine


Cynthia and Woody Andrews
Angie Bormann-Bomier (in honor of my mother, sisters, & daughter)
Thomas Nelson and Martha Dayton
Christine Bleyhl and Thomas DeAngelo
Patricia Freeburg
Arthur and JeanAnn Guetter
David Hunter
Hugh Huston
Jerome and Judith Ingber
Elizabeth Johnson
Kathy Longo and Jay Pluimer
Jeffrey and Caren Martin
Timothy Mason
Donn and Bonnie McLellan
Georgia O’Brien
McCarthy Opgenorth Family Fund
Georgia Finnegan Saulitis and Erik Saulitis
Carol B. Schirmers
Osmo Vanska
Dennis Yelkin


Dennis and Kathleen Anderson
Caroline Bassett
David and MaryAnn Benditt
Bill and Connie Cameron
David Miller and Mary Dew
Eddie Ellingson
Meghan and Sean Elliot
Mark and Ellen Emerson
Laura Erickson
Ruthena Fink
Michael and Linda Finney
Drs. David and Kathleen Gesensway
The Hanold Family
Jelan and James Heidelberg
Kitty Warner and Chas. Jensen
Karen Koepp
Jennifer Krause
Jeffrey Masco
Gordon Mosser
Gwen and Mason Myers
Chuck Ullery and Elsa Nilsson
John and Amy O’Neil
Cory Pope
Patrick Riley and Natalie Roholt
Diane Rosenwald
Mary Ellen and Michael Schrauth
Carolyn Shrewsbury
Colleen Dwyer Tyson
David C. Warner
G & E Weyandt Family Giving Fund
Marcia and John Stout
Louise Ziegler (in honor of Ken Yoder)

Susan Abderholden
Gregory E. Allen
Pamela Arnstein
Carol Barnett
Kevin and Martha Beery Milbery
Al and Fern Black
Dan Browning
Philip and Ellen Bruner
Karen Ellingson and Graham Butler
Linda and Roy Close
Jeff and Barb Couture
Jon and Katherine Cranney
Ann Crosset
Ruthena Fink
Larry Grab
Nina Hagen
Rebecca Katz Harwood
Joyce Johannson
Kerry Keen
Glenn Klapperich
Cindy Lindau
Kimberley MacLennan
Ray and Elsie Martin
Anne McInerney
Brian Mierow
Patricia A. Moe
Mario and Jaya Perez
Deborah Pollak
Nancy Robillard
Jill Steeves (in memory of Jim Steeves)
Yuki Tokuda
Cindy Marsh and Wendell Vandersluis
Amanda Weber
Heidi Ziemer

Carla Adams
Tom Anderson and Kathryn Hagen
Sheila Asato
Connie and Alan Beck
Lynne Beck
Lis Bennett
Ann Buran
Gail Buuck
Bill and Connie Cameron
Janis Clay
James Davies
Wendy Dayton
Eddie Ellingson
Cathie Fischer
Lee and Bev Gehrke
Joanne and John Gordon
Asim Gul
Julie and Anders Himmelstrup
Linda Hoeschler
John and Ruth Huss
Dave and Angie Kennedy
Kelly Kita
Mary Beth and David Koehler
Linda Kooiman
Jessica and Chris Standish-Kooiman
Harry and Sandy Lerner
Him McCarthy and Gloria Peterson
Ed McConaghay and Margaret Telfer
Lowell Noteboom
Georgia O’Brien
Dan Pennie and Anne Carayon
Gary Peterson
Larry Redmond
Kaayvon and Paula Riggi
Justina Roberts and Jake Heller
Marty and Mary Rigney
Bill and Peggy Roush
Susan Schulte
Fred and Gloria Sewell
James Southwick and Joan Sundquist
Sue Specker
John Sullivan
George and Julie Sutton
Jean Thomson
Gerry and Susan Timm
Chuck Ullery and Elsa Nilsson

Your tax-deductible annual gifts are always welcome. Cash, stocks and bonds, bequests, real estate holdings, and sponsorship opportunities are great ways to make an investment in programs and communities we serve. To learn more about the tax and philanthropic benefits of giving, please call Tom McNamee, development director, at 612.672.0480 or email at

528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 215
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403