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The philanthropic support of this group of prestigious donors helps to transform our South Florida community – and beyond – through the captivating beauty of dance. Your generosity helps to facilitate more than 50 performances accompanied by a live orchestra each season.

Your impact goes well beyond the stage! Your support enables a wide range of talented students to pursue their passion for dance at Miami City Ballet School. By providing them with an opportunity to overcome financial obstacles, you help to make their dreams a reality. Additionally, your generosity extends our reach, impacting over 20,000 individuals through our community programs.

You are helping us bring diversity and inclusivity into all aspects of what we do, removing barriers and providing equity for all.


Principal's Circle Membership Levels


Arison Arts Foundation

James L. Ansin

Ansin Family Foundation

Bob Benson

City of Miami Beach GO Bond for Arts and Culture

Dr. Bruce Halpryn and Mr. Chas Riebe

David Herro and Jay Franke

Ford Foundation

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs Council

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Cultural Council for Palm Beach County

Deborah and Charles Adelman

Florida Division of Arts and Culture

Jeffrey Davis and Michael T. Miller

Lisa Kott Massirman

Eleanor and Frank Pao

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Sara and Robb Allan


Ana-Marie and Robert Barlick

Jill Braufman and Daniel Nir

The Codina Family

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Kathy and Steve Guttman

Francinelee Hand and David Lincoln Siegel

Hearst Foundations 

Heckscher Foundation for Children

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Kirschner

Frayda Lindemann

Mellon Foundation

The Miami Foundation

Miami-Dade County Office of Management and Budget

Barbara and John Vogelstein

Suzy and Sadek Wahba

Charmaine and J. Randall Waterfield

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The Batchelor Foundation

Penny and Harold Blumenstein

Community Foundation of Broward Funds: Jack Belt Memorial Fund, Drial Foundation Fund, The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation Broward Community Fund 

Caroline Cronson

Dr. Margaret and Mike Eidson

Janice Feirstein

Max M. Majorie S. Fisher Foundation Arts & Culture Fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

Mr. James Freeze

Richard and Lorraine Gilden

Dini Albert and Michael Golden

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Greiner Family Charitable Trust

Bruce Horten and Aaron Lieber*

Ana Martin-Lavielle, Esq

Miami Beach Cultrual Arts Council

Amanda and Don R. Mullen

Patrick E. Murphy

Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Chandler Reedy and Oana Ciorbea

Jerome Robbins Foundation

Eve and Jonathan Rounds

SHS Foundation

The Randall and Barbara Smith Foundation

Sara Solomon

Toni and Martin Sosnoff

Marjorie Stone and Rick Rodriguez

Techy Rodriguez-Doyle

Diana S.C. Zeydel

Lynne Wheat and Thomas Peterffy

* Deceased

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Broward Cultural Council

Helen and John Cornell

Nancy Jean Davis

Dentons US LLP

Do Unto Others Trust, Inc. – Alicia Celorio

Wendy and David Dodson

Estate Of Anne Churchill Jones

Miriam and Alec* Flamm

Cindy and Robert Friezo

Marie and Robert Gallager

Joan Hunter

Timo Kipp

Karen and Alan Krause

Samantha Lang

Rhoda and Morris* Levitt

Lourdes Lopez and George Skouras

Michael Patterson

The Alfred and Rose Miniaci Foundation, Inc.

Christy and Earl Powell

Alvin Schechter and Janine Gordon

Rosalind and Charles Stuzin

Gail Wasserman

* Deceased

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Margaret and Jay Axelrod

Bank of America

Karen Bechtel and William Osborne

Ann and Daniel Burnstein

Rita and Charles Bronfman

Noni Calhoun

Alejandro Castrillo and Alex Lam

The Children's Trust

Eduardo Gonzalez* and Jerry Cody

Nancy Colhoun

Community Foundation of Broward Donor Funds: Stephen A. Ethel L. Keller Fund for Miami City Ballet, Joseph S. and Louis B. Rumbaugh Fund

Lester Coney

Ann and Robert Fromer

Scott Fuhrman

Funding Arts Broward

Funding Arts Network

Stacy Hastle

Betty and Rodger Hess

Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation

Sarah and Richard Kimball

Kinga and Edward Lampert

Landmark Charitable Foundation, Inc. - Damaris D.W. Ford*

Beth and Jay* Lotspeich

Mr. Michael McCafferty and Joseph U. Horton

Dr. and Mrs. Lewis N. Michaels

Ortega Foundation

David Parker and Marian Davis

Nancy and Ellis Parker

Kirsten and David Pollin

Mary Quick Pedersen Family Charitable Fund

Bonnie and Tom Strauss

Isobel and Roger Sturgeon

Peace Sullivan

Sunny and Abe Rosenberg Foundation, Inc. - Susan Goldstein

TD Charitable Foundation

Deborah and Michael Troner

Cynthia and Glen Tupler

Marcos Tychobrojcher and George Dandridge

Brenton Ver Ploeg, Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, P.A.

Peter Zimmer and *Jim Stepp

* Deceased

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  • All Artist’s Circle benefits, plus:

    • Customized benefits will be outlined based on your level of giving

  • For more information, contact Dena Liston or Orene Harris.