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Education Donors


Contributors to Asolo Rep’s school-based Access to the Arts programs further our commitment to making live theatre part of our children’s education today and their lives tomorrow. These outstanding programs reach youth and families in our community and across the state of Florida.

For more information on becoming an Education Donor, contact Benjamin Luczak .


Asolo Rep’s Education & Engagement Director is sponsored by the Muriel O’Neil Fund for the Performing Arts at Community Foundation of Sarasota County




Major Donors

  • Anonymous
  • Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County
  • Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild
  • Betty-Jean and David Bavar
  • Howard Berman
  • Gerald and Sondra Biller
  • Donna and Jon Boscia
  • Jennie Branagan
  • Travis and Kathy Brown
  • Susan and Jim Buck
  • Susan Comeau


  • Andrew and Judith Economos
  • Andrew R. Ferrell Foundation
  • Nona Macdonald Heaslip
  • Randy and Susan Mallitz, in honor of Larry and Debbie Haspel
  • Joyce F. Menschel
  • Maurice Richards and Jack Kesler
  • Audrey Robbins and Harry Leopold
  • Jim and Susan Travers
  • Trivisonno Foundation
  • Geri and Ron Yonover

Friends of Education

  • Edward Alley, in loving memory of his wife June LeBell Alley
  • Shari and Steve Ashman
  • Pat and Bob Baer
  • Myrna and David Band
  • Steve Bloom and Judy Aleman
  • Terry Brackett
  • Rick and Pam Brown
  • The James Bruen and Jane Plitt Fund of Manatee Community Foundation
  • Christine Buckley-Currie, in loving memory of John Currie
  • Don and Jo Ann Burhart
  • Tom and Ann Charters
  • Ariane Dart
  • Tim and Lynn Duoos
  • Susan Dweck
  • Brian and Caroline Ellerson
  • Pepi Elona and Wendy Surkis
  • Bob and Anne Essner
  • Bill Evans
  • Ping Faulhaber
  • Wendy and Jerry Feinstein
  • Daniel and Arlene Fisher
  • Sandy and Jim Goldman
  • Ron and Rita Greenbaum
  • Mark and Janet Hammer
  • Jeremy Hammond-Chambers and Jules Price
  • Julie Harris
  • Katherine Harris and Richard Ware
  • Larry and Debbie Haspel
  • John Hellweg and Priscilla Kane Hellweg
  • Jason E. and Leigh Hughes Family Foundation
  • Barbara Jacob
  • Jelks Family Foundation
  • Betsy and John Kane-Hartnett

$500- $4,999

  • Karp Family Foundation
  • Ron Kendall
  • Carolyn Keystone and Jim Meekison
  • Gary Kirschner and Rita Thibault
  • Design Works/Donna and David Koffman
  • Paul and Ann Levinson
  • Brian Mariash
  • Dr. Margaret R. Martin
  • Cornelia and Dick Matson
  • John and Elenor Maxheim
  • Elizabeth Moore
  • Sean and Melanie Natarajan
  • Bill and Debbie Partridge
  • Judy C. Pearson, Ph.D. and Paul E. Nelson, Ph.D.
  • Doug and Shari Phillips
  • Peter and Joanne Powers
  • Dennis Rees and Felice Schulaner
  • Judy Rudges and Stan Katz
  • Jeff and Nikki Sedacca
  • Keith and Michelle Senglaub
  • Ted and Mary Ann Simon
  • Jim and Charlie Ann Syprett
  • Ray and Nancy Swart
  • Mike and Madelyn Tetmeyer
  • Aaron and Kara Thompson
  • Chris Voelker
  • Jim and Patsy Ward
  • Elisabeth Waters
  • Leon and Marysue Wechsler
  • Edward and Mary Lou Winnick
  • Merrill and Sheila Wynne/Aprio

Endowed Funds

M. Beverly and Robert G. Bartner Fund for Future Young Audiences

Koski Family Foundation Fund for New Audiences

John and Elenor Maxheim Fund, in recognition of Theatre Arts Education


This listing is current as of 3.1.2020. Every effort was made to ensure the accuracy of listing. Please contact the Development Department at 941.351.9010 ext. 4708 if you have questions.

Thank you for your continued support.