Civic Partners

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble proudly acknowledges its civic partners whose annual contributions provide major programming support.


July 2015 – July 2017

$25,000 and up
Chicago Community Trust–Smart Growth
The Reva and David Logan Foundation

The Lester and Hope Abelson Fund
The Alphawood Foundation
The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust

The Allstate Insurance Company
The Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development
The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
The Chicago Foundation for Women
Cultural Outreach Program Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Illinois Arts Council Agency
Northern Trust
SIF Funds at the Chicago Community Trust
The University of Illinois at Chicago Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement

Up to $2,499
Lakeside Bank

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble is proud to be a part of the Chicago Community Trust’s most recent selection of SMART Growth recipients. 

Individual Contributors

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble sincerely appreciates the following individuals for their efforts to advance our work.


July 2015 – July 2017

JB and Toni Burt
Daniel R. Cyganowski (In Memory of Carol K. Cyganowski)
Sharon Furiya
Dawn and Rick Gray
Maureen Miller
Brian Nitzkin

$2,500 – $4,999
Cynthia Barnard and Leonard Grossman
Erica Daniels
Elvia Moreno
Don Wiener
Aleen Bayard
Scott M. Verissimo

$1,000 – $2,499
Tim Bresnahan
Regina Cairo
Joan and Michael Callahan
Jason Cox
Cathleen Cudnowski Dixon and David Dixon
Dorothy G. Harza
Cynthia Hines
Jack and Kathy Lavin
Jo Moore
Emily F. Moreno
Peter Morris
Katherine Mueller
David Pinkerton
Robert and Barbara Richards
Susan Shevelenko
Shera Street

$500 – $999
Admiral Heating and Vent., Inc
Anthony Churchill
Charles and Bobbie Denison
Prudence and Jason DePew
Sunny and Paul Fischer
Brenda and James Grusecki
Becky Huinker
Michael Litt
Tara Mallen
Tom McGuire and Tom Hackett
Catherine Painter
Frank and Karen Schneider
Guy VanSwearingen
Patrick Walsh and Jeanne Lamar

$250 – $499
Judith Adams
Victoria and Ed Carney
Joan and Ron Fisch
Marguerite H. Griffin
Andrea Herrera
Cynthia Ho
Joel Drake Johnson and Larry Salzmann
Monice Kaczorowski and Tracey Smith
Ruth Kadota
Linda Kosloski and Matthew Kuhl
Sandor Kovacs, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Licht
Brian and Shaida Lynch
Anna K. and Jaime Moreno
Jerry Proffit
Rebecca and Patrick Spence
Meosha Thomas
Steve and Janice Toben
James Wilson
Cheryl Yuen and Thomas Chin

$100 – $249
Jim and Sharon Bakker
Ballogg Photography
Georgia and Stephen Bennett
Margot and Charlie Brinley
Suzanne Baker Brown
Janet Burroway
Becky Callcott
Susan Cargill
Mary E. Carravallah
Alyson Carrel
Sheila Clerkin
Mark Clymer and Marc Mullendore
Patrick and Krista Collins
James Cox
SIlvino da Silva
Kathy Dalton and Lana Baumeister
Rainee Denham
Emily and Jason DeSanto
Cindy Dorsch and Jeffrey Bakker
Michele Dragisity (In Memory of Martha Lavey)
Carol Eastin
Diane Ervin
Michal Eskayo
Cindy Firing
Colleen Flanigan
Chad and Terra Fuller
Sherry M. Gaspar
Charles and Brigid Gerace
Grace Gibbs
Susan Greenberg
Estehr Grimm
Reema Habiby
Maureen Halloran
Mick Hans and Ellen Damlich
Michele Hansen
Quinn Hanzel
Ann and Rick Herrick
Christine Holm
Sheila Hooper
Jake Hoover
Jill Y. Houk
Olivier Jankelovics and Lori Kaufman
Myra Johnson
Nancy Juda
Julie Koerner
Joan Kohn
Holli Kosogof
Barbara Lanctot
Robert Lavey (In Memory of Martha Lavey)
Marissa Manos and Carmen Gallucci
Jennifer L. Masi
Joel and Holly McAllister
Anne McGravie
Anrea Mitchel
Mary Lee Montague
Roberta Morris
Laura Mueller
Nick Patricca (In Memory of Martha Lavey)
Judy Popovich and Jean Fishbeck
Michael Powills
Merril Prager
Janice Pytel
Lee and Nancy Rassnick
Dr. Daniel Robinson
Alexis and David Schmitz
Denise Schneider
Megan Shuchman
Sharon Seeder
Anna Sharp
Amy and Eric Shivvers
Erin Sines
Patrick Smith
Linda Stern
Venetia Stiffler and Michael Hugos
Kelly Stone
Ginny Sykes
Chris Tapas
Susanne Tedrick
Jane Ungari
Yvonne Vasquez
Judith and Roger Wallenstein
Carol and Brad White
Shelley Ziacik
Keith Chase Ziolek
Charlotte Ziporyn

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble would also like to thank the generous individual donors who have contributed up to $99. Your support is vital. THANK YOU.

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble
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Office: 5775 N. Ridge Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660


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