SUPPORT/DONATE

Support/Donate 2017-08-20T22:55:32+00:00
When you make a gift to Polaris Dance Theatre, you are investing in the future of the performing arts in Portland and connecting with a diverse community of dedicated arts patrons who believe in our mission to awaken the heart and enhance our humanity through dance. Joining the Polaris donor family brings you up close to the action, with special benefits, behind-the-scenes opportunities, and the gratitude of our artists, students, teachers and staff for your generous contributions, which keep us dancing!
DONATE

Friend – $5 – $49

» Recognition on website & in fall playbill
» Invitation to Polaris events

Supporter – $50 – $99

» Previous benefits +
» Invitation to private dance company dress rehearsals

FAMILY – $100 – $249

» Previous benefits +
» A certificate for 1 free drop-in class for any family member

Dancer’s Circle – $250 – $499

» Previous benefits +
» 2 complimentary tickets to any of this season’s performances

Performance Patron – $500 – $999

» Previous benefits +
» Invitation to a private dinner with the Artistic Director

Season Sponsor – $1,000 – $4,999

» Previous benefits +
» 2 complimentary tickets to annual fundraiser

Choreographer’s Circle – $5,000 – $9,999

» Previous benefits +
» A total of 4 complimentary tickets to any of this season’s performances
» 25% discount on Polaris merchandise

Polaris Angel – $10,000+

» Previous benefits +
» A total of 6 complimentary tickets to any of this season’s performances

Thank You Polaris Donors!

WE OWE SO MUCH OF WHAT WE DO TO OUR WONDERFUL DONORS.
THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTERS WHO CONTRIBUTED FROM OCTOBER 2015 – OCTOBER 2016.

POLARIS ANGEL

$10,000+

The Stepp Family Trust

CHOREOGRAPHER’S CIRCLE

$5,000 – $9,999

SEASON SPONSOR

$1,000 – $4,999

Tracy Bean
Margo Yohner

PERFORMANCE PATRON

$500 – $999

Amber & Damien Davis

DANCER’S CIRCLE

$250 – $499

Anonymous
Robert Guitron & Sara Anderson

FAMILY

$100 – $249

Naomi Adiv – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Anonymous (3)
Evan Appelman – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Joslyn Baker
Meredith Brodsky
Linda Gordon – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Alenka Grealish
Susan Hess Logeais
Janeese Jackson
Kathryn King-Goldberg & Leonard Goldberg
Jim Labbe
John Light
Myrna Mibus
Shawn & Wendy Rogers
Faye Samuels
Susan Shea
June Watzman – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Judith Weintraub
Aimee Williamson
Catherine Zaerr

SUPPORTER

$50 – $99

Hilary Appelman – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Stacy Blanton
Kathryn Cookerly
John Goncalves
Debby Kannan
Jill Kemper
Style King
Dana Lipson – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Maria Maribona
Anita Mitchell
Lynn Pettitt
Erin Roden
Lee Sailer
Karen L. & Nick Wutzke
Sarah Schwarz
Jill Starling
Peter Vennewitz

FRIEND

$5 – $49

Frances Adler – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Anonymous (2)
Layton Borkan
Diane Budner – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Laura Bullock – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Linda Burmister
Chris Coughlin – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Sylvia Depue
Janet Dunn
Maggie Edelstein
Kristin Ford
Ruth Frankel – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Phil Goldsmith – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Philip Hiester – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Katya Hirsch
Marcy Kanner – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Janice Kettler
Daniel Kirk & Eric Skinner
Sarah Lakey
Elinor Langer – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Kim Malek
Cory Mathews
Lyndsey McCartney
Gunther Oakey
Mary Overman
Lynn Pettitt
M’Liss & Amy Quinnly
Robert Schaeffer
Leigh Anne Scherer – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Deborah Shaich – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Leonard D Shapiro – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Rachel Shimshak – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Suzanne Sigafoos
Patricia Smith – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah
Laura Stepp
Serena Talcott Baughman
Amy Weissfeld – In Honor of Maia Gordon’s Bat Mitzvah

CORPORATE, BUSINESSES, & FOUNDATIONS

AmazonSmile Foundation
Anonymous
Fred Meyer Community Rewards
The Boeing Company
The Nutt House Fund
Oregon Arts Commission 
Pacific Continental Bank
Regional Arts & Culture Council
The Standard

IN-KIND

Addy’s Sandwich Bar
Aloe Wellness + Spa
Blush Beauty Bar
BMAC Studio
Chris Peddecord
Comedy Sportz Portland
Diane Russell
Dockside Saloon & Restaurant
Dr. Catherine Gurski
Dutch Bros. Coffee of NW Portland
Eastside Distilling
Empire Salon – Blaine Provancha
Fleet Feet Sports PDX
The Float Shoppe
Grand Central Baking Co.
It’s Only Love Active Wear
New Deal Distillery
NW Film Center
Oregon Symphony
Pacific Pie Co.
Portland Japanese Garden
Slabtown Tours
St. Honore Boulangerie
Wild Roots Vodka
YoYo Yogi