Current Sponsors

This list reflects donations from the previous twelve months of giving activity. Perseverance strives to maintain the accuracy of this list to the best of our abilities. If you notice an error or omission, please email us so we can correct any issues. Thank you!

Business and Organizational Supporters

Champions $100,000+

Andrew W Mellon Foundation

Grantors $50,000+

Shubert Foundation

Benefactors $25,000-$49,999

800 KINY – 630 KJNO – MIX 106 – TAKU 105 – 1330 KXJ
Alaska Dispatch News
Anchorage Press
Atwood Foundation

City & Borough of Juneau
Juneau Arts & Humanities Council
The Juneau Empire
KTOO – KXLL – KRNN

Leaders $10,000-$24,999

Alaska Airlines
Alaska Public Media
Alaska State Council on the Arts
Alpha Media

The CIRI Foundation
Hoonah Indian Association
Lynden Transport
National Endowment for the Arts

Advocates $5,000-$9,999

Alaska Technical Solutions
Avis
Hecla Greens Creek Mining Co

Kreielshimer Foundation
Municipality of Anchorage
Sealaska Heritage Institute

Producers $2,500-$4,999

Alaskan Brewing Company
Altman Rogers & Co
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company
The Copper Whale Inn
Driftwood Lodge
ExxonMobil

The Historic Anchorage Hotel
Prospector Hotel
SEARHC
Valley Medical Care
Wells Fargo Bank

Directors $1,000-$2,499

Alaska Laundry & Dry Cleaners
Alaska Litho, Inc.
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union
The Boardroom
Coeur Alaska – Kensington Mine
Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, LLC
ENSTAR Natural Gas
First National Bank Alaska
GCI
Google
Holland America Line

Haight & Associates
Juneau Emergency Medical Associates
Juneau Self Storage
Malia Hayward, State Farm Agent
The National New Play Network
NorthWind Architects, LLC
Oscar Gill House
Rookery Café
Royal Printing
Western States Arts Federation

Designers $500-$999

Alaska Communications
Alaska Hearth Products
Alaska State Employees Share Campaign
ASEA/AFSCME Local 52

Fred Meyer Community Rewards
Huna Heritage Foundation
Senate Building
Westmark Anchorage

Playwrights $250-$499

Baxter, Bruce & Sullivan
Breeze In
One Hour Fireweed Dry Cleaners

Trickster Company
UAS

Actors $100-$249

Alaska Combined Federal Campaign
Duck Creek Market
Glacier Brewhouse
Juneau Real Estate
Rainforest Pediatric Care

Ron’s Apothecary
Side Street Espresso
Valley Auto Parts Alaska
Valley Paint Center

Ensemble $1-$99

Amazon Smile

Dreamhost

Original Founders

Alascom
Alaska Coastal Real Estate
Alaska Ship Chandlers
Chevron Company U.S.A.
Bruce and Sharon Denton
Don Abel Building Supply
First National Bank of Anchorage
Gross Alaska Theatres
Juneau Travel
Miner Publishing
Kitty Mullins
Pomtier, Duvernay & Horan
Rasmuson Foundation
SOHIO (BP Exploration)
Larry Spencer & Carola Thompson

Perseverance Theatre

Perseverance Theatre’s mission is to create professional theatre by and for Alaskans. We value community engagement, cross-cultural collaboration, professional rigor, and regional voice.

Individual Contributors

A “*” indicates a current board member.

Received between August 1, 2015 – August 4, 2016

Advocates – $5,000-$9,999

James Bibb*
Robert & Chantal Buchanan
Chris & Martin Niemi

Sachiko Nishijima
Art & Akiko Rotch

Richard Szeliski & Lyn McCoy
Bob & Chris Urata*

Producers – $2,500-$4,999

Terry Cramer
Dave Dierdorff & Madeleine Lefebvre
Kathleen Harper

Shona Osterhout
Sara & John Raster
Tom Robenolt

The Frances & David Rose Foundation*
Julie North Sinclair
Terri & Alan Ulrich*

Directors – $1,000-$2,499

Charlie Anderson Memorial*
Patsy Bearden
Enrique Bravo
Annie & Rick Caulfield
Jim Cucurull
Irene Gallion
Kriss Hart

Anya Maier & Hank Lentfer
Anthony & Amanda Mallott
Marjorie Menzi & Bill Heumann
Ann & Mac Metcalfe*
Jennifer Miller*
Rachel Stewart & Jay Nelson
Julie & Peter Neyhart

Maggie & Ian Rabb
Kathy Kolkhorst Ruddy
Molly Smith & Suzanne Blue Star Boy
Eric Vang*
Aron & Pat Wolf*
James & Sarah Woods

Designers – $500-$999

Joe & Vera Bedard*
Marla Berg & John Greely
Codie & Brendan Costello
Jane McMillan Ginter
Jeffrey Herrmann & Sara Waisanen
Patricia Hull
Bob, Glenda & Ashley Hutton

Marlene & Cliff Johnson
Tom & Sue Koester
Linda & Leah Kumin
John Kuterbach & Vickie Williams
In Memory of Tom Linklater
Jill & John Matheson

K.J. & Peggy Metcalfe
Mark & Esther Millea
Tim Pearson & Brian Chen
Elaine & Bob Schroeder
Anne & Doug Standerwick
Miriah & Lance Twitchell*

Playwrights – $250-$499

Tiffany and Torrie Allen
Sarah Asper-Smith*
Tom & Sheila Barrett
Joel Bennett & Ritchie Dorrier
Brian Bezenek
Zebadiah Bodine
Kate Bowns & Mike Peterson
Joe Brooks Family
Benjamin Brown
Alison Browne
Jack Cannon & Jamie McLean
Bill & Susan Clutton
DeCherney Family
Bruce & Sharon Denton
Earnest Eckerson
Rebecca & Chris George
Hugh & Shari Grant
Janice Gray
Sandra Harris & JW Sivertsen Jr.

Beverly Haywood
Jean Hoegler
Amy O’Neill Houck
Dave Hunsaker & Annie Calkins
Linda Kruger & Jeff Gnass
Robin Krumm
Kathryn L. Kurtz
Stan & Amy Lujan*
Mark & Dani Lynch
Judith Maier
Walter Majoros & Lori Brotherton
Marcia & Craig McKenzie
Rich Moniak
Lloyd & Joan Morris
Dana Owen & Joyce Thoresen
Art Peterson
Tim & Luann Powers
John & Margaret Pugh
Arthur & Irene Robinson

Jeff Rogers & James Hoagland
Linda & Paul Rosenthal
Phyllis Rude
Tommy Schoffler
Carl & Sue Schrader
Leon Shaul & Kathleen Jensen
Jim Stanley & Lynn Shaver
Gail & Jan Sieberts
Jeff & Susan Sloss
Sally Smith
Trevor Storrs & Steve Smith
James, Maura, & Seamus Sullivan
David & D.J. Thomson
Michael W. Tobin
Tina Tomsen, M.D.
Robin Walz & Carol Prentice
Alex & Peggy Wertheimer
Dr. Catherine A. White
Woy Bug

Actors – $100-$249

Deanne Adams
Joanne Alcantara & Boo Torres
Dana Anderson
Jayne Andreen & Patrick Sheppard
Tammy Ashley
Kathy Balasko
James Beedle
Georgia Blue
Judy & Christopher Bockmon
In memory of Freda Borchick
Tom & Eva Bornstein
Patti & Steve Bower
Teresa Bruce
Daniel Bruce
Marsha Buck
In memory of Jan Nidonovan and victims of domestic violence
Sharon & Greg Busch
Constance M. Carnes
L. Diane Casto
LeMiel Chapman
Sharon J. Clawson
Honoring Ben Brown & Nicholas DeHart
Craig & Leslie Dahl
Clair & Anita Dalton
Bobby Lee Daniels
Leslie & Hal Daugherty
Nancy Davis and Joe Newman
Richelle & Robert Deering
Sandra DeLong
Brandon Demery
Lynnette & Nils Dihle
Darin & Terri Fagerstrom
Amanda Filori
Sharon Fisher
Laura Forbes
Gary Fournier & Kathleen Rhea
Cindy & John Gaguine
Kathleen Gamble
Leaves Garnett
Leslie Gartman
Carole Gibb
Dan & Cathy Gleason
Daniel & Wendy Glidmann
Angela Gonzalez
Carolyn Gould
Madeleine Grant
Karen & Charlie Griffin
Phil Gutleben
Michael Haase
Joy & Ken Harper
Mary Claire Harris

Arland & Bina Harris
Patricia Harris
Lynn & Jack Hartz
John & Mona Havelock
Kristin Helvey
Andy & Nancy Hemenway
Jim & Katharine Heumann
Susan & Mark Hickey
Karin Hillhouse
Larry Holland
Ishmael Hope
William Todd Hunt & Kristin Mabry
Bev Ingram & Steve Wolf
Leslie Ishii
Sarah Isto & Gordon Harrison
Margy Johnson
Jessica Jones
Marshal Kendziorek & Lisa Weissler
Dan Kenkel
Teri King
Doris Kirchhofer
Barbara Konrad
John & Dolly Kremers
Gordon & Micky Kruse
Tom Lane & Sondra Stanway
Keith & Jan Levy
In memory of Josephine Lindoff
Maureen Longworth & Lin Davis
MK MacNaughton & Susan Haymes
Toni & Byron Mallott
Adrian Morgan
Kathryn & Michael McCormack
Wendy McDonough
Mary McDowell
Shadow Meienberg
Robin Merritt
Angela Michaud
Julia Millar
PJ Monroe
Denise Morris
Jason & Charlene Morrison
Louis Nathanson
Jorden Nigro & Bret Connell
Sara Ormond
In Memory of Bill Overstreet
John Parsi
Lucy Peckham
Dr. Catherine Peimann
Carol & Chris Percy
Helen V Peters
Art Petersen & Tina Pasteris
Barbara Potter
Jim & Judy Powell
Lee Powelson

Michael & Catherine Price
Bob & Karen Rehfeld
Mt. Roberts Tramway
Randy Reinholz
Stephen Robbins
Brenda Taylor & Joe Roth
Natalee Rothaus & Mike Stanley
Sally & Frank Rue
Jean Bruce Scott
Kathryn & Jonathan Scribner
Paul & Tina Seaton
Don & Sherry Shiesl
Amy Skilbred & Eric Jorgensen
Richard & Dolores Smith
Steve Behnke & Larri Irene Spengler
Linda Starbard
Gayle & Robert Starbard
Michael Stark & MJ Grande
In memory of Ryan Norman Staton
Julie Fate Sullivan
Saralyn Tabachnick
Austin Tagaban
Sherry & Robert Tamone
Geran Tarr
Sue Ellen Tatter
Theresa Tavel
John & Barbara Thurston
Sherrie Tinsley-Myers
Arlene Tripp
Masuye Urata
Rebecca Van DeWater
Gary Vetesy
Nell Wagoner
Laura Wallrath
Anne & Charles Ward
Tom & Sharon Warren
Bob & Dixie Weiss
Jetta Whittaker & Rob Steedle
In Memory of Kevin Guy Wilson
Aaron Wiseman
Rico Worl
Brenda Wright & Jim Noel
Glen Wright & Lisa Kramer
Tony and Lori Yorba
In memory of Tom Linklater
Two Anonymous Donors

Ensemble – $50-$99

Nicholas Adamson
Cassandra Adkins
Nancy Barnes
Sarah Baureis
Kristine Benson
Darian Biagini
Cora & Bruce Brunette
Diane Burnham
Judith Cavanaugh
Dave Clausen
Robert Cohen
Nancy Cooperrider
Sara Cray
Cristine Crooks & Dean Guaneli
Erik Dahl
In memory of Richard L. Dauenhauer
Shirley Dean
Nan & David Dietz
Dennis & Sharon Early
David Edmunds
Sandra Edwardson
Anita Evans
Peg Faithful & Bob Hume
Clydene Fitch
Tatiana Fletcher
Rod Flynn & Cathy Connor
Carol Fuller
Michael Galginaitis
Dan & Carolyn Garcia
Greg & Kristy Germain
Anne Grosshans
Barbara & Don Hale

David & Priscilla Holthouse
Sharon Horn
Tasha Hotch
Virgina Jacobs
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel F. Johnston Sr.
Nancy L. Jones
Lindy & Colleen Jones
Arlitia Jones
Naomi Joy
Mollie Kabler
Frank & Stacy Katasse
Gretchen Keiser & Bob Wild
Phyllis & Royal Kiehl
Dr. William Kueffner
Susan & Jerry Kuelbs
Joyce Landingham
Z. Pease, N. Long, & B. Carber
In Honor of John Longenbaugh
Joshua & Monica Lowman
Kaycie Mallory
Sharolyn Maunu
Scott & Denice McPherson
Malcolm & Elaine Menzies
Morgan Mitchell
Roman Motyka
Susan Nachtigal
Joel & Jill Bess Neimeyer
Hadassah Nelson
Kristen Nelson

Susan Olson
Sheri Heritage & Kimberly Pace
Amy Paige & John Dunker
Frederick J. Pellum, Jr.
Mary Pignalberi
Peter Porco & Kathleen McCoy
Catherine Reardon & Mark Handley
Virginia Reed & Douglas Hanon
Austin Roach
Irene Rowan
Deborah Rudis
Demian Schane
Ron & Nan Schonenbach
Barbara Shepherd
Jill Sowerwine
Kirsten Starbard
Ben Stathis
John Staub & Stephanie Hoag
Virginia Stonkus
Stephen SueWing & Susan Jabal
Kelly Taylor
Joseph Ver
Patty Ware & George Buhite
Pam Watts
Christina Weston
Kerri Willoughby
Clay Young
Two Anonymous Donors

Musicians – $25-$49

Dianne Anderson & Mark Vinsel
Guy & Jessie Archibald
Robert Atkinson
Ravnit Basi Lachapelle
Megan Behnke
Richard A. Benavides
Tresvant Causey
James Chapman
Emily Coate
Bruce Conant
Kayti Coonjohn
Marguerite Crawford
Wesley Dalton
Mercy Dennis
Donald & Margaret Dorsey
Forrest Dunbar
Ginny Eckert
Aran & Matthew Felix
Anne Fuller & Michael Sakarias
Rachel Greenberg
Melissa Griffiths

Jenna Guenther
Meridian & Alante Harrap
James Higgins
Wendy Hogins
Jan & Pete Huberth
Karrold and Robert Jackson
Avery Jacobs
Rebecca Johnson
Dr. Emily Kane
John A. Kelly
Dawn Kolden
Aurele Legere
Buck & Angela Lindekugel
Jon & Lesley Lyman
Kevin Madsen
Tanya McAllister
Richard Steele & Luann McVey
John T. Miller
Daniel Morton
Philip Munger
Joan & Lawrence O’Keefe

Shari Paul
James Perry
In Memory of Betsy Pursell
JoAnn Quigg
Dion Roberts
Sigrun Robertson
Caren Robinson
David Russell-Jensen
Trenton Schneiders
Chris Schweiger
Julie Shelton
Spencer Shroyer
Rhonda Sleighter
Marnell Steiner
Francine Lastufka Taylor
Louise Taylor-Thomas
Jon & Debbie Tillinghast
Jennifer Treadway
Larry West
Quinn White
Ben Williams
Ardyne Womack
An Anonymous Donor

Stagehands – $10-$24

Tonnie Barlow
Vivian L. Bearden
Nathan Block
Mary C. Bloes
Darla Buck
Jennifer Buckscott
Beverly Anne Dela Cruz
Jordan Devine
Ben Collman & Michele Drummond
Sheri Gray
Mara Hill

Ron Holmstrom
Debby Hurlburt
Nancy Keen
Shannon Kent
Patrick Lemaire
Joyce Levine
Debbie Lindquist
Gabriel Lowery
Sondra Meredith
Cecilia Miller
Dorothy Orr

Ann Powell
Leslie Ridle
Richard Ringle
Aaron Schetky
Marna Schwartz
Jayson Smart
Oxana Stadnikova
Erika Stone
Eileen Sundberg
Brian Wescott
Vincent Windrich
Rachel Zahnd