USC Kaufman Donors

When Glorya Kaufman gave her transformative gift to establish the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, she launched a legacy for us all and created an opportunity for other patrons to support a pioneering vision for dance at California’s oldest private research university. Thank you to our donors for their generosity.

Principal Benefactor

Glorya Kaufman

Program Support

The Choi Family Artist in Residence Endowed Fund
Los Angeles Philanthropic Committee for the Arts (visiting artists)
Claude and Alfred Mann Professorship in Dance
Cheng Family Collaborative Projects Fund
Global Experience Fund (Anonymous)

Founder’s Circle

The Bishton Family Foundation
The Cheng Family Foundation
Bryn K. and Richard A. DeBeikes, Jr.
Michael and Debbie Felix
Joan E. Herman and Richard Rasiej
Anita Mann Kohl and Allen D. Kohl
Jim and Gale Luce
Nigel Lythgoe
Christine Marie Ofiesh
Robin Rae Robinson
The Simms/Mann Family Foundation
Sue Tsao

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Naming Gifts

Ramona L. Cappello
Joan E. Herman and Richard Rasiej
Renae Williams Niles and Gregory Niles
Christine Marie Ofiesh
The Wilkerson Family

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Dean’s Circle

Premier ($25,000+)
Elaine A. Klein

Principal ($10,000 – $24,999)
Dee Dee Dorskind and Bradley Tabach-Bank
Ellie Kitta and Ron R. Goldie
Deborah and Jonathan Goldman
Renae Williams Niles and Gregory Niles
Alyce de Roulet Williamson

Soloist ($5,000 – $9,999)
Sherrie and James Evans
Kristin and Gregory Hetzer
Rod and Elsie Nakamoto
Steven W. Neu
Kimberly and Mark Tribus
Vinnet and Daniel Weintraub

Demi-Soloist ($2,500 – $4,999)
Charlene Achki-Repko
Ray Dai and Amy Wu
Lisa and Richard Franklin
Carol and Patrick Kinsella
Ryan and Claire McKenzie
Kathy and Jim Policaro
Christine A. Rhoades
Michael Solomon
Dr. Edward and Tamara Vomastek

Corps de Ballet ($1,000 – $2,499)
Theresa and Chris Allen
Shauna and John Barger
Irene Maharam Boyd and Dr. Stuart D. Boyd
Sharon Darnov
Lisa Field
Susan Friedman
Kathryn Kendall and David Thomsen
Susan Klein
Aliza and Michael Lesser
Deborah and Phillip Massaglia
Drs. Trent and Darla McCain
Richard Meilman
Donald E. Polk and J. Paul Longanbach
Robert N. Rush
Robert A. Schulman
Radhika and Krishna Shankar

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Friends of Kaufman

Judith and Thomas Beckmen
Lisa Farella and Jose Hernandez Pascual
Impulse Enterprises LLC
Carol Soucek King
Thomas Kren
Carol and Guy Kroesche
Susan Lapin
Adrian Lopez
Christopher Lewis and Angela Shiu
Elizabeth Matchett and Richard Vaughan
Arun Mathai
Julie McDonald
Chase Milner
Melissa and Andrew Platt
Catherine and Marshall Ramsey
Craig Tuthill
Alesia M. Young

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