Celebrate Imagination Stage’s 40 years as the most respected multidisciplinary theatre arts organization for young people in the DC metropolitan region. The 2019 Annual Gala will jumpstart the holiday season in spectacular fashion. The performance will include inspiring musical numbers performed by Imagination Stage students and professional actors, as well as the presentation of the Imagine Award to Carol Trawick. After the performance, visit food and drink stations throughout the building. Dancing and dessert will round out a perfectly orchestrated celebratory evening.

GALA CHAIRS

Cathy S. Bernard

Catherine Leggett

David Blair

Bruce Johnson

 

HONORARY CHAIR

Debra Lerner Cohen representing the Lerner Family

 

IMAGINE AWARD

Presented to Carol Trawick

EVENT DETAILS

 

Friday, December 6, 2019

Imagination Stage – 4908 Auburn Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814

 

6:00 p.m. VIP Reception

6:30 p.m. Cocktails

7:00 p.m. Presentation

8:00 p.m. Dinner, Dessert, and Dancing

Tickets On Sale Now

There is limited capacity remaining. If you’re interested in purchasing tickets, please contact
Sarina Di CalogeroSpecial Events Coordinator, at [email protected].


Gala Sponsors

40th ANNIVERSARY CIRCLE

Bernard Family Foundation

Mikel and David Blair

The Annette M. and Theodore N. Lerner Family Foundation: Tanenbaum, Lerner, and Cohen Families

Diane and Arnold Polinger

 

PRODUCER

Jessica Boger and Greg Rapaway

 

DIRECTOR

Design Foundry

Washingtonian

 

CHOREOGRAPHER

Anchor Construction

James and Alice B. Clark Foundation

Jan Donohoe McNamara and Charles McNamara

PEPCO

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation

Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC

 

MUSICIAN

Karolina and J. Tyler Anthony

Mara Bralove and Ari Fisher

Ashley and Matthew Bronczek

Jane and Calvin Cafritz

Capital One

Deloitte

Ginger and Richard Dietrich

Fort Myer Construction

Gigi and Jeff Godwin

Melissa and David Hurwitz

Gail and Benjamin Jacobs

Alia and Bruce Johnson

Matthew Killian

Sara and Chris Lange

Catherine S. and Isiah Leggett

Lynne J. Lightfoote, MD

Tina Martin and Mita Schaffer

Tena Nauheim and David Harrison

Nichole Francis Reynolds and Fred Reynolds

Ridgewells Catering

Jeffrey Slavin

ACTOR

Ashley and Brendan Burke

Stephanie and Scott Deutchman

Colleen Fahey and Chris Hertz

Linda and J.J. Finkelstein

Foley & Lardner, LLP

Xinyun Gong and Chengbiao Tu

Julianna Goldman and Michael Gottlieb

Barbara and Thomas Gottschalk

Kristin and Hanan Kivett

Yana Kravtsova and Kevin Jakel

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Sachiko Kuno Foundation

Lerch, Early & Brewer/Patrick O’Neil

Constance Lohse and Robert Brewer

M&T Bank

Pilar and Bill O’Leary

PNC

Potomac Construction Services

Margo and Michael Sadow

Jessica A. and George Springsteen

 

ENSEMBLE

Kimberley and Pedro Alfonso

Dr. Kim Woodson Barnette and Corey Barnette

Erika Martin Bolden and A. Scott Bolden

Darren Braude/Blue Kamen Benefits

Rachel and Joseph Firschein

Bonnie Fogel

LaShelle and Dwight Franklin

Nancy T. Greenspan

Heyman Mailing Services

McLean School

Lara Oerter and Brian Hale

Bethany and George Little

Julie and Frank Allen Philpot

Mark Richardson

Amber and Warren Romine

Sally Rosenberg and Bruce Charendoff

Michael and Katherine Spigler

Janet Stanford and Leo Stone

Unipark Valet

Lucy Waletzky

Maura and Jim White

GALA BARS COURTESY OF:

Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC

 

GALA DANCE FLOOR COURTESY OF:

Anchor Construction

 

GALA DESSERT RECEPTION COURTESY OF:

Ashley and Matthew Bronzek

 

GALA DÉCOR COURTESY OF:

Design Foundry

 

SPARKLING WINE AND WINE COURTESY OF:

Total Wine & More

 

BEER COURTESY OF:

Silver Branch Brewing Co.