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Where Charlotte Comes Together

Annual Report July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011 Charlotte Broadway fans were among the first in America to see the national tour of Tony Award®-winner BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, a highlight of the 2010-2011 Duke Energy Broadway Lights Series.

A Ye a r of M e m o ra b l e M o m e n t s

Young Adults Enjoy Club Blume Night

Family Fun at Kids’ Night

Members Meet Dolly Parton

Annual Report 2010-2011 Activities Number of Performances Belk Theater Booth Playhouse Stage Door Theater McGlohon Theater Duke Energy Theater Knight Theater Ovens Auditorium TOTAL Performances

163 98 53 221 200 119 40 894

Number of Classes Spirit Square Other Events & Activities Performing Arts Center & Knight Theater Other Events & Activities TOTAL Number

434 3,395



2010-2011 Attendance Adult Male Adult Female Senior Citizens Youth Children (under 6) TOTAL


Economic Impact:

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1,733 1,228

164,101 225,850 94,705 77,611 17,362 579,629

Blumenthal infused $35,709,810 into our economy this past season. Since the Blumenthal’s doors opened in 1992 more than 9.2 million people have attended an event, performance, activity or meeting at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Spirit Square or the Knight Theater.

Our Mission:

To present the best in the performing arts and, in partnership with others, share and employ the arts as a major catalyst to strengthen education, build community cohesiveness and advance economic growth.

Table of Contents Showtime........................................ 3-4 Behind-the-Scenes..............................5 Reaching Out .................................. 6-8 Making a Difference ....................... 9-11 Donors & Supporters....................12-15 2010-2011 Season.........................16-17 Financial Statements.................... 18-19


Board of Trustees Michael D. Barnes Amy Rice Blumenthal Sam Bowles Sue Breckenridge

Chair, Education Advisory Board

A Big, Bright, Beautiful Season • Blumenthal Performing Arts maintained solid season subscription sales for the 2010-2011 season despite a sluggish economy. More than 7,500 full season subscriptions were sold and prior year subscribers renewed at almost 70%. Season subscribers also purchased more than 8,000 additional tickets as ‘add-ons.’ A year-round telemarketing program continues to help drive new business, while strong renewals testify to the high quality of our shows and the overall experience at the theater. Samplers (packages of three to five shows that may include both Broadway and special attractions) also continue to be important. Almost 11,000 tickets were sold as part of Sampler packages last year.

James Bullock Joni Y. Davis James F. Downs Charlie Elberson

Chair, Marketing & Community Relations Committee

Walter D. Fisher, Jr.

Past Chair, Board of Trustees

Dorlisa K. Flur

Chair, Board of Trustees

• Blumenthal worked with the Arts & Science Council on a Catalyst Grant, in which the organizations combined their large databases and studied them to see where new opportunities for audience and donor growth might exist. Blumenthal conducted a special marketing program to ASC African-American donors who had not attended a show at Blumenthal previously. The Blumenthal test was a great success, with more than 1,000 new buyers attracted to DREAMGIRLS, DrumLine Live, CATS and SHREK THE MUSICAL.

Peter C. Gorman Greg Haislip Charles Harrington Sally Hawk

Chair, Governance Committee

Rebecca Henderson Steven A. Hockfield W. Todd Houser Sunny Harris Hutchinson Susan Jamison Secretary, Board of Trustees

IN THE HEIGHTS, winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® and the 2008 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Show Album, completed a successful eightshow engagement in Charlotte by grossing in the top 30% of markets presenting weeklong engagements. Charlotte finished with the 15th highest single week gross on the tour.

Lloyd E. Johnson John Lassiter

Chair, Facilities Committee

Dr. Joan Lorden Dr. Edith Valladares McElroy Edwin B. Peacock, III Rick D. Puckett Treasurer, Board of Trustees Chair, Finance & Audit Committee

Jennifer Roberts Anne Stolz Gregory L. Taylor Catherine Warfield

Chair, Development Committee

Over 325 theater fans attended the seventh Annual Tony Awards® party on June 12 in the McGlohon Theater, the largest audience to date. Attendees had the opportunity to have their photo taken with Blumenthal’s Tony® Award for SPAMALOT. This Page: Elise Santora and Arielle Jacobs in IN THE HEIGHTS. Photo by Joan Marcus; Adrienne Warren (Lorrell), Syesha Mercado (Deena), Margaret Hoffman (Michelle) and the company of DREAMGIRLS; Fans pose with the Blumenthal’s own Tony Award.

July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011


Blumenthal teamed up with several Broadway shows to help raise money for wonderful organizations. Close to $9,000 was raised, with monies going to the Humane Society of Charlotte, Humane Society of York County and the American Red Cross to assist in the Japan relief efforts. The backstage area of the Booth Playhouse was transformed into a theater venue for the multiweek run of Live from WVL Radio Theatre: It’s a Wonderful Life. The show was such a big success, in reviews and attendance that we’re bringing the show back for another 16 performances in the same location this year.

Charlotte audiences saw Alice Ripley reprise her Tony Award®-winning role in the acclaimed musical NEXT TO NORMAL when it played in the Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts. Charlotte was one of only 17 markets that presented the show.

Blumenthal continued to create opportunities for local arts fans to connect with each other through our affinity groups. We held 56 affinity programs last year that targeted young adults (Club Blume), students (Charlotte Live!), the LGBT community (Out on the Town) and educators (Teachers Lounge).

My favorite show from last season was definitely BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL. The story was inspirational…all I wanted to do was get up and dance.


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- Jennifer Schexnayder

Behind-the-Scenes Junior Ambassador and Internship Program The Junior Ambassador Program is dedicated to inspiring young people to become actively involved in helping the community through volunteering. Eleven individuals from local colleges participated in Blumenthal Performing Arts Internship Program. Each intern received handson, field experience and exposure to the inner workings of a performing arts center and a successful business environment.

Volunteer Services

Broadway hit MARY POPPINS played four weeks at the Belk Theater. Original UK Tour star Caroline Sheen reprised her role as “Mary Poppins,” while original company member Dominic Roberts assumed the role of “Bert.”

A total of 600 (147 men/453 women) volunteers serve patrons in our theater box offices, in ushering and seating patrons, in administrative capacities and helping with other cultural events sponsored by Blumenthal Performing Arts. Blumenthal Performing Arts continues to offer complimentary backstage tours of all six theater spaces. In 2010-2011, over 450 guests enjoyed the behind-the-scenes adventure. During the past fiscal year, volunteer services recruited, interviewed and trained 218 new volunteers. They served a combined total of 39,757.13 hours. Based on the minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, volunteers saved Blumenthal $288,239 through their service. We are proud that our volunteer roster contains individuals from all ethnic backgrounds and nationalities, from South America, Mexico, Eastern and Western Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

“During the [marketing] internship I was able to work on several projects including the annual Tony Party, social media profiles, contests, press releases and grassroots marketing campaigns. One highlight of my internship was being able to attend media appearances with the press team and cast members. Overall, the projects I worked on had an impact and it was nice to see the outcome of my work for the first time. I feel honored that the marketing department was impressed with me during my internship and has asked me to become a staff member.”

Photos left page: CATS cast member with a kitten at the Charlotte Humane Society; Alice Ripley in the National Tour of Next to Normal; Live From WVL Radio Theatre: It’s a Wonderful Life; AVENUE Q National Tour 2009 National Tour Cast © John Daughtry 2009. This Page: Volunteer, Kathy Winfield scans patron’s tickets at the Knight Theater; To encourage teamwork and build communication skills, the 2010-2011 Junior Ambassador’s participated in the Davidson Challenge Ropes Course workshop;

“It’s wonderful to have an internship experience that was so mutually beneficial that it led to a wonderful new team member and a new career for Brandon.” - Jessica Jarvis, Intern Supervisor, Marketing Department

– Brandon Carter, Gardner-Webb University, Summer 2010

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Reaching Out The Broadway Experience Twelve industrious and economically challenged students from Charlotte area schools went on a trip of a lifetime through a Blumenthal Performing Arts program made possible by a generous gift from The Doctor Family Foundation. The second annual Broadway Experience trip was March 25-27. During the expenses-paid trip, participating students saw War Horse and Wonderland, got backstage tours and toured New York City attractions.

Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship Mandy Wagoner of East Gaston High School and Morgan Wilson of Northwest School of the Arts were awarded the second annual Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship. They will each receive a $10,000 renewable college scholarship from The Doctor Family Foundation.

Broadway Junior Theater Celebration

The second annual Broadway Experience trip took place March 25-27. During the expenses-paid trip, participating students saw War Horse and Wonderland, got backstage tours and toured New York City attractions. For the twelve students that participated, this was their first time seeing a show on Broadway.

understanding of the material and connection to the lyrics and movement. This program was created and directed by iTheatrics.

Ticket Scholarship Program

Blumenthal Performing Arts began the second year of a special two-year ticket scholarship program. The program’s purpose is to enable selected financially challenged families in the Charlotte area to experience the thrill of top quality, traveling Broadway What a wonderful shows and to learn more about the experience for all! As an performing arts in general.

educator of over 16 years, I think that the Broadway Junior Celebration was by far the best field trip that I have ever gone on. It was informative, positive, uplifting and motivational. Bravo for organizing such a wonderful event for the students.

The Blumenthal set aside 550 tickets for this year’s ticket scholarship program.

The ticket scholarships were made possible by generous gifts from the Duke Energy Foundation, The Doctor Family Foundation and the Broadway League. The three productions chosen for this year’s program were all part of the Duke Energy Broadway Lights Series: WHITE CHRISTMAS, IN THE HEIGHTS and SHREK THE MUSICAL. In addition to receiving highly discounted (Family First Nights) or free tickets (Duke Energy), each family participated in special pre-show activities presented by Blumenthal’s Education Department. Additionally, participants had the opportunity to attend post-show Q&As with cast members and production personnel from each show.

Over 1,200 students representing 27 elementary and middle schools from the Carolinas took - Ann Flynt, St. Pius X Catholic School arts education center stage April 12-13, for the annual Broadway Junior Theater Celebration in Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts. During the two days, students from each During the 2010-2011 performance season, the Education school presented a selection from their Broadway Junior or Department piloted a $13,000 ticket scholarship account Broadway Kids musical production for a distinguished panel program with Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Greater of theater professionals and received valuable feedback Charlotte. This program allowed BBBS to acquire tickets to about their creativity, engagement in the performance, any performance of any Blumenthal presented show.


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Over 1,200 students representing 27 elementary and middle schools from the Carolinas took arts education center stage April 12-13, for the annual Broadway Junior Theater Celebration in the Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts.

School Shows & Transportation Subsidy for CMS Schools With the reality of severe cuts in fine arts budgets at schools, Blumenthal’s Education team helped fill the gap by providing “school shows” for Charlotte area schools. (A school show is a weekday matinee mini-performance of a Blumenthal-presented show that typically has evening and weekend performances for the general public.) Specific grade levels are targeted for each show in accordance with show content and educational opportunities. Examples of recent school show performances include internationally acclaimed dance companies, MOMIX and Garth Fagan Dance, Omimeo: Black Light Magic and Charlotte’s own Northwest School of the Arts production of The Music Man. Thanks to an ASC Education Support Grant, Blumenthal implemented a School Show Transportation Subsidy for financially strapped CMS schools. This subsidy, which actually pays all transportation expenses, enabled us to triple the number of school shows during the 2010-2011

school year and achieve an average student/teacher registration of 92% of total seating capacity. For several shows we were “sold out” and maintained a waiting list in case of cancellations.

Blumenthal Performing Arts High School Musical Theater Awards

The Blumeys

The Blumenthal’s first high school musical theater awards program will launch in the spring of 2012; patterned after Broadway’s Tony Awards®. The performance of each participating school’s spring musical will be viewed and evaluated by a panel of three judges. In addition to awarding points according to detailed guidelines, each judge will produce performance and production commentaries for each school. The awards process will recognize outstanding achievement in thirteen areas.

My students were very impressed with how the arts related to different subjects learned in school. They made a connection to Science with Force and Motion and were very proud of themselves that they could make that distinction. - Alicia Reed, Hornets Nest Elementary, MOMIX: Botanica School Show

MOMIX: Botanica drew more than 2,860 kids to the three school shows.

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Connecting Artists with Students During world-renowned Garth Fagan Dance Company’s stay in Charlotte, the Education Department sponsored master classes for dance students at four high schools and three colleges. They also provided a session for local middle, high school and community dance teachers. At each class, one of Fagan’s dancers verbally instructed participants as a second dancer demonstrated each movement and routine. A total of 180 local students and teachers participated in the eight master classes.

This was very enjoyable. Learning all the history and insights of Elton John’s career was super. The presenter did an excellent job of presenting the material – fast moving, while entertaining.

Get to Know the Show Get to Know the Show events remained popular and a valuable opportunity to educate audiences on upcoming shows. Some events included: 9 to 5: THE MUSICAL Lunch and Learn, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, AVENUE Q, CATS and more.

Second Annual Camp Blumenthal is a Success

Girl Scouts from across western North Carolina attended the - Jaye Niel, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL second Camp Blumenthal. The Lunch and Learn attendee scouts attended the Friday evening performance of CATS, and were greeted by several cast members after the show. The girls spent the night in the Belk Theater lobbies to wake up Saturday morning for three workshops. They learned the history of theatrical masks, several techniques on using dramatic makeup and had a behind-the-scenes hands-on technical tour of the Booth Playhouse.

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL School Event Two of the actors who shared the role of Billy Elliot were on hand with Oscar® nominee and Tony Award®-winning Lee Hall to participate in a Q&A and deliver a jaw-dropping performance of “Electricity.” 14 schools tuned in via webcast. Nearly 400 students were in attendance and received Billy jump ropes. Mike Collins emceed the event.

31 Students toured the Blumenthal theaters, participated in Q&A sessions with members of various Blumenthal departments and received a free ticket to see IN THE HEIGHTS.

2010-2011 Community Organizations & Collaborating Partners Blumenthal’s Education Department partnered with many schools and community organizations last year. Programs included workshops, master classes, the Broadway 101 Curriculum, ticket scholarships for financially challenged families, and activities to teach patrons about upcoming shows. Ashley Park Elementary Benton Heights Elementary Bessemer City High School Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte Boys & Girls Club of Greater Charlotte Briarwood Academy Central Academy of Technology and Arts Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools After-School Program Communities In Schools Community School of the Arts Cox Mill High School East Gaston High School


East Lincoln High School First Ward Creative Arts Academy Forestview High School Garinger High School Gaston Day School Hidden Valley Elementary Ida Rankin Elementary Idlewild Elementary Jewish Community Center Johnson C. Smith University Johnston Y Joseph Beth Book Sellers Latin American Coalition Latin American Women’s Association

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Metropolitan Ballroom North Gaston High School Northwest School of the Arts Porter Ridge High School Sherwood Elementary Union Academy University of North Carolina Charlotte University Park Creative Arts School Walter G. Byers Elementary Weddington High School Winthrop University Youth Empowered to Bring Change YWCA

Making a Difference Don and Mary Doctor Blumenthal celebrates three years of partnership with the Doctor Family Foundation. The Doctor Family Foundation supports education programs with a Broadway emphasis. Alarmed by the cuts in arts education across the country, the Doctors decided to help artistically talented and ambitious young people with limited resources achieve their dreams. Since 2009 The Doctor Family Foundation has fully funded a regional Broadway Junior Theater Celebration held at the Blumenthal. In 2011, student and teacher participation almost doubled over the previous year (over 1,200 in attendance), requiring expansion from a one-day to a two-day event.

For some students, the Arts may be the area where they excel and have a passion. Perhaps, math, English and sports are not their strong suits. When you have a ‘driver’ that makes you excited to be at school, I believe you will see improvement in all areas of academics.

They have created the Mary Doctor Scholarship to support talented students with college expenses.

- Don Doctor

Corporate Partners Campaign Exceeds Goal Our local volunteer executives, who commit themselves to networking with Charlotte and regional businesses leaders to solicit funding for the exposure of the Blumenthal and its mission, make the campaign possible. Last year the campaign exceeded its goal, bringing in over $400,000 from the corporate community. Leading a team of 40 enthusiastic, committed executive volunteers for the second year in a row was James Downs of Crosland Southeast.

The 2010 Corporate Partner Campaign welcomed two companies new to the Charlotte region, The Babcock & Wilcox Company and Electrolux, who became Chairman Corporate Partners at the $10,000 level. SPX Corporation in Ballantyne and Wells Fargo also became partners at this level. These companies joined returning Chairman Corporate Partners: AXA Foundation, Bank of America, Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group, Dane Construction, Dechert

This Page (L to R): Don and Mary Doctor; New Corporate Partner, SilverFox Limos owners James and Marta Weyman, attending Fall 2010 Corporate Partner Campaign Reception; Corporate Campaign Solicitors Glenn Sherrill, Larry Wilson, Rick and Jeanne Puckett enjoying a Corporate Campaign Reception.

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LLP, Hearst Corporation, IBM Corporation, K&L Gates LLP, Mayer Brown LLP, PARSONS, Piedmont Natural Gas, Shelco Inc., and Winston & Strawn LLP.

Broadway Lights Series has been sponsored by Duke Energy since 2009 and they have agreed to continue their generous sponsorship through our 2011-2012 and 20122013 seasons.

Corporate Partners play a leading role in supporting a vibrant cultural community. Corporate Partners “We’re thrilled to have Duke Energy back as our title demonstrate vision and sponsor,” said Blumenthal President commitment to building a vibrant Tom Gabbard. “This well-respected It’s hard to put into community, strengthening community partner will not only be words the fun and the education and developing future the sponsor of an exciting season, excitement that we have but will play a highly visible role in audiences that appreciate the arts. when we know that we will supporting the arts in Charlotte.”

Restaurant and Hospitality Partnership, and In-Kind Gifts This year, SilverFox Limos was a welcomed addition, providing five-star services to our touring artist. Serving up yet another season of delicious food was our Preferred Dining Partner Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse and Preferred Catering Partner Best Impressions. In addition, joining the team of fine food, delicious treats and supporting the arts and education community was Dean & Deluca.

Duke Energy Resumes Title Sponsorship of Broadway Lights Series

be attending a show. It’s a great night out and Trustee Giving Excels Over the past year, the Producer’s we have definitely seen Circle membership campaign shows that we might not has grown in both members and monetary contributions. With the have been able to attend help of Board of Trustee Chair before or would have Dorlisa Flur and the Board of Trustee attended because we were Development Committee, our 20102011 Producer’s Circle membership not familiar with it. When campaign raised over $250,000 the new season was from members with gifts of $1,000 or more, an increase of more than announced, it was a fight $25,000 in total gifts. In addition, for the Sunday paper to see our Board of Trustees generously contributed over $46,000 to the the lineup!

Duke Energy renewed its title sponsorship of our flagship Broadway series for an additional two years. Our


- Angie Medlin, Producer’s Circle Member Since 2011

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annual fund.

This past season’s Producer’s Circle and Board of Trustee members participated in exciting meet and greets with visiting performers including Dolly Parton of 9 to 5, and exclusive dinners with the casts of Dreamgirls and In the Heights. This year’s

Chairman’s Dinner was held on the Booth Playhouse stage, hosted by Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, and was followed by a performance of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL.

Blumenthal Membership Welcomes New Members The 2010-2011 General Membership campaign was a great success, raising over $120,000 from members contributing gifts of $50-$999. We now engage over 1,000 members and welcome new participants as the program continues to grow. Some of the exciting benefits of membership in the past year included a behind the scenes tour of SHREK THE MUSICAL, invitations to exclusive member receptions, complimentary tickets and priority sale offers throughout the season.

2010-2011 Resident Companies Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Community School of the Arts North Carolina Dance Theatre

For us, the Blumenthal represents a key part of Charlotte’s cultural offerings. It enriches our lives by conveniently bringing both Broadway and other performing arts events to the city where we live. We can’t imagine not having the opportunity to see Mary Poppins fly within a few feet of our seats, listen to the unique sound of the Blue Man Group, or become a part (literally) of the Aluminum Show! Therefore we’re proud to support an organization that makes these experiences possible in Charlotte.

- James Ledbetter, Producer’s Circle Member since 2010


(Apprentice Company of the North Carolina Dance Theatre)

On Q Productions Opera Carolina Queen City Theatre Company The Light Factory

Support for local groups:


Photos (L to R): Tom and Nora Hughes and Kathy and Michael White attended this year’s Chairman’s Dinner at the Booth Playhouse, followed by a performance of Billy Elliot; Walter Fisher, Michelle Fisher, Sally Hawk, Peter Gorman, Beverly Lassiter, John Lassiter attending Fall 2010 Corporate Partner Campaign Reception; Producer’s Circle Members Alex and Chris Horchak (right) generously hosted a backyard BBQ for the cast of Mary Poppins and posed for a picture with cast members and their daughter Mykenna (center); Blumenthal Members and their families make crafts as part of the Mary Poppins family event “Let’s Go Fly a Kite!”;

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Leadership Gift

Signature Gift

Official Healthcare Provider of Blumenthal Performing Arts

2010-2011 Broadway Lights Series Sponsor

Major Gifts

Preferred Dining Partner of Blumenthal Performing Arts

Preferred Caterer of Blumenthal Performing Arts

Preferred Snack Food Provider of Blumenthal Performing Arts


The Arts & Science Council supports Blumenthal Performing Arts’ 2011 Fiscal Year budget with a Basic Operating Grant in the amount of $345,401.

Education Programs and Student Scholarships

Blumenthal Performing Arts receives support from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

chairman partners

Official Airline of Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Corporate Partners Directing Partner Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP Rodgers Builders Inc. Executive Partner Daniel and Ana Aceti Alston & Bird LLP Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Fifth Third Bank


Hubbell Consulting, LLC Hunton & Williams LLP InterCon Building Corporation King & Spalding LLP KPMG LLP Midrex Technologies Inc. NUCOR Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP Shaw Group SteelFab, Inc.

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Managing Partner AREVA BB&T Belk, Inc. The Broadway League C design Inc Carolina Tractor Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Co. Clariant Corporation Direct Source, Inc.

Imperial Printing Internetwork Services Inc Jack and Jill of America Foundation, Inc. Lincoln Harris McGrann Paper Corporation McGuireWoods, LLP Modular Designs Morningstar Mini-Storage NASCAR Media Group

Corporate Partners continued... North Highland Company Preferred Electric Co., Inc. Robert W. Baird & Company, Inc. Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. RSM McGladrey, Inc. Stewart Engineering, Inc. Toshiba TEC America Retail Information Inc United Mechanical Corporation WB Moore Company of Charlotte Inc. Associate Partner Absolute Fire Control Acoustics Incorporated Ashley Furniture HomeStore Aster Group Corporation B. E. Holbrooks Co. Inc. Bailiwick Data Systems, Inc. BE&K Carousel Capital Company Carroll Financial Associates Inc

Charlotte Engineers, LLP Chicago Title Insurance Company Childress Klein Properties Choate Construction Company CM Steel Inc. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated Collins and Wright Inc Commercial Defeasance, LLC Design Strategies, PLLC Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP E.F. Belk Son, Inc Ec,a Architecture, PC Elm Engineering Inc Forsythe Solutions Group, Inc. Galvan Industries, Inc Garmon & Company Commercial Flooring Hendrick Construction Inc. Herlocker Mechanical Systems Inc. High Performance Technologies, Inc.

Hitachi Data Systems Hood Hargett & Associates, Inc. Hoopaugh Grading Company, LLC IKON Office Systems KDC Keith Corporation KingGuinn Associates, P.A. LITTLE Marsh Properties Martin Marietta Materials Inc. MCC Mechanical of the Carolinas LLC McCombs Steel Company, Inc. McNeary, Inc. Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Mooresville Glass Mirror Co., Inc MV Momentum Construction, LLC Myers & Chapman, Inc NASCAR Foundation North Carolina Bank and Trust PinPoint Safety LLC Reznick Group

Robert Pittenger Company Rogers Unloading Service Schindler Elevator Corp. Security Forces, Inc. Signature Consultants Sprint Staley Inc. Sun Belt Office & Data Suppliers Inc. Tandus Flooring The Title Company of North Carolina Toler, Bly & Associates, CPA, PLLC Tropical Nut & Fruit Velligan Medical Services, PC Warco Construction, Inc. White Knight Engineered Products, Inc Willis

Producer’s Circle Chairman’s Council Mr. and Mrs. William B. McGuire, Jr. President’s Council Peg and Jay Adamczyk Jim and Cathy Baily Mrs. Nancy B. Thomas and Mr. William M. Barnhardt Arthur D. Becker, Christine K. Becker, Kimberly K. Becker The Blumenthal Foundation Amy and Philip Blumenthal Betsy and Alfred Brand Mr. William K. Diehl, Jr. Walter and Michele Fisher Dorlisa and Peter Flur Tom and Vickie Gabbard Grace, Michael and John Galloway David and Barbara Goodman Beverly and Jim Hance Chuck and Diane Harrington Mr. and Mrs. David L. Hauser Sally Hawk and Tommi Levi J. Michael Booe and Rebecca S. Henderson Scot and Diane Powell Jeanne and Rick Puckett Mr. and Mrs. Eric Sklut Edgar and Karen Whitener Benefactor Howard and Margaret Bissell Laura and Sam Bowles Lea and Robin Burt Amy and Alfred Dawson Jeff Deming Daniel and Marilyn DiMicco Charlie Elberson Scott Fuller Harry and Gail Grim Belinda and Timothy Gunter Mandy and Todd Houser Thomas and Nora Hughes Sunny and Wen Hutchinson

David and Susan Jamison Lloyd Johnson Howard and Julie Levine Karmen and Russell Martin Michael, Jaime and Allie Monday Tom and Anna Nelson George and Eva Raftelis Wendy and Frank Rosen Bill and Brenda Ryan Jane and Nelson Schwab Thad and Bobbie Sharrett Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. Sherrill Lisa and Glenn Sherrill, Jr. Ronnie and Paulette Sherrill Jacqueline Snipes Pam and Andy Warlick Mr. E. I. Weisiger, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. White Grand Patron Dr. Monique Abner Larry Adams Bill and Valerie Alexander Elizabeth Austin Mr. and Mrs. John M. Barry Dr. and Mrs. Edward S. Baum Mike and Renee Baumbach Ralph and Linda Beck Mark and Louise Bernstein Roy and Amy Bivens Mr. and Mrs. Alan Blumenthal Ray and Peggy Bouley Crandall and Erskine Bowles Tim and Pat Brier Frank Brown James and Sara Buck Peter and Cynthia Buck James Bullock Bret Burquest Tony and Dianne Byers Jeffrey Carlson Nan and Hal Clarke Steve and Elaine Coats Brandon and Amy Croom Roger Cuddy

Rose and Bill Cummings Adelaide and Ned Davis James W. Donahue Pepper and Roddey Dowd Mr. and Mrs. James F. Downs Marcia and Bob Dynko Greg Ewald JC and Elizabeth Faulkner Beth and Jonathan Feit Curt and Sara Fochtmann Joyce Staley Ford John R. Georgius In Memory of Judy Gerhart Anne and George Goodyear Mrs. Charles L. Grace Rebecca and Carl Guidice Pamela G. Hanna, M.D. Ned and Ellen Hardison Blaine and Robin Hawkins Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hawley Tim and Carolyn Hilton Dr. and Mrs. Alex Horchak Jim and Peggy Hynes Lynn Jeffrey Tom and Michelle Johnson Patti Julliard Mr. and Mrs. Graeme M. Keith Ginger Kemp Virginia A. Kern Mary Jean and Howard L. Kushner Janice S. Ladley Beverly and John Lassiter James Ledbetter The Leon Levine FoundationSandra and Leon Levine Mr. and Mrs. Kurt E. Lindquist, II David Markoski Ashley and Scott Mattei Gary and Jill Maxwell Jane and Hugh McColl T. Bragg and Betsy McLeod Mr. W. Edwin McMahan Elsa and Joseph McNamara Angie Medlin

Marie Mitchell Daniel Nance Ed and Jill Newman Janet and Peter Nixon Madison O’Kane Larry and Dale Polsky Mr. and Mrs. John R. Prince III Jim Putnam Sally and Russell Robinson Lisa and Robert Rollins William R. Rollins Carla and Ed Rose In Memory of Larisa Samoylov Mr. and Mrs. Jason C. Schmidly Dale and Mary Sedivec Dr. and Mrs. Robert Seymour Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Shelton, Sr. Peggy and Pope Shuford Jim Shupe The Marc and Mattye Silverman Foundation Tom and Sherry Skains Mr. and Mrs. Marsh Spencer Walter and Ingrid Steele Dia and Paul Steiger Ms. Donita Stewart John D. and Patricia E. Stewart Robert and Anne Stolz Mr. and Mrs. Jack H. Thomas David Thomason Meredith and Jim Thompson Ellen and Ron Vilas Greg and Sandy Vlahos Catherine and Scott Warfield Lin and DP Washburn Linda and Rex Welton Mary Ellen and Reid Wilkerson Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. “Stick” Williams Bill and Pat Williamson Eric and Jean Wilson Rip and Cathey Winfield Steve V. and Vicki Worthy Gillian Albinski and Douglas Young Stephen C. Young

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membership Associate Julia M. Hite Marc Levack Susan Miller Mr. Steve Thorne Backer Beth Agejew Rob Bilbro and Stuart Brock Sue and Laurence Breckenridge Roy Brooks Glenn and Sharon Burns Deena Castellion Harvey and Muri Corzin Ellen L. Foster Fred Handsel Mr. and Mrs. Steven A. Hockfield Sarah Hollar Brian Hunt Bob Jurgens Kerry and Linda Kenner Joan F. Lorden Risden Lyon Anna and Richard Marriott Naomi McCracken Clint Mcelroy Jerry McGuire Heloise Merrill Dr. and Mrs. Alden and Stacey Milam Mr. and Mrs. Chris Moore John Orndorff Joe D. and Sandra D. Pool Ms. Janice Rand Curt and Edith Richards Amanda and John Roncevich Robert and Janie Russell Patrick Shevlin Paul and Rosemary Smith Mr. and Mrs. Gene Williams Supporter Bonnie and Clarence Adams Barbara Avard Mary Lou and Jim Babb Bryan Barboza Elizabeth Bastien Robert O. Beck, III Catherine Bickley Mr. and Mrs. Raymond K. Boardman Phyllis E. Braddock Mr. and Mrs. Walter Burazer Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Carlisle David and Chris Chavoustie Karin Davies Mr. and Mrs. G. Steele Dewey, III Christopher and Julie Ellalasingham Jeffrey Fagan Ted Ferland Jacki Fox Evan Fulcher Greg and Linda Gombar Mr. David Gray


Elizabeth Grippo Patricia A. Herron Ms Katherine Hill Ben and Kathy Hill Donald Howe Sue Hungate Mr. Patrick Henry Jayne Lea and Stuart Johnson Frank Kania Stephen Keckeis Thomas and Dianne Lawing Fred LeFranc Cathy and Fred Littlejohn Betty Loftin Amanda Matz Patricia L. McHale Daniel Mclaughlin Chris McLeod Margaret Meade Mr. and Mrs. Mark W. Mealy Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Mendoza John and Donna Mitchell Mark Montgomery Randi Odom Wendy Oglesby and David Higbe Stephen and Donna Pernotto Raymond Prosser Stephanie Rauch Dr. and Mrs. Mike Reed Mr. Timothy Rowley Austin and Tom Sapp James Schuster Trisha and John H. Schwabacher Ted and Madeline Solomon Jon Swift Joe Talarico Daniel Vorhaus Jake and Kristy Ward John Weerts A. Douglas and Joyce Wilson Alston Osgood Wolf Sustainer Mary Ann Aberman Elliot Abrams Jessica Abrams Michael Adams Calvin Adams Andy and Kate Agrawal Russ and Kelly Algood Teri Allstaedt Debra Anderson Mark Andrews Mr. John Andrews Lucia Anello Mr. Kevin Annison Gary Applewhite Clarence Armstrong Mr. and Mrs. Charles Atwell Wayne Austin Mr. Dave Badger Leslie Bailes Stephen J Balcome Andy and Wendy Bandel Karen Barbour Lynne Barnette Martha Batts

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Dr Bill Bean Ms. Mary Beaty Selina Beadry Sue Becker Lisa Begley Thomas Bell Gary Bender Cammy Benton Chris Bernauer Mr. Ronni Berndt Boyd Black Tom & Nancy Blacka Bennie Blalock Melissa Blevins Patrick Bliss Douglas Boertje Mr. Michael Bohnsack Natasha Bower Ms. Debbie Bragg William Brightman Megan Brink Kathleen Britton Mary Brown Kelley Brown Calvin Brown Ms. Melissa Brown Bridget Browne Mary Bruno Bob and Kris Bruton Mark and Lisa Buff Amy and Dee Bumgardner Sharon Bunn Sam Burick Mary Burnside John and Cheryl Burrows Mr. Jerry Bushey Margaret Butcher Ron Byerly Maggie and Merrill Callen Diane Cameron Harry and Patti Campbell Mary W. Cappleman Rebecca Caraway Jim & Marci Carlyle Joan Carney James Carr David Carson Janie Chai Lucinda L. Chaney Mr. and Mrs. William Chinnis Michelle Chiu Suzanne Chomiczewski Jeanne Christensen Deborah Christensen Myrna Chromzak Ms. Nancy Church Susan Clapham Morrison Mr. Walter Clark Mr. Charles Clark Scott Clarke Stephen Clifford Dale and Brenda Cline Mary Cloran Karen Cohen Ms. Doris Cole Mr. and Mrs. Mike Collins Joseph and Martha Collins Deborah Colon Barbara Comin Katrina Conley Tom and Mary Lou Connelly Kimberly Cook and Vincent Cline

Dr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Cook Mr. James F. Cook, Jr. Mrs. Jeanie Cottingham Virginia and Carl Cowart Lynn Crawford Mr. John Crook Cathryn L. Crosland, M.D. Bill and Janice Culp Brad Culpepper Dr. Kent Curran Mariah Currin Amanda Curtis Lisa Cyzner Mr. and Mrs. J. David Dalmas Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dalton Anna Daly and Bill Bachrodt Bill Dantos Christopher and Robbie Davis Virginia A. Davis Sandra Dawson Ms. Terri Deboo Mr. and Mrs. Michael Decramer Gigi Degaine-Roland Shawn Delp Crystal Dempsey Michele Di Donato Nadine and Philip Di Iorio Warren and Sharon DiBiase Sandra Dickey David and Brenda Diener Mr. Douglas F. Dillenbeck Flavio Diomede Theresa Dixon Robert Frank Dogens Kirrene Donaldson Ken and Jeanne Dowd Mr. Walter Drozd Mr. Darrell Drum Jerry Drumm Paul and Deborah Dryden David Dunderdale Dr. David and Sandra DuPuy Janis Durr Bryan Durrett Mrs. Carolyn Duvall Tamara Dyckman Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dzvonik Katherine Earle Pamela P. Edwards Stephen Eleazer Yvonne Eleazer Cheryl Elkin Kelli Enos Carol Ensley Sharon Evans Michelle Fabrize Mr. and Mrs. Gary Fagan Kathleen and James Fain Mr. Stan Faires Arman Farr John Fennebresque, Jr. Cavin Fertil Valdo Figueroa Jeffrey and Linda Fink Karen Folds Jeff Ford Ron and Donna Fralick Lexia Frasher Harvey Freeman

Cornelia Freeman James B. Friday Robert Frost Andrea Fukes Ashley Furman David and Pamela K. Furr Larry Fuschino Gloria Gabrick Jennifer and Don Gage Jane and Gaston Gage Dr. and Mrs. Robert H. Gaither Beth Galen Mr. and Mrs. James Gallagher Paul Garber Todd Gardner Ms. Nancy Gendron Doug and Paula Gentile Mr. and Mrs. Greg Gentner Chris Gerblick Jannette and John Glass Ronnie Godfrey Sarah Goin Larry Goodgame Shawnya Gore Hillary Gore Mr. Thomas M. Grady Betty Grand Vicki Grantham Vesta Gray Gerald W. Green Francis Green David Greenberg Randy Griffin Phyllis Schultz and Matthew Gromet, MD Randall Guynes Richard Haffner Beccy Hager Barbara and Joe Hallow Cheryl Hames Jessie J. Hardison Jill Dinwiddie and Bernie Hargadon Catherine and Henry Harkey Charlton Harris Johnny and Deborah Harris Stephen Harrison Ms. Margaret Harrison Phil Haugen Johanne Hawk Jody Hayes Kat Hazelton Richard Hecker Mr. and Mrs. William Heitsman Ms. Janet Helms Dan Helveston Allison Herbert Wayne and Joanne Herman Sherri Heyward Eileen Hickey Scott Hickey Fred and Linda Hicks Jimmy R. Hicks Kimberly Higgins Sue Higgins Jim and Nancy Hill Randy Hobart Renee Hobart Mrs. Harry G. Hodges, Jr. Joanne Holden Mr. Dwight Hollier and

membership continued... Dr. Chandra Hollier The Hooks Family Mr. and Mrs. William Hoover Sondra Hopmeir Richard and Ann Hornsby Dr. and Mrs. Alexander Horowitz Joel K. Horwich Mrs. Patricia Hosmer Linda and Neil Howell Gale Hoyt Peter and Wanda Hubicki Tim Huffman Becky Huggins Jim and Ginny Hull Scott Hullinger Amy Hulse Mr. Phil Hunkler Courtney Hurd Tammy Hurt Lee Huskey Courtney Hyder Michael and Jodie Iagnocco Vicki Icard Michael and Teri Iezzi Mr. and Mrs. John Isenhour James Ivey Marilyn Jackson Gail Jackson Mr. and Mrs. William Jackson Katherine James Carol Jelush Jerry and Susan Jernigan Ms. Mary Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson Karen Johnston Sandra Jolly Kendall Jones Ron and Patty Jones Mr. and Mrs. David Jones Art Jones Mr. Reginald Joyce Ms. Margot Kaiser Miss Patricia Kaldy Jerri Kallam Darrell and Cheryl Keener Steven Keighley David Keisler Thomas Kelly Joy P. Kelly William and Eloise Kerns Mr. and Mrs. H. Michael Ketchie Deborah Kimsey Mr. & Mrs. Carl King Linda Kingston Lewis and Joan Kirschner Darrellyn Kiser Mr. and Mrs. Warren Klugman Mr. and Mrs. John Koch Don and Linda Koch Deana Kocylowsky Mr. and Mrs. Edwin E. Koonce Gary Kravitz Melissa Lackey Donna Lamberth James M. Laney Marie Lawrence Blake Daniel Leatherwood Jay and Sherri Leazer

Lee and Mark Leggett Joanne Lehman Barbara Levin Desiree Lewis Ted Lide Ms. Fanny Lineberger Victor Lisciani Dr. and Mrs. John Little Mrs. Nancy Little Mr. and Mrs. Nevan D. Little C. Linwood Littlejohn Ms. Catherine Littrell Eric and Lisa Livingston Dr. and Mrs. Thomas T. Long, III Mr. and Mrs. Michael Long Vivian Lord Luisa Lorenzo Col. & Mrs. William Loughnane Whitney Loyd William Luff Clyde Luther Mr and Mrs. David Lyle Samantha Lynn Lois Lyons Tara Maher Rebecca Majeski James Malloy Catherine Malone Ms Becky E. Maloney Dr. and Mrs. Mark L. Malton Colette Manente Dr. and Mrs. Barry Marshall Dottie Martin Mike Martinelli Eleanor and Walter Martinson Linda Matney Ms. Lura Matvey John T. Mayfield John and Eugenia McAlister Dr. and Mrs. Robert B. McBride Jr. Lee and Bradley McCall Mr. Keith McClimen Mr. Jeff McCombs Elaine McConnell Ellen McGinnis Lois McGrade Henry McKellar Joseph McKeown Clyde McLeod Mrs. Elizabeth McLeod E. Melissa McMahan Lydia A. McNeary Sandra K. McPeek Terenick and Leovick Medina Melanie Melamed Ralph Merlo Mr. Halley A. Merrell Kathy Meyers Gary and Jodi Michel Ms. Mary Miello Allan M Miller Quentin Misenheimer Andy and Shelley Misiaveg Kathy Mohanty Rachel M Montgomery Frank Moody Jeanne Moore George Morgan Mr. Kellum Morris Richard Mortara

David Mosso Enya Mosteller Charlotte Mott Nalan Mulder John and Judy Mussman Bruce Myers Karen Nance Charles Napier Mr. and Mrs. Richard Neel Luci New Mr. Philip Nguyen Stephen Nichols Tambra Nipper K. G. Nix Karen Noel Cynthia Norton Cheryl Oliver Robert and Katheryn Olson Lexi Olson Mike and Kim O’Neill Ron and Karen Otteni Tim Pace Keith Palleson Annemarie Pantazis Tricia Paramore Dr. Leland M. Park Peggy Parker Eileen Paroff Susan Parsons Paige Pease Ms. Alana Pellegrino Ms. Rebecca B. Perkins Georgina Petrosky Kenya N. Phifer-Jones Anna Gray Phillips Melinda Phillips Bill and Sharon Pitkin David and Nancy Pittinaro Jeff Pitts Mr. Joseph Pizza Damian Planas Rockwell and Brandy Poisson Jann Pollard Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Poplstein Dennis Porter Pamela Poteat Mary Pratt and Vincent Logan Ms. Ann Raives Elizabeth B. Ramsey Leif Rauer Patsy Reames Brooke Reed Elaine Rhodes Philip Ricaurte Fred and Donna Rice Mr. George L. Rich, Jr. Mike & Kelli Richardson Barbara Riddell Samuel Ridge Brock Robbins Mr. and Mrs. John B. Robbins Robert Rogers George W. and Brenda H. Rohe Margaret Rohlik Eddie Roland Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Rolfe Mel Rosenbaum and Tom Stutts Mr. and Mrs. Ted Rosiak Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ross

Chris Roussel Diane Rowan Anna Rushing Mary B. Ryan Barbara Rynne Luis Salado Ms. Sarah Salton Mr. and Mrs. Norman Sanner Mari Sapienza Ramona and Angelo J. Sappio Sherri Satterfield Daniel and Eleni Saunders Robert Savery Mr. Charles Sawicki David Scanzoni Mr. and Mrs. Bill Schaffner Charles and Sharon Scheil Jennie Scherpf Bryan Schrandt Michael Schulte Judy Schulte Ben Schweitzer Brian Scott Ann and Benjamin Seagle Amy Seitlin Mr. and Mrs. Juergen Seybold Mitsuko and Keith Shannon Carolyn Shaw Ms. Donna Sheehan Kathy and Joe Sheppe Mr. and Mrs. Peter M. Sherman LaVetta Sherrill Ted Shiver Kathy Shonts Richard L. Shores June Silver Loretta Sims Barbara Sladek Holly Slaughter Tom Smith Dale Smith Sam and Gayle Smith Helen S. Solitario Martin and Audree Spatz Mr. and Mrs. Robert Speizman Ken Spielfogel and Richard Withem Robert Spillane Sam and Nancy Stafford III Lana J. Stanley Charles Stapleton Bill Stevens Russell and Carlene Stewart John Stewart Mitchell Stiles Mary and Robert Strickler Mary Stumpf Jim Suarez Vickie Suffridge Anna Sullivan Patrick and Yanique Sutherland Vicki S. Sutton Barbara Sweet David Swett Kirsten Szendrey Mr. and Mrs. Ann Tabor Ms Lori Tartal Donna Tavakkoli Ben C. Taylor, III

Hans and Sigrid Teich Mark Temple John Templeton Ana Thomas Mr. William Thomas Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Thompson Jr. Sandra Thompson Fred Thompson Dr. John A. Thompson, Jr. Marieann North Timothy B. Thornton Richard Tilley The Tomaszewski Family Arthur and Renelda Tovey Ally and Chuck Traetto Martha Trammmell Deepa Tungare Mary Ann Turetsky Katherine Turner Matthew Turner Caroline F. Turner Frank and Joyce Tutone Barbara Tyner Sonia and Dale Tyson Barbara Underwood Ms. Julia Vance Phyllis Vernon Todd Vickstrom Mark and Amy Vitner Andrea Walker Kent and Gaby Walker Terry Walker Ron and Dianne Wallace Pamela Waller Craig Wanke Amy Watson James Watson Krista Watts Larry Wayne Murray Webster Jill Wechter Marilyn Weeks Richard Wellner Sheryl Wells Jeanne and Danny West Mr. and Mrs. Bill Westphal Abbie White Mary White Mr. and Mrs. Larry Whitehead Nick and Sharon Whiting Kathy Wilde Ronnie L. Wilkes Douglas and Julie Wikins Landirs Williams Solomon Willis Mr. and Mrs. Graham Wilson Billy Wilson Janet Wilson Gary Winge Ken and June Winston Barbara S. Wood Ms Debby L. Woodhouse Velva Woollen Ginny Wright Kirsten and Geoff Wrinkle Terry and Patricia Young Lynn Zanotti Ms. Hermine C. Zavar Mr. and Mrs. John Zulch

July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011


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BELK THEATER Blumenthal Performing Arts Duke Energy Broadway Lights Series 9 to 5 (Ovens Auditorium) Avenue Q (Knight Theater) Billy Elliot the Musical (Ovens Auditorium) Blue Man Group Cats Dreamgirls In The Heights Mary Poppins Shrek the Musical White Christmas (Ovens Auditorium) Young Frankenstein Blumenthal Performing Arts Celtic Thunder: It’s Entertainment and Christmas Clay Aiken: Tried and True David Sedaris Drumline Live! Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Handel’s Messiah Rocks Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Spring Awakening Yanni in Concert Blumenthal/The Comedy Zone Lily Tomlin OTHERS Attila Glatz Concerts Productions Daniel O’Donnell Charlotte Children’s Choir 25th Anniversary Concert Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Classics Series Beethoven Symphony No. 7 Brahms Bruch Scottish Fantasy Dvorak Elgar Grieg Hayden Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Wagner and Bruckner Lollipops Series Carnival of the Animals Green Eggs & Ham The Emperor’s New Clothes Thrills and Chills Pops Series Bugs Bunny at the Symphony Chris Botti Fascinatin’ Rhythms – Music of Gershwin Jennifer Holliday Leann Rimes Magic of Christmas Rogers & Hammerstein at the Movies That’s Amore! The Duke Ellington Orchestra


ECPI College of Technology Commencement Maz Entertainment Saturdazed Toss Up Miss Donna’s School of Dance 2011 Dance Recital North Carolina Dance Theatre Nutcracker Opera Carolina Cosi Fan Tutte HMS Pinafore La Traviata Sasha’s Mobile Spa Fashion for Life Vien Quang Monastery Vietnamese Music Show BOOTH PLAYHOUSE Blumenthal Performing Arts Blood Done Sign My Name Celebrity Autobiography Charlotte Squawks: 7 Year Bit©# Live from WVL Theatre: It’s A Wonderful Life My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m Home for the Holidays Omimeo: Black Light Magic Omimeo: VaudeVizual Reduced Shakespeare Company: The Complete World of Sports (abridged) World of Jewtopia Blumenthal/Northwest School of the Arts The Music Man

North Carolina Dance Theatre School of Dance 2010 Summer Intensive Showcase Northwest School of the Arts 2010 Spring Recital Opera Carolina Opera Carolina Chorus Association Public Library of Charlotte Stories Under The Stars Rince na h’Eireann Parenting Association Enduring Love SalonCentric L’Oreal Event Performance STAGE DOOR THEATER Blumenthal Performing Arts Basic Training Girls Only Blumenthal/MaxxMusic/The Visulite Theatre BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet Hayes Carll Raul Malo Steve Forbert Tiempo Libre OTHERS British American Business Council of NC BABC NC Panel Discussion KNIGHT THEATER

Arts & Science Council Daniel Pink

Blumenthal Performing Arts Benise Celtic Crossroads Ella the Musical Garth Fagan Dance Momix: Botanica Natalie MacMaster New Orleans Nights Pink Floyd Experience Blumenthal/MaxxMusic/The Visulite Theatre Amos Lee Mary Chapin Carpenter Neko Case

Body Language Productions Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

Blumenthal/The Comedy Zone Mike Birbiglia Whose Live Anway?

Charlotte Dance Festival 2010 Dance Festival

Blumenthal/Poetry Slam, Inc. Individual World Poetry Slam Finals

Blumenthal/MaxxMusic/The Visulite Theatre Justin Roberts & The Not Ready for Naptime Players Blumenthal/The Comedy Zone Comedy Turns Right OTHERS

NoDa School of Arts The Wiz

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OTHERS Art Institute of Charlotte Graduation Ceremony Portfolio Show and Manifesto Film Showcase Charlotte Symphony Orchestra KnightSounds Series Light My Fire Planets Tangos and Tapas Special Events Handel’s Messiah YouthFest James J Harris YMCA Christmas 2010 Recital North Carolina Dance Theatre Cinderella Director’s Choice Light The Knight Gala Radio One-Charlotte Morris Day and The Time Radio One Family Comedy Tour Tosco Music Party Beatles Tribute Night MCGLOHON THEATER Blumenthal Performing Arts 2011 Tony Awards® Viewing Party A Sign of the Times Bellydance Superstars Billy Elliot: Movie Screening Individual World Poetry Slam Preliminaries John Tosco’s New Year’s Eve Variety Show SlamCharlotte Poetry Slam Blumenthal/MaxxMusic/The Visulite Theatre Aimee Mann An Evening with Jeff Daniels Colin Hay Cowboy Junkies David Wilcox Eddie From Ohio George Winston Great Big Sea Hot Rize Indigo Girls JD Souther Joan Armatrading John McCutcheon Leo Kottke Lucinda Williams Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band Reckless Kelly Red Clay Ramblers Richard Marx Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Sister Hazel Steep Canyon Rangers Tedeschi Trucks Band Toad the Wet Sprocket Yasmin Levy

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Blumenthal/The Comedy Zone Ben Bailey Carlos Mencia Craig Shoemaker Doug Benson Jon Reep Michael Winslow Mitch Fatel OTHERS 1936 Productions, LLC New Gift Film Fundraiser Arts & Science Council ASC Parent University Family Fun Day BNR Promotions Fire and Faith BYU Alumni Association Harmony: Music of Life Care2Share Musical Concert Fundraiser The Carolina Cool Jazz Orchestra Association Carolina Cool Jazz Concert The Carolinas Latin Dance Company 2011 Dancing Towards Cultural Unity Carolina Voices Love Sexy Charlotte East Rotary Club Stop Hunger Now! Benefit Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Charlotte Mecklenburg Spelling Bee Chamber Theatre Productions, Inc. Eurkea! Childlike Consulting, Inc. Mr. Al Citizens School WOW! Collaborative Arts Othello Dakotah Stephens Racing Perfect Queens Miss Charlotte 2011 Deltas of Charlotte 2011 Legacy Film Showcase 7th Annual Bachelor Auction

Dupp&Swat, LLC The Mad Mic Edge Health Initiatives, LLC On The Line presents Inside the Brackets Elevation Church Weekly Worship Experiences Inspire The Fire, Inc. 2010 Inspire The Fire Jazz Initiative An Evening with Delfayo Marsalis

Playing for Others Playing for Others Music Experience The Possibility Project Breaking Character Rosedale ID Clinic An Evening of Hope and Inspiration RTJP Events Rebbie Jackson’s Pick Up the Phone Tour

JBP Entertainment Jena-Bergin Peters Dance Recital

Stewart Fitness Charlotte Cup 2011 Bodybuilding Show – Pre Judge Charlotte Cup 2011 Bodybuilding Show – Finals

Johnston C. Smith University 2010 Upward Bound Program- Awards

Sol Kitchen Ledisi BET: Music Matters Tour

Leadership Charlotte 2010 Leadership Charlotte

Susan G. Komen Foundation – Charlotte Affiliate Laugh for the Cure

Leap of Faith Dance Academy Leap of Faith Dance Academy Performance Levine Center for the Arts Brown vs. Board of Education Film Levine Museum of the New South Courage: Where Do WE Need It Now? Madstone Productions The High Kings Mecklenburg EMS Agency Night of Honor Paramedics Awards Music With Friends, LLC Crosby, Stills & Nash Diana Ross National Foundation for Judicial Reform Impeach Justice Douglas! On Q Productions On Q Season Kick-Off – Take Cover Ain’t Misbehavin’ OnStage School of Performing Arts Music Man, Jr.

WFAE An Evening with Elaine Marshall Wileywood Entertainment A Mother’s Day Comedy Classic DUKE ENERGY THEATER Blumenthal Performing Arts SlamCharlotte Speak Up Youth Slam The London Broil Show The Robot Johnson Show OTHERS

CN Jenkins Presbyterian Church Chife, Changing Reflections of My Life Collaborative Arts Incorruptible Women of Will Elevation Church Weekly Worship Experiences Fluid Talent Groove 8: 5th Anniversary Concert Lotta Dance Ensemble Lotta Dance Machine Theater Thom Thom Wee! On Q Productions Ain’t Misbehavin’ Day of Absence Fabulation Home K.M.B.A The Colored Museum Queen City Theatre Company Chess Reefer Madness Rope Southern Baptist Sissies Shakespeare Carolina Ines de Castro Shamrock Stine Productions, LLC Fear of a Black Republican Starving Artists Faith Healer

3M Productions The Sunset Limited American Sports Networks, Inc. Fitness Carolina Championships Chaos Ensemble Speech and Debate The Wrestling Season Charlotte Dance Festival Charlotte Emerging Dance Awards

July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011


Blumenthal Performing Arts Statements of Financial Position June 30, 2011 and 2010 ASSETS



Current Assets: Cash and Cash Equivalents Pledges receivables, net Other receivables, net Prepaid expenses and other current assets Total Current Assets

$3,350,940 $26,543 $534,680 $449,237 $4,361,400

$6,295,752 $9,025 $1,237,913 $758,668 $8,301,358

Non-Current Assets: Investments in performances Long-term investments, at market Non-qualified deferred compensation plan assets Property and equipment, net Total Non-Current Assets

$504,071 $2,589,533 $235,248 $2,027,634 $5,356,486

$261,365 $2,535,871 $252,334 $1,946,904 $4,996,474

$9,495,235 $8,244,686 $8,369,412 $26,109,333 $35,827,219

$9,926,572 $6,533,667 $5,786,392 $22,246,631 $35,544,463

Current Liabilities: Accounts payable Accrued expenses Capital lease obligations, current Deferred revenues Total Current Liabilities

$178,716 $714,462 $27,247 $4,504,765 $5,425,190

$1,014,787 $891,543 $25,265 $6,749,025 $8,680,620

Non Current Liabilities: Capital lease obligations, net of current portion Non-qualified deferred compensation liability Total Non Current Liabilities Total Liabilities

$59,863 $390,512 $450,375 $5,875,565

$80,007 $418,319 $498,326 $9,178,946

$3,708,808 $12,689,273 $13,553,573 $29,951,654 $35,827,219

$3,649,189 $11,146,228 $11,570,100 $26,365,517 $35,544,463

Restricted Assets: Present Value of Future Lease Contributions Endowment Investments, at market Beneficial Interest in Assets Held in Trust Total Restricted Assets Total Assets

Liabilities and Net Assets

Net Assets: Unrestricted Temporarily Restricted Permanently Restricted Total Net Assets Total Liabilities and Net Assets 18

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Blumenthal Performing Arts Statements of Activities For the years ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 changes in unrestricted net assets:



Operating Revenues: Theater event collections $19,776,697 Contributions and grant revenues $1,726,973 Building maintenance support $1,079,052 Present value adjustments of future lease contributions $755,551 Return on Investments available for operations $82,300 Other revenues $56,730 Net assets released from restriction $1,217,988 Total Operating Revenues and other support $24,695,291

$24,196,177 $2,101,959 $1,262,795 $706,325 $112,479 $40,483 $990,273 $29,410,491

Operating Expenses: Events $14,464,738 Operations $7,805,515 Management and General $559,614 Fundraising $395,555 Donated Rental Expense $1,410,250 Total Operating Expenses $24,635,672 Net Results from Operations $59,619

$18,820,418 $7,692,568 $691,817 $324,252 $1,384,000 $28,913,055 $497,436

Non-Operating Activity: Return on Investment activity, net of spending rate return — Net non-operating results — Increase in unrestricted net assets $59,619

$306,950 $306,950 $804,386

Changes in Temporarily Restricted Net Assets: Contributions $577,089 Return on Investments $1,323,472 Change in beneficial interest of assets held in trust $860,472 Net assets released from restriction ($1,217,988) Change In Temporarily Restricted Net Assets $1,543,045

$11,273,391 $391,338 $35,252 ($990,273) $10,709,708

Changes in Permanently Restricted Net Assets: Contributions $260,925 Change in beneficial interest of assets held in trust $1,722,548 Change In Permanently Restricted Net Assets $1,983,473

$3,041 $782,777 $785,818

Changes in Net Assets: Change in net assets $3,586,137 Net assets, beginning of year $26,365,517 Net assets, end of year $29,951,654

$12,299,912 $14,065,605 $26,365,517

Operating Activities

July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011


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2010-11 Blumenthal Performing Arts Annual Report  

The 2010-11 annual report for Blumenthal Performing Arts.