New Works Fund

ABOUT THE FUND

The New Works Fund supports contemporary voices in music and dance for Chamber Dance Project.

NEW WORKS FUND MEMBERS 2021-22

 

SEASON SPONSOR CIRCLE

Deborah and Bruce Downey
Sari Hornstein
Alix McDonough
Emily Thoresen

LEADERSHIP CIRCLE

Kate Costlow and John D’Amore
Donna and John Gerstenfeld

ARTISTIC DIRECTORS CIRCLE

Susan Cohn
Lisa and David Hooper

CHOREOGRAPHERS CIRCLE

Karen and Harvey Bernstein
Gert and Diane Coburn Bruning
Kate and Phil Crane
Mary and Kevin English
Kitty and Tim Hayes
David and Liubov Keeton
Bonnie Keightley
Kay Kendall and Jack Davies
Marilyn Millstone and Bill Apter
Jill Nevius and Fred Schwartz
Lola C. Reinsch
Fanchon Silberstein

MEMBER BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES

Founded in 2017 by board member and visionary Deborah H. Downey, the New Works Fund first supported the creation of Chant, which premiered in June 2018. In its second year, it funded Prufrock and Rondo Ma Non Troppo and in 2020 the creation of four dance films and the start of Dwellings for the 2021 season. With exclusive access throughout the year. members of the New Works Fund interact with guest choreographers and artists as they witness the creative process of each ballet as it unfolds from concept to rehearsal to stage.

Members contribute $1,000 or more annually.

CHOREOGRAPHERS CIRCLE

($1,000 – $2,499)

  • Two passes to all in-person and online open rehearsals
  • Listing in the gala and season programs and our website
  • Invitation to annual New Works Fund brunch in fall 2021
  • Invitation to attend all evenings in the Great Works series

ARTISTIC DIRECTORS CIRCLE

($2,500 – $4,999)

All Choreographers Circle Benefits plus:

  • Two guest passes for any program in the Evening with an Artist series
  • Invitation to dinner with the artists in July 2021
  • Invitation to an on-location film shoot in July 2021

LEADERSHIP CIRCLE

($5,000 – $9,999)

All Artistic Directors Circle benefits plus:

  • Private dinner with dancer and choreographer, Christian Denice in July 2021

SEASON SPONSOR CIRCLE

($10,000 +)

All Leadership Circle benefits plus:

  • Two guests passes to every program in the Evening with an Artist series
  • Featured listing as a season sponsor on our program title page and website

NEW WORKS FUND BRUNCH 2021

Enjoy this slide show of photos from this year’s New Works Fund Brunch! Hosted by the New Works Fund founder Deborah H. Downey in her beautiful garden, old, new, and potential members gathered to enjoy a nice brunch, celebrate the past season, and learn more about the upcoming seasons and the New Works that they will be helping bring to life.

The New Works Fund is part of Chamber Dance Project, a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law and most sincerely appreciated.

Federal Tax ID 13-4109515 chamberdance.org

A selection of photos from our 2021 New Works Fund Brunch

Header and Slider Photos by: Roman