Thank you to our Sponsors and Designated Funders
The Straz Center thanks the following sponsors and underwriters whose contributions and innovative partnerships support the Straz Center’s annual institutional priorities, performances and special events.
 

INSTITUTIONAL PROGRAMS

Official Media Sponsor
Tampa Bay Times
Official Beverage Sponsor
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida
 
Marquee
Tampa Bay Times
 
VetArtSpan - Creative Forces®:
NEA Military Healing Arts Network
National Endowment for the Arts
U.S. Departments of Defense and
Veterans Affairs
Americans for the Arts
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
 
Wi-Fi Portal
Tech Data
 
Official Hotel Sponsors
Courtyard by Marriott Tampa Downtown
Residence Inn by Marriott Tampa Downtown
 
Operation Tickets
DeBartolo Family Foundation
Calhoun International
New York Yankees Foundation
 
Straz Salutes
DeBartolo Family Foundation
USAA Foundation


PERFORMANCES

Broadway at The Straz
Bank of America
 
Family Fun Series
GTE Financial
 
Come From Away
Tampa International Airport
 
Art of Science Performances
The Joy McCann Foundation
 
Broadway Opening Night Company Parties
CDW
 
Arts Legacy REMIX
Publix Super Markets Charities
 
 
National Geographic LIVE! Series
The Joy McCann Foundation
 
Music With a Twist Series
Publix Super Markets Charities
 
Next Generation Ballet’s 2018 Live Streaming
Protect U Guard
 
U.S. Navy Band Commodores
Calhoun International
Supported in-part by the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, Americans for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts
 
Next Generation Ballet’s Nutcracker
Chick-fi l-A, Tampa Bay
 
Straz LIVE! in the Park
PurePoint Financial
 
Veteran Art on the Riverwalk
DeBartolo Family Foundation
Tampa Downtown Partnership
 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Best of Tampa Bay 2018
Raymond James
Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk
Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Bush Ross, P.A.
CenterState Bank
DEX Imaging
Melitta Coffee
PurePoint Financial
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa Bay Times
 
That’s the Spirit Dinner 2018
Northern Trust
 
Broadway Ball 2018
The MacKinnon Family Foundation
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
Lightning Foundation & Vinik Family Foundation
Patsy & Gene McNichols & McNichols Co.
Rita & Todd Wickner
Karen & Steven Mezer
The Bank of Tampa
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Carlton Fields
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida
Jan & Don DeFosset
Florida Blue
Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo
Michele & P. Douglas Freedle
HUB International
The Kaul Foundation
PNC Bank
Raymond James
Hinks & Elaine Shimberg Family
Ambassador & Mrs. David A. Straz, Jr.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Rays
TECO an Emera Company
TomCat
Wells Fargo Bank
TD Bank
 
Opera Gala 2018
The Law Firm of McCue, Reams & Associates
Raymond James
Anonymous
Countryside Dermatology & Laser Center, Inc.
Dr. & Mrs. Ignacio A. Ferras, III
Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo
Bonny Heet & Marty Martel
The Himes Family
Dr. Zena Lansky, M.D. & Mr. Warren Rodgers
Mary Burkhardt Lysaught
Judith McLeod
Dr. Yi-Hwa Sung Outerbridge,
M.D. & Mr. Felix Cannella, Jr.
Regenerative Orthopedic Institute/Dr. Erick Grana & Ms. Katherine Grana Knoll
Don & Rachael Worthington
 
President’s Luncheon 2019
Adcock Financial Group
 

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Arts Education Outreach Partnerships
Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Couch Family Foundation
Hard Rock Heals Foundation
MetLife Foundation
T. Rowe Price Foundation
Cy and Joanne Spurlino
The Spurlino Foundation
Suncoast Credit Union Foundation
Triad Foundation
 
Arts Education Programs
Anonymous
Bloomin’ Brands
Barbara and Franklin Carson Family Foundation
Florida Blue
Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo
The Hearst Foundations
Walter & Edith Loebenberg Family Foundation
The Mitchell & Rushing Family Foundation
The Saunders Foundation
The Spurlino Foundation
TECO an Emera Company
Come From Away Broadway Education Project
The Broadway League
 
End of Year Celebration
Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo
 
Next Generation Ballet
Joseph & Teresa Kadow
 
Patel Conservatory Music Program
Beverly Lauring Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Raymond E. and Nancy C. Murray Fund for the Tampa Bay Youth Orchestra within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Saunders Foundation
 
Patel Conservatory Youth Performances
Valley Bank
 
2018-19 Pepin Academy Partnership - Broadway Buddies
Anonymous
 
Scholarships
American Dance Institute
Bailey Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
Broadway Ball Stars
Deaver Phoenix Foundation
Ellie Fishman and the Fishman Family Foundation
Patricia H. Linton Scholarship Fund
MacKinnon Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
The Mitchell and Rushing Family Foundation
Monsignor Joseph F.X. McCahon Scholarship Fund
Herbert G. McKay Emerging Artists Fund
Ed and Linda Oelschlaeger Scholarship Fund
Tim Redovian Memorial Fund
Franci Golman Rudolph Scholarship Fund
Hinks & Elaine Shimberg Charitable Lead Unitrust
James H. & Amy G. Shimberg Foundation Scholarship Fund
 
School Field Trip Series
LV Thompson Family Foundation
Power Design, Inc.
 
St. Peter Claver School Partnership
JS Turner Family Foundation
 

OPERA TAMPA SEASON SPONSORS

Diamond
Aaron Fodiman & Margaret Word Burnside
Charlene & Mardy Gordon
Dr. Zena Lansky, M.D. & Mr. Warren Rodgers
Dr. Yi-Hwa Sung Outerbridge, M.D. & Felix Cannella, Jr.
Helen Torres Foundation
 
Gold
Anonymous
Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Ms. Gina d’Angelo
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
Ms. Judith McLeod
Mercedes-Benz of Tampa
Nadine & Robert Pressner
Raymond James
Charles A. & Faith S. Simmons
Ambassador & Mrs. David A. Straz, Jr.
Michael & Karen Urette
 
Silver
CenterState Bank
Dr. & Mrs. Ignacio A. Ferras, III
Bonny F. Heet & Martin Martel
Himes Divorce Law, Fraser Himes, P.A.
Brad & Mary Ann Morse
Catherine G. Novack
Regenerative Orthopedic Institute/Dr. Erick Grana & Katherine Grana Knoll
Dennis & Christel Ryan
Walter Sanders
Rita & Todd Wickner
 

OPERA TAMPA PROGRAM SPONSORS

Anton Coppola Award
Charles A. & Faith S. Simmons
 
Official Magazine of Opera Tampa
Tampa Bay Magazine
 
Opera Tampa Singers
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
Charles A. & Faith S. Simmons
 
Opera Tampa Singers Outreach Program
Anonymous
Opera Tampa Gala Luminaries
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