We believe in the transformative power of dance, and create original, contemporary dance theater at the intersection of artistic excellence and social justice.
We invite your financial support for “work that captures the times while centering women warriors” – in the words of one audience member.
Two easy ways to donate:
(1) Click here.
(2) Mail a check to Ananya Dance Theatre, P. O. Box 2427, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
We acknowledge with thanks and deep appreciation the generous financial gifts made to Ananya Dance Theatre by the following individuals from January 1, 2018 to September 28, 2022 (if we have misspelled or omitted your name, please accept our apologies and let us know:
Yasmin Abdi, Sandra Agustin, Tyrone Aiken, Lisa Albrecht, Ihotu Ali, Mariadella Belle Alvarez, Ronald Aminzade, Sheri Apungu, Andrew Arsham, Ini Augustine, Kayla Becker, Pratakshya Bhandari, Ivan Bialostosky, Aziza Bisanz, Kayla Boettcher, Marta Vizueta Bohorquez, Isabel Bowser, Cameron Boyd, Sarah Ann Brennecke, Sharon Bridgforth, Julia Brokaw, Ann Brusky, Darryl Bullock, Amy & Kevin Cerepak, Esther Cervantes, Fei Bi Chan, Kai-Li Chang, Ananya Chatterjea, Ranjit Chatterji, Lu Chen, Anita Chikkatur, Gabrielle Civil, Suzanne Callahan, William Cameron, Michelle Chang, Kurt Christopher, Robert & Emily Copeland, Douglas Corbin, Kenna Camara Cottman, Courageous Possibilities Fund of the Headwaters Foundation, Daniel & Betsy Crofts, Rakhee Das, Brian & Julie Davies, Joel Davies, Lori Davies, Patricia Davies, Sharon Day, Jigna Desai, Aditi Dhruv, Steve Dietz, Jean Ann Durades, Chari Eckmann, Asher Edes, Lisa Ellis, Rachel Engh, Thomas Eusterbrock, Eric Fajardo-Bashar, Kealoha Ferreira, Sandra Finley, Shannon Fitzgerald, Sarah Fox, Tommy Franklin, Andrew Frederick, Rachel Freeberg, Lisa Gawenda, Julia Gay, Melanie George, Cherish Gibson, Marlina Gonzalez, Niraj Gotaame, Sennami Goziem, Linda Greve, Marilee Gulo, Cara Hagan, Shelby Hagelstein, Allen Hansen, Laura Harada, Erika Harano, Mary Harding, Gwen Harkins, Craig Harris, Gaoly Her, Libby Herrmann, Laura Holway, Alana Horton, Amber & Alex Huffman, Ruhel Islam, Zenzele Isoke, Liz Ivkovich, Robert Jersak, Janet Johnson, Seitu Jones, Tish Jones, Kai Kandrysawtz, Kim Kandrysawtz, Divya Karan, Jenny Kedward, Brittany Keefe, Xiaoling Keller, Daniel Kerkhoff, Julie Kerr-Berry, Seonjae Kim, Christine King, Kim Kirchner, Anthea Kraut, Gina & Jit Kundan, Irna Landrum, Janis Lane-Ewart, Maya Lehmann, Laura Levinson, Jeffrey & Debra Lewis, Jasmine Lin, Kim Longhi & Jim Peltzman, Vin Lu, Robert Lynn, Anju Madhok, Freida Martin, Josina Manu, Camille Marks, Sarah McCaffery, Liam McLaughlin, Marie Michael, Maya Mineoi, Hilda Viktoria Mork, Rachel Mueller, David Mura & Susan Sencer, Sharitah Nalule, Gayatri Narayanan, Meena Natarajan, Isabel Nelson, Maala Neupane, Amy Newton, Brian Nguyen, Kimberly Nightingale, Jason Noer, Amanda Nyquist, Georgia O’Brien, Tyler Olsen, Amanda Olson, Josh Ong, Ramon & Zika Ong, Theresa Palmer, Janki Patrik, Mary Jo Peloquin, Gary Peterson & James Davies, Gloria Peterson & Jim McCarthy, Anh-Thu Pham, Thienbao Phi, Sharon Picasso, Lily Price, Shelley Quiala, Daniel Quillin, Peter Rachleff, Anisha Rajesh, Sara Emma Regalado, Nelesi Rodriguez, Arni Roy, Michael Sakamoto, Vanessa Sanchez, Karin San Juan, Nirmala Seshadri, David Shannon, Karen Shapiro, Nicky Sheats, E. Gaynell Sherrod, Erica Josefina Vibar Sherwood, Joel Sherwood, Shana Sippy, Rosie Simas, Lilli Sprintz, Mimi Stoll, Donald Srader, Stephania Strowder, Chitra Subramnian, Munjulika Tarah, Bo Thao-Urabe, Deborah Thayer, Prakat, Tuladhar, Anne Q. Ulseth, Kathleen Uno, Ethan Vang, Liddy Vang, Scott Van Wert, Pramila Vasudevan, Laura Selle Virtucio, Anna and Ge Vue, Harry Waters, Jr., Janiece Watts, Stephanie Watts, Haihua Wei, Clarence White, Chad Whittlef, Barbra Wiener, Hui & Elliot Wilcox, Talvin Wilks, Nicollette Williams, Beryl Wingate, Caspian Wirth, Ashley Wirth-Petrik, Brian Thao Worra, Tiffany Xiong, Maxine Yamazaki, Josie Yang, Koua Yang, Magnolia Yang Sao Yia, Marcus Young, Hongmei Yu, Trevor Zapiecki, Jill & Richard Zeitlin, Dar Zirbes, Jawole Willa Zollar
We acknowledge with thanks the generous support of the following grant-making entities:
Regional Cultural Treasures Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation | Ford Foundation | Doris Duke Charitable Foundation | National Endowment for the Arts | McKnight Foundation | Minnesota State Arts Board |Ananya Dance Theatreis supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. | New Music USA Organizational Development Fund | Metro Regional Arts Council | Saint Paul Foundation | Marbrook Foundation | Mardag Foundation | F. R. Bigelow Foundation | The MAP Fund, supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation | Urban Bush Women Choreographic Center Initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Ford Foundation | Imagine Fund | Headwaters Foundation | Minnesota Humanities Center | Dance/USA Fellowships to Artists made possible with generous funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation | National Performance Network Creation & Development Fund Project co-commissioned by the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA, in partnership with the Bates Dance Festival, Lewiston, ME, UtahPresents, Salt Lake City UT, and NPN. The Creation & Development Fund is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency) | New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation | Seward Community Co-op | The O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University | City of Saint Paul Cultural Sales Tax Rehabilitation Program