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ANNUAL BENEFIT GALA

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART

APRIL 20, 2024

IT TAKES TWO!

A CELEBRATION WITH A

LASTING IMPACT

All proceeds from It Takes Two! contribute to GroundWorks' mission of creating and presenting groundbreaking contemporary dance performances and providing life-enriching educational and outreach programs throughout Northeast Ohio.

THE GOAL

We invite you to join us for one of Cleveland's most energetic and entertaining galas in town - GroundWorks DanceTheater's 16th annual It Takes Two! fundraiser. Hosted at the renowned Cleveland Museum of Art, this year's gala promises a picturesque setting for a memorable evening of music, dance, and merriment.

THE GALA

DINNER - PERFORMANCE - LIVE MUSIC - DANCING
EVENT SCHEDULE

​6:30 pm - VIP COCKTAIL PARTY

(Gold level tickets/tables)

Meet the Celebrities and GroundWorks Dancers

7:30 pm - DINNER BEGINS

Eat, Drink, and Mingle with Friends


8:30 pm - CELEBRITY DANCE PERFORMANCES BEGIN

Cheer them on and vote for your favorites

9:30 pm - DESSERT & DANCING

Live Music from Moss Stanley & Nitebridge - Now is your turn to Dance the Night Away!​

 

ATTIRE: Cool, Casual, Cocktail

LOCATION

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 E Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106

DANCING WITH THE STARS, GROUNDWORKS STYLE!

Witness the magic as local celebrities step into the spotlight to showcase newfound dance moves alongside GroundWorks' company dancers.
 
Your vote, whether online or at the gala, helps determine the Grand Champion and contributes to our fundraising goal. Join us in making a difference, one vote at a time!

CAST YOUR VOTES!

MEET THE CELEBRITIES

CATHRYN GREENWALD

Partner, Thompson Hine LLP

DAVE GUNNING

Partner, McDonald Hopkins

DEIRDRE JONES

Chief of Police, Greater Cleveland RTA

EVELYN BURNETT

CEO, ThirdSpace Action Lab + Reading Room

JUDY GHAZOUL HILOW

Executive Director, Malachi House

LISA CODISPOTI

COO, Cleveland Museum of Art

MARY KATE LOFTUS

President, Impressia Bank

MELISSA FERCHILL SWINGOS

Owner, MCM Company, Inc.

CONSTANCE HILL-JOHNSON

Owner, Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services

VOTE for your favorite celebrities,

BUY a ticket,

JOIN the fun!

($2,500 Tax Deductible)

GOLD TABLE

$3,500 - 8 PEOPLE

INCLUDED FOR 8 PEOPLE:

VIP Cocktail Party

Priority Registration and Admittance

Preferred Seating

Dinner

Open Bar throughout event

Performance, Dessert and Dancing

Name listed in Program

($1,500 Tax Deductible)

SILVER TABLE

$2,500 - 8 PEOPLE

INCLUDED FOR 8 PEOPLE:

Dinner

2 Drink Tickets

Performance, Dessert and Dancing

TABLES

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

GOLD TICKET

$350

($250 Tax Deductible)

INCLUDES

VIP Cocktail Party

Priority Registration and Admittance

Preferred Seating

Dinner

Open Bar throughout event

Performance, Dessert and Dancing

SILVER TICKET

$250

($150 Tax Deductible)

INCLUDES

Dinner

2 Drink Tickets

Performance, Dessert and Dancing

BRONZE TICKET

$50

($40 Tax Deductible)

INCLUDES

Performance, Dessert and Dancing

Name of Sponsor 1
Name of Sponsor 2
Name of Sponsor 3
THANK YOU TO OUR
IT TAKES TWO! 2024 SPONSORS:

Maximize your influence by becoming a key sponsor for It Takes Two!

PRESENTING SPONSOR: $15,000

DIAMOND SPONSOR: $10,000

GOLD SPONSORSHIPS: $5,000

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

BECOME A SPONSOR

Unable to attend It Takes Two! 2024, but still want to support our mission? Consider making a donation instead!

EVENT CO-CHAIRS:
Suzanne Hamilton and Amanda Cole

EVENT EMCEES:

Veranda L'Ni

QUESTIONS?

Contact craig@groundworksdance.org

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