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Chicago Tap Theatre is a non-profit 501(c)3 dedicated to sharing the creativity, history, and joy of tap dance.

Donations and support allow CTT to fund its performance and education programs, including Feel the Rhythm, which provides tap dance education to children who are deaf or hard of hearing in Chicago Public Schools.

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Friends of CTT

Friends of CTT is Chicago Tap Theatre’s donor-recognition program, designed to give our most dedicated supporters exclusive benefits and insights into the organization. The program will continue to evolve with the needs of our donors to encourage further philanthropy to CTT. There are several levels that provide a variety of benefits.
$100-$249 per year
Invitation to season preview virtual event
15% discount on CTT merchandise at shows or via email (excludes Threadless online shop)
$250-$499 per year
Invitation to fall jam in the park with CTT
Free and easy access to virtual shows
$500-$999 per year 
Invitation to in-studio spring preview of new work
$1000-$2499 per year
Opportunity for a 1:1 conversation with with a member of CTT's Artistic staff
$2500+ per year
Brunch or lunch with a member of CTT's Artistic staff
Each level also receives the benefits of the preceding level.


Only donations count towards Friends of CTT; ticket purchases and class dues are not included in total contribution amount for Friends of CTT.
Friends of CTT benefits are available for members once a level is reached in the current fiscal year as well as the fiscal year following the year the gifts were made.


To learn more, contact Business Manager, Jennifer, at


thank you to our friends of ctt

Alan Ireland
Alan Mitchell
Alicia Webb
Amanda Lusk-Harlan
Anthony Morigerato
Becky Rogers
Beth & John Wilczewski
Bethany Bray
Bill Evans
Bill & Caroline Freivogel
Billy Siegenfeld
Breanna Dumbacher
Brian Thull
Brooke Burge
Carolyn Stenner
Cathy Roche
Christine Atkinson
Christopher Jones
Debbie Guy
Dennis Anderson
Diana Rosenbrock
Diane Elbin
Dolly Johnson
Dorene Wackerfuss
Dorothy Johnson-Linner
Dorothy & Casmir Szczepaniak
Elizabeth Shepherd
Ellen Clark
Emma Reeves
Frank Lackner
Godwin Pelissero
Greg & Carrie Wright
Isaac Stauffer
James Yonally
James & Sarah Owens
Jan Carlson-Williams
Jennifer Gitzinger  Mills
Joan Novick
Joanne Zangrillo
John E. Wright
Jorge Perez
June Lingner
Karen Crook
Karen Preusker
Karin Wisiol
Kathleen Hutches
Katrina Christakis
Ken Michaels
Kevin Garren
Kevin & Midori O'Connell
Kristen Jacobson
LaFrances Wright
Lance Russell
Lauren Schuster
Les & Jennifer Hale
Lisa M. Schoene DPM
Lois Stedl
Mark Minier
Mark & Larraine Richards
Marlene Schram
Marshall Blankenship
Mary Nogle
Mary Morton
Mary Fran Wiley
Maureen & Bruce Kleinman
Michael Hunter
Michael Zangrillo
Michele & Dennis Blatchford
Michiko Pegeron
Mike Niebling
Nan Carlson
Noah Fulcomer
Patricia Tennison
Patrick Schill
Patti Vickerman
Rachel Dukes
Richard G. Weinberg
Sandra & Jack Winder
Stephen & Debra Northey
Susan Rothas
Thelma Goldberg
Theresa Wilson
Trish & Marty Uttich
Zach Uttich

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