Our community and our world are facing unimaginable challenges right now. But with 40+ years of defiance and fearlessness in the tank, STREB knows that Extreme Action begins where the familiar ends.

Donate to STREB’s Daring Beyond Fund – your gift today will help build the launchpad for the next chapter of creation, imagination and innovation.

LIFT – Support STREB Action Heroes and teaching artists by keeping them employed and protected

EXPAND – Build the digital resources to connect our community of students, audiences, and artists

PUSH – Bring the groundbreaking work of Elizabeth Streb to the world in new ways

FLY – Elevate joy, collaboration, daring, and passion

Social Safety. Artistic Risk. #STREBDaringBeyond

Your tax-deductible donation will help underwrite the commitment and work of STREB. A gift of any amount will be deeply appreciated, and a gift at one of these levels will help us:

$10,000 HELP US DREAM – Support the design and engineering of a new flying machine.

$5,000 LET US DARE – Support the Action Heroes for one week of rehearsal as they explore, experiment, invent and innovate new moves, new ways to thrill, and new boundaries to push to inspire us all.

$2,500 KEEP US SAFE – Support the maintenance of all the equipment we rely on to fly. Truss motor maintenance and safety certification, harnesses, bungee cords, and trampoline springs. Everything which allows our Action Heroes to FLY!

$1,000 HEAL A HERO – Support 2 bodywork sessions for each of our ten dancers and help us ensure our dancers’ health and career longevity.

$500 LAUNCH A HERO – Support the tuition for a scholarship student for one semester of classes in our KidAction program.

$100 SUPPORT THE LEGACY – Support the ongoing archiving and preservation of the 40+ years of works by Elizabeth Streb.

Make a Tax Deductible Donation to STREB!

Your tax deductible gift allows us to continue to invent, experiment, investigate, and awe audiences through the work of our company. It helps us educate, inspire and empower through our education and community partnership programs, and it helps us provide equal access to everything we do for students and families with financial need.

STREB’s mission is to support and perform the work of choreographer Elizabeth Streb. Built around Streb’s organizing principle “Extreme Action,” a movement style that thrills audiences with choreographed feats of physicality, scientifically planned chaos, strength, risk, grace, and elegance, STREB engages diverse audiences and communities via a broad range of performance and education programming that provides access to, and participation in, creation and presentation.

Donate by Mail or Wire

To arrange a donation by check, please contact shannon@streb.org.

To arrange a wire transfer, please contact finance@streb.org.

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Ask your company if they provide corporate matching and increase your impact.

Donate by Stock

To facilitate a stock or mutual fund transfer, ask your broker to send stocks to:
National Financial Services
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Account #: NK2-064924

STREB is grateful to all of our supporters. Fiscal Year 2019-20 Donors listed are of $100 or more.

Current as of March 2020.

Institutional Support (Government):
Citizens for Lentol, City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, City Council Member Stephen Levin, National Endowment for the Arts, New England Foundation for the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Department of Youth Development, New York State Council on the Arts, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President (Borough President Eric Adams), Fund for the City of New York

Institutional Support (Foundation):
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, Hudson Scenic Studio, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Jerome Foundation, Select Equity Group, Signature Bank, Harkness Foundation for Dance

Funder logos on web

Coronavirus Response Fund:
Caroline Amaba, Simone Betchen, Anne Byrd, Megan Callaghan, Christine Chen, Elizabeth Craig, Peter Dean, Julie Fissinger, Michael Gavin, Charlotte Gould, Louise Height, Karen Jenkins, Shashi Kapadia, Aleck Karis, Allison Kavey, Josephine Liz, Mary Lucier, Victoria Meglio, Adair Moran, Alyse Myers, Kriten Nutile, Tina Piccirillo, Inga Reznik, Jordan Rosin, Emily Scherb, Suzanne Shaker, Rebecca Slotkin, Elizabeth Streb, Gerard Streb, Tara Thomas, Sharon Ullman

Artistic Capital Campaign:
Hugo Barreca
Alisa Cohn
Eric Schurenburg
Andrea Woodner

Visionary Sponsor
Ellen Poss
Andrea Woodner and Allison Kavey

Extreme Action Heroes:
Marcy Carsey
Steven Feldman and Gina Love
Roni Horn
Neil and Machiko Mazzella
Craig Tooman and Jill Crawford

Action Aces:
Hugo Barreca
Kerry Clayton and Paige Royer
Robert and Sylvie Fitzpatrick
Dorothy Lichtenstein
Kimbrough Towles and George Loening
Robert Wilson
Jed Walentas

Dan Allen
Schuyler Allen
Cristina Arguedas and Carole Migden
Leslie Belzberg
Elaine and Norm Brodsky
Christine Chen and Adam Ingrassia
Kimberly Conner and Nicholas Groombridge
Molly Davies and Polly Motley
Agnes Gund
Anh-Tuyet Nguyen and Robert Pollock
Douglas Steiner
John Charles Thomas and Emily Russell
Paul Wolf and Carolina Sacio
Mark Yoes and Claire Weisz

Risk Taker:
Hank and Gerry Alpert
JoAnne Chase
Susan Chin and Charles McKinney
Sophia Collier
Elizabeth Diller and Ric Scofidio
Laura Flanders
Paula Gifford and Chris McKenzie
Marian Godfrey
Andrea Kirsch and Sheree Hovsepian
Helen and Brice Marden
Susan Nimoy
Eric Price
Dr. Donald and Victoria Rose
Julie Scelfo and James Cavoli
Stephen Seltzer
Edward Wilson and Hesu Coue-Wilson

Alisa Cohn
Susan Allee
Alberta Arthurs
Cheryl and Max Batzer
Christina Burns and Isaac Henderson
Joel Conarroe
Jade Dellinger
Marion Dienstag
Eve Ensler
Alan H. and Judith R. Fishman
Steven Flax
Gregory Kong
Rob Krulak
Marijeanne Leiderbach
Amy Margolis and David Quinn
Michael Marino
Evija and Rohan Mehra
Friedrike Merck
Lucy and Robert Reitzfeld
Suzanne Shaker and Pete Dandridge
Pat Steir and Joost Elffers
Catharine Stimpson and Elizabeth Wood
Roger Tobin and Barbara Payne
Gerry Wang
Heide and David Zufall

Catherine Bishop and J.K. Donnelly
Kathryn Brenner
Pat Cruz
Brooks Cushman
Jacqueline Davis
Caroline DeFrance
Beth DeWoody
Iris and Robert Fanger
Samantha Fantauzzi
Robert Gober and Donald Moffett
Joe Hall
Sandra Harper and Hamilton Fish
Dana Jones
Maura Keefe
Judith Kessler
Ashley Kreisler
Ana Larrea and Arturo Guerrero
Julian Lethbridge and Ann Bass
Iris Marden
George Marquisos  and Antonia Contro
Cynthia Mayeda
Clara Miller and Chris Jenkins
Leona Naess
Nat Oppenheimer and Karen Frome
Rosalind Petchesky
Ann Philbin and Cynthia Wornham
Eric Schurenberg
Urvashi Vaid
Megan Weikel and Eddie Rankin
Suzanne Weil
Carrie Welch

Caroline Amaba
Brian Berkopec
Thomas Campbell
Stephanie Chen
Anita Contini and Steve Van Anden
Sheron Davis and Nat Lipstadt
Jennifer Donnalley
Kristy Edmunds
Joan Firestone
Danita Geltner and Thomas Gentile
Meg Harper and Joan Reutershan
Aleck Karis
Sean Kizy
Cheryl Lewis
Heather Mitchell
Harry Mizrahi
Alyse Myers
Jon Nakagawa and Richard Willard
Susannah Newman
Lisa Ochs
Tom and Colleen Otterness
Chee and Stephen Pearlman
Ellen Salpeter
Clay Shirky
Holly Sidford and John Englund
Gus Solomons Jr.
Elizabeth Streb
Pawel Tkaczuk and Asaf Yogev
Cynthia Wang

Antonia Agrusa
Paul Ampunun
Joel Appelbaum
Sean Bacchus
Kim Bae
Meredith Barnett and Daniel Penn
Barbara Becker
Rachel Bellow
Jamie Bennett
Bennett Awards
Kendall Charter
Kay and Leighton Chen
Alisa Cohn
Lydia Davis and Alan Cote
June Finch
Jonah Free
Arthur Gabinet
Michael Gavin
Charlotte Gould
David Gordon and Valda Setterfield
David Henry
Susan Ingrassia
Karen Jenkins
Shashi Kapadia
Allison Kavey
Dimitria Karagiannis
Kim Landsman
Dorothy Lawson
Joseph Lentol
Mary Lucier
Brett Mangels
Elysa Marden
Alex and Julie Margolies
Deborah McClellan
Stosh Mintek
Ann Mitchell
Shari Pascarosa
Tina Piccirillo
Noni Pratt
Lousie Rogers
Jordan Rosin
Robert Saffayeh
Barbara Scharf
Lewis Schiff
Tanya Selvaratnam
Rebecca Slotkin
Jerry Stein
Jean Steiner
Sharon Ullman
June Wang
Martin Wechsler and David Fanger
Jay Wegman
Margaret Wehrli
Zach Weiner
Craig Weltha
Philip Yenawine and Leo Buser
Diana Zelvin
Emiliya Zhivotovskaya
Suzanne Zuckerman

Matching Gifts:

Action Maverick Award Benefit


This award celebrates those transgressive action specialists whose seemingly reckless journeys are, in reality, a society’s insignia for bravery and courage. These action maverick heroes exist as a constant and eternal reminder of all the moves yet left to do.

2020 Action Maverick Award Benefit
Honoring Joshua Ramus
May 11, 2020, 7 pm

Thank you to everyone who supported this year’s benefit!


Thank you for your support!