• Clara ©Marissa McCutchan/BRAVA 2019
    Clara ©Marissa McCutchan/BRAVA 2019

We can’t do this without you!

We can’t do this without you! We are very grateful for our sponsors and the help they provide to reach children and adults with the love of dance. If you would like to partner with BRAVA please give us a call at (800) 870-6069 or send us an email

Founding Sponsors and Donors

|   Jim Yamasaki   |   Craig Yamasaki   |  Glenda Carhart   |   Sybil Carhart   |   Ralph Carhart  |   Illah Kline   |   Besh Barcega   | 
|    Maria Simani   |   Matt Webb   |   eXteres Corporation, Richard  Winch   |

Corporate Sponsors

City of Riverside

E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation

Movement for Life, a BRAVA Program

Riverside City College

Magnon Companies

William Gillespie Foundation

Extéres Auto - Tomorrow's Technologies, Today's Solutions

Riverside Ballet Arts

California Nonprofit Performing Arts Grant Program

Current and Past Donors

|  Michael Arnot   |   Besh Barcega & Family   |   Leslie Bushong & Family   |   Randell S. & Jennifer E. Carder   |    Glenda Carhart  |
|   Marcia & Stephen McCutchan   |   Kevin M & Sara C. McPherson   |  Dana William Wong   |   Craig Yamasaki   |

Merchant Supporters

  |   Aurea Vista, A shopping Mecca     |     Jose Gutierrez, El Torito     |     Charlie German, Applebee’s     |     Marla Cohen & Lynn Cloninger, Phood on Main     |     Craig Johnston, The Mission Galleria     |     Jose Guzman, Mi Tortilla     |     Ray Malik, Fat Burger     |     Keith, Ray’s Pizza     |     David Cardiel, El Ojo De Agua     |     Cary & Wretha Knight, Upper Crust     |     Barnes and Noble Bookstore     |     Market Broiler   |  

In Memoriam...

William J. Gillespie


Long Time Sponsor of BRAVA and
David Allan’s Choreographic Work and Productions

Don Guy


BRAVA The Nutcracker
Lighting Designer
Production Manager

BRAVA is humbled by their love and dedication to the arts and the many hours they freely gave to our dancers and community.
These men are truly missed.
“ART IN HEAVEN” R.I.P. Our dear friends we love you.