Hermitage Greenfield Prize Dinner

2024 Hermitage Greenfield Prize Dinner



Sunday, April 14, 2024
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Michael’s On East

Anchoring a series of events celebrating the prestigious Hermitage Greenfield Prize, this elegant dinner heralds the jury-selected prize recipient. The $35,000 Hermitage Greenfield Prize commission is awarded annually by the Hermitage Artist Retreat in partnership with the Greenfield Foundation, and rotates among music, theater, and visual art.

The 2024 Hermitage Greenfield Prize will be awarded in the discipline of theater, and the newly commissioned work will premiere in Sarasota in the spring of 2026.

Past recipients of the Hermitage Greenfield Prize include: Rennie Harris, choreographer (2023), Sandy Rodriguez, visual artist (2023), Angélica Negrón, composer/instrumentalist (2022); Aleshea Harris, playwright (2021); Helga Davis, composer/performer (2019); Martyna Majok, playwright (2018); David Burnett, photojournalist (2017); Coco Fusco, interdisciplinary artist (2016); Bobby Previte, composer/drummer (2015); Nilo Cruz, playwright (2014); Trenton Doyle Hancock, visual artist (2013); Vijay Iyer, composer/pianist (2012); John Guare, playwright (2011); Sanford Biggers, visual artist (2010); Craig Lucas, playwright (2009); and Eve Beglarian, composer (2009).

$10,000 Premiere Sponsor
– Podium recognition. 
– VIP table of ten.
– Champagne for your table.
– Table photo with Hermitage Greenfield Prize Winner.
– Acknowledgment on invitation, program, and website.

$5,000 Platinum Sponsor
– VIP table of eight.
– Champagne for your table.
– Table photo with Hermitage Greenfield Prize Winner.
– Acknowledgment on invitation, program, and website.

$3,500 Gold Sponsor
– Premiere table of six.
– Acknowledgment on invitation, program, and website.

$2,500 Silver Sponsor
– Preferred seating for four.
– Acknowledgment on invitation, program, and website.

$1,250 Benefactor
– Preferred seating for two.
– Acknowledgment on invitation, program, and website.

Anticipated non-tax-deductible value is $100 per guest.

For sponsorship information, contact:
Amy Wallace
(941) 475-2098, Ext. 2.

Presented in partnership with
The Greenfield Foundation


Stephanie & Gene Jones and Pauline Wamsler



Community Foundation of Sarasota County


Stephanie & Gene Jones

Pauline Wamsler & David Sales


Sondra & Gerald Biller

Carole Crosby & Larry Wickless

Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Tina & Dan Napoli
Liz & Duncan Richardson


Ellen Berman & Roy Cohen

Terry Brackett

Bulrush Foundation

Flora Major

Amy & Ken Sussman



Steve & Dale Adler
Christine Boone

Rebecca Cook & Bernard Dickens

Marletta Darnall

David & Linda Green

Ed & Claudia Swan



Carol A. White Bold & Lawrence Bold

Murray Bring & Kay Delaney

Maryann Casey

Patricia & Chris Caswell
Robyn & Charles Citrin

Georgia Court & Robin Radin

Gene & Linda Crump

Larry & Debbie Haspel

Richard Johnson & Deborah Kalb

Alyssia Lazin Kapic & Pavel Kapic
Andy & Ruth Maass

Ron & Pat Pantello

Dennis Rees & Felice Schulaner

Hobart & Janis Swan

Mary Lou Winnick




The Hermitage Greenfield Prize Celebration is presented in partnership with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.