The Coterie Gala

Annual Benefit

Spend a beautiful summer evening celebrating The Coterie, the number one arts educator in Kansas City, with dinner, drinks & entertainment. Benefits are critical in helping us fulfill the mission of The Coterie, which has served over 1.5 million young people and their families and continues to grow. We hope that you will join us!

Event Details & Reservations


Celebrate The Coterie:
where there are no small characters

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Sheraton Hotel at Crown Center

Summer Cocktail

6:30pm Cocktails and Super Silent Auction

7:45pm Program and Dinner

9:30pm Dessert and Dancing

$175 per person
$1,500 for a reserved table for eight


Reserve by phone with a credit card:

The proceeds of this gala support the extraordinary reach of The Coterie's education programs, including classes in six satellite locations; Storytelling at Children's Mercy Hospital; Sundays at the Plaza Library; Reaching the Write Minds/Young Playwright's Festival; and our award-winning Dramatic Health Education Project, and Project Pride. In addition, due to its wild success at last year's 35th anniversary gala, we are continuing to provide subsidized buses to help educators bring their students to the theatre.

Celebrate the Coterie Sponsors

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors whose contributions help the Coterie produce shows and programs that benefit over 80,000 students and families each year. 

Theatre League
Jeanne & Charles Sosland

Commerce Bank
The John & Bernice Hamra Foundation
Kauffman Foundation, Muriel McBrien

Lisa & Charles Schellhorn
Theresa & Shaun Stoker

Acord Cox Company
Ellen & John Aisenbrey
B&B Theatres
Ann & Kenneth Baum
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas City
Bonnie Blythe & Douglas Dee
Case Linden PC
Jan Church
Cathy & Steve Doyal
Crown Center Redevelopment Corp
Mike Enos
Heather & Tim Freund
Jennifer & Jake Fuller
Kara & Andrew Harmon
Colleen & Mike Hochberg
Kayden & Jason Howard
Susan & Eric Johnson
Kansas City Life Insurance Co.
Lori & David Riddle
Rebecca Schwietz & Andrew Van Der Laan
Standard Battery
Mindy & Deric Stewart

Come Celebrate!