2015 Performance Garage
Gala Celebration 
Honoring Victor F. Keen 

 

March 26, 2015

6pm–9pm

 

Gala Co-Chairs Floss Barber & Robert Angevine

 

Performances by Ballet X, Tommie-Waheed Evans, Alchemy Dance Company, and the PG Youth Outreach Program

 

 

The 2015 Gala was a great success!  Thank you to all of the sponsors, donors, performers,
guests, staff, and volunteers who helped to make the evening so special.  

Victor F. Keen 

transition to a dance house following the company’s final season. Victor is passionate about furthering the mission of the Performance Garage -serving the diverse group of dancers, artists, and students who call the Performance Garage home.

 

Victor was born in Pueblo, Colorado, and is a graduate of Trinity College and Harvard Law School. From 1994 to 2008, Victor headed the tax practice group at Duane Morris LLP, and is now “of counsel” to that firm. Outside of his law practice, Victor is the CEO of 3DIcon Corporation and co-owner of a New York-based real estate company.

 

In addition to his support of the Performance Garage, Victor is an active and enthusiastic supporter of the arts in Philadelphia, serving on the Boards of the Philadelphia Theatre Company, the Kimmel Center, and PlayPenn. Victor and Jeanne also own the Bethany Mission Gallery, a repurposed Quaker church adjacent to the Performance Garage. The gallery houses Victor’s extensive collection of “outsider/self-taught” art, vintage radios, toasters, and toys.

 

Victor has touched the lives of countless artists with his generosity and passion for the arts.

Victor Keen is the Co-Founder & Board President of the Performance Garage, and an avid supporter of the arts. He and his wife, choreographer Jeanne Ruddy, purchased the Performance Garage in 2000, and oversaw its transformation from an abandoned auto-body shop into the vibrant center for dance that it is today. As a founding member of the Board of Jeanne Ruddy Dance, Victor supported the Company during its 12 year run, and was instrumental in the organization’s

Honorary Committee

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown
 
Councilman William Greenlee
 
Anne C. Ewers
 
Sara Garonzik
 
Carol Lawrence
 
Paul Meshejian
 
Susan Rock
 
Roy Steinberg

Committee

Barbara Adams

Millie Lane Berg

Amy Branch & Jeff Benoliel

Anthony Canata

Michael & Ellen Singer Coleman

Margery & Frank Cooper

Martha Culvahouse & Jack Waggett

Susan & Carlo DiGiovanni

Janet Goldwater & Branch Coslett

Leonard & Mary Lee Haas

Carol Jones & Judson Robert

Kathryn Keeler & Grant Greapentrog

Raymond Lawrence

Susan Lewis & Josesph Kluger

Michael Lillys

Marlena Lustik

Leslie Miller & Richard Worley

Barbara & David Prescott

Margaret & Scott Reynolds

Lisa Roberts & David Seltzer

Jeanne Ruddy

Carol Saline & Paul Rathblott

Bryna & Andrew Scott

Ashley Searles & Jeb Brookman

Tanya & Pierce Shields

Barbara & Robert Tiffany

Zibby & James Tozer

Kathleen Vick & Steve Stack

Joan& Albert Wachlin

Dr. Robert Wallner

Richard Witt

2015 Gala Sponsors

Jill & Sheldon Bonovitz
 
 
Losenge & Osagie Imasogie