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Inaugural Gala


The Belafonte Family Foundation welcomes you as a part of this cornerstone event. We are proud and beyond excited to have been graced with the opportunity to share our mission, aspirations, and planning… and thank you in advance for your support!

We carry forward the spirit and commitment shown by countless men and women, young and old that devoted themselves to helping make the world a better place.


We welcome you on this exciting and important journey with us! 


Malena, David, Sarafina, & Amadeus


Founder’s Circle

Sony Music 

Bold Capital

Dr. Gordon Segal


Legacy Sponsor

Jones Day

Bonnie Haydon


Platinum Sponsors

Jones Day

Eisner Amper


Pink Pirate Agency 


Gold Sponsors

Eisner Amper

Purist Magazine 

Pamela and John Dicola

Ellen Weinstein

Tamar Kaisser


Legacy Supporters

Peggy Dulany

Helen Stambler Neuberger and Jim Neuberger

Candice Wood


Platinum Supporters

James Taylor

Suzanne Crowell

Richard Weber 


Dr. Miklos and Elena Toth

Kathy Mele

Peter Moeller


Piano Performances




Try To Remember

Performed by

Amadeus Belafonte & Sarafina Belafonte

Accompanied by Richard Cummings


National Dance Institute Performances

(Music credits pulled from ASCAP Repertory Library)


Jump in the Line

Choreographed by Christopher d’Amboise

Music by Harry Belafonte, Rafael Cairi Llama DeLeon, Gabriel Oller, Stevenson C. Samuel

Performed by the Children of NDI


When Colors Come Together

Choreographed by Kay Gayne

Music by Harry Belafonte, David Belafonte, Irving Burgie

Performed by the Children of NDI


Cast List

Amadeus  Belafonte

Sarafina Belafonte

Kemuel Cuffy

Yu Jie Deng

Sabine Dorian

Artem Dudnick

Ysabel  Fitzpatrick

Shawn Jones

Skye Knight

Lydia Little

Celeste Mason

Flor Massey

Peter Nicholson

Corinne O'mara

Anne Pospisil

Olivia Reeves

Dean Riley-Driver

Nathaniel Segura

Niko Siraisi

Desmond Siraisi

Griffen Takyi

Jemma Tedla

Mira Tiongson

Kunga Wangchuk

*Bold Alumni of NDI

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