Gala and Annual


“Be prepared to have your heart blown wide open!”

CATA’s signature public event, the Gala and Annual Performance is the culmination of hundreds of performing arts workshops and a celebration of the tremendous artistry of people with disabilities. Hosted at Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer Playhouse, the event is a powerful demonstration of community and inclusion —“one of the most joyous events of the year.”


In 2020 and 2021, CATA presented two vibrant, electrifying virtual galas—each drawing more than 2,000 viewers online each year. Watch the full replays below.

2021 Virtual Gala: “Artistic Liberties”

2020 Virtual Gala: “Art on My Sleeve”

2019 Annual Performance: “NEXUS”


Questions about the show? Want to know about accessibility, purchasing tickets, dress code, or something else? We’ve got you covered. Click here for our “Know Before You Go” guide.


CATA’s 2021 Virtual Gala & Performance was made possible thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. Your gift as a Gala Sponsor inspires others to join in supporting CATA’s mission and helps to underwrite 1,500 year-round arts workshops for people with disabilities across Berkshire and Columbia counties. Learn more.



The Feigenbaum Foundation
Will Osborne & Mary Pope Osborne
Emily Rechnitz
Leslie & Stephen Shatz
Dr. Robert C. & Tina Sohn Foundation



Allegrone Companies
Berkshire Bank
Blue Q
Neil & Kathleen Chrisman
Fallon Health
Linda Greenhouse & Eugene Fidell
Greylock Federal Credit Union
Ira & Jami Grossman
Joan & Jim Hunter
Joyce Linde
Elizabeth & Robert McGraw, The Donald C. McGraw Foundation, and Black Rock Foundation
Claudia Perles & Gerry Fultz
Anne Smith & John Goodhue
Liz & Mark Williams



Sandra Baron & Gregory Diskant
Berkshire Health Systems
Berkshire Magazine
Berkshire Mountain Distillers
Donna Bernstein
Heather Wells Heim & Matthew Heim
Sarah Hunter
Nina & John Lipkowitz
The Family of Louisa Millonzi
Seth & Mary Nash
Paul Neely & Susan Street
Joan Rechnitz
Linda & Frank Russell
Eva & Kip Sheridan
Danielle & Dan Stern


Apella Capital
Balance Rock Investment Group
Blue Spark Financial
Clark + Green, Inc.
Dana Bixby Architecture
Granville House LLC
Lee Bank
L.P. Adams Co.
Martino Glass
Dr. Sharon Mozian, MD, PC


Jay & Elizabeth Bikofsky
Judy & Tim Boomer
Cindy & Jeff Caminiti
Nate Casto & Terri Chegwidden
The Dobbins Foundation
Janet & John Egelhofer
Janet Reich Elsbach
Virginia & James Giddens
Stephanie Gittleman
Marian Godfrey & Tom Gardner
Susan W. Gold
Ann & Peter Herbst
Beverly & David Hosokawa
Jane & Charlie Johnson
Phyllis Patti Klein
Marisa Labozzetta & Martin Wohl
Taryn & Mark Leavitt
Laurie Gilden Lindner
James Marden & Jennifer Press Marden
Elaine Radiss & Rich Petrino
Cris Raymond
Carol & Michael Riordan
Martha Sauer & David Rosenthal
The Schnesel Family Fund
Ben & Elaine Silberstein
Maria Sirois
Suzannah & Pieter Van Schaick