Founders' Council Members

Founders’ Council members provide major funding for our performance season and we are grateful for their support, dedication and encouragement. We extend our most sincere thanks to these individuals for their outstanding generosity:

$50,000+
  • Peter Allard
  • Raymond Heung
$25,000–$49,999
  • Michael Audain & Yoshiko Karasawa
  • Jane McLennan
  • Sonya Wall
$15,000–$24,999
  • Linda & Graham Brown
  • Melina Buckley & J.J. Camp
  • Carol & Byran Gibson
  • Dr. Kevin B. Leslie
  • Sandra & James Pitblado
  • Katerina Tieman & David Scott
$10,000–$14,999
  • Anonymous (1)
  • Joanie Anderson
  • Anndraya Luui
  • Fraley Jane Palmer
  • Don & Jane Shumka
$5,000–$9,999
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Diamond Foundation
  • Melanie Ferrandi & Doug Leard
  • Stan & Kathy Hamilton
  • Sherry Killam
  • Leslie Lee & John Murphy
  • Renée Levcovitch
  • Maureen & Larry Lunn
  • Gerald & Sheahan McGavin
  • Coreen Sol
  • Chuck Willms & Thora Sigurdson
  • Bruce Wright
  • Charles E. Young
$2,500–$4,999
  • Anonymous (1)
  • Graeme Barrit
  • John A. Davis
  • Graham Falkowsky
  • Chrislana & John Gregory
  • Donald Hayes
  • Jennifer Johnstone
  • Robert Lemon in memory of Robert Ledingham
  • Ingrid Leong
  • Jerry & Lilli Luking
  • Margaret Mason
  • Pamela MacDonald
  • Alan & Gwendoline Pyatt
  • Robert J. Riecken
  • Lynette & Fay Son Hing
  • Cheryl Stevens
  • Jim & Monika Sullivan
  • Thom Weeks & Jennifer Stanley
$1,000–$2,499
  • Anonymous (7)
  • Susan Adams
  • Timothy Agg & Stuart Alcock
  • David Allison & Christopher Nicholson
  • Santa Aloi
  • Jane Bern
  • Ruth Brodie
  • Janice Cameron
  • Marnie Carter
  • Pam Cooper
  • Drs. Allen & Connie Eaves
  • John Esdaile
  • Jenifer Fenske
  • Stephen Fitterman
  • Noel Golden & Danielle Verbrugge
  • Robert Goldstein & Christine Kerr
  • Kenneth Gracie
  • Rick Graham
  • Victoria Graham
  • Dr. Sheldon Green
  • Liz Haan & Bill Holt
  • Susan & Matthew Hall
  • Gordon Harris
  • Jane Durante & Henry Hawthorn
  • Branislav Henselmann
  • Judith Horne
  • Ailsa Hyndman
  • Shell Johnson
  • Erika Kertesz-Green
  • Barbara Klebanoff
  • Nelson Lacharity
  • Irma & Marvin Lamoureux
  • The McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Anne McNamara
  • Susan Mertens & Max Wyman
  • Emily Molnar
  • Michael F. Morrissey
  • Fraser Norrie & David Clarke
  • Michael & Inna O'Brian
  • Jean Orr
  • Rino Pace & Michelle Pullan
  • Elaine Pitblado
  • Ann Ramsay & Chris Pollard
  • Sonja Sanguinetti
  • Zak Santiago
  • Melanie & Eric Semlacher
  • Dr. Philip Sestak
  • Wendy Stephen
  • Ginny & David Strang
  • Charles Pitts & Lael King
  • Patricia Tolmie
  • Grant Vanston
  • Con Verburg
  • Mahmoud Virani
  • Carole Walkinshaw
  • Dr. Linda Warren
  • Peeter & Mary Wesik, Wesgroup
  • Andrea Zwack & Michael Vermette
Legacy Circle
  • Our future looks bright thanks to the following who have made provisions in their will, estates that have already contributed funds and individuals who have arranged another type of estate gift for Ballet BC:
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  • Anonymous
  • The Estate of Donald Allen
  • Ann Claire Angus Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Ann Coombs
  • The Estate of John Cabeldu
  • Jillian Francis
  • The Liz Haan and Bill Holt Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • The Estate of Jean Hyatt
  • The Estate of Joanie King
  • Madelaine Koenigsberg
  • Irma & Martin Lamoureux
  • The Estate of Kenneth Long
  • Don & Carol Lyster
  • The Estate of Ronald D. Pearson
  • The Estate of Lois Smith
  • Jason Wrobleski

Ballet BC Friends

Ticket sales cover less than half the cost of what you see on stage and every dollar contributed helps to support our season. Many, many thanks to our Ballet BC Friends:

$500–$999
  • Anonymous (4)
  • Robert Armstrong
  • Sheila Begg
  • Johanne Blenkin
  • Andrew & Kerry Block
  • Sai Di
  • Peter Dickinson & Richard Cavell
  • Angela Dudek & Ben Fitch
  • Ann Fowler
  • Sandra Gajic
  • Ronald Gibbs
  • San Given
  • Arlene Gladstone
  • Peter Holwka
  • Jake & Judy Kerr
  • Oliver Knaus
  • Lindsay & Keith Lambert
  • Janet & Derwyn Lea
  • Claude Ledoux
  • Lena Liu
  • Elaine Murray
  • Daniel and Pauline Nocente
  • Larrie & Ana Maria Novak
  • Helen & John O'Brian
  • Paula Palyga
  • Joanne Rankin & James Burton
  • Charles Sale & Margaret Charlton
  • Mark Ward & Adriana Santa
  • Larry D. Stonsifer
  • Ulrika Wallersteiner
  • Denis Walz
  • Linda J. Yardley
$250–$499
  • Anonymous (3)
  • Dr. Starr Allaby
  • Wendy Bach
  • Laura Bourchier
  • Ann Cameron
  • Dr. Kate Dahlstrom
  • Stephane Deseau
  • Monica Drake
  • Desirée Ellis
  • Helaine Erickson-Shepard
  • Miryam Folisuf
  • Dorothy & Robert Findlay
  • Kiana Fisher
  • Ronald E. Gibbs
  • Peter Gorgopa
  • Keith Hamakawa
  • Richard & Carol Henriquez
  • Maggi Cheetham & Tom Hobley
  • Earl Jenkins
  • Margaret Kerr
  • Jason Kur
  • Nancy Lehman
  • William Longstaff
  • Mary C. Lum
  • Susan Macdonald
  • Eileen Manning
  • Trevor McLain & Darrell Mahoney
  • Cindy & Gary Onstad
  • Kathryn Parasiuk
  • Delayne Sartison
  • Ilona Scharer
  • Marie Schneider & Richard Dettman
  • Andrew Serrant
  • Ellen & Robert Silverman
  • Ian & Jane Strang
  • Yasmeen Strang
  • Peter E. Thaler
  • George & Nancy Thorn
  • Johanne Vincent & David Chercover
  • Lawrence Ward
  • Don Wilson
  • Eric & Shirley Wilson
  • Kathryn & Jim Woodward
  • Susan Boyd & Claire Young
$100–$249
  • Anonymous (10)
  • Hessie & David Abramowitz
  • Sue Abzinger
  • Maureen Allen
  • Jason Attew
  • Joseph Bardsley
  • Gillian Beattie
  • Susan Beechey
  • Richard Biederman
  • Briana Blaney
  • Alain Boisset
  • Louise Brecht in memory of Fraser Cowie
  • Matthew Cale
  • Carol Carr
  • Anne Carson
  • Sherry Cavallin
  • Ru Christogeorge
  • Judith Coffin
  • Stephanie Coleridge
  • Ruth Comisarow
  • Esther Cummer
  • Denise & Stewart Cunningham
  • Jill Davidson
  • Pauline Davidson
  • Aurela & Michael Edgson
  • Janet Ericksen
  • Susan Evans
  • Ian Farthing
  • G. Douglas Fenton
  • Dr. Thalia Field
  • Maureen Fitzgerald & Ervin Schaad in memory of Fraser Cowie
  • Bruce Flexman
  • Jane Flick & Robert Heidbreder
  • John Fuller
  • Glenna Geddes
  • John Geddes
  • Greg Gehlen
  • Erika Gerson
  • Katherine Gerson
  • Anthony J. Giacinti in memory of Lola MacLaughlin
  • Deborah & Willima Gibson
  • Audrey Gill
  • Samantha Gill
  • Graham Good
  • Erik Graff
  • Linda Graham
  • Yvonne Grohmuller
  • Anton Gutenberg
  • Karen Hamersley
  • James Harriss
  • Dr. Chris Harvie
  • William H. May
  • Sybil Henteleff
  • Brenda Hochachka
  • Heather Holden
  • Trish Hopkins
  • David M. Hunter
  • Donald Ingledew
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Marnie Jarvis
  • Hodie Kahn
  • Merle Kamin
  • Greg Kirkham
  • Susan Kirkpatrick
  • Chris Kistner
  • Alice Ko
  • Madelaine Koenigsberg
  • Karen Konrad
  • Barbara & Robin Kuritzky
  • David Lach
  • Irene LaRochelle
  • Trevor Lautens in memory of Anna Jenson
  • Fred Lee & Joshua McVeity
  • Margaret Leeper
  • Janine Love
  • Hilary Lukin Johnston
  • Nancy Macdonald
  • Fernando H. Magadan
  • Patricia Manly
  • Katherine Mansfield
  • Barbara McBride
  • Catherine McKeehan
  • Alix Melchy
  • Teresa Milden
  • Dr. Carolyn Montgomery
  • John Morse
  • Ardis Nelson
  • Coleen & Howard Nemtin
  • Barbara Pennyway
  • H. Janet Reid
  • Sarah Reynolds
  • Stephanie J. Robb
  • John Robinson
  • Frank Salisbury
  • Carol Schneider
  • Manrico Scremin
  • Laurie Sharp
  • Michael Shew
  • Diego Silva
  • Greg Sivucha & Grace Pastine
  • Gillian Smith
  • Rosamond Smith
  • Patricia A. Starkie
  • Bettina Sy
  • Wayne Tam
  • Beverley Taylor
  • Naomi Taylor
  • Elizabeth Tompkins
  • Cynthia Turley
  • Vivian Urquhart
  • Richard Wadge
  • Bruno Wall
  • Patti Wall
  • Sarah Watson
  • Marina Weremchuk
  • Frances White
  • Sara Williamson
  • Derek Wilson
  • Katherine Wreford & Bruce McLean
  • Barbara Wrinkle
  • Cheryl Yaremko
  • Inge Zegel
$1–$99
  • Anonymous (5)
  • Vishal Anand
  • Donia Andriamahady
  • Wendy Atkinson
  • Michelle Baker
  • Eric Beauchesne
  • Tiran Behrouz
  • Andija Benes
  • Keri Bennett
  • E. L. Bentall
  • Jillian Bergsten
  • Mackenzie Marie Biggar
  • Michelle Blackwell
  • Lucas Blaney
  • Alyssa Bozzer
  • Jamil Bundalli
  • Amanda Burrows
  • Victoria Bushnell
  • Gabriel Cabrera
  • Melanie Carfantan-McLachlan
  • Maria Chu
  • Brian Coleman
  • John Cote
  • Jessica Couzelis
  • Samanthan Cunliffe
  • Patricia Daum
  • Ryan Davies
  • Susan Dehnal in memory of Ladene E. Dehnel
  • Donna Deschamps
  • Jennifer Dhanaday
  • Peter Dodek & Hella Lee
  • Josh Drummond
  • Deborah Dunne
  • Nicola Fairweather
  • Marc Forster
  • Ann Fowler
  • Stephanie Fung
  • Paul Geddes
  • Jennifer Giannone
  • Denise Gilbert
  • Mary Godolphin
  • Marnie Gordon
  • Erikka Griffiths-Keam
  • Valeria Gruson
  • Carolyn Haddock
  • Dorothy Ellen Hansen
  • J. Harrison
  • Patricia Harrold
  • Pat Harrold & Jayne Forbes
  • Karin Hartner
  • Ye He
  • Amanda Hecimovic
  • Nesrine Jabbour
  • Tyson Jerry
  • Fayyaz Marmali
  • Merle Kaye de Leon
  • Kevin Keystone
  • Heather Kirkland
  • Krista Klein
  • Ortrun Kneifel
  • Jessica Lam
  • Sonia Lam
  • Martin Lambert
  • Donna Lee
  • Kate Lucas
  • Donald & Carol Lyster
  • Melody Ma
  • Fiona MacKay
  • Mark MacKay
  • Heather MacKenzie-Beck
  • Margaret Mason
  • Lucus Mcllhargey
  • Margaret McLean
  • Lydia Meister
  • Paula Meyler
  • Alexandra Mitreodis
  • Elizabeth Murphy
  • Molly Murray
  • Sarah Murray
  • Glenda Ollero
  • Patricia Phillips
  • April Pierce
  • Donna Popovich
  • Jana Posyniak
  • Sabine Rouques
  • Julie Rudd
  • Elizabeth Ryan
  • Stephanie Sanger
  • Bernard Schulz
  • Alear Shabti
  • Ellen Shumiatcher
  • Patricia Shuster
  • Paulo Silva
  • Rhea Simpson
  • Joy Smith
  • May So
  • Pierre Soucy
  • Adrianna St. Denis
  • Susan Stefanshyn
  • Pat Stewart
  • Mai Tarasoff
  • Paige Tibbles
  • Rebecca Tunnacliffe
  • Alana D. van Dam
  • Jennifer Vartianinen
  • Jonathan L. Waddington
  • Mark Ward
  • Mary I.L. Warden
  • Gareth Wee
  • Matt Willprecht
  • Priscilla Wingerbach
  • Desiree Zurowski
Special Thanks
  • Stuart Alcock
  • David Allison
  • Sean Allt
  • Arts Umbrella
  • CJ Castro
  • Dr. Larry Chan
  • David Cohen, Geodis
  • Cody Cox
  • Covenant House
  • Garfield Crooks
  • The Dance Centre
  • Carrie Dick
  • Christopher Fortini
  • Gillian Freeman
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Cathy Gordon
  • Rick Graham
  • Zenya Kasubuchi
  • Paul Larocque
  • Glenda Ollero
  • McCarthy Tétrault
  • Dr. Anthony McDougall
  • Lucille Pacey
  • Christopher Robbins
  • Michael Slobodian
  • Dr. Nardia Strydom
  • Nika Townsend
  • And to ALL of our wonderful volunteers, THANK YOU!
  • Lists current as of May 1, 2017.