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:

Artistic Director's Circle
$50,000+
  • Peter Allard, through The Highbury Foundation
  • Linda & Graham Brown
  • Raymond Heung, through the Y.P. Heung Foundation
  • Barbara Klebanoff, through the H.D. Klebanoff Memorial Fund at the Calgary Foundation
Choreographers' Circle
$25,000–$49,999
  • Melina Buckley & J.J. Camp
  • Dr. Kevin B. Leslie
  • Jane McLennan
  • Sonya Wall
$15,000–$24,999
  • Lewis Crowhurst Henry Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Carol & Byran Gibson
  • Donna Molby
  • Fraley Jane Palmer, through the Palmer Family Foundation
  • Sandra & James Pitblado
  • Katerina Tieman & David Scott
  • Don & Jane Shumka
$10,000–$14,999
  • Joanie Anderson
  • Jill Diamond, through the Diamond Foundation
  • Arlene Gladstone & Hamish Cameron
  • Stan & Kathy Hamilton
  • Robert Lemon, in memory of Robert Ledingham
  • Gerald & Sheahan McGavin
  • Michael & Inna O'Brian, through the Michael O'Brian Family Foundation
  • Julie Poskitt *
  • Bruce Wright
Dancers' Circle
$5,000–$9,999
  • Marnie Carter, through the Deux Mille Foundation
  • Sherry Killam
  • Brigitte & Henning Freybe
  • Melanie Ferrandi & Doug Leard
  • Renée Levcovitch
  • Anndraya Luui
  • Jean Orr
  • Julie & Michael Seelig
  • Chuck Willms & Thora Sigurdson
  • Coreen Sol
$2,500–$4,999
  • Stephen Fitterman
  • Chrislana & John Gregory
  • Donald Hayes
  • Liz Haan & Bill Holt
  • Charles Pitts & Lael King, through the Anako Foundation
  • Ingrid Leong
  • Pamela McDonald
  • The McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Alan & Gwendoline Pyatt
  • Robert J. Riecken
  • Lynette & Fay Son Hing
  • Cheryl Stevens
  • Jim & Monika Sullivan
  • Margaret Mason & Brian Taylor
  • Susan Mertens & Max Wyman
  • Charles E. Young, through Marin Investments Ltd.
$1,000–$2,499
  • Anonymous (5)
  • Susan Adams
  • Timothy Agg & Stuart Alcock
  • Santa Aloi
  • Bob & Elizabeth-Anne Armstrong
  • Jason Attew
  • Ruth Brodie
  • Janice Cameron
  • John Clark
  • Monte Clark
  • Fraser Norrie & David Clarke
  • Sheila Cowie
  • John A. Davis
  • Paula Palyga & David Demers
  • Stephane Deseau
  • Sai Di
  • Greg Blowden & Janice Dillon
  • Drs. Allen & Connie Eaves
  • John Esdaile
  • Marcie Flom
  • Victoria Graham
  • Cathy Grant
  • Dr. Sheldon Green
  • Susan & Matthew Hall
  • Gordon Harris
  • Richard & Carol Henriquez
  • Dr. Peter Holowka
  • The Inspector - Home Inspection Services Inc.
  • Arlene James
  • Shell Johnson
  • Jennifer Johnstone
  • Robert Goldstein & Christine Kerr
  • Erika Kertesz-Green
  • Elisabeth & David Kyle
  • Nelson Lacharity
  • Larry Beasley & Sandy Logan
  • Emily Molnar
  • Michael F. Morrissey
  • Leslie Lee & John Murphy
  • David Allison & Christopher Nicholson
  • John J. O'Leary
  • Bev Park
  • Michelle Pullan & Rino Pace
  • Frances Picherack
  • Elaine Pitblado
  • Ann Ramsay & Chris Pollard
  • Sabine Rouques
  • Frank Salisbury
  • Sonja Sanguinetti
  • Ilona Scharer
  • Mark Ward & Adriana Santamaria
  • Dr. Joost Schokkenbroek
  • George D. Seslija
  • Dr. Philip Sestak
  • Angelika Hedley & Annelise Scholz
  • Shiff Family Vancouver Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Arnold & Anita Silber, through the ZLC Foundation
  • Julian Smith
  • Thom Weeks & Jennifer Stanley
  • Larry D. Stonsifer
  • Ginny & David Strang
  • The Inspector - Home Inspection Services Inc.
  • Patricia Tolmie
  • Con Verburg
  • Andrea Zwack & Michael Vermette
  • Mahmoud Virani
  • Jonathan & Olga Voigt
  • Carole Walkinshaw
  • Bruno Wall
  • Dr. Linda Warren
  • Melanie & Eric Semlacher
Legacy Circle
  • Our future looks bright, many thanks to the following for planned gifts to Ballet BC:
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  • Anonymous (3)
  • The Estate of Donald Allen
  • The Estate of John Cabeldu
  • Ann Coombs
  • Jillian Francis
  • The Liz Haan & 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 (1)
  • Andrew & Kerry Block
  • Ann Cameron
  • Corinne Caulfield
  • Sherry Cavallin
  • Peter Dickinson & Richard Cavell
  • Charles Sale & Margaret Charlton
  • Pam Cooper
  • Jody Dales
  • Lillian & Ross Davidson Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Gregory D. Deans
  • Dorothy & Robert Findlay
  • Ronald E. Gibbs
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Carolyn Haddock
  • Jane Durante & Henry Hawthorn *
  • Sharon Kahn
  • Janet & Derwyn Lea
  • Claude LeDoux
  • Elaine Murray
  • Bradley Newby
  • Daniel & Pauline Nocente
  • Barra O' Brian
  • Helen & John O'Brian
  • Russ & Lucille Pacey
  • Chuck Brook & Margot Paris
  • Kelly Porter
  • Manrico Scremin
  • Jeannie Wexler
$250–$499
  • Anonymous (1)
  • Maureen Allen
  • Gillian Beattie
  • Alain Boisset
  • Carol L. Carr
  • Anne Carson
  • Johanne Vincent & David Chercover
  • Stephanie Coleridge
  • Esther Cummer
  • Denise & Stewart Cunningham
  • Dr. Kate Dahlstrom
  • Jill Davidson
  • Marie Schneider & Richard Dettman
  • Aurela & Michael Edgson
  • Desirée Ellis
  • Helaine Erickson-Shepard
  • Dr. Thalia Field
  • John Geddes
  • Anthony J. Giacinti, in memory of Lola MacLaughlin
  • Gary & Jesse Glans
  • Peter Gorgopa
  • Yvonne Grohmuller
  • Marla Guralnick & Josh Pekarsky
  • Dr. Evelyn J. Harden
  • Jane Flick & Robert Heidbreder
  • Maggi Cheetham & Tom Hobley
  • Marnie Jarvis
  • Merle Kamin, in memory of Rose Kamin
  • Mel Kaushansky
  • Margaret Kerr
  • Bonnie & Annie Lambert
  • Paul Larocque
  • Greg Leach
  • Margaret Leeper
  • Nancy Lehman
  • William Longstaff
  • Mary Loukas
  • Hilary Lukin Johnston
  • Laverne MacFadden
  • Ray L. McNabb
  • Ashley McCreath
  • Della & Stuart McLaughlin
  • Katherine Wreford & Bruce McLean
  • Fred Lee & Joshua McVeity
  • Peppa Martin & Family
  • Rob & Orla Nicklom
  • Greg Sivucha & Grace Pastine
  • Marla Guralnick & Josh Pekarsky
  • Muriel Perry
  • Linda K. Porter
  • Judy Reykdal
  • H. Janet Ried
  • Selma Savage
  • Andrew Serrant
  • Herb Silber, through the ZLC Foundation
  • Greg Sivucha & Grace Pastine
  • Judy Snaydon
  • John Hallett & Lindsay Stewart
  • Peter E. Thaler
  • Samantha Turley
  • Vivian Urquhart
  • Johanne Vincent
  • Lawrence Ward
  • Frances White
  • Kathryn & Jim Woodward
  • Brenda Young
  • Susan Boyd & Claire Young
$100–$249
  • Anonymous (3)
  • Joie Anyon
  • Laura Aliaga & Steve Barmash
  • Laurence Bayzand
  • Susan Beechey
  • D. McFadden & K. Berean
  • Jennifer Bibby
  • Patricia Bond
  • Brian Burke
  • Melanie Carfantan-McLachlan
  • Paul Caron
  • Ru Christogeorge
  • Danielle Clifford
  • Judith Coffin
  • Ruth Comisarow
  • Pauline Davidson
  • Deborah Dunne
  • Janet Ericksen
  • Susan Evans
  • Fisher Family
  • Cynthia Fisher
  • Daniel Fiss
  • Glenna Geddes
  • Greg & Mokika Gehlen
  • Katherine Gerson
  • Samantha Gill
  • Margie GIllis
  • Erik Graff
  • Linda Graham
  • Karen Hamersley
  • Patricia Harrold
  • Bill Hay
  • Sybil Henteleff
  • Roger Hobden
  • Brenda Hochachka
  • Trish Hopkins
  • Elizabeth Hunter
  • Donald Ingledew
  • Susan Irwin
  • Laura James
  • Kathleen Jarvis
  • Earl Jenkins, in memory of Betty Jenkins
  • Jana Jordan
  • Lynn Katey
  • Greg Kirkham
  • Teresa Kirschner
  • Madelaine Koenigsberg
  • Karen Konrad
  • Barbara & Robin Kuritzky
  • Elisabeth Kwan
  • David Lach
  • Graeme Langager
  • Lorey Lasley
  • Trevor Lautens, in memory of Anna Jenson
  • Harry Lew
  • Elizabeth Lloyd
  • Kevin Lorenz
  • Mary C. Lum
  • Troy Lundberg
  • Geoffrey Lyster
  • Nancy MacDonald
  • Shawne MacIntyre
  • Catherine McKeehan
  • Jon McRae
  • Tirza Madrigal Gaviria
  • Trevor McLain & Darrell Mahoney
  • Patricia Manly
  • Eileen Manning
  • Laurel March
  • Craig Markovic
  • Dr. Carolyn Montgomery
  • David Moriarty
  • Peggy Mutch
  • Ardis Nelson
  • Ingrid Ochodek
  • Cindy & Gary Onstad
  • Barbara Pennyway
  • Tricia Pepper
  • George Plawski
  • Terry Prince
  • Lisa Pullan
  • Victoria Henderson & John Radosevic
  • Jo-Anne Ray
  • Adele Ritch
  • Stephanie J. Robb
  • Tamara Ross
  • Kulwinder Sall
  • Kristen Seer
  • Eileen Sengara
  • Diego Silva
  • Ellen & Robert Silverman
  • Rosamond Smith
  • Patricia A. Starkie
  • Daniel Steiner
  • Nicole Stepanek
  • Penny Stratas
  • Jean Swenerton
  • Wayne Tam
  • Beverley Taylor
  • Naomi Taylor
  • Jan Tennant
  • James Teshima
  • Maria Angelica Valenzuela
  • Eric van Iersel
  • Michele Wang
  • David Webb
  • Marina Weremchuk
  • Vincent Wheeler
  • Jason Wright
  • Cheryl Yaremko
  • Tony & Jean Yaremko
  • Francis S. W. Zih
$1–$99
  • Anonymous (7)
  • Rebecca Abblitt
  • Gabrielle Abrahams
  • Dareren Ainsley
  • Debra Akhurst
  • Sylvia Andrews
  • Sheridan Angerilli
  • Wendy Atkinson
  • Patricia Auron
  • Mike Bagshawe
  • Mirsada Banjac
  • Jeffrey Bayntun
  • Christine Beauchamp
  • Heidi Benda
  • Nawel Benrabah
  • Theodore Benson
  • Jan M. Bikic
  • Ingrid Bjerkelund
  • Constance E. Blundy
  • Miles Boisselle
  • Terry Bolton
  • Doru George Botez
  • Rudi Botha
  • Liz Bowell
  • Christiane Boyce
  • Susan Brant
  • A. Almond Brousson
  • Gabriel Brito Benitez
  • Gordon Briggs
  • Donna Brown
  • Sabrina Bruns
  • Harriet Burgess
  • Jessica Butt
  • Robert Byrd
  • Lucian Caliman
  • Dorothy Campbell
  • Brooke Carere
  • Jan Carr
  • Rey Carroll
  • Sofia Chang
  • Colette Cheung
  • Julia Cheng
  • Leonardo Chiu
  • Lindsay Clague
  • Joanna Clark
  • Garry Clarke
  • Paul Clarkson
  • Georgia Clayton
  • Brian Coleman
  • Michael Collins
  • Catherine Collver
  • Amelie Cote
  • David Cretelli
  • Colleen Davidson
  • Soosan Davis
  • Vanessa de Jong
  • Susan Dehnel, in memory of Ladene E. Dehnel
  • Samantha Dickie
  • Danica Djurkovic
  • Monica Drake
  • Ben Duenas
  • Marla Eist
  • Sarah Eustace
  • Grey Fairclough
  • Liang Fang
  • Valery Farquhar
  • Ron Field
  • Elaine Fleming
  • Jennifer Fontaine
  • Chad Ford
  • Morgan Fowler
  • Tina Friesen
  • Patrick J. Gamble
  • Michael Garvey
  • Victoria Gauthier
  • Juliette Geddes
  • Paul Geddes
  • Melodie Gerbier
  • Erika Gerson
  • Denise Gilbert
  • Patricia Gilchrist
  • Mary Godolphin
  • Ariel Goldenberg
  • Warren Greatrex
  • Valerie Gruson
  • Gwen Guile
  • Stephen Hallingham
  • T. Peter Handregan
  • L. Hansen
  • Thomas Hanus
  • David Harryman
  • Karin Hartner
  • Judy Harvey
  • Tera Hawes
  • Sarah Heck
  • Kathryn Helman
  • Sarah Higgs
  • Ellen Hill
  • Tim Hofer
  • Gary Hooley
  • Mike Houston
  • Sydney Illerbrun
  • M. Jack-Lacroix
  • Stephen Jamieson
  • Lindsay Jang
  • Antony Johnston
  • Karim Jiwa
  • Robert F. Jolda
  • Wendy Jones Carere
  • Paul Kainth
  • Katarzyna Katarzyna
  • Cheryl Kathler
  • Lori Kay
  • Christina Kembi
  • Teri Jo Killoran
  • Yoko Kinno-Lucyshyn
  • Gustav K. Klann
  • Victoria Koby
  • Rosario Kolstee
  • Maksym Krolenko
  • Rebecca A. Kruthaup
  • Nicola Kuchta
  • Tylor Kutny
  • Jamie Kwaitkowski
  • Olga Lacovlenco
  • Danelle Laidlaw
  • Donna Lang
  • Danielle Lawson
  • Sharon LeBlanc
  • Ke Li
  • Richard Lipsey
  • Carolyn Liu
  • Helen Liu
  • Sharmeen Lovett
  • Lucia Lundin
  • James Luvisotto
  • Donald & Carol Lyster
  • Larry MacDonald
  • E. MacIntosh
  • Kenneth MacIntosh
  • Fiona MacKay
  • Scott McCloy
  • Daniel McGinnis
  • Raymond McNichol
  • Olga Makarevskiy
  • Steven Malynowsky
  • Janet Martens
  • Cecilia Martinez
  • Karen Matthews
  • Susan Mattice
  • Paula Mattusch
  • Erika Mayall
  • Ivar Mickelson
  • Katherine Miller
  • Raymond Monteith
  • Linda Moola
  • Armando Moreno-Geraldes
  • Glen Morgan
  • Stefan Mudler
  • Nicole Murray
  • Adrienne Muscat
  • Diane Nauss
  • Tsvetanka Nedyalkova
  • Joanne Neufeld
  • Lily Ng
  • Michelle Noiles
  • Diana Norburn
  • Nicolle Nordmann
  • Catherine Okonta
  • Jean-Francois Paradis
  • Laura Pasut
  • Suzie Payne
  • Michael Pearce
  • Kirsten Pedersen
  • Otto Pfister
  • Mia Poblete
  • Jennifer Pougnet
  • Heather Price
  • Lorne Prupas
  • Jacqueline Purcell
  • Nada Purlo
  • Sonia Puttonen
  • David Rawlyk
  • Melanie Ray
  • Duncan & Kim Rice
  • Margaret Robinson
  • Susan Rousseau
  • Julie Rudd
  • Jim Rutley
  • Volodymyr Sapsai
  • Philip James Seth
  • Tracy Shaw
  • Ellen Shumiatcher
  • Patricia Shuster
  • David Simpson
  • Joy Smith
  • Albert Solheim
  • Lynda Spratley
  • Sarah L. Spratley
  • Monika Staub
  • Susan Stefanshyn
  • Pat Stewart
  • Mark Strouts
  • Lisa Sundstrom
  • Michael Talbot Kelly
  • Patricia Thielmann
  • Preeti Thindal
  • Michelle Thompson
  • Thamara Thompson
  • Rachelle Todd
  • Catherine Trueman
  • Natacha Urbina
  • Elizabeth Varughese
  • Cristina Viviani
  • Daniela Von Den Driesch
  • Lesley Walker
  • Di Wang
  • Matthew Wansink
  • Karl Watson
  • Wendy Watson
  • Gillian Werner
  • Elizabeth Wheaton
  • Raven White
  • Shelly Wiebe
  • Donna Wiess
  • Matthew Williams
  • Siobhann Williamson
  • Jacqueline Wilmott
  • Eileen Wolff
  • Melissa Bienvenue Woods
  • Michael Woolnough
  • Kristopher Yardley
  • James Yeates
  • Donna Yee-Sorensen
  • Andrea Zimmerman
Special Thanks
  • Stuart Alcock
  • David Allison
  • Arts Umbrella
  • Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
  • Dr. Larry Chan
  • David Cohen, Geodis International
  • Garfield Crooks
  • Carrie Dick
  • Stephen Fitterman
  • Gillian Freeman
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Cathy Gordon
  • John Hallett
  • index.studio
  • McCarthy Tétrault
  • Pia Lo
  • Susan Loewen
  • Dr. Anthony McDougall
  • Jon McRae
  • Josh Murray
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • Sylvain Senez
  • Odette Slater
  • Michael Slobodian
  • Lindsay Stewart
  • Dr. Nardia Strydom
  • Terry Whitehead
  • Cindi Wicklund
  • Inge Zegel
  • And to ALL of our wonderful volunteers, THANK YOU!
  • * deceased

  • Lists current as of February 11, 2019