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:

$100,000+
  • Lewis Crowhurst Henry Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
$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
  • Dr. Kevin B. Leslie
  • Sonya Wall
$25,000–$49,999
  • Melina Buckley & J.J. Camp
  • Carol & Byran Gibson
  • Jane McLennan
$15,000–$24,999
  • Sandra & James Pitblado
  • Don & Jane Shumka
  • Katerina Tieman & David Scott
$10,000–$14,999
  • Joanie Anderson
  • Stan & Kathy Hamilton
  • Robert Lemon, in memory of Robert Ledingham
  • Fraley Jane Palmer, through the Palmer Family Foundation
  • Bruce Wright
$5,000–$9,999
  • Grant Burnyeat
  • Marnie Carter, through the Deux Mille Foundation
  • Jill Diamond, through the Diamond Foundation
  • Melanie Ferrandi & Doug Leard
  • Sherry Killam
  • Leslie Lee & John Murphy
  • Renée Levcovitch
  • Maureen & Larry Lunn
  • Anndraya Luui
  • Gerald & Sheahan McGavin
  • Donna Molby
  • Coreen Sol
  • Chuck Willms & Thora Sigurdson
$2,500–$4,999
  • Anonymous (1)
  • Graeme Barrit
  • John A. Davis
  • Graeme Falkowsky
  • Stephen Fitterman
  • Chrislana & John Gregory
  • Donald Hayes
  • Jennifer Johnstone
  • Ingrid Leong
  • Margaret Mason & Brian Taylor
  • Pamela MacDonald
  • Susan Mertens & Max Wyman
  • Emily Molnar
  • Michael & Inna O'Brian, through the Michael O'Brian Family Foundation
  • Jean Orr
  • Charles Pitts & Lael King, through the Anako Foundation
  • Alan & Gwendoline Pyatt
  • Robert J. Riecken
  • Lynette & Fay Son Hing
  • Cheryl Stevens
  • Ginny & David Strang
  • Jim & Monika Sullivan
  • Charles E. Young, through Marin Investments Ltd.
$1,000–$2,499
  • Anonymous (3)
  • Susan Adams
  • Timothy Agg & Stuart Alcock
  • David Allison & Christopher Nicholson
  • Santa Aloi
  • Robert Armstrong
  • Larry Beasley & Sandy Logan
  • Tina & Tom Blaney
  • Tom & Lori Bradley
  • Ruth Brodie
  • Janice Cameron
  • John Clark
  • Monte Clark
  • Sheila Cowie
  • Sai Di
  • Jane Durante & Henry Hawthorn
  • Drs. Allen & Connie Eaves
  • John Esdaile
  • Jenifer Fenske
  • Marcie Flom
  • Deborah & William Gibson
  • Arlene Gladstone
  • Noel Golden & Danielle Verbrugge
  • Robert Goldstein & Christine Kerr
  • Rick Graham
  • Victoria Graham
  • Cathy Grant
  • Dr. Sheldon Green
  • Angelika Hedley & Annelise Scholz
  • Liz Haan & Bill Holt
  • Susan & Matthew Hall
  • Dr. Peter Harnetty
  • Gordon Harris
  • Jane Durant & Henry Hawthorn
  • Branislav Henselmann
  • Judith Horne
  • Arlene James
  • Shell Johnson
  • Erika Kertesz-Green
  • Elisabeth & David Kyle
  • Nelson Lacharity
  • Irma & Marvin Lamoureux
  • The McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Michael F. Morrissey
  • Fraser Norrie & David Clarke
  • Barra O' Brian
  • Paula Palyga & David Demers
  • Michelle Pullan & Rino Pace
  • Frances Picherack
  • Elaine Pitblado
  • Michelle Pullan & Rino Pace
  • Ann Ramsay & Chris Pollard
  • Sonja Sanguinetti
  • Melanie & Eric Semlacher
  • Dr. Philip Sestak
  • Shiff Family Vancouver Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Wendy Stephen
  • Larry D Stonsifer
  • Patricia Tolmie
  • Con Verburg
  • Mahmoud Virani
  • Carole Walkinshaw
  • Denis Walz
  • Mark Ward & Adriana Santa
  • Dr. Linda Warren
  • Thom Weeks & Jennifer Stanley
  • Peeter & Mary Wesik, through Wesgroup
  • Andrea Zwack & Michael Vermette
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
  • Ann Claire Angus Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Ann Coombs
  • The Estate of John Cabeldu
  • 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)
  • Bob and Elizabeth-Anne Armstrong
  • Andrew & Kerry Block
  • Sherry Cavallin
  • Pam Cooper
  • Lillian and Ross Davidson Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Stephane Deseau
  • Peter Dickinson & Richard Cavell
  • Angela Dudek & Ben Fitch
  • Dorothy & Robert Findlay
  • Ann Fowler
  • Sandra Gajic
  • Ronald E. Gibbs
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Carolyn Haddock
  • Scholz
  • Richard & Carol Henriquez
  • Peter Holowka
  • Jake & Judy Kerr, through the John C. Kerr Family Foundation
  • Janet & Derwyn Lea
  • Claude Ledoux
  • Elaine Murray
  • Coleen & Howard Nemtin
  • Daniel & Pauline Nocente
  • Helen & John O'Brian
  • John J. O'Leary
  • Russ & Lucille Pacey
  • Kelly Porter
  • Charles Sale & Margaret Charlton
  • Ilona Scharer
  • Larry D. Stonsifer
  • Grant Vanston
  • Bruno Wall
  • Ulrika Wallersteiner
  • Jeannie Wexler
  • Sam Wong
$250–$499
  • Anonymous (1)
  • Gillian Beattie
  • Sheila Begg
  • Susan Boyd & Claire Young
  • Victoria Bushnell
  • Ann Cameron
  • Carol Carr
  • Maggi Cheetham & Tom Hobley
  • Denise & Stewart Cunningham
  • Dr. Kate Dahlstrom
  • Jill Davidson
  • Aurela & Michael Edgson
  • Desirée Ellis
  • Helaine Erickson-Shepard
  • Kiana Fisher
  • Jane Flick & Robert Heidbreder
  • Anthony J. Giacinti, in memory of Lola MacLaughlin
  • Ronald E. Gibbs
  • Peter Gorgopa
  • Erik Graff
  • John Hallett
  • Dr. Evelyn J. Harden
  • Marnie Jarvis
  • Merle Kamin
  • Mel Kaushansky
  • Margaret Kerr
  • Greg Kirkham
  • Jason Kur
  • Arnie & Bonnie Lambert
  • Paul Larocque
  • Greg Leach
  • Elizabeth Lloyd
  • William Longstaff
  • Hilary Lukin Johnston
  • Ray L. McNadd
  • Eileen Manning
  • Peppa Martin & Family
  • Teresa Milden
  • Rob & Orla Nicklom
  • Linda K. Porter
  • H. Janet Ried
  • Selma Savage
  • Marie Schneider & Richard Dettman
  • Andrew Serrant
  • Peter E. Thaler
  • George & Nancy Thorn
  • Johanne Vincent & David Chercover
  • Lawrence Ward
  • Kathryn & Jim Woodward
  • Katherine Wreford & Bruce McLean
  • Brenda Young
$100–$249
  • Anonymous (3)
  • Hessie & David Abramowitz
  • Sue Abzinger
  • Jason & Ali Attew
  • Joseph Bardsley
  • Susan Beechey
  • Tiran Behrouz
  • Mackenzie Marie Biggar
  • Michelle Blackwell
  • Johanne Blenkin
  • Alain Boisset
  • Louise Brecht, in memory of Fraser Cowie
  • Charles Brook
  • Jamil Bundalli
  • Brian Burke
  • Melanie Carfantan-McLachlan
  • Ann Carson
  • Ru Christogeorge
  • Danielle Clifford
  • Judith Coffin
  • Stephanie Coleridge
  • Ruth Comisarow
  • Kathryn Cottam
  • Esther Cummer
  • Ainsley Cyopik
  • John Dalrymple
  • Monica Drake
  • Janet Ericksen
  • Ian Farthing
  • Andrea Fehsenfeld
  • G. Douglas Fenton
  • Jane Lee Fernyhough
  • Dr. Thalia Field
  • Daniel Fiss
  • Maureen Fitzgerald & Ervin Schaad, in memory of Fraser Cowie
  • Nancy Frohlick
  • Francesca Fung
  • Glenna & John Geddes
  • Erika Gerson
  • Katherine Gerson
  • Samantha Gill
  • Gary & Jesse Glans
  • Kenneth Gracie & Phillip Wardell
  • Erik Graff
  • Linda Graham
  • Yvonne Grohmuller
  • Candace Haddock
  • Patricia Harrold
  • Bill Hay
  • Victoria Henderson & John Radosevic
  • Sybil Henteleff
  • Stan Holman
  • Trish Hopkins
  • David M. Hunter
  • Elizabeth Hunter
  • Donald Ingledew
  • Kathleen E. Jarvis
  • Earl Jenkins
  • Hodie Kahn
  • Susan & Alexander Kirkpatrick
  • Barbara & Robin Kuritzky
  • Elisabeth Kwan
  • David Lach
  • Irene LaRochelle
  • Trevor Lautens, in memory of Anna Jenson
  • Fred Lee & Joshua McVeity
  • Margaret Leeper
  • Nancy Lehman
  • Henry Lew
  • William Longstaff
  • Janine Love
  • Mary C. Lum
  • Troy Lundberg
  • Trevor McLain & Darrell Mahoney
  • Susan Macdonald
  • Fernando H. Magadan
  • Patricia Manly
  • Laurel March
  • Craig Markovic
  • William H. May
  • Dr. Carolyn Montgomery
  • David Moriarty
  • Peggy Mutch
  • Cindy & Gary Onstad
  • Barbara Pennyway
  • Muriel Perry
  • Lisa Pullan
  • Noni Raskin
  • Stephanie J. Robb
  • Tamara Ross
  • Sabine Rouques
  • Kulwinder Sall
  • Delayne Sartison
  • Carol Schneider
  • Manrico Scremin
  • Kirsten Seer
  • Percy Shroff
  • Diego Silva
  • Rosamond Smith
  • Patricia A. Starkie
  • Ian & Jane Strang
  • Wayne Tam
  • Beverley Taylor
  • Diana Tchakalian
  • Shannon Tennant
  • Jan Tennant
  • Garth Thurber
  • Elizabeth Tompkins
  • Lyle Truden
  • Vivian Urquhart
  • Maria Angelica Valenzuela
  • David Webb
  • Vincent Wheeler
  • Frances White
  • David Wilson
  • Henry Wong
  • Tony & Jean Yaremko
$1–$99
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Dareren Ainsley
  • Debra Akhurst
  • Wendy Atkinson
  • Eric Beauchesne
  • Ingrid Bjerkelund
  • Constance E. Blundy
  • Liz Bowell
  • Genevieve Breau
  • Victoria Bushnell
  • Ray Carroll
  • Maria Chu
  • Joanna Clark
  • Brian Coleman
  • Ruth Comisarow
  • Susan Dehnal, in memory of Ladene E. Dehnel
  • Peter Dodek & Hella Lee
  • Deborah Dunne
  • Marla Eist
  • Susan Evans
  • Paul Geddes
  • Denise Gilbert
  • Mary Godolphin
  • Marnie Gordon
  • Valeria Gruson
  • Gwen Guile
  • Stephen Hallingham
  • Dorothy Ellen Hansen
  • David Harryman
  • Karin Hartner
  • Ye He
  • Amanda Hecimovic
  • Elizabeth Hunter
  • Morrey Rae Hutnick
  • Lindsay Jang
  • Paul Kainth
  • Michael Talbot Kelly
  • Shalina Ladhani
  • Danelle Laidlaw
  • Carolyn Liu
  • Donald & Carol Lyster
  • Gregory Lyster
  • Barbara McBride
  • Fiona MacKay
  • Ellen Mason
  • Kjartan Mather
  • Erika Mayall
  • Lily Ng
  • Ethel Pattison
  • Donna Popovich
  • Jana Posyniak
  • Heather Price
  • Cynthia Ramsay
  • Melanie Ray
  • Sarah Reynolds
  • Duncan & Kim Rice
  • Margaret Robinson
  • Brien Roy
  • Julie Rudd
  • Philip James Seth
  • Patricia Shuster
  • Susan Stefanshyn
  • Rosa Stenberg
  • Pat Stewart
  • Alana D. van Dam
  • Jane Wace
  • Karl Watson
  • Wee Dance Inc. through Kiana Fisher
  • Raven White
  • Jacqueline Wilmott
  • Desiree Zurowski
Special Thanks
  • Stuart Alcock
  • David Allison
  • Arts Umbrella
  • Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
  • Dr. Larry Chan
  • David Cohen, Geodis International
  • Garfield Crooks
  • Wendy D
  • Dance Victoria
  • Stephen Drover
  • Gillian Freeman
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Cathy Gordon
  • Rick Graham
  • index.studio
  • Paul Larocque
  • McCarthy Tétrault
  • Dr. Anthony McDougall
  • Andi McLeish
  • Jon McRae
  • Heather Myers
  • Glenda Ollero
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • Sylvain Senez
  • Michael Slobodian
  • Dr. Nardia Strydom
  • Jerry J. Troy & Villa Magnolia Hotel Suit Studios
  • Cindi Wicklund
  • And to ALL of our wonderful volunteers, THANK YOU!
  • Lists current as of April 30, 2018