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/The Highbury Foundation
  • Linda & Graham Brown
  • Y.P. Heung Foundation
  • Jane McLennan
  • Jefferson Mooney & Suzanne Bolton
Choreographers' Circle
$25,000–$49,999
  • Melina Buckley & J.J. Camp
  • The Edwina and Paul Heller Memorial Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Arlene Gladstone & Hamish Cameron
  • Fraley Jane Palmer/The Palmer Family Foundation
  • Donna Molby
  • Charlotte and Sonya Wall Arts Fund
$15,000–$24,999
  • Robert Lemon, in memory of Robert Ledingham
  • Dr. Kevin B. Leslie
  • Sandra & James Pitblado
  • Arnold & Anita Silber
  • Kirsten Wilson
$10,000–$14,999
  • Joanie Anderson
  • Mary & Roger Clark
  • Carol & Byran Gibson
  • Gerald & Sheahan McGavin
  • Don & Jane Shumka
  • Katerina Tieman & David Scott
  • Bruce Munro Wright
Dancers' Circle
$5,000–$9,999
  • Anonymous
  • Bob & Elizabeth-Anne Armstrong
  • Marnie Carter
  • John Clark
  • Melanie Ferrandi & Doug Leard
  • Stephen Fitterman
  • Stan & Kathy Hamilton
  • Lillian and Ross Davidson Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Anndraya Luui
  • Dario Meli
  • Michael & Inna O’Brian
  • Julie & Michael Seelig
  • Coreen Sol
  • Lynette & Fay Son Hing
  • Cheryl Stevens
  • Ronald & Janet Stern
  • Chuck Willms & Thora Sigurdson
$2,500–$4,999
  • Anonymous
  • Shirley Barnett
  • Greg Bowden & Janice Dillon
  • Ruth Brodie
  • John A. Davis
  • Chrislana & John Gregory
  • Donald Hayes
  • Gabriel Hinojosa
  • Irma & Marvin Lamoureux
  • Ingrid Leong
  • John McHale & Renée Levcovitch
  • Fraidie Martz
  • Margaret Mason & Brian Taylor
  • Susan Mertens & Max Wyman
  • The McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Jean Orr
  • Alan & Gwendoline Pyatt
  • Risa & Bill Levine
  • Robert J. Riecken
  • Jim & Monika Sullivan
  • Charles E. Young
$1,000–$2,499
  • Anonymous
  • Susan Adams
  • Timothy Agg & Stuart Alcock
  • David Allison & Chris Nicholson
  • Santa Aloi
  • Jason & Ali Attew
  • Sheila Begg
  • Bev Briscoe & Art Vertlieb
  • Bev Park
  • Jennifer Bibby
  • Elizabeth & Chris Bourassa
  • Regina Boxer
  • Janice Cameron
  • Glass Slipper Dance Co.
  • Sherry Cavallin
  • Vivian Chan & Olaf Piwowar
  • Mortgage for a Cause
  • Monte Clark
  • Clifford Russell Cmolik
  • Fraser & Sheila Cowie
  • Samantha Cunliffe
  • Rachel Davies
  • Stephane Deseau
  • Isabelle Diamond
  • Chris Doray
  • John Esdaile &Jane Bern
  • Tom Ferries & Lisa Pankratz
  • Marcie Flom
  • Jillian Francis
  • Michael Heeney & Hilary Meredith
  • Brigitte & Henning Freybe
  • Liz Haan & Bill Holt
  • Catherine Heath
  • Angelika Hedley & Annelise Scholz
  • Dr. Peter Holowka
  • Michael Gallagher
  • Deborah & William Gibson
  • Noel Golden & Danielle Verbrugge
  • Victoria Graham
  • Dr. Sheldon Green
  • Dr. Peter Harnetty
  • Richard & Carol Henriquez
  • Arlene James
  • The John C Kerr Family Foundation
  • Barbara Klebanoff
  • Judy & David Korbin
  • Evelyn Kahn
  • Hodie Khan
  • Sharon Kahn
  • Tara & Kylie Kemes
  • Erika Kertesz-Green
  • Sherry Killam
  • Elmar & Christine Klukas
  • Ted & Debby Koffman
  • Monica & Earl Drake
  • Nelson Lacharity
  • Michael Leclair & Greg Whalen
  • The Andrew Mahon Foundation
  • Burgundy Asset Management
  • Marla Guralnick & Joshua Pekarsky
  • Della & Stuart McLaughlin
  • Colin Melnyk
  • Susan Mendelson & Jack Lutsky, in honour of Arlene Gladstone
  • Emily Molnar
  • Michael F. Morrissey
  • Fraser Norrie & David Clarke
  • John J. O’Leary
  • Paula Palyga & David Demers
  • Trudy & Dan Pekarsky
  • Elaine Pitblado
  • Charles Pitts & Lael King/Anako Foundation
  • Yvette Porte
  • Michelle Pullan & Rino Pace
  • Ann Ramsay & Chris Pollard
  • Tobin Robbins & Sandra Broudy
  • Dr. Robert Daum & Dr. Frederick Fajardo
  • Ruth Ross
  • Sabine Rouques
  • Frank Salisbury
  • Sonja Sanguinetti
  • Ilona Scharer
  • Melanie & Eric Semlacher
  • George D. Seslija & Marla Kiess
  • Dr. Philip Sestak
  • Kayla Shoctor
  • Marshall Shoctor
  • Larry D. Stonsifer & Ron Angress
  • Dr. Nardia Strydom
  • Dr. David L. Swanson & Dr. Rhonda Low
  • Patricia Tolmie
  • Victoria Turnbull
  • Con Verburg
  • Jonathan & Olga Voigt
  • Nada Vuksic
  • Bruno Wall
  • Mark Ward & Adriana Santamaria
  • Dr. Linda Warren
  • Peeter & Mary Wesik
  • Jeannie Wexler
  • Fei Wong
  • Yosef Wosk Family Foundation
  • Andrea Zwack & Michael Vermette
Legacy Circle

Our future looks bright, many thanks to the following for planned gifts to Ballet BC:

  • Anonymous (3)
  • The Estate of Donald Allen
  • The Estate of Helen Elizabeth Armstrong
  • The Estate of John Cabeldu
  • Jillian Francis
  • The late Julie Poskitt
  • The Liz Haan & Bill Holt Fund
  • The Estate of Jean Hyatt
  • The Estate of Joanie King
  • Madelaine Koenigsberg
  • Irma & Marvin Lamoureux
  • The Estate of Kenneth Long
  • Don & Carol Lyster
  • The Estate of Ronald D. Pearson
  • Sonja Sanguinetti
  • 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
  • Tiran Behrouz
  • Andrew & Kerry Block
  • Alex & Jodi Cristall
  • Suzanne & Olin Anton
  • Herb & Mary Auerbach
  • Wendy Bach
  • Marie-Jeanne & Jacques Becker
  • Chris Bennet & Genevieve McKillop
  • Patricia Bond
  • Carol Carr
  • Corinne Caulfield
  • Pam Cooper
  • Jody Dales
  • Peter Dickinson & Richard Cavell
  • Dean Blye Frank & Jim Oulton
  • Dr. Thalia Field
  • Janice Lynn Forsyth
  • Ann H. Fowler
  • Ron Gibbs
  • Nancy Frohlick (The Inspector)
  • Anthony J Giacinti, in memory of Lola MacLaughlin
  • Peter & Aexis Gorgopa
  • Carolyn Haddock
  • John Hallett & Lindsay Stewart
  • Lynn Kagan
  • Janet & Derwyn Lea
  • Claude LeDoux
  • David Leonard
  • Gail Lotenberg
  • Four Eyes Portraits
  • Brad & Lisa Newby
  • Barra O’ Briain
  • Helen & John O’Brian
  • Pedro Peters
  • Barbara Reed
  • Judy Reykdal
  • Paula & Steve Sather
  • Robert & Ellen Silverman
  • Diane Switzer
  • Johanne Vincent & David Chercover
  • Christopher Vollan
  • Helen Wong
  • Francis S W Zih
$250–$499
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Ashley Alvernaz
  • Harry Armstrong
  • Barbara Arnold
  • Laura Aliaga & Steve Barmash
  • Gillian Beattie
  • Merla Beckerman
  • Sophie Bourque
  • Susan Boyd & Claire Young
  • Jake Boxer
  • Stash Bylicki
  • Leslie Chesick
  • Mike Ciebin
  • Chad Clark
  • Stephanie Coleridge
  • Shaun Dacey
  • J. Busby & A. Dang
  • Jay Dilley
  • Margaret Drewlo
  • Deborah Dunne
  • Andres Duran
  • Jane Durante & Henry Hawthorn
  • Desirée Ellis
  • Kiana Fisher
  • Ariane Fleischmann
  • Karin Hartner
  • Jane Flick & Robert Heidbreder
  • Gary & Jesse Glans
  • Sarah Groves
  • Dr. Evelyn J. Harden
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Stephen Jamieson
  • Marnie Jarvis
  • Alison Jones
  • Joie Anyon
  • Earl Jenkins
  • Merle Kamin
  • Kaushansky & Associates
  • Margaret Kerr
  • Teresa Kirschner
  • Jas Lally & Allan Orme
  • Julia Lawn
  • Greg Leach
  • Margaret Leeper
  • Nancy Lehman
  • Mary C. Lum
  • Lucia Lundin
  • Corey Lutes
  • Robin MacAuley
  • John Macdonald
  • Bill & Jana Maclagan
  • Trevor McLain & Darrell Mahoney
  • Ray L. McNabb
  • Erika Mayall
  • Teresa Milden
  • Katherine Miller
  • Raymond Monteith
  • Dr. Carolyn Montgomery
  • Stefan Mulder
  • Elaine Murray
  • Jenny Nelson
  • Ingrid Ochodek
  • Brian Peterman
  • Lyle Pullan
  • Joyce & Peter Resin
  • Tara Rogers
  • Barbora & Moe Samieian
  • Selma Savage
  • Vern Sawatzky
  • Marie Schneider & Richard Dettman
  • Andrew Serrant
  • Bill Siksay
  • Herb Silber
  • Greg Sivucha & Grace Pastine
  • Becky Stewart
  • Christopher Stott
  • Peter E. Thaler
  • Garth & Lynette Thurber
  • Tink World Entertainment
  • Madeleine Tranter
  • Traci Shuster Umberger
  • Patti Wall, in remembrance of Merle Sarbit
  • Lawrence Ward
  • Vincent Wheeler
  • Jan Whitford & Michael Stevenson
  • Marydora Winden
  • Kathryn & Jim Woodward
  • Desirée Zurowski
$100-$249
  • Anonymous (3)
  • Larry Achtemichuk
  • Candice Alderson
  • Ken Alexander
  • Maureen Allen
  • Barbara Armstrong
  • Connie Bagnall
  • Jane Baker
  • Ariel Bastian
  • Meera Bawa
  • Laurence Bayzand
  • Larry Beasley & Sandy Logan
  • Susan Beechey
  • Janice Beiles
  • Theodore Benson
  • Ingrid Bjerkelund
  • Michelle Blackwell
  • Alain Boisset
  • Doru George Botez
  • Dr. Genevieve Breau
  • Brian Burke
  • Isabel Ann Byczko
  • Melanie Carfantan-McLachlan
  • Anne Carson
  • Nina & John Cassels
  • Joe Chan
  • Maggi Cheetham
  • Orane Cheung
  • Brett Clark
  • Ruth Comisarow
  • Christine Dahlberg
  • Jill Davidson
  • Pauline Davidson
  • Melissa Davies
  • Justin Davis
  • Stephen Derry
  • Sabrina & Francis Doumet
  • Margot Eden
  • Aurela & Michael Edgson
  • Janet Eriksen
  • Tanya Evidente, In Honour of Tita & Eric Evidente
  • Ian Farthing
  • Douglas Fenton
  • Jane Lee Fernyhough
  • Cynthia Fisher
  • Kirk Fisher
  • Lauren Fletcher
  • Jennifer Foley
  • Aila Frishman
  • Elee Kraljii Gardiner
  • John Geddes
  • Paul Geddes
  • Karen Gelmon
  • Erika Gerson
  • Katherine Gerson
  • Brianna Giles
  • Margie Gillis
  • Erik Graff
  • Linda Graham
  • Ed & Catherine Grant
  • Amardeep Grewal
  • Alison Grouhel
  • Karen Hamersley
  • J. Harrison
  • Patricia Harrold
  • Sybil Henteleff
  • Roger Hobden
  • Maggi Cheetham & tom Hobley
  • Donald Ingledew
  • Justin Keith Isaacs
  • Sandra Jakab
  • Karen James
  • Laura James
  • Patricia Janzen
  • Kathleen Jarvis
  • Victor Johnston
  • Jana Jordan
  • Ryan Kalt
  • Brenna Kanski
  • Lori Kay
  • Linda King
  • Greg Kirkham
  • Susan & Alexander Kirkpatrick
  • Jeffrey Knowles
  • Madelaine Koenigsberg
  • Sandra Joy Kolarcik
  • Rosario Kolstee
  • Karen Konrad
  • Kelley Korbin & Don McGergor
  • Beverly Kort
  • Rebecca Kun
  • Barbara & Robin Kuritzky
  • LCI Engineering Group
  • David Lach
  • Danelle Laidlaw
  • Ada Lam
  • Graeme Langager
  • Paul Larocque
  • Lorey Lasley & Brian Schecter
  • Susan Lasley & Doug Latornell
  • Simon Lauzon
  • Barbara Lawrie
  • Vivian L. Lee
  • Jamie Sue Lewis
  • Allana Lindgren
  • William Longstaff
  • Mary Loukas
  • Janine Love
  • Mary Loukas
  • Hilary Lukin Johnston
  • Sarah Lumsden
  • Donald & Carol Lyster
  • Nancy MacDonald
  • Laverne MacFadden
  • Francesca Maclean
  • Chris Main
  • Patricia Manly
  • Laurel March
  • Sunita March
  • Barbara McBride
  • Penny McCullagh
  • Anthony McDougall
  • Deborah McFadden
  • Mary McNeil
  • Pamela Moffat
  • Yolaine Mottet
  • Florence Mui
  • Peggy Mutch
  • Michael Nachoff
  • Ardis Nelson
  • Christine O’Shea
  • Cindy & Gary Onstad
  • Corey Ouellet
  • Russ & Lucille Pacey
  • Anna Pappalardo
  • Barbara Pennyway
  • Tricia Pepper
  • Muriel Perry
  • Kirsteen Pirie
  • George Plawski
  • Darrin Preece
  • Rebecca Raglan
  • Evelyn Raine
  • Mark Rayter
  • Esmahan Razavi
  • Bernadette Riedijk-Fischer
  • Adele Ritch
  • Stephanie J. Robb
  • Margaret Robinson
  • Tamara Ross
  • Thomas Sater
  • Melissa Schaefer
  • Carol Schneider
  • Eileen & Harry Sengara
  • Luke Shwart, In memory of Emily Bilinsky Klym
  • Suzanne Sigurdson
  • Janet Silver
  • Barb Silverthorn
  • Joy Smith
  • Alina Sotskova
  • Kim Spencer-Nairn & Eric Savics
  • Patricia A. Starkie
  • Emily Statler
  • Monica Staub
  • Daniel Steiner
  • George Stephenson
  • Marcia Stephenson
  • Ian & Jane Strang
  • Penny Stratas
  • Wayne Tam
  • Beverley Taylor
  • Naomi Taylor
  • Diana Tchakalian
  • Jan Tennant
  • Shannon Tennant
  • James Teshima
  • Amy Trebelco
  • Samantha Turley
  • Vivian Urquhart
  • Maria Angelica Valenzuela
  • Eric van Iersel
  • James Varah
  • Elizabeth Varughese
  • Mahmoud Virani
  • Bilyana Ward
  • Sarah Watson
  • Danielle Wensauer
  • Marina Weremchuk
  • Sheila Wex
  • Frances White
  • Sharon L. Whyte
  • George Wicklund
  • Steven Wolinetz
  • Dr. & Mrs. Woolnough
  • Jason Wright
  • Cheryl Yaremko
  • Tony & Jean Yaremko
  • Brenda Young
  • Juliet Zhu
  • Suzann Zimmering
Special Thanks
  • ABC Photos
  • Stuart Alcock
  • David Allison
  • Arts Umbrella
  • Dr. Larry Chan
  • David Cohen, Geodis International
  • Garfield Crooks
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Cathy Gordon
  • Marie Khouri
  • David Kyle, Dick’s Lumber
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Pia Lo
  • Susan Loewen
  • Dr. Anthony McDougall
  • Jon McRae
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • Sylvain Senez
  • Michael Slobodian
  • Dr. Nardia Strydom
  • Terry Whitehead
  • Cindi Wicklund
  • Audrey Zaharichuk
  • Inge Zegel
  • And to ALL of our wonderful volunteers,
    THANK YOU!
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