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 & Hemish 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
Dancers' Circle
$5,000–$9,999
  • Grant Burnyeat
  • Marnie Carter, through the Deux Mille Foundation
  • Sherry Killam
  • Brigitte & Henning Freybe
  • Melanie Ferrandi & Doug Leard
  • Renée Levcovitch
  • Anndraya Luui
  • Jean Orr
  • Chuck Willms & Thora Sigurdson
  • Coreen Sol
  • Bruce Wright
$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 (2)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Julian Smith
  • Larry D. Stonsifer
  • Ginny & David Strang
  • Patricia Tolmie
  • Con Verburg
  • Andrea Zwack & Michael Vermette
  • Mahmoud Virani
  • Carole Walkinshaw
  • Bruno Wall
  • Dr. Linda Warren
  • Thom Weeks & Jennifer Stanley
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
  • Sherry Cavallin
  • Peter Dickinson & Richard Cavell
  • Charles Sale & Margaret Charlton
  • Pam Cooper
  • Jody Dales
  • Lillian and Ross Davidson Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Monica Drake
  • Dorothy & Robert Findlay
  • Ronald E. Gibbs
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Carolyn Haddock
  • Jane Durante & Henry Hawthorn
  • Janet & Derwyn Lea
  • Claude LeDoux
  • Elaine Murray
  • Bradley Newby
  • Daniel & Pauline Nocente
  • Barra O' Brian
  • Russ & Lucille Pacey
  • Chuck Brook & Margot Paris
  • Kelly Porter
  • Terry Prince
  • Manrico Scremin
  • Michael Seelig
  • Melanie & Eric Semlacher
  • Jeannie Wexler
$250–$499
  • Gillian Beattie
  • Alain Boisset
  • Carol Carr
  • Anne Carson
  • 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
  • John Hallett
  • Dr. Evelyn J. Harden
  • Jane Flick & Robert Heidbreder
  • Maggi Cheetham & Tom Hobley
  • Marnie Jarvis
  • Merle Kamin
  • Mel Kaushansky
  • Margaret Kerr
  • Annie & Bonnie Lambert
  • Paul Larocque
  • Greg Leach
  • Margaret Leeper
  • Nancy Lehman
  • William Longstaff
  • Mary Loukas
  • Hilary Lukin Johnston
  • Laverne MacFadden
  • Ashley McCreath
  • Della & Stuart McLaughlin
  • Ray L. McNabb
  • Fred Lee & Joshua McVeity
  • Katherine Wreford & Bruce McLean
  • Peppa Martin & Family
  • Rob & Orla Nicklom
  • Greg Sivucha & Grace Pastine
  • Muriel Perry
  • Linda K. Porter
  • H. Janet Ried
  • Selma Savage
  • Andrew Serrant
  • Judy Snaydon
  • Peter E. Thaler
  • Vivian Urquhart
  • Johanne Vincent
  • Lawrence Ward
  • Frances White
  • Kathryn & Jim Woodward
  • Brenda Young
  • Susan Boyd & Claire Young
$100–$249
  • Maureen Allen
  • Laurence Bayzand
  • Susan Beechey
  • D. McFadden & K. Berean
  • Jennifer Bibby
  • 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
  • Daniel Fiss
  • Glenna & John Geddes
  • Greg & Mokika Gehlen
  • Katherine Gerson
  • Samantha Gill
  • Erik Graff
  • Linda Graham
  • Karen Hamersley
  • Patricia Harrold
  • Bill Hay
  • Sybil Henteleff
  • Roger Hobden
  • Brenda Hochachka
  • Trish Hopkins
  • Elizabeth Hunter
  • Donald Ingledew
  • Laura James
  • Kathleen Jarvis
  • Jana Jordan
  • Lynn Katey
  • Greg Kirkham
  • Teresa Kirschner
  • Madelaine Koenigsberg
  • Karen Konrad
  • Barbara & Robin Kuritzky
  • Elisabeth Kwan
  • 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
  • Tirza Madrigal Gaviria
  • Patricia Manly
  • Eileen Manning
  • Laurel March
  • Craig Markovic
  • Erika Mayall
  • Catherine McKeehan
  • Trevor McLain & Darrell Mahoney
  • Dr. Carolyn Montgomery
  • David Moriarty
  • Peggy Mutch
  • Ardis Nelson
  • Cindy & Gary Onstad
  • Barbara Pennyway
  • Lisa Pullan
  • Victoria Henderson & John Radosevic
  • Jo-Anne Ray
  • Adele Ritch
  • Tamara Ross
  • Francis S W Zih
  • Kulwinder Sall
  • Kirsten 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
  • Maria Angelica Valenzuela
  • David Webb
  • Marina Weremchuk
  • Vincent Wheeler
  • Jason Wright
  • Cheryl Yaremko
$1–$99
  • Anonymous (8)
  • Dareren Ainsley
  • Wendy Atkinson
  • Mike Bagshawe
  • Theodore Benson
  • Ingrid Bjerkelund
  • Constance E. Blundy
  • Liz Bowell
  • Dorothy Campbell
  • Rey Carroll
  • Julia Cheng
  • Joanna Clark
  • Paul Clarkson
  • Brian Coleman
  • Susan Dehnal, in memory of Ladene E. Dehnel
  • Danica Djurkovic
  • Marla Eist
  • Chad Ford
  • Paul Geddes
  • Erika Gerson
  • Denise Gilbert
  • Mary Godolphin
  • Ariel Goldenberg
  • Gordon Briggs
  • Warren Greatrex
  • Valeria Gruson
  • Gwen Guile
  • Stephen Hallingham
  • David Harryman
  • Karin Hartner
  • Mike Houston
  • Sydney Illerbrun
  • Lindsay Jang
  • Jiwa Karim
  • Paul Kainth
  • Katarzyna Katarzyna
  • Rebecca A. Kruthaup
  • David Lach
  • Danelle Laidlaw
  • Donna Lang
  • Liang Fang
  • Richard Lipsey
  • Lorne Prupas
  • Donald & Carol Lyster
  • E.MacIntosh
  • Fiona MacKay
  • Karen Matthews
  • Paula Mattusch
  • Daniel McGinnis
  • Katherine Miller
  • Stefan Mudler
  • Lily Ng
  • Otto Pfister
  • Heather Price
  • Melanie Ray
  • Duncan & Kim Rice
  • Margaret Robinson
  • Julie Rudd
  • Philip James Seth
  • Ellen Shumiatcher
  • Patricia Shuster
  • David Simpson
  • Joy Smith
  • Susan Stefanshyn
  • Michael Talbot Kelly
  • Thamara Thompson
  • Michelle Thompson
  • Rachelle Todd
  • Natacha Urbina
  • Karl Watson
  • Raven White
  • Jacqueline Wilmott
  • Eileen Wolff
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
  • Carrie Dick
  • Stephen Fitterman
  • Gillian Freeman
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Cathy Gordon
  • John Hallett
  • index.studio
  • McCarthy Tétrault
  • Susan Loewen
  • Dr. Anthony McDougall
  • Andi McLeish
  • 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!
  • Lists current as of November 14, 2018