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
  • Charlotte and Sonya Wall Arts Fund
$15,000–$24,999
  • Lewis Crowhurst Henry Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Robert Lemon, in memory of Robert Ledingham
  • Donna Molby
  • Fraley Jane Palmer, through the Palmer Family Foundation
  • Sandra & James Pitblado
  • Don & Jane Shumka
  • Katerina Tieman & David Scott
$10,000–$14,999
  • Joanie Anderson
  • Diamond Foundation
  • Mary & Roger Clark
  • Carol & Byran Gibson
  • Arlene Gladstone & Hamish Cameron
  • Stan & Kathy Hamilton
  • Gerald & Sheahan McGavin
  • Michael & Inna O’Brian, through the Michael O’Brian Family Foundation
  • The late Julie Poskitt
  • Bruce Munro Wright
Dancers' Circle
$5,000–$9,999
  • Bob & Elizabeth-Anne Armstrong
  • Marnie Carter, through the Deux Mille Foundation
  • Melanie Ferrandi & Doug Leard
  • Brigitte & Henning Freybe
  • Anndraya Luui
  • Dario Meli
  • Susan Mertens & Max Wyman
  • Jean Orr
  • Julie & Michael Seelig
  • Coreen Sol
  • Chuck Willms & Thora Sigurdson
$2,500–$4,999
  • Stephen Fitterman
  • Chrislana & John Gregory
  • Liz Haan & Bill Holt
  • Donald Hayes
  • Ingrid Leong
  • Pamela McDonald
  • The McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Margaret Mason & Brian Taylor
  • Charles Pitts & Lael King, through the Anako Foundation
  • Alan & Gwendoline Pyatt
  • Robert J. Riecken
  • Lynette & Fay Son Hing
  • Cheryl Stevens
  • Jim & Monika Sullivan
  • Charles E. Young, through Marin Investments Ltd.
$1,000–$2,499
  • Anonymous (5)
  • Susan Adams
  • Timothy Agg & Stuart Alcock
  • David Allison & Christopher Nicholson
  • Santa Aloi
  • Ashley Alvernaz
  • Jason Attew
  • Shirley Barnett
  • Larry Beasley & William Logan
  • Jennifer Bibby
  • Elizabeth & Chris Bourassa
  • Greg Bowden & Janice Dillon
  • Regina Boxer
  • Bev Briscoe & Art Vertlieb
  • Ruth Brodie
  • Sandra Broudy & Tobin Robbins
  • Janice Cameron
  • John Clark
  • Monte Clark
  • Fraser & Sheila Cowie
  • Samantha Cunliffe
  • Jody Dales
  • Dr. Robert Daum & Dr. Frederick Fajardo
  • John A. Davis
  • Stephane Deseau
  • Chris Doray
  • Drs. Allen & Connie Eaves
  • John Esdaile
  • Marcie Flom
  • Glass Slipper Dance Co.
  • Robert Goldstein & Christine Kerr
  • Victoria Graham
  • Cathy Grant
  • Dr. Sheldon Green
  • Susan & Matthew Hall
  • Gordon Harris
  • Michael Heeney & Hilary Meredith
  • Richard & Carol Henriquez
  • Dr. Peter Holowka
  • Arlene James
  • Shell Johnson
  • Jennifer Johnstone
  • Evelyn Kahn
  • Erika Kertesz-Green
  • Sherry Killam
  • Judi & David Korbin
  • Elisabeth & David Kyle
  • Nelson Lacharity
  • Leslie Lee & John Murphy
  • Bill & Risa Levine
  • Fraidie Martz
  • 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
  • Bev Park
  • Trudy & Dan Pekarsky
  • Frances Picherack
  • Elaine Pitblado
  • Michelle Pullan & Rino Pace
  • Ann Ramsay & Chris Pollard
  • Sabine Rouques
  • Frank Salisbury
  • Sonja Sanguinetti
  • Dr. Joost Schokkenbroek
  • Melanie & Eric Semlacher
  • George D. Seslija
  • Dr. Philip Sestak
  • Shiff Family Vancouver Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Arnold & Anita Silber
  • Julian Smith
  • Larry D. Stonesifer
  • Ginny & David Strang
  • The Inspector – Home Inspection Services Inc.
  • Patricia Tolmie
  • Con Verburg
  • Mahmoud Virani
  • Jonathan & Olga Voigt
  • Bruno Wall
  • Mark Ward & Adriana Santamaria
  • Dr. Linda Warren
  • Thom Weeks & Jennifer Stanley
  • 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 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 & Marvin Lamoureux
  • The Estate of Kenneth Long
  • Don & Carol Lyster
  • The Estate of Ronald D. Pearson
  • The Estate of Lois Smith
  • Jason Wrobleski
Emily Molnar 10th Anniversary Season Donors

Thank you to our generous patrons who made an additional gift in honour of Emily Molnar’s 10th Anniversary Season. With your support, we will continue Emily’s vision of a creation-based, world-class contemporary ballet company in Vancouver.

  • Anonymous
  • Tim Agg & Stuart Alcock
  • Laura Aliaga & Stephen Barmash
  • Peter Allard
  • Elizabeth & Chris Bourassa
  • Linda & Graham Brown
  • Melina Buckley & J.J. Camp
  • John Clark
  • Melanie Ferrandi & Doug Leard
  • Stephen Fitterman
  • Brigitte & Henning Freybe
  • Margie Gillis
  • Arlene Gladstone & Hamish Cameron
  • Grosvenor
  • Stan & Kathy Hamilton
  • Liz Haan & Bill Holt
  • Thomas Hubley
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Barbara Klebanoff
  • Beverly Kort
  • Fred Lee & Joshua McVeity
  • Robert Lemon
  • Ingrid Leong
  • Dr. Kevin B. Leslie
  • William Longstaff
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Trevor McLain
  • Jane McLennan
  • Susan Mertens & Max Wyman
  • Donna Molby
  • Michael & Inna O’Brian
  • Jean Orr
  • Robert J. Riecken
  • Sabine Rouques
  • David Scott & Katerina Tieman
  • George Sesliya
  • Lynette & Fay Son Hing
  • Cheryl Stevens
  • Chuck Willms & Thora Sigurdson
  • If you would like to make a special anniversary gift, contact our Development Manager, Helen Wong, at developmentmanager (at) balletbc.com

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 (2)
  • Andrew & Kerry Block
  • Chuck Brook & Margot Paris
  • Ann Cameron
  • Corinne Caulfield
  • Sherry Cavallin
  • Pam Cooper
  • Alex & Jodi Cristall
  • Lillian & Ross Davidson Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Gregory D. Deans
  • Sai Di
  • Peter Dickinson & Richard Cavell
  • Monica & Earl Drake
  • Jane Durante & the late Henry Hawthorn
  • Dorothy & Robert Findlay
  • Ronald E. Gibbs
  • Norman Gladstone & Birgit Westergaard
  • Carolyn Haddock
  • Sharon Kahn
  • Janet & Derwyn Lea
  • Claude LeDoux
  • Bradley Newby
  • Daniel & Pauline Nocente
  • Barra O’ Briain
  • Helen & John O’Brian
  • Russ & Lucille Pacey
  • Kelly Porter
  • Terry Prince
  • Charles Sale & Margaret Charlton
  • Patricia Sanderson
  • Manrico Scremin
  • Jeannie Wexler
$250–$499
  • Anonymous (3)
  • Laura Aliaga & Steve Barmash
  • Maureen Allen
  • Alain Boisset
  • Susan Boyd & Claire Young
  • Carol L. Carr
  • Anne Carson
  • Audrey Chan
  • Maggi Cheetham & Tom Hobley
  • Stephanie Coleridge
  • Esther Cummer
  • Denise & Stewart Cunningham
  • Dr. Kate Dahlstrom
  • Monica Dave
  • Jill Davidson
  • Jay Dilley
  • Margaret Drewlo
  • Aurela & Michael Edgson
  • Desirée Ellis
  • Helaine Erickson-Shepard
  • Dr. Thalia Field
  • Jane Flick & Robert Heidbreder
  • John Geddes
  • Anthony J. Giacinti, in memory of Lola MacLaughlin
  • Gary & Jesse Glans
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Peter & Alexis Gorgopa
  • Marla Guralnick & Josh Pekarsky
  • John Hallett & Lindsay Stewart
  • Dr. Evelyn J. Harden
  • Marnie Jarvis
  • Earl Jenkins, in memory of Betty Jenkins
  • Mel Kaushansky
  • Margaret Kerr
  • Bonnie & Arnie Lambert
  • Paul Larocque
  • Greg Leach
  • Margaret Leeper
  • Nancy Lehman
  • William H. Longstaff
  • Mary Loukas
  • Hilary Lukin Johnston
  • Mary C. Lum
  • Laverne MacFadden
  • Ashley McCreath
  • Trevor McLain & Darrell Mahoney
  • Della & Stuart McLaughlin
  • Ray L. McNabb
  • Peppa Martin & Family
  • Teresa Milden
  • Elaine Murray
  • Rob & Orla Nicklom
  • Muriel Perry
  • Linda K. Porter
  • Judy Reykdal
  • H. Janet Ried
  • Selma Savage
  • Marie Schneider & Richard Dettman
  • Andrew Serrant
  • Herb Silber, through the ZLC Foundation
  • Greg Sivucha & Grace Pastine
  • Judy Snaydon
  • Peter E. Thaler
  • Vivian Urquhart
  • Johanne Vincent & David Chercover
  • Lawrence Ward
  • Frances White
  • Kathryn & Jim Woodward
  • Katherine Wreford & Bruce McLean
  • Brenda Young
$100-$249
  • Anonymous (4)
  • Joie Anyon
  • Leanne Anyon
  • Laurence Bayzand
  • Gillian Beattie
  • Susan Beechey
  • Ingrid Bjerkelund
  • Patricia Bond
  • Brian Burke
  • Melanie Carfantan-McLachlan
  • Paul Caron
  • Ru Christogeorge
  • Danielle Clifford
  • Judith Coffin
  • Ruth Comisarow
  • Pauline Davidson
  • Deborrah Dunne
  • Janet Ericksen
  • Susan Evans
  • Tita & Eric Evidente
  • Fisher Family
  • Ian Farthing
  • Jane Fernyhough
  • Cynthia Fisher
  • Daniel Fiss
  • Jennifer Foley
  • Glenna Geddes
  • Greg & Mokika Gehlen
  • Erika Gerson
  • Katherine Gerson
  • Samantha Gill
  • Margie Gillis
  • Erik Graff
  • Linda Graham
  • Sarah Groves
  • Karen Hamersley
  • Patricia Harrold
  • Karin Hartner
  • Bill Hay
  • Victoria Henderson & John Radosevic
  • Sybil Henteleff
  • Roger Hobden
  • Brenda Hochachka
  • Trish Hopkins
  • Elizabeth Hunter
  • Donald Ingledew
  • Susan Irwin
  • Karen James
  • Laura James
  • Kathleen Jarvis
  • Jana Jordan
  • Merle Kamin, in memory of Rose Kamin
  • Lynn Katey
  • Linda King
  • Greg Kirkham
  • Teresa Kirschner
  • Madelaine Koenigsberg
  • Rosario Kolstee
  • Karen Konrad
  • Beverly Kort
  • Barbara & Robin Kuritzky
  • Elisabeth Kwan
  • David Lach
  • Graeme Langager
  • Lorey Lasley & Brian Schecter
  • Trevor Lautens, in memory of Anna Jenson
  • Harry Lew
  • Allana Lindgren
  • Elizabeth Lloyd
  • Kevin Lorenz
  • Troy Lundberg
  • Geoffrey Lyster
  • Nancy MacDonald
  • Shawne MacIntyre
  • D. McFadden & K. Berean
  • Catherine McKeehan
  • Jon McRae
  • Tirza Madrigal Gaviria
  • Patricia Manly
  • Eileen Manning
  • Laurel March
  • Craig Markovic
  • Erika Mayall
  • Louise Merler
  • Dr. Carolyn Montgomery
  • David Moriarty
  • Peggy Mutch
  • Ardis Nelson
  • Ingrid Ochodek
  • Cindy & Gary Onstad
  • Barbara Pennyway
  • Tricia Pepper
  • George Plawski
  • Lisa Pullan
  • Jo-Anne Ray
  • Adele Ritch
  • Stephanie J. Robb
  • Tamara Ross
  • Kulwinder Sall
  • Thomas Sater
  • 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
  • Traction on Demand
  • Samantha Turley
  • Maria Angelica Valenzuela
  • Eric van Iersel
  • Michele Wang
  • Sarah Watson
  • David Webb
  • Marina Weremchuk
  • Sarah Wex
  • Vincent Wheeler
  • Jason Wright
  • Cheryl Yaremko
  • Tony & Jean Yaremko
  • Francis S. W. Zih
$1–$99
  • Rebecca Abblitt
  • Gabrielle Abrahams
  • Jackie Abremski
  • Dareren Ainsley
  • Debra Akhurst
  • Anna Alibudbud
  • Sylvia Andrews
  • Sheridan Angerilli
  • Chinenye Anosike
  • Wendy Atkinson
  • Patricia Auron
  • Mike Bagshawe
  • Mirsada Banjac
  • Jeffrey Bayntun
  • Christine Beauchamp
  • Heidi Benda
  • Nawel Benrabah
  • Theodore Benson
  • Jan M. Bikic
  • Constance E. Blundy
  • Miles Boisselle
  • Terry Bolton
  • Doru George Botez
  • Rudi Botha
  • Tracey Boulton
  • Liz Bowell
  • Christiane Boyce
  • Fernando Braga
  • Susan Brant
  • Alison Almond Brousson
  • Gabriel Brito Benitez
  • Gordon Briggs
  • Donna Brown
  • Sabrina Bruns
  • Maureen Bubis
  • Harriet Burgess
  • Paulina Bustamante
  • Jessica Butt
  • Robert Byrd
  • Lucian Caliman
  • Dorothy Campbell
  • Brooke Carere
  • Jan Carr
  • Pauli-Ann Carriere
  • Rey Carroll
  • Sofia Chang
  • Julia Cheng
  • Colette Cheung
  • Natalia Chichkine
  • Leonardo Chiu
  • Lindsay Clague
  • Joanna Clark
  • Garry Clarke
  • Paul Clarkson
  • Georgia Clayton
  • Brian Coleman
  • Lisanne Collett
  • Michael Collins
  • Catherine Collver
  • Amelie Cote
  • David Cretelli
  • Andree Dansereau
  • Colleen Davidson
  • Soosan Davis
  • Kelli Dawson
  • Adriaan de Jager
  • Vanessa de Jong
  • Susan Dehnel, in memory of Ladene E. Dehnel
  • Samantha Dickie
  • Danica Djurkovic
  • Gudrun Dreher
  • Kathryn Du Cros
  • Ben Duenas
  • Greg Duraj
  • Marla Eist
  • Melanie Ellery
  • Kristine Elliott
  • Daniel Endter
  • Sarah Eustace
  • Katherine Fagerlund
  • Grey Fairclough
  • Liang Fang
  • Nicola Fantin
  • Valery Farquhar
  • Lesley Ferguson
  • Ron Field
  • Elaine Fleming
  • Jennifer Fontaine
  • Chad Ford
  • Morgan Fowler
  • Maureen Fitzgerald & Ervin Schaad
  • Tina Friesen
  • Patrick J. Gamble
  • Michael Garvey
  • Victoria Gauthier
  • Juliette Geddes
  • Paul Geddes
  • Melodie Gerbier
  • Bryan Gidinski
  • Denise Gilbert
  • Patricia Gilchrist
  • Lorraine Gilman
  • Mary Godolphin
  • Ariel Goldenberg
  • Tomasz Gradowski
  • Warren Greatrex
  • Valerie Gruson
  • Gwen Guile
  • Ozgun Gundaz
  • Stephen Hallingham
  • Gordon Handford
  • T. Peter Handregan
  • L. Hansen
  • Thomas Hanus
  • James Harmon
  • Barney Harris
  • David Harryman
  • Judy Harvey
  • Tera Hawes
  • Cassie Hawkins
  • Sarah Heck
  • Rebecca Hein
  • Kathryn Helman
  • Sarah Higgs
  • Ellen Hill
  • Tim Hofer
  • Gary Hooley
  • Monica Hortensia
  • Mike Houston
  • Kathleen Hunt
  • Sydney Illerbrun
  • Maureen Jack-LaCroix
  • Karen James
  • 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
  • Lorraine Kleinschroth
  • Victoria Koby
  • Ljubomir Kojic
  • Maksym Krolenko
  • Rebecca A. Kruthaup
  • Nicola Kuchta
  • Tylor Kutny
  • Jamie Kwaitkowski
  • Danelle Laidlaw
  • Donna Lang
  • Danielle Lawson
  • Sharon LeBlanc
  • Leslie G. Leader
  • Catherine Lee
  • Jacqueline Levitin
  • Ke Li
  • Lian Li
  • Richard Lipsey
  • Carolyn Liu
  • Helen Liu
  • Gail Lotenberg
  • Sharmeen Lovett
  • Caroline Low
  • Lucia Lundin
  • James Luvisotto
  • Donald & Carol Lyster
  • Larry MacDonald
  • E. MacIntosh
  • Kenneth MacIntosh
  • Fiona MacKay
  • Francesca Maclean
  • Scott McCloy
  • Daniel McGinnis
  • Raymond McNichol
  • Olga Makarevskiy
  • Steven Malynowsky
  • Manjot Manhas
  • Janet Martens
  • Cecilia Martinez
  • Karen Matthews
  • Susan Mattice
  • Paula Mattusch
  • Camila Merlano
  • Ivar Mickelson
  • Katherine Miller
  • Raymond Monteith
  • Linda Moola
  • Armando Moreno-Geraldes
  • Glen Morgan
  • Patrick Moore
  • Kathleen Morris
  • Stefan Mudler
  • Nicole Murray
  • Sarah Murray
  • Adrienne Muscat
  • Diane Nauss
  • Tsvetanka Nedyalkova
  • Joanne Neufeld
  • Lily Ng
  • Melody Nirooi
  • Michelle Noiles
  • Diana Norburn
  • Nicolle Nordmann
  • Jeff Nugent
  • Charlotte Okkerse
  • Catherine Okonta
  • Sarbjot Jyoti Pannu
  • Jean-Francois Paradis
  • Laura Pasut
  • Suzie Payne
  • Michael Pearce
  • Kirsten Pedersen
  • Alexandra Perel-Winkler
  • Otto Pfister
  • Mia Poblete
  • Jennifer Pougnet
  • Darrin Preece
  • Heather Price
  • Lorne Prupas
  • Jacqueline Purcell
  • Nada Purlo
  • Sonia Puttonen
  • Gail Rawle
  • David Rawlyk
  • Melanie Ray
  • Duncan & Kim Rice
  • Katherine Richards
  • Vincent Richer
  • Margaret Robinson
  • Ethan Ror
  • Susan Rousseau
  • Julie Rudd
  • Jim Rutley
  • Volodymyr Sapsai
  • Philip James Seth
  • Jan Seybold
  • Kandice Sharren
  • Meghan Shaw
  • 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
  • Kylie Thriwell
  • Michelle Thompson
  • Thamara Thompson
  • Rachelle Todd
  • Catherine Trueman
  • Vanessa Turke
  • Natacha Urbina
  • Elizabeth Varughese
  • Cristina Viviani
  • Daniela Von Den Driesch
  • Katya Vule
  • Lesley Walker
  • Di Wang
  • Matthew Wansink
  • Karl Watson
  • Wendy Watson
  • Gillian Werner
  • Elizabeth Wheaton
  • Raven White
  • Shelly Wiebe
  • Donna Wiess
  • Matthew Williams
  • Suzanne Williams
  • Siobhann Williamson
  • Jacqueline Wilmott
  • Eileen Wolff
  • Bonnie Wong
  • Julia Wong
  • Melissa Bienvenue Woods
  • Michael Woolnough
  • Kristopher Yardley
  • James Yeates
  • Donna Yee-Sorensen
  • Caroline Yeung
  • Maureen Zetler
  • Andrea Zimmerman
Special Thanks
  • ABC Photos
  • Stuart Alcock
  • David Allison
  • Arts Umbrella
  • Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
  • Michelle Blackwell
  • Connie Blundy
  • Molly Bushell
  • Dr. Larry Chan
  • David Cohen, Geodis International
  • Garfield Crooks
  • Carrie Dick
  • Stephen Fitterman
  • Gillian Freeman
  • Samantha Gill
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Cathy Gordon
  • John Hallett
  • And to ALL of our wonderful volunteers,
    THANK YOU!
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  • McCarthy Tétrault
  • Pia Lo
  • Susan Loewen
  • Dr. Anthony McDougall
  • Jon McRae
  • Josh Murray
  • Gaby Rice
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • Sylvain Senez
  • Odette Slater
  • Michael Slobodian
  • Lindsay Stewart
  • Dr. Nardia Strydom
  • Terry Whitehead
  • Cindi Wicklund
  • Inge Zegel
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