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
Choreographers' Circle
$25,000–$49,999
  • Melina Buckley & J.J. Camp
  • Dr. Kevin B. Leslie
  • Jane McLennan
  • Donna Molby
  • 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
  • Fraley Jane Palmer
  • Sandra & James Pitblado
  • Katerina Tieman & David Scott
  • Kirsten Wilson
  • Bruce Wright
$10,000–$14,999
  • Joanie Anderson
  • Mary & Roger Clark
  • Carol & Byran Gibson
  • Arlene Gladstone & Hamish Cameron
  • Stan & Kathy Hamilton
  • Gerald & Sheahan McGavin
  • Michael & Inna O’Brian
  • The late Julie Poskitt
  • Don & Jane Shumka
Dancers' Circle
$5,000–$9,999
  • Anonymous
  • Bob & Elizabeth-Anne Armstrong
  • Stephen Fitterman
  • Melanie Ferrandi & Doug Leard
  • Brigitte & Henning Freybe
  • Anndraya Luui
  • Dario Meli
  • Susan Mertens & Max Wyman
  • Julie & Michael Seelig
  • Coreen Sol
  • Lynette & Faye Son Hing
  • Chuck Willms & Thora Sigurdson
$2,500–$4,999
  • Anonymous
  • Greg Bowden & Janice Dillon
  • Ruth Brodie
  • John A. Davis
  • Chrislana & John Gregory
  • Liz Haan & Bill Holt
  • Donald Hayes
  • Ingrid Leong
  • John McHale & Renée Levcovitch
  • Margaret Mason & Brian Taylor
  • The McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Jean Orr
  • Alan & Gwendoline Pyatt
  • Robert J. Riecken
  • Cheryl Stevens
  • Jim & Monika Sullivan
  • Charles E. Young
$1,000–$2,499
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Susan Adams
  • Timothy Agg & Stuart Alcock
  • David Allison & Christopher Nicholson
  • Santa Aloi
  • Ashley Alvernaz
  • Jason & Ali Attew
  • Shirley Barnett
  • Jennifer Bibby
  • Elizabeth & Chris Bourassa
  • Regina Boxer
  • Bev Briscoe & Art Vertlieb
  • Janice Cameron
  • Sherry Cavallin
  • John Clark
  • Monte Clark
  • Fraser & Sheila Cowie
  • Samantha Cunliffe
  • Jody Dales
  • Dr. Robert Daum & Dr. Frederick Fajardo
  • John A. Davis
  • Stephane Deseau
  • Chris Doray
  • John Esdaile
  • Marcie Flom
  • Jillian Francis
  • Deborah & William Gibson
  • Glass Slipper Dance Co.
  • Noel Golden & Danielle Verbrugge
  • Victoria Graham
  • Dr. Sheldon Green
  • Dr. Peter Harnetty
  • Catherine Heath
  • Michael Heeney & Hilary Meredith
  • Richard & Carol Henriquez
  • Dr. Peter Holowka
  • Arlene James
  • Judi & David Korbin
  • Evelyn Kahn
  • Sharon Kahn
  • Erika Kertesz-Green
  • Sherry Killam
  • Barbara Klebanoff
  • Elisabeth & David Kyle
  • Nelson Lacharity
  • Irma & Marvin Lamoureux
  • Risa & Bill Levine
  • Fraidie Martz
  • Della & Stuart McLaughlin
  • Colin Melnyk
  • Susan Mendelson & Jack Lutsky, in honour of Arlene Gladstone
  • Paula Meyler
  • Emily Molnar
  • Michael F. Morrissey
  • Mortgage for a Cause
  • Leslie Lee & John Murphy
  • Fraser Norrie & David Clarke
  • John J. O’Leary
  • Paula Palyga & David Demers
  • Bev Park
  • Trudy & Dan Pekarsky
  • Elaine Pitblado
  • Charles Pitts & Lael King/Anako Foundation
  • Yvette Port
  • Michelle Pullan & Rino Pace
  • Ann Ramsay & Chris Pollard
  • Tobin Robbins & Sandra Broudy
  • Sabine Rouques
  • Frank Salisbury
  • Sonja Sanguinetti
  • Ilona Scharer
  • Dr. Joost Schokkenbroek
  • Melanie & Eric Semlacher
  • George D. Seslija & Marla Kiess
  • Dr. Philip Sestak
  • Arnold & Anita Silber
  • Julian Smith
  • Larry D. Stonsifer
  • Dr. Nardia Strydom
  • Patricia Tolmie
  • Victoria Turnbull
  • Con Verburg
  • Mahmoud Virani
  • Jonathan & Olga Voigt
  • Nada Vuksic
  • Bruno Wall
  • Mark Ward & Adriana Santamaria
  • Dr. Linda Warren
  • Peeter & Mary Wesik
  • 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 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
  • 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 (2)
  • Wendy Bach
  • Chris Bennett & Genevieve McKillop
  • Andrew & Kerry Block
  • Sophie Bourque
  • Corinne Caulfield
  • Pam Cooper
  • Alex & Jodi Cristall
  • Gregory D. Deans
  • Peter Dickinson & Richard Cavell
  • Monica & Earl Drake
  • Dr. Thalia Field
  • Ann H. Fowler
  • Anthony J Giacinti, in memory of Lola MacLaughlin
  • Ron Gibbs
  • Marla Guralnik & Joshua Pekarsky
  • Carolyn Haddock
  • Jake & Judy Kerr
  • Janet & Derwyn Lea
  • Claude LeDoux
  • Ray L. McNAbb
  • Brad & Lisa Newby
  • Barra O’ Briain
  • Helen & John O’Brian
  • Russ & Lucille Pacey
  • Pedro Peters
  • Charles Sale & Margaret Charlton
  • Paul & Steve Sather
  • Robert & Ellen Silverman
  • Greg Sivucha & Grace Pastine
  • Diane Switzer
  • Johanne Vincent & David Chercover
  • Christopher Vollan
  • Birgit Westergaard & Norman Gladstone
  • Jeannie Wexler
  • Helen Wong & Richard Moore
$250–$499
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Laura Aliaga & Steve Barmash
  • Maureen Allen
  • Sheila Begg
  • Tiran Behrouz
  • Patricia Bond
  • Stash Bylicki
  • Carol Carr
  • Audrey Chan
  • Chad Clark
  • Stephanie Coleridge
  • Shaun Dacey & Travis Stasney
  • Jay Dilley
  • Margaret Drewlo
  • Andres Duran
  • Desirée Ellis
  • Sarah Jane Eustace
  • Ariane Fleischmann
  • Jane Flick & Robert Heidbreder
  • Gary & Jesse Glans
  • Artemis Gordon
  • Peter & Alexis Gorgopa
  • John Hallett & Lindsay Stewart
  • Dr. Evelyn J. Harden
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Marnie Jarvis
  • Earl Jenkins
  • Fayyaz Karmali
  • Margaret Kerr
  • Teresa Kirschner
  • Jas Lally & Allan Orme
  • Greg Leach
  • Fred Lee & Joshua McVeity
  • Margaret Leeper
  • Nancy Lehman
  • Mary C. Lum
  • Robin MacAuley
  • Trevor McLain & Darrell Mahoney
  • Teresa Milden
  • Elaine Murray
  • Terry Prince
  • Judy Reykdal
  • Tara Rogers
  • Barbora & Moe Samieian
  • Selma Savage
  • Marie Schneider & Richard Dettman
  • Andrew Serrant
  • Herb Silber
  • Christopher Stott
  • Peter E. Thaler
  • Amanda Thompson
  • Madeleine Tranter
  • Lawrence Ward
  • Vincent Wheeler
  • Marydora Winden
  • Kathryn & Jim Woodward
$100-$249
  • Anonymous (4)
  • Candice Alderson
  • Joie Anyon
  • Barbara Armstrong
  • Barbra Arnold
  • Herb & Mary Auerbach
  • Ariel Bastian
  • Laurence Bayzand
  • Gillian Beattie
  • Susan Beechey
  • Ingrid Bjerkelund
  • Dr. Genevieve Breau
  • Brian Burke
  • Melanie Carfantan-McLachlan
  • Anne Carson
  • Maggi Cheetham & Tom Hobley
  • Orane Cheung
  • Brett Clark
  • Ruth Comisarow
  • Jill Davidson
  • Pauline Davidson
  • Melissa Davies
  • Justin Davis
  • Deborrah Dunne
  • Aurela & Michael Edgson
  • Tanya Evidente
  • Catherine Ewasiuk
  • Ian Farthing
  • Jane L. Fernyhough
  • Cynthia Fisher
  • Kiana Fisher
  • Lauren Fletcher
  • Jennifer Foley
  • John Geddes
  • Paul Geddes
  • Erika Gerson
  • Katherine Gerson
  • Brianna Giles
  • Samantha Gill
  • Margie Gillis
  • Erik Graff
  • Linda Graham
  • Ed & Catherine Grant
  • Amardeep Grewal
  • Alison Grouhel
  • Sarah Groves
  • Karen Hamersley
  • Patricia Harrold
  • Karin Hartner
  • Sybil Henteleff
  • Donald Ingledew
  • Susan Irwin
  • Justin Isaacs
  • Sandra Jakab
  • Karen James
  • Laura James
  • Patricia Janzen
  • Kathleen Jarvis
  • Victor Johnston
  • Alison Jones
  • Jana Jordan
  • Merle Kamin
  • Lynn Katey
  • Linda King
  • Greg Kirkham
  • Susan & Alexander Kirkpatrick
  • Christine Klukas
  • Madelaine Koenigsberg
  • Rosario Kolstee
  • Karen Konrad
  • Beverly Kort
  • Rebecca Kun
  • David Lach
  • Graeme Langager
  • Lorey Lasley & Brian Schecter
  • Doug Latornell
  • Barbara Lawrie
  • LCI Engineering Group
  • Vivian L. Lee
  • Jamie Sue Lewis
  • Allana Lindgren
  • William Longstaff
  • Hilary Lukin Johnston
  • Sarah Lumsden
  • Correy Lutes
  • Geoffrey Lyster
  • Nancy MacDonald
  • Laverne MacFadden
  • Chris Main
  • Patricia Manly
  • Sunita March
  • Erika Mayall
  • Barbara McBride
  • Anthony McDougall
  • Deborah McFadden
  • Jon McRae
  • Pamela Moffat
  • Dr. Carolyn Montgomery
  • Stefan Mulder
  • Peggy Mutch
  • Ardis Nelson
  • Christine O’Shea
  • Ingrid Ochodek
  • Cindy & Gary Onstad
  • Corey Ouellet
  • Barbara Pennyway
  • Tricia Pepper
  • George Plawski
  • Bernadette Riedijk-Fischer
  • Adele Ritch
  • Stephanie J. Robb
  • Tamara J. Ross
  • Thomas Sater
  • Carol Schneider
  • Eileen & Harry Sengara
  • Joy Smith
  • Alina Sotskova
  • Patricia A. Starkie
  • Daniel Steiner
  • Penny Stratas
  • Wayne Tam
  • Naomi Taylor
  • Jan Tennant
  • Shannon Tennant
  • James Teshima
  • Garth & Lynette Thurber
  • Samantha Turley
  • Vivian Urquhart
  • Maria Angelica Valenzuela
  • Eric van Iersel
  • Patti Wall, in remembrance of Merle Sarbit
  • Michele Wang
  • Bilyana Ward
  • Sarah Watson
  • David Webb
  • Danielle Wensauer
  • Marina Weremchuk
  • Sheila Wex
  • Frances White
  • Jason Wright
  • Cheryl Yaremko
  • Tony & Jean Yaremko
  • Brenda Young
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
  • Lindsay Stewart
  • Dr. Nardia Strydom
  • Terry Whitehead
  • Cindi Wicklund
  • Audrey Zaharichuk
  • Inge Zegel
  • And to ALL of our wonderful volunteers,
    THANK YOU!
  • Lists current as of Oct 31, 2019