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
  • Suzanne Bolton & Jefferson Mooney
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
  • Arnold & Anita Silber
  • Kirsten Wilson
$10,000–$14,999
  • Joanie Anderson
  • Mary & Roger Clark
  • Carol & Byran Gibson
  • Gerald & Sheahan McGavin
  • Sandra & James Pitblado
  • 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
  • R & J Stern Family Foundation
  • 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
  • Sharon Cohen
  • Pam Cooper
  • Jody Dales
  • Peter Dickinson & Richard Cavell
  • Barbara Dunn
  • Dean Blye Frank & Jim Oulton
  • Dr. Thalia Field
  • Janice Lynn Forsyth
  • Ann H. Fowler
  • Ron Gibbs
  • Gary & Jesse Glans
  • 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
  • Barra O’ Briain
  • Helen & John O’Brian
  • Pedro Peters
  • Barbara Reed
  • Judy Reykdal
  • Paula & Steve Sather
  • Marie Schneider & Richard Dettman
  • Robert & Ellen Silverman
  • Diane Switzer
  • Case van Rij
  • Johanne Vincent & David Chercover
  • Christopher Vollan
  • Helen Wong
  • Brenda Young
  • Francis S W Zih
$250–$499
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Susan Allen & Doug Latornell
  • Ashley Alvernaz
  • Harry Armstrong
  • Robert Armstrong
  • Barbara Arnold
  • Robert Bailey
  • Laura Aliaga & Steve Barmash
  • Gillian Beattie
  • Merla Beckerman
  • Sophie Bourque
  • Susan Boyd & Claire Young
  • Jake Boxer
  • Stash Bylicki
  • Robert Capar
  • Leslie Chesick
  • Mike Ciebin
  • Chad Clark
  • Stephanie Coleridge
  • Denise & Stewart Cunningham
  • Shaun Dacey
  • Christine Dahlberg
  • J. Busby & A. Dang
  • Jay Dilley
  • Gregory Dipple
  • Margaret Drewlo
  • Angela Dudek & Ben Fitch
  • Deborah Dunne
  • Andres Duran
  • Jane Durante & Henry Hawthorn
  • Desirée Ellis
  • Kiana Fisher
  • Ariane Fleischmann
  • Karin Hartner
  • Jane Flick & Robert Heidbreder
  • Elizabeth Gautschi
  • Karen Gilmore
  • Eric & Elise Girardin
  • Sarah Groves
  • Dr. Evelyn J. Harden
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Stephen Jamieson
  • Sandra Jakab
  • Marnie Jarvis
  • Alison Jones
  • Joie Anyon
  • Earl Jenkins
  • Merle Kamin
  • Sonya Kashyap
  • Kaushansky & Associates
  • Margaret Kerr
  • Greg Kirkham
  • Teresa Kirschner
  • Jas Lally & Allan Orme
  • Julia Lawn
  • Greg Leach
  • Vivian L. Lee
  • Margaret Leeper
  • Nancy Lehman
  • Mary C. Lum
  • Lucia Lundin
  • Corey Lutes
  • Robin MacAuley
  • John Macdonald
  • Bill & Jana Maclagan
  • Deborah McFadden
  • Trevor McLain & Darrell Mahoney
  • Ray L. McNabb
  • Erika Mayall
  • Teresa Milden
  • Katherine Miller
  • Raymond Monteith
  • Dr. Carolyn Montgomery
  • Susan Montgomery
  • Stefan Mulder
  • Elaine Murray
  • Judy Neill
  • Jenny Nelson
  • Brad & Lisa Newby
  • Ingrid Ochodek
  • Ryan Parsons
  • Brian Peterman
  • Lyle Pullan
  • Joyce & Peter Resin
  • Tara Rogers
  • Barbora & Moe Samieian
  • Selma Savage
  • Vern Sawatzky
  • Andrew Serrant
  • Karen Scklanka
  • Bill Siksay
  • Herb Silber
  • Greg Sivucha & Grace Pastine
  • Becky Stewart
  • Christopher Stott
  • Penny Stratas
  • Arnoud Stryd
  • Peter E. Thaler
  • Jan Tennant
  • Michael Tenzer
  • 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
  • Lorelei Visosky
  • Marydora Winden
  • Kathryn & Jim Woodward
  • Desirée Zurowski
$100-$249
  • Anonymous (3)
  • Larry Achtemichuk
  • Colleen Ackermann
  • Candice Alderson
  • Ken Alexander
  • Maureen Allen
  • Kenton & Karen Anderson
  • Barbara Armstrong
  • Dickson Au
  • Connie Bagnall
  • Jane Baker
  • Ariel Bastian
  • Meera Bawa
  • Laurence Bayzand
  • Larry Beasley & Sandy Logan
  • Susan Beechey
  • Janice Beiles
  • Christina Benedet
  • Theodore Benson
  • Richard Biederman
  • Gwen Bird
  • Ingrid Bjerkelund
  • Michelle Blackwell
  • Alain Boisset
  • Laura Book
  • Doru George Botez
  • Jessica Bouchard
  • Liz Bowell
  • Karen Bowles
  • Ailish Boyle
  • Kathy Brandon
  • Jessica Bratty
  • Eleanor Braude
  • Dr. Genevieve Breau
  • Jane Bright
  • Abigail Brown
  • Mikolt Brown
  • Mary Burck
  • Brian Burke
  • Isabel Ann Byczko
  • Robert Campbell
  • Melanie Carfantan-McLachlan
  • Paul Caron
  • Anne Carson
  • Rick Carswell
  • Catherine Carvell
  • Nina & John Cassels
  • Bradley Caulfield
  • Joe Chan
  • Maggi Cheetham
  • Carol Chestnut
  • Orane Cheung
  • Nancy Chew
  • Linda Choy
  • Lorna & Bob Clare
  • Brett Clark
  • Ruth Comisarow
  • Susan Copland
  • David Cousins
  • Patti Cross-Bishop
  • Robyn Curry
  • Howard Dancyger
  • Patti Daum
  • Jill Davidson
  • Pauline Davidson
  • Melissa Davies
  • Justin Davis
  • Mariane Davis
  • Patricia Davis
  • Gregory D. Deans
  • Stephen Derry
  • Christine Dewar
  • Desiree Diebel
  • Denise Dobson
  • Sandi Domenico
  • Sabrina & Francis Doumet
  • Margot Eden
  • Aurela & Michael Edgson
  • Michelle Eisner
  • Gwen Epstein
  • Janet Eriksen
  • Tanya Evidente, In Honour of Tita & Eric Evidente
  • Marta Farevaag
  • Ian Farthing
  • Douglas Fenton
  • Jane Lee Fernyhough
  • Cynthia Fisher
  • Kirk Fisher
  • Norah Flaherty
  • Lauren Fletcher
  • Nancy Flight
  • Jennifer Foley
  • Aila Frishman
  • Louise Gallie
  • Elee Kraljii Gardiner
  • Lyne Gareau
  • John Geddes
  • Paul Geddes
  • Karen Gelmon
  • Jean Gerber
  • Erika Gerson
  • Katherine Gerson
  • Anita Ghatak
  • Brianna Giles
  • Margie Gillis
  • Maryke Gilmore
  • Sabine Goetz
  • Tracy Good
  • Peter Gorniak
  • Erik Graff
  • Linda Graham
  • Cathy Grant
  • Ed & Catherine Grant
  • Roni Greif
  • Amardeep Grewal
  • Alison Grouhel
  • Valerie Gruson
  • Pauline Hadley-Beauregard
  • Heather Hammersley
  • Karen Hamersley
  • Dorothy Ellen Hansen
  • Peter Harmon
  • J. Harrison
  • Patricia Harrold
  • Kinga Hay
  • Sybil Henteleff
  • Lorna Herberts
  • Jane Heyman & Lionel Johnston
  • Roger Hobden
  • Maggi Cheetham & tom Hobley
  • Tonya Holmes
  • Rae Hull
  • Elizabeth Hunter
  • Donald Ingledew
  • Justin Keith Isaacs
  • Susan Jackson
  • Karen James
  • Laura James
  • Lindsay Jang
  • Patricia Janzen
  • Kathleen Jarvis
  • Victor Johnston
  • Jana Jordan
  • Ryan Kalt
  • Brenna Kanski
  • Lori Kay
  • Michaela Kelly
  • Linda King
  • Randy King
  • Susan & Alexander Kirkpatrick
  • Jeffrey Knowles
  • Zuzana Koch
  • Madelaine Koenigsberg
  • Sandra Joy Kolarcik
  • Rosario Kolstee
  • Karen Konrad
  • Alana Koolen
  • Kelley Korbin & Don McGergor
  • Beverly Kort
  • Rebecca Kun
  • Barbara & Robin Kuritzky
  • Leora Kuttner
  • LCI Engineering Group
  • Carrie La Pierre
  • David Lach
  • Danelle Laidlaw
  • Ada Lam
  • Nancy Lamprecht
  • Graeme Langager
  • Paul Larocque
  • Lorey Lasley & Brian Schecter
  • Linda Lauritzen
  • Simon Lauzon
  • Barbara Lawrie
  • Monique Ledoyen
  • Leslie Lee & John Murphy
  • Marquita & Charles Lester
  • Henry Levy
  • Jamie Sue Lewis
  • Allana Lindgren
  • Simone Longpre
  • William Longstaff
  • Mary Loukas
  • Janine Love
  • Mary Loukas
  • Hilary Lukin Johnston
  • Sarah Lumsden
  • Donald & Carol Lyster
  • John MacDonald
  • Nancy MacDonald
  • Laverne MacFadden
  • Francesca Maclean
  • Chris Main
  • Kerrie Manderschied
  • Patricia Manly
  • Laurel March
  • Sunita March
  • Jennifer Marshall
  • Kevin Mazzone
  • Barbara McBride
  • Penny McCullagh
  • Anthony McDougall
  • Mary McNeil
  • Jane Miller
  • Pamela Moffat
  • Alex Moroz
  • Dr. E. Moser Inc
  • Yolaine Mottet
  • Phillipe & Ellen Moulier
  • Florence Mui
  • Joanne Mulligan
  • Sarah Murray
  • Debbie Musil
  • Peggy Mutch
  • Michael Nachoff
  • David Nash
  • Ardis Nelson
  • Coleen & Howard Nemtin
  • Jeff Nugent
  • Christine O’Shea
  • Cindy & Gary Onstad
  • Corey Ouellet
  • Russ & Lucille Pacey
  • Anna Pappalardo
  • Diane Park
  • Linda Parker
  • Barbara Pennyway
  • Tricia Pepper
  • Muriel Perry
  • Kirsteen Pirie
  • George Plawski
  • Darrin Preece
  • Bryan Price
  • Lisa Pullan
  • Rebecca Raglan
  • Evelyn Raine
  • Joanne Rankin & James Burton
  • Joanne Ray
  • Mark Rayter
  • Esmahan Razavi
  • Renee Rechtschaffner
  • Katie Redburn
  • Anu Rehtlane
  • Joy Richman
  • Bernadette Riedijk-Fischer
  • Adele Ritch
  • Stephanie J. Robb
  • Linda Robertson
  • Margaret Robinson
  • Tamara Ross
  • Catherine Rockandel
  • Michael Roy
  • Jeffrey Rushen
  • Elizabeth Ryan
  • Luigi Sarno
  • Delayne Sartison
  • Thomas Sater
  • Melissa Schaefer
  • Carol Schneider
  • Bernard Schultz
  • Manrico Scremin
  • Kristin Seer
  • Eileen & Harry Sengara
  • Philip James Seth
  • Kathleen Shaw
  • Tamara Shenkier
  • 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
  • Susan Stefanshyn
  • Daniel Steiner
  • George Stephenson
  • Marcia Stephenson
  • Ian & Jane Strang
  • Diane Styles
  • Bettina Sy
  • Wayne Tam
  • Beverley Taylor
  • Naomi Taylor
  • Sarah Taylor
  • Diana Tchakalian
  • Liisa Tella
  • Sheila Temple
  • Shannon Tennant
  • James Teshima
  • Deborah Anne Thomas
  • Frederick Tiffany
  • Deborah Tildesley
  • Sean Tracey
  • Amy Trebelco
  • Ingrid Tsui
  • Samantha Turley
  • Vivian Urquhart
  • Maria Angelica Valenzuela
  • Eric van Iersel
  • James Varah
  • Elizabeth Varughese
  • Sarah Verwiej
  • Mahmoud Virani
  • Peter von Riedemann
  • Joachim & Zohreh Waibel
  • Janet Waines
  • Bilyana Ward
  • Sarah Watson
  • Danielle Wensauer
  • Marina Weremchuk
  • Sheila Wex
  • Jennifer Whately
  • Frances White
  • Sharon L. Whyte
  • George Wicklund
  • Steven Wolinetz
  • Dr. & Mrs. Woolnough
  • Jason Wright
  • Cheryl Yaremko
  • Tony & Jean Yaremko
  • James Yeates
  • Huizhen Zeng
  • 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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