MTC gratefully acknowledges our visionary donors who share our passion and support our work.

Current as of December 2018.

Lifetime Patrons

Pat Burke
Peter Clemenger AO and Joan Clemenger AO
Allan Myers AO QC and Maria Myers AO
The Late Biddy Ponsford
Dr Roger Riordan AM
Maureen Wheeler AO and Tony Wheeler AO
Caroline Young and Derek Young AM

Endowment Fund Donors

Jane Hansen and Paul Little AO
The University of Melbourne

Geoffrey Cohen AM
Orcadia Foundation
The Late Biddy Ponsford
Andrew Sisson AO and Tracey Sisson

Tony and Janine Burgess
Anne and Mark Robertson OAM

Prof Margaret Gardner AO and Prof Glyn Davis AC

Rosie Harkness
Renzella Family

Virginia Lovett and Rose Hiscock 

MTC's Playwrights Giving Circle

Playwrights Giving Circle

Artistic Director’s Circle

Susanna Mason
Craig Semple
Luisa Valmorbida
Caroline Young and Derek Young AM

Benefactors Circle


Crown Resorts Foundation
Packer Family Foundation


Naomi Milgrom AO 
The Myer Foundation
Allan Myers AC QC and Maria Myers AC 
Maureen Wheeler AO and Tony Wheeler AO


Betty Amsden Foundation
Tony and Janine Burgess 
Dr Geraldine Lazurus and Greig Gaily
Jane Hansen and Paul Little AO 
Dr Andrew McAliece and Dr Richard Simmie
Louise Myer and Martyn Myer AO
The Vizard Foundation
Caroline and Derek Young AM 


Joanna Baevski 
The Cattermole Family
Christine Gilbertson 
Linda Herd
Petra and Larry Kamener 
The late Mr Noel Mason and Susanna Mason
Bruce Parncutt AO
Luisa Valmorbida


John and Lorraine Bates
Bill Bowness AO
Dr Andrew Buchanan and Peter Darcy
Ian and Jillian Buchanan
Sandra and Bill Burdett AM
Pat Burke and Jan Nolan
John and Robyn Butselaar
The Janet and Michael Buxton Foundation
Barry and Joanne Cheetham
Tom and Elana Cordiner 
The Dowd Foundation
Gjergja Family
Leon Goldman
Robert and Jan Green
David and Lily Harris
Jane Hemstritch
Bruce and Mary Humphries
Karen Inge and Dr George Janko
Sandy Bell and Daryl Kendrick
Anne Le Huray
Matsarol Foundation
Ian and Judi Marshman
Ian and Margaret McKellar
George and Rosa Morstyn
Pat Burke and Jan Nolan
Tom and Ruth O'Dea 
Leigh O'Neill 
Dr Kia Pajouhesh (Smile Solutions)
In loving memory of Richard Park
Prof David Penington AC and Dr Sonay Hussein
Jeanne Pratt AC
Janet Reid OAM and Allan Reid
Kendra Reid
Renzella Family
Trawalla Foundation Trust
Andrew Sisson AO and Tracey Sisson
The Robert Salzer Foundation
Ralph Ward-Ambler AM and Barbara Ward-Ambler
Anonymous (3)

Advocates Circle

$2,500 – $4,999

Marc Besen AC and Eva Besen AO
Jay Bethell and Peter Smart
Lynne and Rob Burgess
Diana Burleigh
Jenny and Stephen Charles AO
Diana Cregan 
Debbie Dadon AM
Ann Darby
Laurel Young-Das and Heather Finnegan
Dr Anthony Dortimer and Jillian Dortimer
Melody and Jonathan Feder
Dr Helen Ferguson
Rosemary Forbes and Ian Hocking
Bruce Freeman
Gaye and John Gaylard
Heather and Bob Glindemann OAM
Henry Gold
Roger and Jan Goldsmith
Murray Gordon and Lisa Norton
Lesley Griffin
Fiona Griffiths and Tony Osmond
Tony Hillery and Warwick Eddington
Peter and Halina Jacobsen
Irene Kearsey and Michael Ridley
Janette Kendall
Elizabeth Laverty
Alex and Halina Lewenberg
Virginia Lovett and Rose Hiscock 
Kim and Peter Monk
Sandy and Sandra Murdoch
Jane and Andrew Murray
Dr Paul Nisselle AM and Sue Nisselle
Hilary and Stuart Scott 
Lynne Sherwood and the late Tim Sherwood
Ricci Swart
Debra and Richard Tegoni 
Cheryl and Paul Veith
Price and Christine Williams
Margaret and Ray Wilson OAM
Gillian and Tony Wood
Anonymous (5)

Loyalty Circle

$1,000 – $2,499

Prof Noel and Sylvia Alpins AM
Valma E. Angliss AM
James and Helen Angus
Kate Aplin
Margaret Astbury
John and Dagnija Balmford
Heather Bamford
Sandra Beanham
Angelina Beninati
Grant Fisher and Helen Bird
Tara Bishop 
David and Rhonda Black
Diane and Graeme Boyer
Steve and Terry Bracks AM
Jenny and Lucinda Brash
Bernadette Broberg
Beth Brown and Tom Bruce AM
Julie Burke
Katie Burke
Pam Caldwell
Alison and John Cameron
John and Jan Campbell
Jessica Canning
Clare and Richard Carlson
Fiona Caro
Kathleen Cator
Chernov Family
Keith Chivers and Ron Peel
Dr Robin Collier and Neil Collier
Sandy and Yvonne Constantine
Prof Barry Conyngham AM and Deborah Conyngham 
Dr Cyril Curtain
Mark and Jo Davey
Jocelyn Davies
Natasha Davies
Tania de Jong AM
Katharine Derham-Moore
Mark and Amanda Derham
Robert Drake
Bev and Geoff Edwards
George and Eva Ermer
Anne Evans and Graham Evans AO
Dr Alastair Fearn
Denis and Elissa Joachim
Jan and Rob Flew
Elizabeth Foster
Glenn Fryer 
John Fullerton
Nigel and Cathy Garrard
Diana and Murray Gerstman
Gill Family Foundation
Brian Goddard
Charles and Cornelia Goode Foundation 
Isabella Green OAM and Richard Green
John and Jo Grigg
Jane Grover 
Ian and Wendy Haines
Charles Harkin
Mark and Jennifer Hayes 
The Hon Peter Heerey AM QC and Sally Heerey
Barbara Higgins 
Jane Hodder
Sandi and Gil Hoskins
Emeritus Prof Andrea Hull AO
Ann and Tony Hyams AM
Peter Jaffe
Ed and Margaret Johnson
Malcolm Kemp
Julie and Simon Kessel
Fiona Kirwan-Hamilton and Simon E Marks QC
Doris and Steve Klein
Larry Kornhauser and Natalya Gill 
Josephine and Graham Kraehe AO
Pamela Lamaro 
Prof Shitij Kapur and Dr Sharmistha Law
Joan and George Lefroy
Leg Up Foundation
Alison Leslie
Dr Caroline Liow
Peter and Judy Loney
Lord Family
Elizabeth Lyons
Ken and Jan Mackinnon
Helen Mantzis 
Chris and Bruce Maple
Dr Sam and Belinda Margis and NEST Family Clinics
Dr Hannah Mason
John and Margaret Mason
Don and Sue Matthews
Heather Forbes-McKeon 
Garry McLean
Elizabeth McMeekin
Emeritus Prof Peter McPhee and Charlotte Allen
Robert and Helena Mestrovic
John G Millard
Ross and Judy Milne-Pott
Susan and Michael Minshall
John Mann and Tina Mitas 
Felicity and Des Moore
Ging Muir and John McCawley
Barbara and David Mushin
Nelson Bros Funeral Services
Nick Nichola and Ingrid Moyle
Susan Oliver
Assoc Prof Lyn Clearihan and Dr Anthony Palmer
Dr Annamarie Perlesz
Prof Hannah Piterman 
Betty and George Pizzey
Dug and Lisa Pomeroy
Noel and Gaylene Porter
John and Joan Pye
Peter Philpott and Robert Ratcliffe
Sally Redlich
Victoria Redwood
Christopher Richardson
Phillip Riggio
Anne and Mark Robertson OAM 
Roslyn and Richard Rogers Family 
Sue Rose
Rae Rothfield
Anne and Laurie Ryan
F & J Ryan Foundation
Edwina Sahhar
Margaret Sahhar AM
Guy Sansom and Treena Quarin
Susan Santoro
Ian Baker and Cheryl Saunders
Kaylene Savas 
Chef's Hat
Graeme Seabrook
Marshall Segan and Ylana Perlov
Prof Barry Sheehan and Pamela Waller
Diane Silk
Dr John Sime
Jane Simon and Peter Cox
A Simon
Tim and Angela Smith
Reg and Elaine Smith OAM - Earimil Gardens Charity
Annette Smorgon
Diana and Brian Snape AM
Geoff and Judy Steinicke
Dr Ross and Helen Stillwell
Dr Mark Suss
James and Anne Syme
Rodney and Aviva Taft
Frank Tisher OAM and Dr Miriam Tisher
Kevin and Elizabeth Walsh
Anthony Watson and Tracey McDonald
Pinky Watson
Marion Webster
Penelope and Joshua White
Ursula Whiteside
Ann and Alan Wilkinson
Jan Willliams 
Mandy and Edward Yencken
Greg Young
Anonymous (33)

Women in Theatre Giving Circle

Tara Bishop
Jacina Carboon
Diana Cregan
Kate Galvin
Christine Gilbertson
Charles and Cornelia Goode Foundation
Fiona Griffiths and Tony Osmond 
Barbara Higgins
Jane Hodder
Tania de Jong AM
Janette Kendall
Pamela Lamaro
Lord Family
Helen Mantzis
Dr Sam and Belinda Margis and NEST Family Clinics
Peter and Kim Monk
Jacquie Naylor
Leigh O’Neill
Prof Hannah Piterman
Caecilia Potter
Anne and Mark Robertson OAM
Kaylene Savas
Annette and Graham Smorgon
Debra and Richard Tegoni
Marion Webster
Anonymous (2)

Education Giving Circle

Joanna Baevski
Tom and Elana Cordiner
The Cuming Bequest
Prof Barry Conyngham AM and Deborah Conyngham
Glenn Fryer
Jane Hansen and Paul Little AO
Mark and Jennifer Hayes
Linda Herd
Hutchinson Builders
Virginia Lovett and Rose Hiscock
John Mann and Tina Mitas
Susan Oliver
Hilary and Stuart Scott
Debra and Richard Tegoni
Anonymous (3)

MTC Youth Ambassador Giving Circle

Melody and Jonathan Feder
Heather Forbes-McKeon
Bruce Freeman
Linda Herd
Larry Kornhauser and Natalya Gill
Ging Muir and John McCawley
Tom and Ruth O’Dea
Roslyn and Richard Rogers Family
Aaron and Lorrane Shwartz
Dr Mark Suss
Kevin and Elizabeth Walsh
Jan Williams

Supporter Circle

$500 – $999
Nan Brown
David Byrne
Rosie Cunningham
Anne Gillam and Lyle Close
Growth Mantra
Anne Gillam and Lyle Close
Fred and Alex Grimwade
Sue McCarthy
Noela McDiarmid
Erica and Max Mounter
Caecilia Potter
Caitlin and Luke Wilson
Anonymous (5)

$100 – $499
Salwa Abdel-Aziz
Anita and Graham Anderson
Dr Mandy Atchison
Dr Maria Athanassenas
Ann Auld
Kent and Vivien Bacon
Helen and Rino Baggio
Lorraine Baker and Peter Hunkin
Andrius Balnionis and Anna Teller-Balnionis
Neil and Heather Barker
Margaret and Warner Bastian
Andrew and Terri Bateman
Judith Beamish and Harry Prince
Kay and Oliver Bennett
Keith and Deidre Beville
Jenny Blencowe
Fay Bock
Wendy and Paul Bonnici
Jean Margaret Bowman
Rachel Bradshaw
Peter and Roslyn Burgess
Robyn Burke and Graham Burke AO
Elise Callander
June Cameron
Jacinta Carboon
Pamela Carder
Philip and Kate Carrillo
Debra and James Cherry
Pamela Chin
Min Li Chong
Arthur and Elaine Clark
Katharine Clark
Peter Clements
Janet and Phillip Collins
Stephen Collins and Philippa Lohmeyer-Collins
Rowen Craigie
John Crocker
Michael and Ros Crommelin
Karen and Rachel Cusack
Stewart Daniels and Daniel Goff
Beverley Davis OAM JP and Dr John Davis
Lauren Davis
Jenny and Nicholas Dawes
Lyle Daymond
Karen de Silva
Anna Dizane
Therese Doupe
Thelma Dowell
David Dyson
Ellen and Cameron Easton
Isabel and Graeme Edgoose
Marian Evans
Helen and Warwick Fairlie
Patricia Feast
Dr Isaac Feldman and Judith Feldman
Kenneth and Sandra Fitzsimmons
Tina and Domenica Forestiere
Inna Friedman and Morry Fraid
Dr Erica and Dr Harry Frydenberg AM
Vincent and Elisabeth Gawne
Vicki and Stefano Giorgini
Barbara Green
Carol Greig
Joanne Griffiths
Geoffrey and Margaret Grinton
Michael and Dorit Grossbard
Reg Grouse
Susan Groves
Sally Gudgeon
Jean Hadges
Joseph and Judy Hajdu
Janet Hall
Margaret Hamilton and Bill Healy
Dr Lesley and Doris Hardcastle
R & L Harden
Julia and Stephen Hare
Mary Harris
Marie-Therese Healy
Jeanet Hofland
Kimberley Holden
Elouise Holmes
Carolyn Hughes
Margaret and Warwick Hutchins
Julie and Darell Hutchinson
Dr David Ip and Leonie Ip
Rachel and Peter Irons
Geoff and Margaret Irvine
Will and Jennie Irving
Jill Jackson and Dr Martin Jackson
Ann Jacobs
Louise Jenkins
Ben Johnson
Graham and Adrienne Johnson
Jennifer and Trevor Johnson
Cliff and Elizabeth Johnston
Dr Michael and Pamela Jonas
Dr Claerwen Jones
Lesley and Ian Jones
Dr Peter Juliff and Kay Juliff
Joshua Kahan
Leah Kaplan and Barry Levy
Jo and Anesits Karaoutsadis
Alan Kerr
Daniel Kilby
Iain and Lyn Kirkwood
Dr Richard and Angela Kirsner
Denise Kohlman
Barbara Kolliner and Peter Kollliner OAM
Heather Lacey and David Russell
Judith Landsberg
Roger Lawton
Verona Lea
Ian Leckie
Patricia and Imre Lele
Julie Lidgett
Selina Lightfoot
John Bellesis and Henriette Lubliner
Kerrie Ludekens
Dr Sandra Lynch and Dr James Lynch
Margaret Mangan
Dr Ian Manning and Dr Alice De Jonge
Gordon and Victoria Mar
Gaye Mason
Sandra McCann
Jenny McComb
Linda McConnell and Phillip Kowalski
Gail McKay
Edwina McLachlan and Prof Robert McLachlan AM
Ann McLaren
Pamela McLure
Andrea and Mike McMahon
Catherine Mcnicol and Ian Menzies
Patricia and Chris McRae
Prof Peter McTigue and Catherine McTigue
David and Marie Meller
Prof Frederick Mendelsohn and Lynnette Edwards
Dee and Peter Milne
Monica Mitchell
Wendy and John Mitchell
Barry Moran
David Morgan
Jane and Ian Morrison
Trudy Morrison and Michael Ilczynski
Richard Murphy
Yvette Nash
David Neufeld
Anna Rosemeyer
Posey O'Collins
Sarah O'Donnell
Brian Doyle AM and Anne O'Donovan AO
Mick O'Hagan
Anthony Oliver
Jennifer Olney and Hans Koo
Elizabeth and Kerry Osborne
Margaret Overell
Arthur Ozols
Carolyn Parker-Clews
Lynette Payne
Moira and Graham Penwarden
Prof Roger Pepperell and Betty Pepperell
Allan and Jill Poynton
Dr Jan Pyman
Justice Michelle Quigley and Dr Hugh Kelso
Rae and Pack Raphael
Kim Rea
Dr Suzy Redston
Dr Amanda Reich
Cliff and Jenny Restarick
Prof Jeff Richardson and Bronwyn Richardson
Dr Robert Richardson
Skye Richmond
Lee Ridder
Barbara Roff
Susan and Paul Rooke
Alister Rowe
Elizabeth and Colin Roy
Dr Ursula Roziel
Dr Daniel Sable and Dr Sandy Sable
Rick and Maree Sawers
Kerry Saxby
Siomon Schofield
Norma Seager
Julie Shelton
Irene Shone
Dr Dianne Siemon and Jim Siemon
Katherine Simons
Alexia Simpson
Sally Ann Simpson
Bob and Ruth Slater
Elizabeth and David Smart
Anne Smith
Ros Smith and Reverend Trevor Smith
Gordon and Lesley Spence
Sylvia Spigelman
Jean and Roger Stanley
Philip and Jean Stanley
Rosemary Stipanov
Dr Devi Stuart-Fox
Elizabeth Thomas
Jan and Lindsay Thomas
William and Jennifer Tom
Kaye Tsui-Po
Diane Tweeddale
Lynette Urquhart
John and Anna van Weel
Santina and Oscar Velo
Catherine and Michael Wandmaker
Margaret Watts
Dr Robyn Whiteley
Gordon Wilson
Robert and Diana Wilson
Denis Wiltshire
Rosetta and Colin Wise
Nick and Helen Withers
Joyce Woodroffe
Lisa Woolf
Prof Lyn Yates
Margaret and David Young
Margaret and Rob Ziffer
Deborah and Richard Zimmermann
Jacquie Naylor
Anonymous (44)

Legacy Circle

Acknowledging supporters who have made the visionary gesture of including a gift to MTC in their will.

Mark and Tamara Boldiston
Bernadette Broberg
Adam and Donna Cusack-Muller
Peter and Betty Game
Fiona Griffiths
Irene Kearsey
Dr Andrew McAliece and Dr Richard Simmie
Peter Philpott and Robert Ratcliffe
Max Schultz
Jillian Smith
Anonymous (9)

Legacy Gifts

Remembering and honouring those who have generously supported MTC through a bequest.

The Estate of Leta-Ray Arthy
The Christine Brown Bequest
The Estate of Ron Chapman
The Estate of Gordon J Compton
The Estate of Betty Ilic
The Estate of Bettie Kornhauser
The Kitty and Leslie Sandy Bequest
The Estate of James Hollis Minson
The Estate of Prudence Ann Tutton
The Estate of Freda E White
The Estate of Dorothy Wood