MTC gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support of our community of Donors.

Lifetime Patrons

Acknowledging a lifetime of extraordinary support for MTC.

Pat Burke
Peter Clemenger AO and Joan Clemenger AO
Greig Gailey and Dr Geraldine Lazarus
Allan Myers AC QC and Maria Myers AC
The Late Biddy Ponsford
The Late Dr Roger Riordan AM
Maureen Wheeler AO and Tony Wheeler AO
Ursula Whiteside
Caroline Young and Derek Young AM

Endowment Fund Donors

Supporting the long term sustainability and creative future of MTC.

Leading Gifts

Jane Hansen AO and Paul Little AO
The University of Melbourne

$50,000+

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

$20,000+

Robert A. Dunster
Prof Margaret Gardner AO and Prof Glyn Davis AC
Anne and Mark Robertson OAM

$10,000+

Jane Kunstler
Anonymous

MTC Playwrights Giving Circle

Supporting the NEXT STAGE Writers' program.

Louise Myer and Martyn Myer AO, Maureen Wheeler AO and Tony Wheeler AO, Christine Brown Bequest, Allan Myers AC QC and Maria Myers AC, Tony Burgess and Janine Burgess, Dr Andrew McAliece and Dr Richard Simmie, Larry Kamener and Petra Kamener.

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Trusts and Foundations

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Artistic Directors Circle

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

Benefactors Circle

$50,000+

The Joan and Peter Clemenger Trust
Maureen Wheeler AO and Tony Wheeler AO

$20,000+

Paul & Wendy Bonnici and Family
Krystyna Campbell-Pretty AM
Greg Gailey and the Late Dr Geraldine Lazarus
Louise and Martyn Myer AO
Anne and Mark Robertson OAM
Caroline and Derek Young AM

$10,000+

Joanna Baevski
Erica Bagshaw
Dr Jane Bird
Bill Bowness AO
The Cattermole Family
Tom and Elana Cordiner
Christine Gilbertson
The Gjergja Family
Linda Herd
Karen Inge and Dr George Janko
Daryl Kendrick and Sandy Bell
Macgeorge Bequest
Susanna Mason
Kendra Reid
Rob Stewart and Lisa Dowd
Luisa Valmorbida OAM
Anonymous

$5,000+

Prof James Best AO and Prof Doris Young
Jay Bethell and Peter Smart
Dr Andrew Buchanan and Peter Darcy
Ian and Jillian Buchanan
Bill Burdett AM and Sandra Burdett
Lynne and Rob Burgess
Pat Burke and Jan Nolan
Diana Burleigh
The Janet and Michael Buxton Foundation
Barry and Joanne Cheetham
The Dowd Foundation
Murray Gordon and Lisa Norton
Robert and Jan Green
Lesley Griffin
John and Joan Grigg OAM
Jane Hemstritch
Tony Hillery and Warwick Eddington
Bruce and Mary Humphries
Amy and Paul Jasper
Anne Le Huray
Marshall Day Acoustics (Dennis Irving Scholarship)
Martin and Melissa McIntosh
Ian and Margaret McKellar
Kim and Peter Monk
George and Rosa Morstyn
Jane and Andrew Murray
Peter Nethercote - Ballarat Theatre Company
Tom and Ruth O’Dea
Leigh O’Neill
Dr Kia Pajouhesh (Smile Solutions)
Prof David Penington AC and Dr Sonay Hussein
Perpetual Foundation - The Mary Elinor Harris Fund Endowment
Janet Reid OAM and Allan Reid
Renzella Family
Paul Ross and Georgina Costello
In loving memory of Berek Segan AM OBE – Marysia and Marshall Segan
Trawalla Foundation Trust
Ralph Ward-Ambler AM and Barbara Ward-Ambler
Anonymous (6)

Raise the Curtain

A collective of Donors helping MTC return to the stage in 2021.

Paul and Robyn Brasher
Bill Burdett AM and Sandra Burdett
Tony and Janine Burgess
Barry Conyngham AM
The Cordiners
Clare Cunliffe
The Dodge Family Foundation
Patricia Faulkner AO
Melody and Jonathan Feder
Prof Margaret Gardner AC and Prof Glyn Davis AC
Shane & Andy Gild
Colin Golvan AM QC and Dr Deborah Golvan
Jane Grover
Jane Hansen AO
Natalie Hickey
John Higgins AO and Jodie Maunder
Petra and Larry Kamener
Prof Shitij Kapur and Dr Sharmistha Law
Janette Kendall
G & Y Klempfner
Lording Family Foundation
Kerryn Lowe and Raphael Arndt
Professor Duncan Maskell
Don and Sue Matthews
Tim and Caroline McFarlane
Mark and Lisa Mentha
Louise Myer and Martyn Myer AO
Leigh O'Neill
Susan Oliver AM
PowerArts
Bruce Parncutt AO
Paul Rayner
Andrew and Tracey Sisson
Ilana and Gary Starr
Eliza Strauss
Allan Tait
Richard and Debra Tegoni
The Tisher Family
Anthony Watson and Tracey McDonald
Janet Whiting AM and Phil Lukies
Anonymous (8)

Advocates Circle

$2,500-$4,999

James Angus AO and Helen Angus
Australian Communities Foundation sub-funds - Ballandry (Peter Griffin Family) Fund Hart Line Fund
John and Lorraine Bates
Marc Besen AC and Eva Besen AO
Clare and Richard Carlson
Jenny and Stephen Charles AO
Sandy and Yvonne Constantine
Ann Darby
Amanda and Mark Derham
Dr Anthony Dortimer and Jillian Dortimer
Melody and Jonathan Feder
Nigel and Cathy Garrard
Gaye and John Gaylard
Diana and Murray Gerstman
Heather and Bob Glindemann OAM
Henry Gold
Roger and Jan Goldsmith
Luke Heagerty
The Hon Peter Heerey AM QC and Sally Heerey
Jane Hodder
Peter and Halina Jacobsen
Joan Lefroy AM and George Lefroy AM
Leg Up Foundation
Ian and Judi Marshman
Ging Muir and John McCawley
Sandy and Sandra Murdoch
Luke and Janine Musgrave
Dr Paul Nisselle AM and Sue Nisselle
Fiona Griffiths and Tony Osmond
Christopher Richardson
Anne and Mark Robertson OAM
Roslyn and Richard Rogers Family
Scanlon Foundation
Hilary and Stuart Scott
Lynne Sherwood and the late Tim Sherwood
Brian Snape AM
The Late Jennifer Steinicke
Ricci Swart
James and Anne Syme
Richard and Debra Tegoni
The Veith Foundation
Kaye and John de Wijn
Price and Christine Williams
The Ray and Margaret Wilson Foundation
Gillian and Tony Wood
Anonymous (10)

Loyalty Circle

$1,000–$2,499

Prof Margaret Abernethy AM and Alex Abernethy
Ann and Robin Ahin
Amanda and Clive Allen
Helen Nicolay and Nicholas Allen
Nicky and Simon Allen
Prof Noel Alpins AM and Sylvia Alpins
Kate Aplin
Mary-Louise Archibald
Margaret Astbury
Allison Aughton
Ian Baker and Cheryl Saunders
John and Dagnija Balmford
H & B Bamford
Janet Barchett and Bruce Bezant
Liz and Charles Baré
Margaret and Anthony Bartel
Carolyn Bartram
Angelina Beninati
Kay, Oliver and Eleanor Bennett
Jacquie Blackwell
Ric Bland and Lesley Austin
Judy Bourke
Max and Ros Boyce
Diane and Graeme Boyer
Steve and Terry Bracks AM
Jenny and Lucinda Brash
Brett Young Family
Bernadette Broberg
elizabeth bromham
Prof Richard Broome AM and Margaret Donnan
Nigel and Sheena Broughton
Dr Douglas and Treena Brown
Jannie Brown
Nan Brown
Beth Brown and the late Tom Bruce AM
Anne Bruce and Bruce Watson
Gary and Sandy Buck
Jan and Graham Bull
Julie Burke
Katie Burke
Hugh Burrill
Pam Caldwell
Alison and John Cameron
John and Jan Campbell
Jessica Canning
Fiona Caro
Chernov Family
Keith Chivers and Ron Peel
Professor Arthur and Elaine Clark
Caroline and John Clarkson
Assoc Prof Lyn Clearihan and Dr Anthony Palmer
Anne Cleary
Dr Robin Collier and Neil Collier
Chiara Condotta and Hugh McVicker
Katrina and David Cooke
Margaret Crothers
Steve Cullen and Julia Shepherdson
The Culture Club
Ann Cutts
Philip and Margaret Darton
Mark and Jo Davey
Arthur and Anne Davey
Dr Karina Davis and Tahli Carta Davis
Professor Kevin Davis AM and Dr Christine Brown OAM
Katharine Derham-Moore
Robert Drake
Bernadette and Craig Drummond
Rhys, Michelle, Natalie and Nicholas Dugdale
Dr Sally Duguid and Dr David Tingay
Allison Duncan and Nicholas Faulkner
Bev and Geoff Edwards
Darryn Paspa and Michael Elliott
George and Eva Ermer
Anne Evans and Graham Evans AO
Marian Evans
Dr Alexandra and Peter Evans
Keith and Heather Fagg
Alan Fancke and Bernadette Knight
Dr Alastair Fearn
Peter Fearnside and Roxane Hislop
Isaac and Judi Feldman
Grant Fisher and Helen Bird
Jan and Rob Flew
Rosemary Forbes and Ian Hocking
Elizabeth Foster
Jan and Garry Fowler
Bruce Freeman
Glenn Fryer
John Fullerton
Pamela Furnell and Lester Johnson
Sandra and Robert Gagnon
Anne Garvey, Judith Garvey and Steph Elam
Gill Family Foundation
The late Brian Goddard
Charles and Cornelia Goode Foundation
Sarah Gorman
Meredith Greenwood
Geoffrey Grinton OAM and Margaret Grinton
Prof Anthony Guttmann AM and Susette Guttmann
Ian and Wendy Haines
Charles Harkin
R & P Harkness
Adam and Liz Harrison
Erica and Nigel Hartin
Mary Louise Hatch and Alexander Woolley
Mark and Jennifer Hayes
Glen and Sandra Hickey
Howard and Glennys Hocking
Barbara Holder
Suzanne Howard and Joshua McGoldrick
Susan and Chris Hughes
Emeritus Prof Andrea Hull AO
Ann and Tony Hyams AM
Helen Imber
Will and Jennie Irving
The Island Five
Jacinta and Tony Jackson
Peter Jaffe and Judy Gold
Robert Johanson and Anne Swann
Ed and Margaret Johnson
Ben Johnson
Gillian and Warren Johnson
Caroline and Campbell Johnston
Leah Kaplan and Barry Levy
Leah and Les Kausman
Irene Kearsey and Michael Ridley
Malcolm Kemp
Janette Kendall
Julie and Simon Kessel
Anne and Terry King
David and Dorothea King
Fiona Kirwan-Hamilton and Simon E Marks QC
Doris and Steve Klein
Marianne and Arthur Klepfisz
Larry Kornhauser and Natalya Gill
Josephine and Graham Kraehe AO
Elizabeth Laverty
Verona Lea
Dr Deb Leach and Rob Gazzard
Jennifer Leaper
Alison Leslie
Helen and Boris Liberman
Lisa Farber and Justin Liberman
Elke Link and Brett McLean
Peter and Judy Loney
Lord Family
Peter and Jan Lowe
Elizabeth Lyons
Ken and Jan Mackinnon
Karin MacNab
Jenny MacRae and Sarah Crump
Janine Manwaring and Peter Charalabidis
Chris and Bruce Maple
Marin Charitable Trust
Sarah and Peter Martin
Dr Hannah Mason
Margaret and John Mason OAM
Peter and Anne McCamish
Virginia McDonald and Mac Hay
Bernie and Virginia McIntosh
Mary-Ellen and Doug McKay
Heather and Simon McKeon
Edwina and Rob McLachlan
Garry McLean
Jennifer and Brian McManus
Tina McMeckan
Libby McMeekin
Emeritus Prof Peter McPhee AM and Charlotte Allen
Robert and Helena Mestrovic
John G Millard
Natalie and Henry Miller
Ross and Judy Milne-Pott
MK Futures at the APS Foundation
Leanne and Clark Morgan
Barbara and David Mushin
Dr Anne Myers
Dr Mrin and Dr Prakash Nayagam
Brian and Dianne Neilson
Nelson Bros Funeral Services
Loris and Peter Nelson
J and R Nettleton
Sarah Nguyen
Nick Nichola and Ingrid Moyle
Michele and John Nielsen
Dr Rosemary Nixon AM
David and Lisa Oertle
Denis O'Hara and Annette Clarey
Helen Oliver, Frank Edwards And Julie Rush
Lisa d'Oliveyra and Geoff Daley
Jane Palomountain and John Browne
In loving memory of Richard Park
Dr Annamarie Perlesz
Anita Petris and Mark Roberts
Paul and Maria Philips
Peter Philpott and Robert Ratcliffe
Henry and Marcia Pinskier
Prof Hannah Piterman
Susan and William Pitt
Betty and John Pizzey
Dug and Lisa Pomeroy
Noel and Gaylene Porter
Philip and Gayle Raftery
Jackie and Peter Rashleigh
Jennifer and Robert Rattray
Sally Redlich
Victoria Redwood
Christopher Reed
Rachel and Peter Richardson
Phillip Riggio
Caroline Roff
Prof Stephen and Dr Sheryle Rogerson
B & J Rollason
Sue Rose
Jeremy Ruskin and Roz Zalewski
Debra Russell
Jenny Russo
Anne and Laurie Ryan
Edwina Sahhar
Margaret Sahhar AM
Lucy and Mathew Saliba
Susan Santoro
Thomas Sargant
Elisabeth and Doug Scott
Sally and Tim Scott
Graeme Seabrook
Craig Semple
Melissa Seto and Philip Carr
Tim Sharard and Sharleen Cook
Prof Barry Sheehan and Pamela Waller
Jacky and Rupert Sherwood
Diane Silk
Dr John Sime
Pauline and Tony Simioni
Jane Simon and Peter Cox
Helen Graham and Cliff Skinner
Tim and Angela Smith
Annette Smorgon
Philip and Rachel Solomon
Geoff and Judy Steinicke
Kerry Stephenson
Drs Anne and Don Stewart
Dr Ross and Helen Stillwell
Mark Sullivan and Amanda Elsome
Suzy and Dr Mark Suss
Irene and John Sutton
Rodney and Aviva Taft
Peter Taylor and Tania Bezzobs
Jan and Lindsay Thomas
Prof Brian and Marijke Tress
Eliizabeth Tromans
Jane and Dr Andrew van der Vliet
Hank and Elizabeth van Herk
John and Anna van Weel
Helen Versey and David Brown
Graham Wademan and Michael Bowden
Walter and Gertie Wagner
Kevin and Elizabeth Walsh
Pinky Watson
Dr Victor Wayne and Dr Karen Wayne OAM
Marion Webster OAM
Suzanne and Anthony Wedd
Yvonne and Charles Wells & Richard Armitage
Penelope and Joshua White
Ursula Whiteside
Dr Peter and Dr Carole Wigg
Ann and Alan Wilkinson
Jan Willliams
Peter Winspur and Bruce Dixon
Rosslyn, Brad and Abby Yelland
Mandy and Edward Yencken
Greg Young
Amy and David Zeplin
Anonymous (193)

2020 Ticket Donors

Thank you to all those who generously donated their tickets back to MTC in support of the company following 2020 show cancellations.

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
Linda Herd
Irene Kearsey
Dr Andrew McAliece and Dr Richard Simmie
Peter Philpott and Robert Ratcliffe
Max Schultz
Jillian Smith
Diane Tweeddale
Anonymous (15)

Legacy Gifts

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

The Christine Brown Bequest
The Kitty and Leslie Sandy Bequest
The Estate of Prudence Ann Tutton
The Estate of Freda E White

Women in Theatre Giving Circle

Dr Jane Bird
Amanda and Mark Derham
Christine Gilbertson
Charles and Cornelia Goode Foundation
Jane Hodder
Janette Kendall
Kim and Peter Monk
Leigh O'Neill
Prof Hannah Piterman
Richard and Debra Tegoni
Marion Webster OAM
Anonymous

Youth Ambassadors Giving Circle

Melody and Jonathan Feder
Bruce Freeman
Linda Herd
Jock and Jenny Jeffries
Larry Kornhauser and Natalya Gill
Tom and Ruth O'Dea
Heather and Simon McKeon
Ging Muir and John McCawley
Suzy and Dr Mark Suss
Kevin and Elizabeth Walsh
Jan Williams

Education Giving Circle

Paul & Wendy Bonnici and Family
Judy Bourke
Krystyna Campbell-Pretty AM
The Cordiners
Ann Darby
Bruce Freeman
Linda Herd
Larry Kornhauser and Natalya Gill
Hart Line Fund (a sub-fund of the Australian Communities Foundation)
Mark and Jennifer Hayes
Anne and Mark Robertson OAM
Roslyn and Richard Rogers Family
Hilary and Stuart Scott
Richard and Debra Tegoni
Walter and Gertie Wagner
Ann and Alan Wilkinson
Anonymous (4)

Current as of February 2021.