Mark Davey, Rosemary Forbes, Kevin Walsh

Current Donors

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

Current as of 17 September 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

Mim and Michael Bartlett
Prof Margaret Gardner AO and Prof Glyn Davis AC
Carolyn and John Kirby AM

Rosie Harkness
Robert Peck AM and Yvonne von Hartel AM
Prof David Penington AC and Dr Sonay Hussein
Renzella Family

Lady Potter AC

MTC’s Playwright Giving Circle

Playwrights Giving Circle

Artistic Director’s Circle

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

Benefactors Circle

Crown Resorts Foundation
Packer Family Foundation

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

Betty Amsden Foundation
Dr Geraldine Lazarus and Greig Gailey
Louise and Martyn Myer AO
Caroline and Derek Young AM
Victorian Department of Education and Training
The Vizard Foundation

Erica Bagshaw
Joanna Baevski
The Cattermole Family
Christine Gilbertson
Linda Herd
Macgeorge Bequest
The late Mr Noel Mason and Susanna Mason
The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation
Bruce Parncutt AO
Craig Semple
Dr Caroline Thew
Luisa Valmorbida

John and Lorraine Bates
Sandy Bell and Daryl Kendrick
Bill Bowness AO
Dr Andrew Buchanan and Peter Darcy
Ian and Jillian Buchanan
Sandra and Bill Burdett AM
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 Lilly Harris
Jane Hemstritch
Bruce and Mary Humphries
Anne Le Huray
Virginia Lovett and Rose Hiscock
Marshall Day Acoustics (Dennis Irving Scholarship)
Ian and Judi Marshman
Matsarol Foundation
Ian and Margaret McKellar
George and Rosa Morstyn
Daniel Neal and Peter Chalk
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
The Robert Salzer Foundation
Trawalla Foundation Trust
The Robert Salzer Foundation
Ralph Ward-Ambler AM and Barbara Ward-Ambler
Anonymous (6)

Advocates Circle

$2,500 – $4,999
Marc Besen AC and Eva Besen AO
Jay Bethell and Peter Smart
Lynne and Rob Burgess
Pat Burke and Jan Nolan
Diana Burleigh
Jenny and Stephen Charles AO
The Cuming Bequest
Debbie Dadon AM
Ann Darby
Dr Anthony Dortimer and Jillian Dortimer
Dr Helen Ferguson
Rosemary Forbes and Ian Hocking
Gaye and John Gaylard
Heather and Bob Glindemann OAM
Henry Gold
Roger and Jan Goldsmith
Murray Gordon and Lisa Norton
Lesley Griffin
Tony Hillery and Warwick Eddington
Bruce and Mary Humphries
Peter and Halina Jacobsen
Irene Kearsey and Michael Ridley
Alex and Halina Lewenberg
Kim and Peter Monk
Sandy and Sandra Murdoch
Jane and Andrew Murray
Dr Paul Nisselle AM and Sue Nisselle
Tim and Lynne Sherwood
Ricci Swart
Cheryl and Paul Veith
Price and Christine Williams
Margaret and Ray Wilson OAM
Gillian and Tony Wood
Laurel Young-Das and Heather Finnegan
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
Sandra Beanham
Angelina Beninati
David and Rhonda Black
Steve and Terry Bracks AM
Jenny and Lucinda Brash
Bernadette Broberg
Beth Brown and Tom Bruce AM
Pam Caldwell
Alison and John Cameron
John and Jan Campbell
Jessica Canning
Clare and Richard Carlson
Fiona Caro
Kathleen Cator
Chef’s Hat
Chernov Family
Sue Clarke and Lindsay Allen
Assoc Prof Lyn Clearihan and Dr Anthony Palmer
Dr Robin Collier and Neil Collier
Sandy and Yvonne Constantine
Dr Cyril Curtain
Mark and Jo Davey
Jocelyn Davies
Natasha Davies
Mark and Amanda Derham
Katharine Derham-Moore
Robert Drake
Bev and Geoff Edwards
George and Eva Ermer
Anne Evans and Graham Evans AO
Dr Alastair Fearn
Jan and Rob Flew
Elizabeth Foster
John Fullerton
Nigel and Cathy Garrard
Diana and Murray Gerstman
Gill Family Foundation
Brian Goddard
Sarah Graff
Isabella Green OAM and Richard Green
John and Jo Grigg
Ian and Wendy Haines
The Hon Peter Heerey AM QC and Sally Heerey
Sandi and Gil Hoskins
Emeritus Prof Andrea Hull AO
Ann and Tony Hyams AM
Peter Jaffe
Ed and Margaret Johnson
Prof Shitij Kapur and Dr Sharmistha Law
Malcolm Kemp
Fiona Kirwan-Hamilton and Simon E Marks SC
Doris and Steve Klein
Alan and Wendy Kozica
Elizabeth Laverty
Rosemary Leffler
Joan and George Lefroy
Leg Up Foundation
Alison Leslie
Dr Caroline Liow
Peter and Judy Loney
Elizabeth Lyons
Ken and Jan Mackinnon
Dr Hannah Mason
Garry McLean
Elizabeth McMeekin
Robert and Helena Mestrovic
John G Millard
Ross and Judy Milne-Pott
Barbara and David Mushin
Nelson Bros Funeral Services
Nick Nichola and Ingrid Moyle
Dr Harry and Rita Perelberg
Dr Annamarie Perlesz
Peter Philpott and Robert Ratcliffe
Dug and Lisa Pomeroy
Sally Redlich
Victoria Redwood
Christopher Richardson
Sue Rose
Rae Rothfield
Anne and Laurie Ryan
F & J Ryan Foundation
Edwina Sahhar
Margaret Sahhar AM
Susan Santoro
Graeme Seabrook
Marshall Segan and Ylana Perlov
Prof Barry Sheehan and Pamela Waller
Diane Silk
Dr John Sime
A Simon
Jane Simon and Peter Cox
Reg and Elaine Smith OAM – Earimil Gardens Charity
Tim and Angela Smith
Diana and Brian Snape AM
Geoff and Judy Steinicke
James and Anne Syme
Rodney and Aviva Taft
Suzanne Thompson
Frank Tisher OAM and Dr Miriam Tisher
Anthony Watson and Tracey McDonald
Pinky Watson
Penelope and Joshua White
Ursula Whiteside
Ann and Alan Wilkinson
Mandy and Edward Yencken
Greg Young
Ange and Pete Zangmeister
Anonymous (34)

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

Rowen Craigie
Tom and Elana Cordiner
The Cuming Bequest
Prof Barry Conyngham AM and Deborah Conyngham
Mark and Jennifer Hayes
Linda Herd
Hutchinson Builders
Virginia Lovett and Rose Hiscock
John Mann and Tina Mitas
Richard Murphy
Susan Oliver
Debra and Richard Tegoni
Susie Waite
Anonymous (5)

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

Supporter Circle

$500 – $999
Nan Brown
David Byrne
Rosie Cunningham
Anne Gillam and Lyle Close
Growth Mantra
Felicity Jackson
Josephine and Graham Kraehe AO
Verona Lea
John and Margaret Mason
Sue McCarthy
Emeritus Prof Peter McPhee
Betty and George Pizzey
Henry Winters
Anonymous (4)

$100 – $499
David and Vivienne Abell
Cathy and Peter Aird
Anita and Graham Anderson
Jim and Angela Andreadis
Felicity Armstrong
Dr Mandy Atchison
Dr Maria Athanassenas
Lorraine Baker and Peter Hunkin
Neil and Heather Barker
Margaret and Warner Bastian
Jeff and Ngaire Bates
Lesley Bawden
Judith Beamish and Harry Prince
Elena and Joseph Begg
Heather Bell
John Bellesis and Henriette Lubliner
Kay and Oliver Bennett
Jenny Blencowe
Fay Bock
Wendy and Paul Bonnici
Susan and David Botta
John and Sally Bourne
Rachel Bradshaw
Holly Brown
Robyn Burke and Graham Burke AO
Maree Burt
June Cameron
Dr Joan Cashion and Dr John Cashion
Pamela Chin
Evelyn Chittleborough and Catherine Carr
Min Li Chong
Katharine Clark
Peter Clements
Christine Clough
Janet and Phillip Collins
Philip Cook
Jason Craig
Russell and Suzanne Crellin
John Crocker
Alexis and Stephen Crosling
Heather and Lindsay Crow
Sue and David Cummings
Allan and Adela Dabscheck
Nola and Daryl Daley
Robyn Dalziel
David and Patricia Davidson
Beverley Davis OAM JP and Dr John Davis
Jenny and Nicholas Dawes
Lyle Daymond
Margaret Dean
Anna Dizane
Dr Irene Donohue Clyne
Thelma Dowell
Brian Doyle AM and Anne O’Donovan AO
Noni Doyle and Prof Lex Doyle
Elizabeth Duniec
Laura Dunn
Ellen and Cameron Easton
Isabel and Graeme Edgoose
Kerry Elly
Patricia Feast
Dr Isaac Feldman and Judith Feldman
Carmel Ferretti
Tina and Domenica Forestiere
Jeanet Hofland
Vicki and Stefano Giorgini
Barbara Green
Carol Greig
Joanne Griffiths
Geoffrey and Margaret Grinton
Michael and Dorit Grossbard
Reg Grouse
Jean Hadges
Joseph and Judy Hajdu
Dr Lesley and Doris Hardcastle
R & L Harden
Joan Harkin
Glen Harrington and Robyn Eastham
Wayne and Virginia Harrison
Marie-Therese Healy
Lorraine Hendrata
Kimberley Holden
Elouise Holmes
Julia Hosie
Rob and Margaret Howden
Linda and Rob Hunwick
Oliver Huss
Elizabeth Hutchings
Julie and Darell Hutchinson
Anthony and Chloe Hyde
Karen Inge
Rachel and Peter Irons
Will and Jennie Irving
Russell and Caroline Ives
Ann Jacobs
Sue Jaffer and Nick Morris
Joan and Keith James
Cliff and Elizabeth Johnston
Lesley and Ian Jones
Joshua Kahan
Prof Bruce Kemp
Alan Kerr
Daniel Kilby
Dr Richard and Angela Kirsner
George Klempfner and Yolanda Klempfner AO
Dr Geoffrey Knights and Ann Knights
Denise Kohlman
Dr Marlies Lagerberg and Emma Damen
John and Dymphna Laurie
Ian Leckie
Judith Leonard
Julie Lidgett
Dr John Lloyd and Phylis Lloyd
Kerrie Ludekens
Pamela and Colin Luth
Dr Sandra Lynch and Dr James Lynch
Mary Lyon
Margaret Mangan
Joy Manners
Gordon and Victoria Mar
Edwina Martin
Gaye Mason
Noela McDiarmid
Francis and Marilyn McKeown
Edwina McLachlan and Prof Robert McLachlan AM
Ann McLaren
Pamela McLure
Andrea and Mike McMahon
Catherine Mcnicol and Ian Menzies
Lyubov and Garry Melik
David and Marie Meller
Dee and Peter Milne
Elaine Mitchell
Glenn and Maureen Monckton
Barry Moran
Dr Jack and Wendy Morgan
Penny Morison and Ian Stewart
Linda and Ian Morris
Erica and Max Mounter
Morris and Chana Mrocki
Joan Murphy
David Neufeld
Anna Rosemeyer
Margaret Newton
Posey O’Collins
Mick O’Hagan
Anthony Oliver
Elizabeth and Kerry Osborne
Margaret Overell
Campbell and Helen Paine
Geoffrey Parham
Margaret Penhalluriack
Jurgen and Barbara Pfeiffer
Marion Pitt
Andrew Porter and Ann Donnelly
Kim Rea
Dr Suzy Redston
Cliff and Jenny Restarick
Helen and Fred Richards
Lee Ridder
Barbara Roff
Dr Paul and Gay Rosen
Heather Rota and Patrick Stafrace
Elizabeth and Colin Roy
Dr Ursula Roziel
Jo Rush
Dr Daniel Sable and Dr Sandy Sable
Dr Murray Sandland
Kerry Saxby
Siomon Schofield
Norma Seager
Julie Shelton
Marion and Candice Shields
Bob and Ruth Slater
Dr Rachel Solomon and Philip Solomon
Sylvia Spigelman
Jean and Roger Stanley
Philip and Jean Stanley
Dr Michael and Jane Starr
Dr Susan Stevens
Dr Donald Stewart
Norma Stewart
Rosemary Stipanov
Dr Devi Stuart-Fox
Drew and Fran Sutherland
Robyn Teed and Denis Ward
Lyle Thomas and Christina Turner
Elizabeth Thomas
Nick Toll and Julie Nield
Gillian Trahair
Dr Patrick and Rosemary Tuohey
Robyn Upton
John and Anna van Weel
Dr Ben Wadham
Rosemary Walls
Catherine and Michael Wandmaker
Dr Robyn Whiteley
Peter and Sally Wickham
Gordon Wilson
Denis Wiltshire
Craig and Di Winkler
Dr Jane Wischusen
Rosetta and Colin Wise
Joyce Woodroffe
Lisa Woolf
Yvonne Yendell
Laurel Young-Das and Heather Finnegan
Inna and Alexander Zhiv
Margaret and Rob Ziffer
Deborah and Richard Zimmermann
Debra Zyk
Anonymous (47)

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