Support

Current Donors

Black Swan gratefully acknowledges donors who have supported our work over the past year. 

You have been with us as we celebrate the power of words, and the triumph of the human spirit and we hope you have had fun with us. We appreciate the partnership we have with you and the loyal patrons who support us every step of the way. 
Founding Patron, Janet Holmes à Court AC has played a significant role in the development of Black Swan’s artistic development and education programs. Her generosity has provided a platform for the future development of arts and culture in Western Australia. 
The generous contribution of Andrew and Nicola Forrest to Black Swan is assisting our future development and security as Western Australia’s State Flagship Theatre Company. 
Thanks to our Patron Sam Walsh and Leanne for their support and leadership that has been a significant factor in Black Swan’s success. 

You have been with us as we celebrate the power of words, and the triumph of the human spirit and we hope you have had fun with us. We appreciate the partnership we have with you and the loyal patrons who support us every step of the way. 

Founding Patron, Janet Holmes à Court AC has played a significant role in the development of Black Swan’s artistic development and education programs. Her generosity has provided a platform for the future development of arts and culture in Western Australia. 

 The generous contribution of Andrew and Nicola Forrest and the Minderoo Foundation to Black Swan is assisting our future development and security as Western Australia’s State Flagship Theatre Company 

 

Black Swan Board

Thank you to our Board for giving generously in many ways and showing outstanding leadership:

Mark Barnaba AM       Kate O'Hara
Alan Cransberg Vicki Robinson
Nicola Forrest
Linda Savage
Andrew Harding  
Craig Yaxley
Rob McKenzie

Philanthropy Committee

Thank you to our Philanthropy Committee members who assist in the development of our Philanthropy program. 

Michela Fini Sue McDonald
Rachel Huber Fred Nagle
Garrod Keightley Mimi Packer
Gina Lisle Chris Ungar
Sallie-Anne Manford    

 

Patrons Club

 

Patrons Club members give generously, to bring the Black Swan Lab to life and continue to create opportunities for artist development and the staging of new works. Thank you: 

Janet Holmes a Court AC       Simon Lee Foundation
Michela & Adrian Fini Ungar Family Foundation
Stan & Jean Perron

 

Foundations

We thank you for nurturing the talents of Western Australian artists through our education, development and international programs. 

Feilman Foundation

The Feilman Foundation has provided support to Black Swan’s touring and education production, Shadowboxing. Black Swan’s Education program and Regional Engagement program allows young audiences to engage with theatre and the arts whilst also providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to develop their skills. 

 

McCusker Charitable Foundation

Black Swan is extremely grateful to the McCusker Charitable Foundation for their generous gift towards the Emerging Artist program, providing the opportunity for emerging artists to develop their careers in WA.

 

Malcolm Robertson Foundation

Malcolm Robertson Foundation has provided much needed funding to Black Swan’s Emerging Writers’ Group, to assist playwrights in Western Australia and in turn provide national and international access to more inspiring and innovative Western Australia playwrights and scripts. 

 

Playking Foundation

The support of Playking Foundation is helping Black Swan to activate the first stage of the International Collaboration Project with the National Theatre of China. This represents an incredible opportunity for Black Swan to be featured on the international stage and showcase Western Australian artists. 

 

The Ian Potter Foundation

The support of The Ian Potter Foundation allows Black Swan to extend the Resident Artists Program and allow a wider engagement with more emerging artists to assist in the early development of their careers. 

 

 The Myer Foundation

The support of The Myer Foundation is helping Black Swan to activate the first stage of the International Collaboration Project with the National Theatre of China. This represents an incredible opportunity for Black Swan to be featured on the international stage and showcase Western Australian artists. 

 

White Swans

Michela Fini, Sandy Honey and Sallie-Anne Manford have led this successful and innovative private giving donor circle to collectively help enrich WA's growing enthusiasm for the arts. Thank you:

Jo & Ian Adamson Mei Lon Ng & Tom Shannon
Janet Barron & Geoffrey Bourhill Sallie-Anne & Michael Manford
John & Linda Bond
Toby & Tony Manford
Katrina & Craig Burton
Holly & Michael Mastermen
Debbie & Peter Chappell Sue McDonald & Mike Westbrook
Linda & Warren Coli Rose & Tim Moore
Catherine Cole & Tim Pavy Fred & Georgina Nagle
Tracey & Charles Crompton Mimi & Willy Packer
Joanne & Camillo Della Maddalena         Philippa & Ron Packer
Marco D'Orsogna
Shareen Traub & Peter Lee
Treffina & Graham Dowland Lindsey & Peter Platt
Don & Anita Eftos Wendy & Garry Prendiville
Michela & Adrian Fini Ingrid & Mark Puzey
Annie & Brett Fogarty Veronique Ramen
Nicola & Andrew Forrest Linda Savage & Stephen Davis
Graham Forward & Jacqui Gilmour Carolyn Stewart
Christine & John Hedges Natasha & Ross Taylor
Sandy & Peter Honey Anonymous (1)
Gina & Ben Lisle

 

Local Larrikins

Janet Holmes à Court created this giving circle and with the help of other Larrikins it continues to engage young Western Australians with theatre and bring Western Australian artists, creatives and stories to Black Swan audiences each year. Thank you: 

Janet Holmes à Court AC Judith & Kon Kozak
Susan & Brendan Adler Meredith & James McClements
Bill Bloking & Debbie Cozart Moeschi Hair Stylists
Bernard & Pam Cresswell
Kate O’'Hara
Elisa & Charles Fear Simon & Alison Stewart
Diana & Peter Hammond                        Tim & Chris Ungar
Lloyd & Toni Houthuysen
Anonymous (1)

 

Wild Swans

Perth's emerging arts enthusiasts are collectively giving to drive a new generation of theatre audiences and artists. Thank you:

Committee: 

Belinda Buratto                                      Trina Mahon
Rachel Huber
Samantha Rees 
Jane McEvoy  

Members: 

Tamryn Barker
Ashley Chan 
Leandro Cavalcanti                              
Michelle Kerr



Encore!

Thank you to the following people who have kindly donated to Black Swan’'s giving program Encore! to support the 2016 season.

Step Up Your Support

Thank you to everyone who supported our Step Up Your Support campaign to help us to reach our fundraising target. Creative Partnerships Australia, an initiative of the Australian government, has matched all donations received as part of the campaign, up to $50,000. This support will help us continue our artist development programs and our International Collaboration project in our 25th anniversary year. Donors who were part of this campaign and had their donations matched can be seen with this ♥♥ symbol. Thank you also to our donors who choose to remain anonymous. 

 

Encore! $10,000 and above
Janet Holmes à Court AC   Linda Savage & Stephen Davis
Malcolm Robertson Foundation   Sam & Leanne Walsh
McCusker Charitable Foundation   The Ian Potter Foundation
The Stan Perron Charitable Trust   Playking Foundation
Feilman Family Foundation
The Myer Foundation
Michela & Adrian Fini   Ungar Family Foundation
Simon Lee Foundation    
 
Applause $5,000-9,999
Rick & Carol Crabb ♥♥   Richard Tarala & Lyn Beazley AO
Nic Christodoulou ♥♥    Warwick Hemsley & Melissa Parke
Macquarie Group Foundation ♥♥   Mitsui Iron Ore Development Pty Ltd ♥♥
 
Opening Act $2,500-4,999
Ben & Shannon Carter   Walter Millsteed
Dr Rob Larbalestier   Delys & Alan Newman
Gina Lisle ♥♥   Michael & Helen Tuite ♥♥

   
First Call $1,000 to $2,499
 Robert Brand   Nicola Iffla
Shane Colquhoun & Leigh Cathcart ♥♥    Jim & Freda Irenic
Andrew Crocker & Dianne Sunderman   Ross & Fran Ledger
Kevin Daken ♥♥   Andree McIntyre
Peter & Lesley Davies ♥♥   Thurston Saulsman
Dane Etheridge & Brooke Fowles   Robyn Tamke
John Foster   Bradley Van Luxemborg
Marilyn Fowler ♥♥   Mary Ellen in memory of Kerensa
Lianne & Raymond Gianoli   Anonymous (2)
Kay Giorgetta  
   
Behind the Scenes $500 to $999
Susan & Brendan Adler   Francis Landels
Andrew & Jan Connor  

Megan Lowe

Stuart Evans   Amanda Luke ♥♥
Karen Fleischer   Deborah Luke
Nancy Hackett   Paul Mar
Natalie Jenkins   Kerry Sanderson AO ♥♥
Dita Jevons   Joy Wearne
Ryan Kucharski   Anonymous (4)

 
$50 to $499    
Helen Ackroyd   Max & Norma Kay
David & Minnette Ambrose   Nofra Klinik
Robyn Atherton ♥♥   Louis & Miriam Landau
Karen Barrymore
  Sheila McHale ♥♥
Robin & Michael Beech
  David McIntyre
Patricia Berridge   Margaret Medcalf ♥♥
Jessica Berry   Tess Metcalf ♥♥
Barbara Biki   Frances Moon

Namy Bodinner ♥♥

  Peter & Elizabeth Moore
Henry Boston ♥♥   Lynn Morzenti
Geoffrey Bovell
  Terry Moylan
Ronice Bowman   Margaret Muirhead
Sue Boyd
  Roger & Alexis Mullen
Peter Bradbeer   Anthony Munro
Marcello & Gayle Cardaci   Jordan Nix
Amber Craike ♥♥   Michael Perrot ♥♥
Norma Curnow   Melanie Price ♥♥
Mark & Yvette Dawson   Michael & Wendy Price
Rachelle Doyle ♥♥   Isaac & Laura Raiter
Allan Drake   Jennifer Rankin
Janet & Ian Dunlop   Carol Shannon
Shirley Egan   Lindsay Silbert
Ken & Glenda Evans   Maria Sioulas ♥♥
Debbie Ewing ♥♥   Jacinta Sirr ♥♥
Karl Frost   Jeffrey Skates
Rony & Rebecca Gabbay   Flora & Lawrence Smith
Charles & Patricia Galluccio   Jane & Nigel Spry
Liam Gobbert   Laurence Symonds
Martin & Mary Goodall   Alena Tompkins ♥♥
Lou-Anne & Peter Green ♥♥   Elizabeth Townsend
David Hardie   David Walker
Lee Hartz   Charlotte Welton
Patricia Hodgkinson   Joy Whitaker
Colin & Cara Hoppe   Don Young
Brian Isger   Anonymous (34)
Irene Jarzabek ♥♥  


To become a part of Encore! and make a donation, visit our Encore! page.

 

Legacy Leaders

Leave a legacy to ensure WA theatre remains sustainable for generations to come. A bequest cements a legacy in your memory and marks a meaningful bond with theatre and Black Swan. Thank you to those who have chosen to become Black Swan Legacy Leaders.

 

Playing your part

If you are interested in supporting Black Swan, please contact our Philanthropy Manager, Andree McIntyre on andree@bsstc.com.au or (08) 6212 9300. Donations are tax deductible and you can remain anonymous and/or keep your gift amount undisclosed.