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
Kellie Parker 
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
Mimi Packer Gina Lisle
Fred Nagle Chris Ungar



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

 

Black Swan Production Fund

A future fund designed to ensure we can develop works of exceptional quality that match the boldness and beauty of the state in which we live. The Production Fund will enable us to develop breathtaking original theatre productions of scale and ambition and to work with the best artists locally, in the country and the world. 

We thank the following inaugural donors for helping us launch the Production Fund.

Founding Partner

Minderoo Foundation

Founding Donors

Janet Barron & Geoffrey Bourhill       Daryl Mack & Helen Taylor   Tim Roberts 
Katrina & Craig Burton     Sallie-Anne & Michael    Linda Savage & Stephen Davis  
Alan Cransberg       Sue McDonald & Mark Westbrook        Helen Taylor      
Gilbert George      Mimi & Willy Packer  Ungar Family Foundation
Tony Grist   Hayley Panetta  Anonymous (2)     
Gina Lisle  Angela Roberts   

                             

Michael & Sandy Anghie                        Janet Holmes à Court Kellie Parker
Mark Barnaba AM Sandy & Peter Honey Wendy & Garry Prendiville
Michael Chaney Jim & Freda Irenic Vicki Robinson
Warren & Linda Coli Kon & Judy Kozak Thurston Saulsman
Charles & Tracey Crompton Ben Luscombe Linda Savage & Stephen Davis
Caroline Crabb & David Borshoff Holly Masterman Simon Lee Foundation
Camillo & Joanne Della Maddalena       Rob McKenzie Simon & Alison Stewart
Treffina Dowland Rose & Tim Moore Avinash Subhas
Michela & Adrian Fini Fred & Georgina Nagle                             Marco D'Orsogna
Alison Gaines Marylyn New Craig Yaxley

                                                                                    

 

 

Foundations

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

 

Crown Resorts Foundation and Packer Family Foundation

The Crown Resorts Foundation and Packer Family Foundation are supporting Black Swan's education program. Enhancing learning in school communities through participation in high quality theatre experiences, providing educational learning tools and developing confidence, leadership, imagination and problem solving skills among students and educators in Perth.

 

 

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. 

 

 

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 has assisted Black Swan’s International Collaboration Project with the National Theatre of China, The Caucasian Chalk Circle. This represents an incredible opportunity for Black Swan to be featured on the international stage and showcase Western Australian artists.

 

 

 The Myer Foundation

The support of The Myer Foundation has assisted Black Swan’s International Collaboration Project with the National Theatre of China, The Caucasian Chalk Circle. 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:

Janet Barron & Geoffrey Bourhill       Michela & Adrian Fini Fred & Georgina Nagle
John & Linda Bond Annie & Brett Fogarty Mimi & Willy Packer
Katrina & Craig Burton Nicola & Andrew Forrest Philippa & Ron Packer
Debbie & Peter Chappell Jacqui Gilmour & Graham Forward       Lindsey & Peter Platt
Catherine Cole & Tim Pavy Christine & John Hedges Wendy & Garry Prendiville
Warren & Linda Coli Sandy & Peter Honey Ingrid & Mark Puzey
Tracey & Charles Crompton Gina & Ben Lisle Shareen Traub & Peter Lee
Camillo & Joanne Della Maddalena Sallie-Anne & Michael Manford Linda Savage & Stephen Davis
Marco D'Orsogna & Terry Scott Sue McDonald & Mark Westbrook Caro & Jon Stewart
Treffina & Graham Dowland Rose & Tim Moore Natasha & Ross Taylor

 

 

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                 Diana & Peter Hammond                    Benita Panizza & Michael Pritchard
Susan & Brendan Adler  Lloyd & Toni Houthuysen Sherri & Adrian Staltari
Bill Bloking Judith & Kon Kozak Simon & Alison Stewart
Bernard & Pam Cresswell Meredith & James McClements Tim & Chris Ungar
Kevin & Sheila Daken Moeschi Hair Stylists  
Elisa & Charles Fear Kate O'Hara  

 

 

Wild Swans

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

Belinda Buratto                               Tamryn Barker                                   Jane McEvoy
Trina Mahon Ashley Chan  
Samantha Rees Michelle Kerr  

 

Encore!

Thank you to the following people who have kindly donated to Black Swan’'s giving program Encore! to support the 2017 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   The Myer Foundation
Crown Resorts Foundation   The Stan Perron Charitable Trust
Michela & Adrian Fini   Linda Savage & Stephen Davis
Feilman Family Foundation   Simon Lee Foundation
Malcolm Robertson Foundation
Ungar Family Foundation
Packer Family Foundation  
Playking Foundation    
 
Applause $5,000-9,999
Rick & Carol Crabb ♥♥   Warwick Hemsley & Melissa Parke
Nic Christodoulou ♥♥   Richard Tarala & Lyn Beazley AO
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
 Shane Colquhoun & Leigh Cathcart ♥♥   Kay Giorgetta
 Andrew Crocker & Dianne Sunderman   Jim & Freda Irenic
Peter & Lesley Davies ♥♥   Ross & Fran Ledger
Mary Ellen in memory of Kerensa   Thurston Saulsman
Dane Etheridge & Brooke Fowles   Robyn Tamke
John Foster   Bradley Van Luxemborg
Marilyn Fowler ♥♥   Anonymous (1)
Lianne & Raymond Gianoli  
   
Behind the Scenes $500 to $999
David Ambrose   Francis Landels
Helen Cook   Megan Lowe
Stuart Evans   Amanda Luke ♥♥
Karen Fleischer   Deborah Luke
Nicola Iffla   Paul Mar
Natalie Jenkins   Joy Wearne
Dita Jevons   Anonymous (2)

 
$50 to $499    
Linda Ager   William McDonald
Karen Barrymore   Sheila McHale ♥♥
Namy Bodinner   David McIntyre
Jo Bosso   Margaret Medcalf ♥♥
Geoffrey Bovell   Tess Metcalf ♥♥
Sue Boyd   Chantelle Millsteed
N Chung   Frances Moon
Andrew & Jan Connor   Lynn & Lawrie Morzenti
Amber Craike   Roger & Alexis Mullen
Mark & Yvette Dawson   Tony Munro
Pauline De Boer   Michael Perrot ♥♥
Pallavi Desai   Jennifer Rankin
Rachelle Doyle ♥♥   Carol Shannon
Lisa Dunlop   Lindsay Silbert
Ken & Glenda Evans   Maria Sioulas ♥♥
Sidney & Butch FrosterCott   Jacinta Sirr ♥♥
Charles & Patricia Galluccio   Jeff Skates
Colin & Cara Hoppe   Flora & Lawrence Smith
Irene Jarzabek   Laurence Symonds
Christine Kennedy   Robin Teese
Nofra Klinik   David Walker
Louis & Miriam Landau   Wesley Family
Marilyn Lyford   Anonymous (31)

 


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.