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 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|
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 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.
|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|
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.
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.
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.
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|
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|
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|
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|
|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.
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 email@example.com or (08) 6212 9300. Donations are tax deductible and you can remain anonymous and/or keep your gift amount undisclosed.