Celebrating Our Donors

We are incredibly grateful for every dollar our donors contribute towards making Bell Shakespeare the company it is today.

Founding Benefactor

The Late Anthony Gilbert AM

Principal Benefactor

La Trobe Financial

Life Members

Ilana Atlas AO
John Bell AO OBE
Tim Cox AO & Bryony Cox
Martin Dickson AM & Susie Dickson
Graham Froebel
Virginia Henderson AM
David Pumphrey

INFINITE SPACE

Thank you to our Infinite Space capital campaign donors who are helping us build a future for Bell Shakespeare.

I could be bounded in a nutshell and
count myself a king of infinite space…

Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2

THE VISIONARIES

Ilana Atlas AO & Tony D’Aloisio AM
Dr Kimberly Cartwright & Charles Littrell
Lachlan & Rebecca Edwards
La Trobe Financial
Neilson Foundation
Dr Anne Reeckmann & Dr Gary S Holmes*
Ruth Ritchie
Alden Toevs & Judi Wolf
Michelle Zhang

THE DREAMERS

Kevin Cosgrave
Martin Dickson AM & Susie Dickson **
Kathryn Greiner AO
Anne Loveridge
Low Family Foundation
Nick & Caroline Minogue **
Dr Alana Mitchell
Julia Ritchie
Jann Skinner *
Gene Tilbrook
Anonymous (1)

THE NOBLES

Dr Brett Archer
Keith Bayliss & Holly Mitchell*
Andrew & Catherine Caro
Philip Crutchfield QC & Amy Crutchfield
Diane & John Dunlop *
Shannon Finch
Natalie Hickey
Justice François Kunc & Felicity Rourke
Joe Hayes & Jacinta O’Meara
Linda Herd
Greg Hutchinson AM & Lynda Hutchinson
Sarah Lowe
Bruce Meagher & Greg Waters
Peter & Felicia Mitchell
Serow-Neijts Family
Kenneth Reed AM **
Alice Tay & Warwick Gresty
Helen Williams AC
Anonymous (1)

WE HAPPY FEW

Special thanks to our We Happy Few giving circle who supported us in the early days and have come together to support the Infinite Space capital campaign.

Sandra & Bill Burdett AM
Tim Cox AO & Bryony Cox
Michael S Diamond AM MBE
Jim Dominguez CBE AM & Sue Dominguez
Bill Hayward OAM & Alison Hayward
Virginia Henderson AM
Timothy Pascoe AM & Eva Pascoe
Lady Potter AC CMRI
David & Jill Pumphrey **
Charlie Shuetrim AM & Sandy Shuetrim
George & Sabrina Snow
Ezekiel Solomon AM
Anonymous (1)

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE

Thank you to our 2021 Artistic Director’s Circle members who are passionate about the process of making theatre and are supporting and observing this year’s mainstage and education seasons.

Katherine A Brazenor
Darin Cooper Foundation
Lachlan & Rebecca Edwards
Shannon Finch
David & Deborah Friedlander
Kathryn Greiner AO
Linda Herd
The Low Family Foundation
Andrew Price
Sam Sheppard
Alden Toevs & Judi Wolf

Legacy Circle

We honour and thank our supporters who have notified us that they intend to leave a gift in their will, allowing us to plan for the future with confidence and continue to touch the lives of millions of Australians.

Rick Burrows
Linda Herd
Dr David Howell & Sarah Howell
Bruce & Natalie Kellett
Jane Kunstler
Diane Matthews
Dr Alana Mitchell
Dr Anne Reeckmann & Dr Gary Holmes *
David & Jenny Templeman *
Anonymous (32)

Legacy Gifts

We remember and honour those who have generously supported Bell Shakespeare through a bequest.

The late Brian Timothy Carey
The late Anthony Gilbert AM
The late Catherine Guy
The late Carina Grace Martin
The late Elizabeth Pamela Roberts
The late Barbara Wright
Anonymous

Annual Donors

We are incredibly grateful for our annual donors who contribute essential funds, via Supporting Cast and Sharing Shakespeare, to the cost of our core operations. This ensures that we are able to we are able to focus our efforts on finding new ways to create, collaborate, educate on the mainstage and beyond including the life-changing opportunities provided through our learning and outreach programs nation-wide.

$50,000+
Philip Crutchfield QC & Amy Crutchfield
Tom & Elisabeth Karplus **
Dr Anne Reeckmann & Dr Gary Holmes *
Sally White OAM

$20,000+
Robert Albert AO & Libby Albert **
Dr Kimberly Cartwright & Charles Littrell
Bill Hayward OAM & Alison Hayward
John Hindmarsh AM & Rosanna Hindmarsh OAM **
Sue Maple-Brown AM *
Annie & John Paterson Foundation
Neil & Rachel Sinden
Andrew Sisson AO
Alden Toevs & Judi Wolf

$10,000+
Susan Burns *
Canny Quine Foundation
Louise Christie *
Michael & Christine Clough
Kevin Cosgrave
Martin Dickson AM & Susie Dickson **
Maya Vanden Driesen
Jane Hansen AO & Paul Little AO
Linda Herd
Justice François Kunc & Felicity Rourke
Anne Loveridge
Nick & Caroline Minogue **
Roslyn Packer AC *
Kenneth Reed AM **
Diane Sturrock
Dick & Sue Viney **

$5000+
Dr Brett Archer
Fiona Archer
Keith Bayliss & Holly Mitchell *
Sandra & Bill Burdett AM
Di Challenor
Robert & Carmel Clark **
Tim Cox AO & Bryony Cox
Darin Cooper Foundation
Diane & John Dunlop *
Graham Froebel **
Jinnie & Ross Gavin
Dr Sue Kesson
J R Nethercote
Omnia Aqua
James Peters AM QC & Dr Sally Ninham
Lady Potter AC CMRI
Dr Susan Pugh & Professor Michael Bennett *
David & Jill Pumphrey **
Jacqui Scheinberg
Jann Skinner
Smith Charitable Fund
Kate Spargo
Gene Tilbrook
Maureen Wheeler AO & Tony Wheeler AO
Annabel White
Peter Wilson & James Emmett
Anonymous (3)

$2500+
Colin Adams & Richard Adams
Paul Bedbrook
Janet C Binns
Simon Blackburn and Niamh Brosnan
Dr John Brookes
Jan Burnswoods *
Rebecca Finkelstein & Michael Sirmai
Dr Jean Finnegan & Dr Peter Kerr *
Belinda Gibson & Jim Murphy
Jennifer Giles **
Sharon Goldschmidt
In memory of Armon Hicks Jnr *
Vincent Jewell **
Judith Musgrave Family Foundation
Owen Lennie *
Adrian Lotrean & Jerome Tse
Brendan & Jodie Lyons
In memory of Helen McFadyen **
Luke Merrick
Dr Diana Milliner & Robert Milliner
Dr Alana Mitchell
Naylor-Stewart Ancillary Fund
Patricia Novikoff
Kathy Olsen & Bruce Flood *
Catherine Parr & Paul Hattaway **
Eva Pascoe & Timothy Pascoe AM
Natalie Hickey
John B Reid AO & Lynn Rainbow Reid AM
Ruth Ritchie
Kristin Stubbins
Peter Sturrock
Dr Tim Turner
Anonymous (3)

$1000+
Acumenta
The Alexandra & Lloyd Martin Family Foundation
Pam Anson
Berg Family Foundation
Katherine A Brazenor
Matthew Brown & Julie Alt
Virginia Brown
Rick Burrows
John & Alison Cameron
The Hon J C Campbell QC & Mrs Campbell
Jane Caro AM & Ralph Dunning
John Cauchi AM SC & Catherine Walker PSM
Jenny & Stephen Charles
George Clark **
Russ & Rae Cottle
Jason Craig
Professor A T Craswell **
Joanne & Sue Dalton
Antony de Jong & Belinda Plotkin
In memory of Robin Delahunty
Mark Dempsey & Jodi Steele
Dr Antonio Di Dio
Michael S Diamond AM MBE
Larry & Ashlyn Diamond
Dr & Mrs B Dutta **
Louise Einfield & Bruce Hartnett AM
Elizabeth Evatt AC *
Shannon Finch
Richard Fisher AM & Diana Fisher
Chris Fox
Jeanmaree Furtado & Scott Wilson
Rodney Garrett QC
Susan Garvan
Mary-Jane Gething
David Gordon & Vicki Biggs
Bindi Throsby Gove
Kathryn Greiner AO
Mark & Patricia Grolman
Greg & Beth Hammond
Lesley Harland **
Clare Harty
Steven & Kristina Harvey
Paul Hayes QC & Rachel Broderick
The Hon Peter Heerey AM QC & Sally Heerey **
Jane Hemstritch
Lilian Horler & the late Ken Horler AM QC **
Maureen Horne
David Howell & Sarah Howell
Robin Hughes & David Throsby
Mike Hutchinson *
Cam Johnston & Caroline Johnston OAM **
Mike Kendall
Michael Kingston
Dr Angela Kirsner & Dr Richard Kirsner
Jane Kunstler
Julie & Michael Landvogt
Catherine Livingstone AO & Michael Satterthwaite
Peter Lockwood
Richard & Elizabeth Longes
Dr Linda Lorenza
Leo Ma
Hon Ian MacPhee AO & Julie MacPhee *
Diane Matthews
Banjo McLachlan & Paul Mahony
Sylvia Miller
Ross and Patricia O'Neil
Alice Oppen OAM
Meredith Paynter
Gill Perkins & Family
J & K Preedy
Bill & Katharine Ranken
Mary & Michael Regan **
Greg Reinhardt AM **
Bob Richardson
Mark Robertson OAM & Anne Robertson
Jennifer Royle
Diane & David Russell
Viorica Samson
Keiko Schmeisser
Warren Scott & Pamela Williams
Penelope Seidler AM
Lynne Sherwood & the Late Tim Sherwood
Charlie Shuetrim AM & Sandy Shuetrim
Geoffrey Starr
Jodi Steele SC
Anne Swann & Robert Johanson
Helen Swift & Les Neulinger *
P Sze-Tho & LM Leong
Alice Tay & Warwick Gresty
David & Jenny Templeman *
Robert Thomas AO *
Mike Thompson
Nicholas Walter and Lisian Teh
The Wembley Theatre Co
Annie & Anthony Whealy QC
Janet Whiting AM & Phil Lukies
George M Wilkins **
Helen Williams AC
Elizabeth Wing
Anonymous (13)

$500+
Bianca Abbott
Peter and Lillian Armitage
Rob & Lyn Backwell
Sally Basser
Helen Baxter
Alice Bedlington
John Bell AO OBE & Anna Volska
Dr Neal Blewett
Stephen Booth & Zorica Rapaic
Mignon Borgas & Noel Borgas
Dawn Brown
Andrew & Catherine Caro
Coles Danziger Foundation
Darren Cook
Frances Cook
Daryl & Nola Daley
Ann Darby
Jane Diamond *
Mark & Sandra Dorney
Roslyn & Michael Dunn
Saul Eslake & Linda Arenella
Elaine Evans
Peter FitzSimons AM & Ms Lisa Wilkinson
F J Gale
Justin & Anne Gardener
Linden Golding
Leigh & Adele Gordon
Louise Gourlay OAM
Richard & Anna Green *
Alison Hammond
Alison Herd
Reverend Bill & Rosemary Huff-Johnston
Dr Rebecca Huntley
George & Karen Janko
Angela Jones
Mathilde Kearny-Kibble
Bruce & Natalie Kellett
Krysia Kitch
Melissa Lea
Janet & George Limb
Cheryl Lo
Robin Low
Carolyn Lowry OAM & Peter Lowry OAM
Hugh & Fiona MacLachlan OAM
Lucy Matthews
Maple-Brown Abbott Limited
David and Fiona McKerral
Simone Menz
Liz Nield OAM
J Norman **
Dr Michelle Phipps
Andrew Price
Heather Ridout AO
Declan & Carmen Roche
Professor David Rolph
Fiona Sawyers
Elisabeth & Doug Scott
Dr Wendy Shelton
Professor Shih-Chang Wang and Ms Jennifer Wang
Rebecca Silk
Geoffrey Smith & Gary Singer
Carolyn Spiers
Robin Syme AM & Rosemary Syme *
Suzanne Tzannes & Ross Tzannes AM
Anne B Udy
Judith Wheeldon
Dr Peter White
Peter Willis SC & Eleneth Woolley
Marie Wright
Debra Reinecke & Stuart Le May
Anonymous (8)

**Supporting for 20+ years
*Supporting for 10+ years

We would also like to thank our family of donors who contribute up to $500. Every gift makes a difference to what we are able to achieve. The annual gifts recognised here have been received in the last 12 months preceding 15 September 2021.