Our supporters

Our generous supporters are vital to the continued success of The Royal Ballet School.

If you decide to support us, you will be joining a community of generous, like-minded individuals, companies and grant giving-trusts committed to developing the next generation of classical ballet dancers.

Find out how to donate.

The Chairman's Circle

Lynda Beresford Jones
Deborah Brice
Stephen and Caroline Butt
Christopher Cone
Ricki Gail Conway
Sir Evelyn de Rothschild
Lloyd and Sarah Dorfman
Dame Vivien Duffield
Christopher Gorman-Evans
Kenneth and Susan Green
The Monument Trust
Lady Hobson
Charles Holloway
Elizabeth and Roderick Jack
Aud Jebsen
Joanna Kaye
Naoya Kinoshita
Michael and Catherine Loubser
Mohamed L Mansour
Nancy Marks
Keith and Isabelle McDermott
Madeleine Plaut
Lord Rothschild
Dame Theresa Sackler
Lord and Lady Sainsbury
Sir Timothy and Lady Sainsbury
The Thompson Family Charitable Trust
The Duchess of Wellington
Garfield Weston Foundation

Student sponsors

Allianz Plc
Spindrift al Swaidi
The Amar-Franses & Foster-Jenkins Trust
Artemis Investment
Management LLP
Ian Askew Charitable Trust
Edward and Celia Atkin
Suneel and Kamal Bakhshi
The Banham Foundation
Lynda Beresford Jones
Anna Birkett
The Bowles Family
Rosalind Brener Trust
The Deborah Loeb Brice Foundation
John and Susan Burns
The Calleva Foundation
Stephen and Ursula Codrington
Ricki Gail and Robert Conway
The Croucher Charitable Trust
Richard and Jennie Cunis
The Department for Education
Judith Dickison Memorial Fund
The Estate of John Dorick Brooks
Dame Margot Fonteyn Scholarship
Michael and Linda Gainsbury
Aileen Getty
Mark and Wanda Goodey
Christopher Gorman-Evans
Analida Graham
Marguerite Griffith-Jones
Angela Hamilton
Ethel Rose Hart Will Trust
The Estate of Ronald Hawkridge
Charlotte Heber-Percy
Hines Fund
Charles Holloway
Elizabeth and Roderick Jack
The Estate of Joan Kay
The Morris Kemp Fund
Doug and Ceri King
Kinoshita Holdings Co Ltd
Valentina Kislaya
Sarah Lewis
Sir Joseph Lockwood
The Philip Loubser Foundation (Nadia Nerina Scholarship)
John Lyon’s Charity
Sir Kenneth MacMillan Fund for Young Dancers
Anna Melluish
Elizabeth May Florence Mills Bursary
The Estate of Noreen Pamela
Joy Mummery (Sopwith Bursary)
Rudolph Nureyev Foundation
Denis O’Brien
Kevin O’Hare Scholarship
Ofer Family Foundation
The Orpheus Trust
Stefano Papi (The Alexandra Rhodes Bursary)
The Gwynne Parry Memorial Fund
Stanley Picker Charitable Trust
Francesca Pratt
Prix de Lausanne
Russell Race
Andre Rzym
The Gerald Ronson Foundation
Benjamin Schapiro
Brian Shaw Memorial Scholarship
Graeme and Sue Sloan
Lady Henrietta St George
Deborah Stileman
The Sutton Scholarship Fund
The Tait Memorial Trust
Carolyn Usherwood Bequest
Robert Wallace Scholarship
Nellie Florence Watson Estate
Helen Webb
Olive Margaret Worth Fund
Sir Peter Wright Scholarship

Esprit de corps

Ralph and Elizabeth Aldwinckle
Julian and Nicola Blake
Zia Boycott
Roger and Suzy Brookhouse
David and Patricia Chapman
Karen Crisford
Nicola Denoon-Duncan
Claire Fisher
Michael Foreman
Stuart Gordon and Wayne Daniel
Sir Michael and Lady Heller
Jammy Hoare
Susie Keown
Anna Kim
Janet Lambert
Cosima Magill
Tim and Diny Maxwell
Pel Mountain
Catherine Nix
Philip Noel
Charlotte Philipps
Christina Pitman
Rupert and Serena Prest
Kerry and Dimity Rubie
Patsy Seddon
Sarah Sladen
Tara Stotesbury
Alison Titchmarsh
Sophie Warburton and
Tom O’Day
Alexandra Williams
Simon Wright

Capital appeal (Aud Jebsen Hall)

The Calleva Foundation
The Clore Duffield Foundation
Ricki Gail and Robert Conway
Sarah and Lloyd Dorfman
Kenneth and Susan Green Foundation
Rick and Janeen Haythornthwaite
Sir Michael and Lady Heller
The Hobson Charity
Mrs Patrick Hungerford
Aud Jebsen
John and Anya Sainsbury through The Linbury Trust
Nancy and Howard Marks
The Mercers’ Company
The Monument Trust
The Moss Family Charitable Trust
PF Charitable Trust
Timothy and Madeleine Plaut
The Gerald Ronson Foundation
The Rothschild Foundation
The Sackler Trust
Stanley J Seeger and Christopher R Cone
Angela and Harvey Soning
The Sutton Place Foundation
Robert and Kathleen Wallace
The Duchess of Wellington
Matthew and Sian Westerman
Garfield Weston Foundation
Laura and Stephen Zimmerman

Healthy Dancer Programme

Sarah Dorfman
EBM Charitable Trust
Headley Trust
Joanna Kaye
Mohamed L Mansour
Monument Trust
Quercus Trust
The Royal Opera House
Benevolent Fund
Olga and Kevin Senior
The Swire Charitable Trust
The Thompson Family Charitable Trust

2017 performance sponsors

Viola Bent
Anna Birkett
Christopher Gorman-Evans
Charles Holloway
Nigel and Candida Hurst-Brown
Regional Airports Ltd

2017 tour sponsor

Ricki Gail Conway

Award sponsors

Valerie Adams
The Ballet Association
Michael Broderick
Estate of Nina Finburgh
Robert Kimber
The London Ballet Circle
Lady MacMillan
John Mitchell
Gail Monahan
David Norman
April Olrich Award
Malcolm A Stewart
VisasForDancers PLLC
Peter Wilson
The Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers

Essential support also provided by

Arts and Sports Trust
The Band Trust
Ian and Phyllida Barby
Bloomsbury Flowers
The Borrows Charitable Trust
The Boscawen Bequest
G & K Boyes Charitable Trust
Peter and Sally Cadbury
CHK Charities Limited
Covent Garden Academy of Flowers
The Croucher Charitable Trust
The Dalby Charitable Trust
Simon and Libby Dangoor
C H Dixon Charitable Trust
Pipa Dobson
June Drew
The Clore Duffield Foundation
The Eranda Rothschild Foundation
Dame Margot Fonteyn
Scholarship Fund
Freed of London Limited
Friends of The Royal Ballet School
Christopher Gorman-Evans
Kenneth and Susan Green Foundation
The Headley Trust
Charles and Joey Hue Williams
Joanna Kaye
The Sir James Knott Trust
Leathersellers’ Company
Charitable Fund
Mimi Legat and Dan Freeman
The Leverhulme Trust
Keith and Isabelle McDermott
Oliver Messel Audition Fund
NJL Foundation
Kate Nobelius and John Storey
Richard O’Connell
The Patron’s Fund
The Estate of Jill Marion Pelosi
The Estate of Naomi Nina Piercy
Robin Pike
The Royal Ballet School PTA
The Royal Opera House Covent
Garden Foundation
David Rymer
Stefan Sanne
Zita Saurel
Pamela Self
Kevin and Olga Senior
Geoffrey Spackman
The Steel Charitable Trust
The Swire Charitable Trust
The Taylor Family Foundation
Teale Charitable Trust
The Thompson Family Charitable Trust
Dulcie Pamela Tilley Trust
Robin and Frances Tomkins
Ray Wheaton
Glynn Woodin

‘Corps’ Donors

Kate Bolsover
Rosemary Burr and Vernon Kemp
Jane Carnegie-Brown
William and Jane Carr
Frances Christie
Patrick and Lavinia de Pelet
Rosalind Dwerryhouse
Sylvia Eaborn
Sarah and Mark Evans
Judith Foy
Francis and Lynn Howard
Audrey Lyons
Lady Felicity Marsh
James and Monica Miller
Andrew Morison
Karen Nissen
Charles Parker
Rory Penn
Guy and Nathalie Perricone
Lady Rankin
Gail Sinclair
Lucinda Stafford-Deitsch
Christopher Stockwell
Anthony Vernon and Edward Heyward
Harold and Olga Wienand
Stephen Wischhusen and Michael Manuschka
Ben and Christine Wrey

Development Committee

Madeleine Plaut (Chairman)
Anna Birkett
Felicity Clark
Jennie Cunis
Dr Genevieve Davies
Sarah Dorfman
Candida Hurst-Brown
Elizabeth Jack
The Duchess of Wellington

The Young Committee

Julian Blake (Chairman)
Sacha Bonsor
Tom Clementi
Erinn Collier
Issy Corbett
Sophie Lauffer
Victoria Pattinson
Emilie Salama-Caro
Billy White

Benefactor's Circle

We would also like to thank those who have been kind enough to leave gifts in their wills to The Royal Ballet School and to Jocelyn Cruft whose generous gift was received this year.