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.

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
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
Elizabeth and Roderick Jack
The Estate of Joan Kay
The Morris Kemp Fund
Doug and Ceri King
Naoya Kinoshita (Kinoshita Holdings Co Ltd)
Sarah Lewis
Sir Joseph Lockwood Scholarship
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)
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
Brian Shaw Memorial Scholarship
Graeme and Sue Sloan
Lady Henrietta St George
The Sutton Scholarship Fund
The Tait Memorial Trust
Carolyn Usherwood Bequest
Robert Wallace Scholarship
Nellie Florence Watson Estate
Olive Margaret Worth Fund
Royalties from Anna Pavlova, Twentieth Century Ballerina

Espirit 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
Jammy Hoare
Susie Keown
Anna Kim
Janet Lambert
Cosima Magill
Tim and Dinah 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

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
Anonymous

Shortfall appeal

Edward and Celia Atkin

Steven and Kumari Blakey

John and Susan Burns

Stephen and Caroline Butt

Robert and Ricki Gail Conway

Peter and Fiona Cruddas

Patrick Dalby

Peter and Genevieve Davies

Sir Evelyn and Lady de Rothschild

Lloyd and Sarah Dorfman

Charles and Celia Dunstone

Victor Fedotov and Julia Obukhova

Mark Getty

Christopher Gorman Evans

Shauna Gosling

Kenneth and Susan Green

Richard and Janeen Haythornthwaite

Elena Heinz

Marina Hobson

The Hobson Charity

Patrick and Gaby Hungerford

Nigel and Candida Hurst-Brown

Philip and Joyce Kan

Nathan and Frances Kirsh

Timur and Alfiya Kuanyshev

Jonathan and Beth Lauffer

Susan Lyall

Richard MacDonald

Richard O’Connell

Harold and Nicola Pasha

Tony and Sarah Pidgley

Timothy and Madeleine Plaut

The Gerald Ronson Foundation

David Ross

Lord Rothschild

Stephen and Angela Rubin

Dame Theresa Sackler

Rosalyn and Nicholas Springer

The Swire Charitable Trust

Georg and Emily von Opel

Rob and Kathleen Wallace

The Duke and Duchess of Wellington

Performance sponsors 2017

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

Royal Ballet School Tour Sponsor 2016/17

Ricki Gail Conway

Award sponsors 2017

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
Rosemary Burr and Vernon Kemp
Peter and Sally Cadbury
Jane Carnegie-Brown
CHK Charities Limited
Covent Garden Academy of Flowers
The Croucher Charitable Trust
The Dalby Charitable Trust
Simon and Libby Dangoor
Patrick and Lavinia de Pelet
C H Dixon Charitable Trust
Pipa Dobson
Sarah Dorfman
June Drew
The Clore Duffield Foundation
Rosalind Dwerryhouse
EBM Charitable Trust
The Eranda Foundation
Mark and Sarah Evans
Amanda Finley
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
Imagination
Isabella Flowers
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
Karen Nissen
Richard O’Connell
The Patron’s Fund
The Estate of Jill Marion Pelosi
Robin Pike
Quercus Trust
The Royal Ballet School PTA
The Royal Opera House Benevolent Fund
The Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation
Valeria Rebulla
David Rymer
Stefan Sanne
Zita Saurel
Pamela Self
Kevin and Olga Senior
Gail Sinclair
Geoffrey Spackman
Lucinda Stafford-Deitsch
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
Harold and Olga Wienand
Ben and Christine Wrey

‘Corps’ Donors

Kate Bolsover
William and Jane Carr
Frances Christie
Francis and Lynn Howard
Audrey Lyons
Lady Felicity Marsh
James and Monica Miller
Andrew Morison
Charles and Victoria Parker
Rory Penn
Guy and Nathalie Perricone
Lady Rankin
Christopher Stockwell
Anthony Vernon and Edward Heyward

Development and Funding Committee

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

The Young Committee

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

Our most grateful thanks also to those who have been kind enough to leave gifts to The Royal Ballet School in their will or wish to remain anonymous.