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

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

Dame Margot Fonteyn Scholarship Fund

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

Sarah Lewis

Sir Joseph Lockwood Scholarship Fund

The Philip Loubser Foundation (Nadia Nerina Scholarship)

John Lyon’s Charity

Sir Kenneth MacMillan Fund for Young Dancers

Anna Melluish

Elizabeth May Florence Mills Scholarship

The Noreen Sopwith Bursary

Iris O'Brien Foundation

Kevin O'Hare Bursary

Aviva Ofer

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 Fund

Graeme and Sue Sloan

Lady Henrietta St George

Malcolm Stewart

The Sutton Scholarship Fund

The Tait Memorial Trust

Carolyn Usherwood Bequest

Robert Wallace Scholarship

Nellie Florence Watson Estate

Helen Webb

Olive Margaret Worth Fund

Royalties from Anna Pavlova, 20th Century Ballerina

Espirit de corps

Ralph and Elizabeth Aldwinkle

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

Jonathan Ivinson

Susie Keown

Anna Kim

Janet Lambert

Tim Maxwell

Isabelle Mee

Penelope Mountain

Catherine Nix

Philip Noel

Charlotte Philipps

Christina Pitman


Rupert and Serena Prest

Patsy Seddon

Tara Stotesbury


Alison Titchmarsh

Sophie Warburton

Alexandra Williams

Capital appeal

Stephen and Caroline Butt through 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

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 Family Foundation

The Rothschild Foundation

The Sackler Trust

John and Anya Sainsbury through The Linbury Trust

Mark and Anne Sebba

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

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

Anna Birkett

Sarah Bunting

Christopher Gorman-Evans

Nigel and Candy Hurst-Brown


Elizabeth Jack


Royal Ballet School Tour Sponsors 2015/16

Ricki Gail Conway

Steven and Cheryl Crowe

The Eloise Susanna Gale Foundation

Ronald and Jo Carole Lauder

Susan Lyall

Howard and Nancy Marks

Dame Theresa Sackler

Andrew and Denise Saul


Award sponsors 2016

Valerie Adams

The Ballet Association

Michael Broderick

Nina Finburgh

Robert Kimber

The London Ballet Circle

Lady MacMillan

John Mitchell

Gail Monahan

April Olrich Award

David Norman

VisasForDancers PLLC

Peter Wilson

The Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers

Essential support also provided by

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation

Arts and Sports Trust

The Band Trust

Julian and Nicola Blake

Bloomsbury Flowers

The Borrows Charitable Trust

The Boscawen Bequest

Rosemary Burr and Vernon Kemp

Peter and Sally Cadbury

William and Jane Carr

CHK Charities Limited

Ernest Cook Charitable Trust

Covent Garden Academy of Flowers

J Edward Conway Fund

Patrick Dalby and The Dalby Charitable Trust

Patrick and Lavinia de Pelet

C H Dixon Charitable Trust

The Clore Duffield Foundation

Rozi Dwerryhouse

Deborah Edlmann

The Eranda Foundation

The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners

Mark and Sarah Evans

David and Jane Fletcher

Freed of London Limited

Friends of The Royal Ballet School

Mark and Wanda Goodey

The Estate of Betty Haward

The Headley Trust

Charles and Joey Hue Williams

Nigel and Candy Hurst-Brown


Joana Kaye

Sir James Knott Charitable Trust

Jonathan and Jacqui Lavy

Mimi Legat and Dan Freeman

The Leathersellers’ Company

The Estate of Anna Lendrum

The Leverhulme Trust

Patrick Lettice

The Linbury Trust

The Lord Mayor’s Appeal

Nancy Marks

NJL Foundation

Karen Nissen

Richard O’Connell

The Estate of Dennis Marcel Pavillard

The Estate of Jill Marion Pelosi

The Preston Associates

The Quercus Trust

The Estate of Gwendoline Anne Byng Reid

The Royal Ballet School PTA

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation

David Rymer

Stefan Sanne

Zita Saurel

The Estate of Stanley J Seeger

Kevin and Olga Senior

The Estate of Jacqueline Shane

Gail Sinclair

Geoffrey Spackman

The Sfumato Trust

Lucinda Stafford-Deitsch

Swire Charitable Trust

Issa Tahhan

Teale Charitable Trust

Robin and Frances Tomkins

The Thompson Family Charitable Trust

Dulcie Pamela Tilley Trust

The Estate of Caroline Mary Watham

Harold and Olga Wienand

G B L Wilson Bequest

Ben and Christine Wrey


‘Corps’ Donors

Paul Butler

Kate Bolsover

Jane Carnegie Brown

Frances Christie

Francis and Lynn Howard

Audrey Lyons

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 (Chair)

Anna Birkett

Kate Bolsover

Felicity Clark

Sarah Dorfman

Candy Hurst-Brown

The Duchess of Wellington


The Young Committee

Julian Blake (Chair)

Sasha Bonsor

Issy Corbett

Tom Clementi

Victoria Pattinson