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
Sir Evelyn de Rothschild
Sir Lloyd and Lady Dorfman
Dame Vivien Duffield
Kenneth and Susan Green
Lady Hobson
Charles Holloway
Elizabeth and Roderick Jack
Aud Jebsen
Joanna Kaye
Naoya Kinoshita
Michael and Catherine Loubser
Mohamed L Mansour
Keith and Isabelle McDermott
Maaike McInnes
The Monument Trust
Timothy and Madeleine Plaut
Lord Rothschild
Dame Theresa Sackler
Lord and Lady Sainsbury
Sir Timothy and Lady Sainsbury
The Thompson Family Charitable Trust
Lindsay and Sarah Tomlinson
The Duke and Duchess of Wellington
Garfield Weston Foundation Anonymous

Student sponsors

The Amar-Franses & Foster- Jenkins Trust
Edward and Celia Atkin
Suneel and Kamal Bakhshi Banham Foundation
Anna Birkett
The Bowles Family Rosalind Brener Trust
The Deborah Loeb Brice Foundation
John and Susan Burns
The Calleva Foundation
The Croucher Charitable Trust
Steven and Cheryl Crowe
Richard and Jennie Cunis
The Department for Education
Judith Dickison Memorial Fund
Dame Margot Fonteyn Scholarship Fund
Christopher Gorman-Evans
Analida and Charles Graham
Marguerite Griffith-Jones
Julie Harston
Ethel Rose Hart Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Estate of Ronald Hawkridge
Charlotte Heber-Percy
Hines Fund
The Hobson Charity
Charles Holloway
Elizabeth and Roderick Jack
The Estate of Joan Kay
The Morris Kemp Scholarship
Doug and Ceri King
Kinoshita Holdings Co Ltd
Valentina Kislaya
Ida Levine
Sarah Lewis
The Philip Loubser Foundation (Nadia Nerina Scholarship)
John Lyon’s Charity
The Sir Kenneth MacMillan Fund for Young Dancers
The McGinley Foundation
Anna Melluish
Elizabeth May Florence Mills Bursary
The Estate of Noreen Pamela Joy Mummery (Sopwith Bursaries)
Rudolph Nureyev Foundation
Kevin O’Hare Scholarship
Martine Olsen
The Gwynne Parry Memorial Fund
Francesca Pratt
Prix de Lausanne
Andre Rzym
The Gerald Ronson Foundation
Rothschild Foundation
Benjamin Schapiro
Brian Shaw Memorial Scholarship
Graeme and Sue Sloan
St Baker Family Foundation
Lady Henrietta St George
Deborah Stileman
The Sutton Scholarship Fund
The Tait Memorial Trust
Carolyn Usherwood Bequest
Nellie Florence Watson Estate
Helen Webb
Duchess of Wellington Scholarship
Anna White
Olive Margaret Worth Fund
Sir Peter Wright Scholarship

Student Bursary Funds

The Calleva Foundation
Charles Holloway
Sir Joseph Lockwood Scholarship
Timothy and Madeleine Plaut
Prince of Wales Bursary Fund
Robert Wallace Bursary

Prince of Wales Bursary Fund

Richard and Jennie Cunis
Dr Genevieve Davies
David and Jane Fletcher
Kenneth and Susan Green
Lady Hobson
Charles Holloway
Roderick and Elizabeth Jack
Timothy and Madeleine Plaut
Dame Theresa Sackler
Duke and Duchess of Wellington
The Thompson Family Charitable Trust

Esprit de corps

Ralph and Elizabeth Aldwinckle
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
Janet Lambert
Cosima Magill
Tim and Diny Maxwell
Pel Mountain
Catherine Nix
Philip Noel
Charlotte Philipps
Christina Pitman
Serena Prest
Kerry and Dimity Rubie
Patsy Seddon
Sarah Sladen
Tara Stotesbury
Alison Titchmarsh
Sophie and Tom O’Day
Alexandra Williams
Simon Wright

2019 Summer Performances

Anna Birkett
The Bunting Family
Richard and Jennie Cunis
Charles Holloway
Nigel and Candida Hurst-Brown
Charles Parker
The Royal Ballet School Young Philanthropists
Timothy and Madeleine Plaut
Kevin and Olga Senior
Jane van Ammel

Healthy Dancer Programme

Henry C Beck Jr Charitable Lead Trust
John and Susan Burns
Sarah Dorfman
EBM Charitable Trust
Headley Trust
Joanna Kaye
Mohamed L Mansour
Maaike McInnes
Monument Trust
Richard O’Connell
Quercus Trust
The Royal Opera House Benevolent Fund
Kevin and Olga Senior
The Swire Charitable Trust
The Thompson Family Charitable Trust
Jane van Ammel

Award and Prizes

Valerie Adams
Frederick Ashton Foundation
The Ballet Association
Michael Broderick
Estate of Nina Finburgh
The London Ballet Circle
Lady MacMillan
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

Ian and Phyllida Barby
Bloomsbury Flowers
The Borrows Charitable Trust
The Boscawen Bequest
G & K Boyes Charitable Trust
Covent Garden Academy of Flowers
The Croucher Charitable Trust
The Estate of Jocelyn Cruft
The Dalby Charitable Trust
Simon and Libby Dangoor
C H Dixon Charitable Trust
Pipa Dobson
June Drew
The Clore Duffield Foundation
D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
The Eranda Rothschild Foundation
Ruth East
Jackie Evans
Dame Margot Fonteyn Scholarship Fund
Frederick Ashton Foundation
Friends of The Royal Ballet School
The Estate of Alma Rose Girling
The Headley Trust
Mimi Legat and Dan Freeman
The Leverhulme Trust
Oliver Messel Audition Fund
NJL Foundation
The Estate of Edith Passingham
The Estate of Jill Marion Pelosi
Robin Pike
The Royal Ballet School PTA
The Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation
Zita Saurel
Sarah Scrope
Geoffrey Spackman
The Taylor Family Foundation
Teale Charitable Trust
Dulcie Pamela Tilley Trust
Robin and Frances Tomkins
The Estate of Caroline Mary Watham
Duke and Duchess of Wellington Charitable Trust
Ray Wheaton
David and Karen White
John D Wood
Glynn Woodin

‘Corps’ Donors

Peter and Sally Cadbury
Jane Carnegie-Brown
Patrick and Lavinia de Pelet
Rosalind Dwerryhouse
Sylvia Eaborn
Judith Foy
Charles Furness-Smith
Francis and Lynn Howard
Charles and Joey Hue Williams
Julian and Julie Keanie
Peter Lloyd
Audrey Lyons
Lady Marsh
Jane McCafferty
James and Monica Miller
Rosie Miller
Andrew Morison
Karen Nissen
Charles Parker
Guy and Nathalie Perricone
Lady Rankin
Amy Rogers
David Rymer
Gail Sinclair
Julie Ann Smythe
Lucinda Stafford-Deitsch
Becky Steel
Christopher Stockwell
Anthony Vernon
Harold and Olga Wienand
Stephen Wischhusen and Michael Manuschka
Ben and Christine Wrey
Tilda Yolland

Young Philanthropists

Henrik Carstens
Tom Clementi
Erinn Collier
Simon and Libby Dangoor Chatty Dobson
Rebecca Freeman
William Graham
Helga Gutmane
Rory King
Lexie Leeming
Polly Lewin
Jack Mactaggart
Hannah McCarthy
Iona Reynolds
Rose Scrope
John and Mary Olive Stephens
Alex and Tania Tate

Development Committee

Madeleine Plaut (Chairman)
Anna Birkett
Dr Genevieve Davies
Sarah Dorfman
Elizabeth Jack
Ceri King
Martine Olsen
Christopher Rodrigues
Zita Saurel
Nishi Somaiya

We would also like to thank those who wish to remain anonymous, and those who have generously pledged gifts in their wills to The Royal Ballet School.