En Pointe Patrons

En Pointe Patrons

Artist Luke Cooper after a relaxed performance of The Ugly Duckling, 2021. Photo by Frank Sin.

For more information on the En Pointe Patrons Programme, please contact our Trustees.
Auckland and upper North Island: auckland@balletfoundation.org
Wellington and lower North Island: wellington@balletfoundation.org
We are planning to roll out this programme in Christchurch & Dunedin

Being an En Pointe Patron is a great way to enjoy a closer involvement with both the RNZB Foundation and the Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) and connect with like-minded people and dance enthusiasts at our events throughout the year.

The En Pointe Patrons initiative began in Auckland in 2020 and in Wellington in 2022. Each Patron gifts $2,000 annually, with half of the donation going to support special projects at the RNZB and half invested in the RNZB Foundation’s sustainable fund.

To date our Patrons have donated over $100,000 to RNZB projects that enhance the skills of the company’s dancers, choreographers and designers; take ballet to the wider community through schools and access programmes; and help in getting the RNZB onto the international stage.

Auckland En Pointe Patrons:

  • Anonymous x2
  • Lisa Bates
  • Louise and Mark Binns
  • Patrick Bourke
  • Angela and Kim Campbell
  • Rosslyn Caughey
  • Sarah and Nick Cole
  • Anne Coney
  • Sam Coster
  • Richard and Nichola Dallas
  • Maree Dawson
  • Rosie and Mark Dunphy
  • Cameron and Ali Fleming
  • Prue and John Gilbert
  • Jo and Terry Gould
  • Murray and Kirsty Higgs
  • Anne and Peter Hinton
  • Jo and Chris Hunt
  • Colin Keel and Ian Jackson
  • Sally and Richard Jarman
  • Judy Jordan and Trevor Bayly
  • Deborah Laffoley
  • Jan and Lloyd Lamberg
  • Margot and Paul Leigh
  • Lenise and Tony Lendrum
  • Sally and Brett Lornie
  • Sir Chris and Dayle, Lady Mace
  • Sir William and Lady Lois Manchester Trust
  • Carol and Jonathan Ross
  • Judith Shea and Keryn Smith
  • Jackie and Rob Shearman
  • Cameron and Rachel Taylor
  • Ian Webster
  • Fran Wyborn

Wellington En Pointe Patrons:

  • Anonymous x2
  • Terence and Susan Arnold
  • Sarah Bartlett and Tim Stephens
  • Lilias and Johnny Bell
  • Helena and James Brow
  • Andrew Butler
  • Sally and Chris Gordon
  • Ann-Louise and Campbell Gower
  • Gretchen Marchant and Geoffrey Horne
  • Erica McLean
  • Jane Meares and Denis Clifford
  • Belinda Moffat
  • Mark O’Regan and Nicola Saker
  • Chris and Kathy Parkin
  • Dame Kerry Prendergast and Mr Rex Nicholls
  • Lyn and Paul Provost
  • Lyn and Bruce Robertson
  • Cathy Scott
  • Marie and Gordon Shroff
  • John and Sarah Singleton
  • Elizabeth and Malcolm Whyte
  • Shona and James Willis
  • van der Boyes Family

Make a Donation to the Royal New Zealand Ballet Foundation

We are grateful for your donation to help us create a sustainable fund for ballet in New Zealand.

Former Soloists Katherine Skelton and Madeleine Graham in The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Sleeping Beauty, 2020. Photo: Stephen A’Court.