Report to the Community 2015 - Page 14

Our Supporters OUR SUPPORTERS Melbourne Festival applauds the following individuals and foundations for their generous and loyal support. We take great pride in our Presenting Partners program, providing donors with the exclusive opportunity to help present an individual production from the globally–renowned Melbourne Festival program. This critical group of passionate investment partners contribute underwriting support to major works. Presenting Partners become immersed in the journey their event takes from concept to completion. PATRON IN CHIEF PATRON The Hon. Linda Dessau AM, Governor of Victoria The Right Hon. The Lord Mayor, Councillor Robert Doyle, City of Melbourne PRESENTING PARTNERS $50,000+ The Besen Family Foundation presenting Batsheva Dance Company’s Decadance and Last Work Philip and Caroline Cornish presenting the Headlong production of 1984 by George Orwell Playking Foundation presenting Melbourne Festival’s alliance with China Shanghai International Arts Festival, and Right&Left, Special Combination and Water Pushes Sand Maureen Wheeler AO and Tony Wheeler AO for support across the program $25,000+ The Bardas Foundation presenting TANDERRUM The Danielle and Daniel Besen Foundation presenting Batsheva Dance Company’s Decadance and Last Work John and Janet Calvert-Jones & The Brenda Shanahan Charitable Foundation presenting Haydn for Everyone The Dancing Architects presenting NYX FOUNDATIONS 12