Our Patrons

ATC Patrons are led by Co-Chairs: Lady Dayle Mace MNZM & Hon Justice Anne Hinton QC.

ATC Patrons contribute a minimum of $2,000 annually which goes towards a wide range of Company projects. Over the years ATC Patrons have contributed to the commissioning of new plays, paid internships, in schools programmes, and much needed production items.

Members are invited to participate in a number of events each year such as working rehearsals, meet & greets of cast and directors, and performance hosting's, and are kept informed of the activities and development of the Company.

ATC Patrons Donations at work

Your donations help Auckland Theatre Company deliver a range of activities to Auckland communities and the performing arts sector.

ATC Patrons Playwright Award.

Kiwi playwright Eli Kent received the ATC Patrons Playwright Award in 2015. This grant allowed Eli to write his adaptation of Ibsen's classic poem, Peer Gynt.

[PEER GYNT [RECYCLED] by Eli Kent features in the ATC 2016-2017 subscription season presented in collaboration with the Auckland Arts Festival. 

New Commissions

The ATC Patrons group have commissioned many exciting new works, including Briar Grace-Smith's PANIORA! with Okareka Dance Company in 2014.

Our Patrons

Co-Chairs: Lady Dayle Mace MNZM & Hon Justice Anne Hinton QC. 

Margot & Alastair Acland 
Margaret Anderson 
John Barnett CNZM 
Anne Batley Burton & Richard Burton 
Betsy & Michael Benjamin 
Louise & Mark Binns 
Patrick Bourke 
Barbie & Paul Cook 
Mary-Ann & Roger Dickie 
Nicole & Guy Domett 
Kim & Annette Ellis 
Jan & Trevor Farmer 
Virginia & Stephen Fisher 
Antonia Fisher & Stuart Grieve 
Ruth Foreman & Rob Nicholson 
Sir Michael Friedlander KNZM 
Andrew Gelonese & Michael Moore 
Dame Jenny Gibbs DNZM 
Stephanie & Michael Gowan 
Joséphine & Ross Green 
Sue Haigh 
Alister Hartstonge & Roy Knill 
Anne & Peter Hinton 
Dame Rosie Horton DNZM & Michael Horton CNZM 
Julie & Rod Inglis  
Peter & Sally Jackson 
Heather & Len Jury 
Anita Killeen & Simon Vannini 
Paulette & Ross Laidlaw 
Chris Lambert & Philippa Smith Lambert 
Margot & Paul Leigh 
Sir Chris Mace KNZM & Lady Dayle Mace MNZM 
Peter Macky & Yuri Opeshko 
Stella McDonald  
Pip Muir & Kit Toogood QC 
Christine & Derek Nolan 
Prue Olde 
Matthew Olde & Jacqui Cormack 
Heather Pascual 
Barby Pensabene 
Dame Judith Potter 
The late Maria Renhart 
Robyn & Malcolm Reynolds 
Fran & Geoff Ricketts 
Lady Philippa Tait 
Julie & Russell Tills 
Susan & Gavin Walker 
Carol Weaver & Greg Blanchard 
Lynne Webber & Priscilla McGirr 
Ian Webster 
Dona & Gavin White 
Fran Wyborn 
Annemarie Yannaghas & Andy Morris