AN INTRODUCTION

The Ballet Society nurtures and supports a diverse community of ballet lovers, to encourage, inspire and share the appreciation of ballet.

We exist to support The Australian Ballet and The Australian Ballet School, through financial support and scholarships, whilst making ballet more accessible and generating engagement and community for our members.

We are a not-for-profit organisation that has been connecting members and inspiring ballet audiences for almost 50 years. With an experienced Council, a dynamic member services team and established volunteer program, The Ballet Society, New South Wales creates and delivers an exciting program of ticketed events and communications.

These activities grow the profile and appreciation of dance, and contribute towards fundraising efforts that support The Australian Ballet and The Australian Ballet School.

COUNCIL

The Ballet Society, New South Wales is lead and motivated by a dynamic and experienced Council that includes:

Greg Khoury (President)
Greg Khoury is a director with Century Venues Entertainment Group and is CEO of The Concourse at Chatswood. He specialises in theatre production and venue management.

Jeremy Moller (Chair)
Jeremy Moller is a leading risk & compliance lawyer. Jeremy was drawn to ballet as a child attending performances with his mother, influencing an active involvement in the arts.

Bruce Pollack AM (Deputy Chair)
Bruce Pollack is a publicity consultant in arts entertainment arranging media campaigns for staged musicals, theatrical presentations, orchestral concerts and major arts launches.

Gary Polivnick (Treasurer)
Gary Polivnick is a director of Gary Polivnick Consulting and works as an outsourced chief financial officer for various companies including not-for-profit organisations.

Tanya Barrington
Tanya Barrington is an energetic worker supporting charities and has been involved in fundraising for a number of years. Tanya has a great passion for dance.

Fiona Thornton
Fiona Thornton runs her own consultancy specialising in people and change management. Fiona is an avid fan of the ballet and dance more generally.

Maria Yiasemides
Maria Yiasemides is a lawyer specialising in commercial litigation involving insolvency and restructuring. Maria has a keen interest in not-for-profits and ballet.

VOLUNTEERS

We would like to recognise our loyal and dedicated volunteers.

Assistance with marketing, event and administrative duties enables us to produce enjoyable high quality offerings for members.

With special thanks to:
Margery Bennett
Josie Fisher
Toni Ireland
Alan Jackson
Catherine Mason
Christine McGrath
Merril O’Halleran
Sylvia Romanik
Beverley Searle
Derick Searle

If you would like to Volunteer or Intern with us, please refer to our Current Opportunities.

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