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Your donations and sponsorships help fund core training programs, new pathways programs, student bursaries, and community engagement projects.

With charitable status in Canada as well as in the U.S.A., NTS can provide an official tax receipt for donations, and in many cases, for donations of gifts-in-kind. 

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For more info, please contact the department of Development at 514.842.7954 ext. 141.

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Planned Giving


Bequests, Gifts of Life Insurance, Percentage of Author’s Rights Charitable Trusts, 
Gifts of Publicly Traded Securities... 

Annual Giving

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In Honorarium Gifts are Tributes to Living People

Celebrate graduations, special teachers or mentors, opening nights, awards, holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and all the other milestones & occasions.
  • When you make a tribute gift, NTS will send a letter to the honoree or designated member of the family, to let them know about your donation. The amount of your gift will not be disclosed.
  • We will send you a thank you letter and tax receipt.

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In memoriam

Gifts to honour the Deceased while offering condolences to those who loved  them

These tributes commemorate the lives of people we hold dear and can be of great comfort to their next-of-kin. They are expressions of empathy and caring.
  • When you make a tribute gift, NTS will send a letter to the honoree or designated member of the family, to let them know about your donation. The amount of your gift will not be disclosed.
  • We will send you a thank you letter and tax receipt.

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PLANNED GIVING – HERITAGE AND HORIZONS SOCIETY

REALIZED PLANNED GIFTS

  • Co-owned author’s rights of the late Jean Besré
  • Estate of Alan Bleviss (Acting 1966)
  • Estate of Jenepher Margaret Hooper (Set & Costume Design 1967)

 FUTURE PLANNED GIFTS ON FILE

  • Michael Eagan (Set & Costume Design, 1966)
MAJOR GIVING

MONUMENTAL TRANSFORMATIONS, PHASE I

$500,000 and up

  • McConnell Foundation (1 of 5)

 $ 100,000 - $499,999

  • Birks Family Foundation (3 of 4)
  • BMO Financial Group (0 of 5)
  • George Cedric Metcalf Charitable
  • Foundation (1 of 3)

 $25,000 - $49,999

  • Cole Foundation (1 of 2)
  • The Norman and Margaret Jewison
  • Charitable Foundation (1 of 5)

 $10,000 - $24,999

  • 1 Anonymous (1 of 3)
  • Bernard Amyot, Ad. E. (1 of 3)
  • Gideon Arthurs & Erin Shields (2 of 5)
  • Famille Burrowes (2 of 2)
  • Caisse Desjardins de la Culture (3 of 3)
  • Alberta G. Cefis (1 of 3)
  • Foundation of Greater Montreal (1 of 1)
  • Colin Jackson & Arlene Strom (2 of 3)

 $5,000 – $9,999

  • Kathryn & Brian Brownlie (2 of 3)
  • Joan Richardson (1 of 3)
  • Jean S. Stutsman (2 of 5)

 $1,000 – $4,999

  • 2 Anonymous (1 of 1)
  • Camilla Holland & Colin Viebrock (1 of 5)

 THE FUTURE IS NOW

  • Corus Entertainment Inc.
  • The Slaight Family Foundation

 REVEALING TALENT

  • CIBC
  • Jean-Hugues Lafleur
  • Fondation Céline et Jacques Lamarre
  • Power Corporation of Canada
  • Roasters Foundation
  • Jodi White
ANNUAL GIVING

DONATIONS:

 $25,000 and up

  • The George and Helen Vari Foundation

 $10,000 - $24,999

  • The McLean Foundation**
  • IATSE Local 58**
  • Yvan Dupont
  • Canada Council for the Arts* (Peter
  • Dwyer Bursaries)

 $5,000 - $9,999

  • 1 Anonymous**
  • The late Alan Bleviss* (Acting 1966)
  • IATSE**
  • Stratford Festival**

 $1,000 – $4,999

  • 2 Anonymous
  • Gordon Bricker*
  • Catherine Claydon**
  • Fern Densem
  • Marjorie Eldred
  • Luba Goy* (acting 1969)
  • The Hay Foundation
  • IATSE Local 212**
  • IATSE Local 873**
  • IATSE District 11**
  • IATSE District 12**
  • IODE Canada
  • Joan Karasevich Schellenberg* (Acting 1965)
  • Luc Plamondon
  • Joan Richardson
  • Frances Tessa Needles*
  • UBCP / ACTRA**

 $100 - $999

  • 56 Anonymous
  • B A Acres**
  • Bernard Amyot, Ad. E.*
  • Monique G. Amyot
  • Mary & Herb Auerbach
  • (NTS Life Governor)
  • Mary & Herb Auerbach*
  • (NTS Life Governor)
  • Kathryn Ball
  • Kathryn Ball**
  • David Booth
  • Mario Bourdon (Production 1976)
  • Kathryn & Brian Brownlie
  • Allan Michael Brunet**
  • Jennifer Burak**
  • Ines Buchli**
  • Sean Caragata*
  • BJ Castleman**
  • Alberta G. Cefis
  • Stephen Colella**
  • Robert D. Cook**
  • Alexandra Cooper**
  • Guillaume Corbeil* (Écriture dramatique 2011)
  • Council of Ontario Drama
  • and Dance Educators**
  • David S. Craig**
  • David Daniels & Kate Alexander Daniels
  • Michael & Kim Davidman*
  • Hélène Dallaire**
  • Susan F.J. Daniel**
  • Terrie-Lynne Devonish
  • Ron Dodson**
  • Valerie Dugale**
  • Simon Dupéré (NTS Governor)
  • Roy Dupuis* (Interprétation 1986)
  • Francine Emond & Charles Maher (Production 1976)
  • Nassib El-Husseini
  • Wayne Fairhead**
  • Lucien Forget (Interprétation 1968)
  • Kaaren & Kerry L. Hawkins (NTS Governor)
  • Paul Hecht* (Acting 1963)
  • Sébastien Heins** (Acting 2012)
  • Martha Henry C.C.** (Acting 1962)
  • Sherri Helwig**
  • Donalda and David Hilton*
  • Joshua Hind** (Production Design & Technical Arts 2003)
  • Camilla Holland & Colin Viebrock
  • Carmelo Iachelli**
  • IATSE Local 262**
  • IATSE Local 634**
  • Colin Jackson & Arlene Strom
  • Christine Jackson**
  • Kam Jey**
  • Edward Johnson & Sharon Vance
  • Hugh Jones
  • John Karastamatis**
  • Brenda Jones Kinsella (NTS Governor)
  • Janet Kish**
  • Christine Knight**
  • Jean-François Lacroix
  • Dominique Lafon et Sylvain Simard*
  • Laidlaw**
  • Andrew Lamb and Robert Watson**
  • Robert E. Landry (NTS Life Governor)
  • Bernard Lavoie*
  • Mike Ledermueller**
  • Jenny le Riche**
  • Jeanne LeSage**
  • D’Arcy Levesque (NTS Governor)
  • Peggy Mahon* (Acting 1967)
  • Bidyut K. Majumdar
  • Matthew Marshall**
  • Margaret Martinello Magner (NTS Governor)
  • Sheila Martin (NTS Governor)
  • Josée Mayo*
  • Donna McLaurin* (Production Design & Technical Arts 1978)
  • Jennifer McEwen Dysart**
  • Gregory McGrade **
  • Catherine McNally**
  • Wendy McNaughton**
  • Guy Mignault (NTS Governor)
  • Carol A. Miller**
  • Catharine Milner**
  • Mark Mooney**
  • John Morgan Lewis**
  • Caroline Mulroney Lapham (NTS Governor)
  • Nipissing District Drama Festival
  • Committee**
  • Patsy Nunes**
  • Terilyn Nutt**
  • Carol Oriold**
  • Kevin Orr**
  • Rick Owens**
  • Peter Payan
  • Judy & Tom Peacocke*
  • Roberta Peets**
  • André Perrier**
  • Janice Price**
  • Kimberly Purtell**
  • Colin and Debbie Richardson**
  • Luke A. Reece**
  • Peter Roberts*
  • Paul Robillard* (NTS Governor)
  • Paul Robillard (NTS Governor)
  • Eleanore Romanow (NTS Governor)
  • Patricia and David Rubin
  • Steve Russell**
  • Lori Ryerson**
  • David Schatzky**
  • Monty Schnieder (Production Design & Technical Arts 1975)
  • Phillip Silver*
  • Jeff and Laurence Sims*
  • Sears & Switzer**
  • Autumn Smith**
  • Steven Smits** (Production Design & Technical Arts 2016)
  • Nalini and Tim Stewart (NTS Governor)
  • Cathy Stilo**
  • Allan Stratton**
  • MaryLou Stuckless**
  • Jean S. Stutsman*
  • Theatre Garden**
  • Yvon Turcot* (NTS Governor)
  • Yvon Turcot (NTS Governor)
  • Brian Van Norman**
  • Ryan Vickers**
  • Dr Robert Walter (Acting 1977) & Dr Jill Calder
  • Jodi White (NTS Governor)

 $50 - $99

  • 36 Anonymous
  • Anderson**
  • Jean Asselin
  • Stephen Bainborough**
  • Maev Beaty**
  • Trevor Bishop
  • James Brett**
  • Kelly Brownbill**
  • Derrick Chua**
  • Zaccary Dyck**
  • Gwenyth Dobie**
  • Christien Guérin**
  • Alex Poch Goldin**
  • Alistair Hepburn**
  • Hugues Imbeault-Tétreault**
  • Claudine Jacques*
  • Rob Kempson**
  • Shawn J. Kerwin**
  • Michael Laird**
  • Gabrielle Lalonde**
  • Jani Lauzon**
  • Madelyne Maingot**
  • Matthew Martin**
  • Joanna Maselli**
  • John Bengtsson Mayberry**
  • Shelly Meichenbaum**
  • Julie Miles**
  • Laura McLeod**
  • Noecker Family, Windsor ON**
  • Morgan Norwich**
  • André Perrier**
  • Colin Rivers**
  • Dawn Marie Schlegel**
  • Mark Silverberg and Lynda Ceresne*
  • Mark Silverberg and Lynda Ceresne**
  • Lynn Slotkin**
  • Catherine M. Thompson**
  • Lorna Wilson**

And all our many supporters under $50 as well as those who did not give permission to be listed at all.

GIFTS-IN-KIND

In kind donations include materials, documents and books of high value to Bleviss Family Library, lighting equipment, high quality vintage fabrics & tools to our Costume Atelier, paints & properties, and gratefully consumed beverages:

Documents of value & interest to the Bleviss Family Library:

  • 2 Anonymous
  • Deena Aziz
  • Pierre Brunel & Monique Parant
  • Jasmine Catudal (Scénographie 2003)
  • Neil Dainard (Acting 1963)
  • Francis Hamel (Production 2011)
  • Pauline Langlois
  • Peter Roberts

Donations of lighting equipment, fabrics, clothing and stage properties:

  • Anonymous
  • Jean Stutsman
  • Estate of Lawrence Lynch
  • Robe Lighting Inc. HQ
TRIBUTE GIVING

NTS accepts two types of tributes: those memorializing deceased individuals and those honoring individuals celebrating special life events. Note that donors to this program are listed under the Annual Giving heading with a * after their name. The School recognizes the following individuals for whom tributes were paid this year.

 IN MEMORIAM:

  • Yves-Étienne Banville (Écriture dramatique 1982)
  • François Barbeau
  • Alan Bleviss (Acting 1966)
  • Joseph Bleviss
  • Robert Burrowes
  • Leo Ciceri
  • Peter Dwyer
  • Lydiane Mayo
  • Donnelly Rhodes (Acting 1963)
  • August Schellenberg (Acting 1966)

 IN HONORARIUM: 

  • The Graduating class of 2018
  • The 2018 Graduating Class of Production Design & Technical Arts
  • Alice Abracen (Playwriting 2018)
  • Trish Lindstrom (Acting 2002)
  • Subrata Bhattacharjee’s Birthday
SPONSORSHIP GIVING AND PARTNERS

NTS is proud to be affiliated with the following sponsors and partners. Sponsors to the new NTS Festival are also noted here**:

  • Behr
  • Bell Media
  • Les Brasseurs du Nord Inc.
  • Complexe Desjardins
  • Fauchois Fleurs
  • Hydro-Québec
  • LA SERRE – Arts vivants
  • Montréal en lumière
  • Nothing but Nature Inc.
  • Partenariat du Quartier des spectacles
  • Willson Entertainment Productions**
PUBLIC GRANT GIVING

NTS recognizes the following granting bodies for their loyal support and confidence in our mission.

  • Government of Canada
  • Gouvernement du Québec
  • Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (Ontario)
  • Ville de Montréal
  • Conseil des arts de Montréal
  • Consulat général de France à Québec

 

DONATIONS OF $50 OR MORE

Donations of $50 or more are recognized in our Annual Report

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Jean S. Stutsman 

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Director of Development 

Tél:  514 842-7954, #141

1.866.547.7328 

email: jeanstutsman@ent-nts.ca