About Us

Ballet West Guild Mission

Ballet West Guild is a patron organization whose members believe dance is essential to our human experience, and who actively support Ballet West’s artistic mission and educational outreach through special events, financial contributions, and community engagement.

(Mission Updated October 26, 2021)


Ballet West Guild Leadership Council 2021-22

Executive Committee:

President – Helle LeRette
Vice President – Jennifer Malherbe
Secretary – Ellen Tolstad
Treasurer – Dee Gauss
Immediate Past President – Anne Neeley
Dancer Liaisons – Jeanne Potucek & Julie Terry Shulimson
Nominating Chair – Kathleen Gardner

Leadership Council:

Events Chair – Nancy Wingelaar
Membership Chair – Tami Hansen
Park City Membership Chair – Elaine Spear



Adam Sklute, Artistic Director, Ballet West
Michael Scolamiero, Executive Director, Ballet West
Shari Quinney, Board Chair, Ballet West Board of Directors