About Us

Ballet West Guild

Our 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)


Our History

Ballet West Guild has a long and prolific history. Originally founded in the 1960s by Glenn Walker Wallace, the Guild thrived for many decades and was re-established in 2017 by lifelong patrons of Ballet West.


Ballet West Guild Leadership Council 2023-24

Executive Committee:

President: Helle LeRette

VP Communications: Jennifer Malherbe

VP Programs: Laurie Hofmann

Secretary: Ellen Tolstad

Treasurer: Cyndalynn Tilley


Leadership Council:

Awards Chair: Kathleen Gardner

Dancer Liaisons: Jeanne Potucek and Julie Terry Shulimson

Membership Chair: Anne Neeley

Nominating Chairs: Daniel Darger and Tami Hansen

Outreach Chair: Doyle Clayburn

Park City Membership Chair: Franki Loftus

Parliamentarian: Lois Peterson

PR Chair: Tika Beard

Young Patrons Chair: Thomas Bath




Ballet West Artistic Director: Adam Sklute

Ballet West Executive Director: Michael Scolamiero

Board of Directors Chair: Shari Quinney



Contact us at: guild@balletwest.org
Access our Form for Donation Acknowledgment or Expense Claim HERE





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