About Us

Ballet West Guild Mission

Ballet West Guild is a volunteer 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.

(New Mission Adopted August 9, 2018)


Ballet West Guild Leadership Council 2020-21

Executive Committee:

President – Helle LeRette
Vice President / Treasurer – Kathryn Kolquist
Secretary – Amanda Schmieder
Immediate Past President – Anne Neeley
Dancer Liaison – Jeanne Potucek
Nominating Chairs – Kathleen Gardner & Jennifer Malherbe

Leadership Council:

Events Chair –
Nancy Wingelaar
Public Relations Chair –
Molly Sandberg Jacobs
Membership Chair –
Tami Hansen
Hospitality Chairs –
Tracy Frankel & Julie Terry Shulimson


Adam Sklute, Artistic Director, Ballet West
Michael Scolamiero, Executive Director, Ballet West
John Miller, Chairman, Ballet West Board of Directors