Board of Directors

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    Ballet Office Has Moved!

    The Minnesota Ballet office in our new quarters:
    Minnesota Ballet
    Wells Fargo Building
    230 W. Superior St. Suite 50
    Duluth, MN 55802

    Building Level AB
    Office Hours:
    9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Office phone: 218-529-3742

    Student Summer Showcase July 27

    School of the Minnesota Ballet
    Student Summer Showcase
    Noon July 27, 2018
    Duluth Public Library Plaza

    Free Public Presentation

    The School of the Minnesota Ballet steps outside to present its Student Summer Showcase featuring upper-level students demonstrating ballet, jazz, tap, character (European folk dance), and musical theater dance. Students from the choreography class perform their own works-in-progress.

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  • Mission

    The mission of the Minnesota Ballet, through its company and school, is to inspire a love and appreciation for dance, to advance the art of ballet, to increase access to the art form, and to use its resources to benefit the greater community.

    Board of Directors

     

    Mel Winkler

    President
    Mel Winkler

    Director of Corporate and Therapeutic Foster Care, Northwood Children’s Services

    Morgana Davis

    First Vice President
    Morgana Davis Kolenda

    Associate Buyer, Maurices Corporate Headquarters

    Rachel Insleman

    Second Vice President
    Rachel Inselman

    Professor of Voice, University of Minnesota Duluth

    Jeanne Urban

    Treasurer
    Jeanne Urban

    Client Services Representative, RSM

     

    Betsy Holcomb

    Secretary
    Betsy Holcomb

    Retired Writing Instructor, University of Minnesota Duluth

     

    Sue Fuchs

    Sue Fuchs
    Education Consultant/Teacher
    Self-employed

    Jayme Hartman

    Jayme Hartman
    Technical Support Specialist, Toshiba Business Solutions

    Renee Heytens

    Renee Heytens
    Human Resource Manager, FEN-TECH

    Patricia Nielsen
    Nurse Educator, Retired
    College of St. Scholastica

    Susan Johnson

    Susan Johnson
    Speech-Language Pathologist
    Duluth Public Schools

    Ed Schumacher

    Ed Schumacher
    Fireman, Duluth Fire Department

    Carole Turner

    Carole Turner
    Volunteer Event Organizer

    Briana von

    Briana von Elbe
    Board Advisor

    Owner Pearson & von Elbe Advertising Footprint Promotional Advertising

    Mary Jo White

    Mary Jo White
    Retired Writer/Producer, KDLH-TV

    Darlene

    Darlene Wolfe
    Pilates Instructor, Self-Employed

    Nick Campanario
    Assistant County Attorney
    St. Louis County

    Charles Latson
    Co-Owner/Operator, Aces on First

    Harvey Plasch
    Board Advisor

    Owner
    Touch of Plasch Salon

     

     

     Karen Rathe Ruona
    Board Advisor

    Retired Grants/Contracts Specialist
    University of Minnesota Duluth

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    Jeff Anderson
    Board Advisor

    District Director
    U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan (MN 08)
    Board Advisor