A team of dance-passionate professionals.

Ballet BC’s vision of innovation in dance is supported by a dedicated team. To contact the staff, click here.

Artistic Staff

Artistic Director: Medhi Walerski

Rehearsal Directors: Katherine Cowie, Naomi Stikeman

Guest Rehearsal Directors: Rupert Tookey, Tom Weinberger

Artists in Residence: Brandon Lee Alley, Rachel Meyer, Racheal Prince

Resident Teachers: Beverley Bagg, Lara Barclay, Justine Chambers, Crystal Costa, Kate Franklin, Artemis Gordon, Heather Myers, Sabra Perry, David Raymond, Adi Salant, Sylvain Senez, Lesley Telford, Tiffany Tregarthen, Erica Trivett, Nicolas Ventura, Makaila Wallace

Accompanists: Wendy Albrecht, Perri Lo, Trevor McLain, Michael Park, Amanda Pi, Gregg Schiller, Catherine Tseng


Administrative Staff

Executive Director: John Clark

Project Manager for Educational Outreach and Executive Initiatives: Anna Sedo

Artistic Administrator: Rebecca Karpus

Company Manager: Kate McMillan

Director of Finance: Joy Farley

Accountant: Afuwa Granger

Associate Director for Outreach and Education: Lara Barclay

Associate Director for Government and Corporate Support: Laurence Beauvais

Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving, Events & Foundations: Helen Wong

Associate Director of Marketing: Claire Mohun

Development Coordinator: Andrew Nguyen

Audience Services Manager: Mikaela Sanders

Marketing Coordinator: Kristen Lawson

Media Relations: Shannon Heth, Milk Creative Communications

Graphic Designer: Derek von Essen

Creative Content Producer: Peter Smida

Photographer: Michael Slobodian


Production Office

Director of Production & Operations: Derek Mack

Resident Lighting Designer/ Director: James Proudfoot

Head of Wardrobe: Kate Burrows

Stage Manager: Linzi Voth

Production Stage Carpenter: Lucas Hall

Production Electrician: Taylor Janzen


Stage, Wardrobe and Hair Crew at the QET are members of IATSE Local 118