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

Artistic Producer: Naomi Stikeman

Rehearsal Director: Nicolas Ventura, Katherine Cowie

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: Colette Habel

Company Manager: Kate McMillan

Director of Finance: Joy Farley

Accountant: Maryam Taghi

Director of Marketing: Claire Mohun

Director of Development, Individual Giving, Events and Foundations: Bhoomika Dongol

Director of Development, Government and Corporate Support: Michael Schwartz

Associate Director of Outreach and Education: Lara Barclay

Audience Services Manager: Mikaela Sanders

Box Office Assistant Scott Boyce

Marketing Coordinator: Jamie Loh

Graphic Design: Derek von Essen

Creative Content Producer: Peter Smida

Media Relations: Shannon Heth, Milk Creative Communications


Production Office

Director of Production & Operations: Derek Mack

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