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 Directors: Nicolas Ventura, Sandrine Cassini

2023/24 Artists in Residence: Margaret Grenier, Starr Muranko

Administrative Staff

Interim Managing Director: Rupert Tookey

Director of Development: Michael Schwartz

Director of Marketing: Claire Mohun

Director of Events and Special Projects: Samantha Brett

Finance Manager: Jenna Buchanan

Manager of People Operations: Anna Sedo

Manager of Outreach and Engagement: Heather Myers

Company Manager: Kate McMillan

Audience Services Manager: Mikaela Sanders

Facilities Manager: Daria Valujeva

Creative Content Producer: Peter Smida

Artistic Administrator: Colette Habel

Class Administrator: Nicole DeWolf

Development Coordinator: Cori Baldwin Paquette

Marketing Coordinator: Rachel McCallion

Accountant: Maryam Taghi

Box Office Assistant: Madison Coulter

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