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Ballet Austin Announces New Board Members for 2012/13 Season
Ballet Austin

September, 2012

Ballet Austin begins its 2012/13 season with the addition of 11 exceptional community leaders to its Board of Directors.

Incoming members of Ballet Austin’s Board of Directors:

·         Mark Adams,  Founding Advisor and Director, KLD

·         Cass Burton, Burton & Hyde, P.L.L.C.

·         Greg Casas, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

·         John Constantine, Entrepreneur

·         Lorrie Garcia, Ballet Austin Guild President

·         Jannette Keating, Patron of the Arts

·         Dr. Marcella Madera Obrecht, Neurosurgeon

·         Edie Rogat, Patron of the Arts

·         Alejandro Ruelas, CMO & Managing Partner,  LatinWorks 

·         Chris Slover, Entrepreneur

·         Todd Wallace, Executive Vice President, SRS Real Estate Partners

 

The nearly 70 members of the Ballet Austin Board of Directors support the organization’s goals of providing exceptional artistic programming, arts education, life-long health and fitness opportunities, and access for the entire Central Texas community. Each new member adds to the diverse backgrounds, professions, and expertise of the existing board.

Serving in three-year terms, the board provides continuity, executive/fiscal oversight, financial stability, public accountability, and sound policy for the organization, which currently has a $6 million annual operating budget.

Ballet Austin Board member Jon Ivester, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations for Silicon Laboratories, begins the second of a two-year term as President of the Board. Newly named President Elect is 17-year Board member Marla Bommarito-Crouch of The Bommarito Group. Ballet Austin Board veteran and philanthropist Sarah Butler begins the second of a two-year term as Board Chair and is Chair of the Ballet Austin Foundation.

 

About Ballet Austin

As distinctive and dynamic as the city it calls home, Ballet Austin welcomes audiences near and far to participate in its “classically innovative” vision for the democratization of dance. With a rich history spanning five decades, acclaimed productions, a commitment to creating access to programs and one of the nation's largest classical ballet academies, the organization is poised for an even greater future. From their home at the Butler Dance Education Center in downtown Austin, Ballet Austin and Artistic Director Stephen Mills actively engage the community, dancers, and audiences alike.  The New York Timesproclaims Ballet Austin “a company with big ambitions” originating work that is “absorbing.”

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Ballet Austin

501 West Third Street

Austin, Texas 78701

 

Box Office:                              512.476.2163   

Schools Office:                        512.476.9051   

General Info:                            512.476.9151



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