Artistic and Administrative Staff

Daniel Duell, Artistic Director & Founder
Patricia Blair, School Director & Associate Artistic Director
Ted Seymour, Resident Choreographer
Danny Valente, School Administrator and Manager of Operations
Margaret Najarian, Marketing and Development Coordinator
Ryan Uecke, Finance Manager
Ron McKinney, Official Ballet Chicago Photographer


Hubert Clay, Mara Dukor, Jeremy Harris, Eric Hiller,
Pham Phuong, Chris Rose, Katrina Sudman, Tammy Worl

Ballet Chicago Production Staff

Margaret L. Nelson, Production Manager & Lighting Designer
Cathryn Bulicek, Stage Manager
Jacob Snodgrass, Technical Director

In-Kind Services

Andrew Cripe - Polsinelli, PC
Wes Broquard - Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
Kaitlyn N. Jakubowski - Sidley Austin, LLP
Lucy Kurczewski - Sidley Austin LLP
Timothy G. Payne -Sidley Austin LLP
Beth Rubin - Riemer and Braunstein LLP
Spencer Wood - Polsinelli, PC

Dr. Brian Marion DC, ART
Lincoln Park Chiropractic
Lisa M. Schoene, DPM, ATC
Podiatrist / Sports Medicine

Special Thanks

Jeffrey Cannon
Chicago Dance Supply - Dance Apparel
Ashley Christensen - Girl Scouts of America
Ensemble Español
Peter Hurley
Marc Realty Staff
Midwest Young Artists
Motion Unlimited
Carl Moose
Rosie Kreitman, Ann Peterson - American Girl Place®
Maria Valdes - International Music Foundation
Olubunmi Omitoyin - InterPark

School of Ballet Chicago Parents' Organization

Susan Gaspari-Forest & Sheila Rivera - Co-Chairs
Veronica Arends, Fern Fox McCain, Megan Sindelar & Lisa Marie Butler - Chaperone Coordinators
We would like to extend a special thank you to all the members of the SBC Parents'
Organization for their invaluable and inspired support of Ballet Chicago.

Guild of the Golden Needle - Wardrobe Committee

A very special thank you to all the volunteers who help sew, iron, fit and alter our beautiful costumes!
Alicia Borowski, Susan Eitner, Leslie Fox, Francine Gordon,
Lynn Gracyzk, Cathy Montalbano, Elisabeth Rutamn, Rosana Thompson
We truly appreciate their time and talent.


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