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 Director: Lara Barclay

Assistant Rehearsal Directors: Alexis Fletcher, Racheal Prince

Guest Rehearsal Directors:?Sylvain Senez, Makaila Wallace, Tom Weinberger

Artists in Residence:?Alexis Fletcher, Peter Smida

Filmmaker in Residence:?Kevin Fitzgerald

Resident Teachers: Beverley Bagg, Lara Barclay, Andrew Bartee, Justine Chambers, Dario Dinuzzi, Kate Franklin, Artemis Gordon, Heather Myers, Sabra Perry, Sylvain Senez, Lesley Telford, Makaila Wallace, Wen Wei Wang, Erica Trivett, Krista Hassen

Guest Teachers:?Bret Easterling, Francisco Martinez, Amy Raymond, Tom Weinberger, Shahar Binyamini, Jonathan Alsberry

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


Administrative Staff

Executive Director: John Clark

Project Manager for Educational Outreach and Executive Initiatives:?Anna Sedo

Artistic Administrator: Rebecca Karpus

Director of Finance: Deanna Louie

Accountant: Petrov Sanchez

Office & Volunteer Coordinator: Noni Raskin

Associate Director for Government and Corporate Support: Laurence Beauvais

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

Audience Services Manager: Mikaela Sanders

Associate Director of Marketing: Adrienne Toye

Marketing Coordinator: Kristen Lawson

Media Relations: Shannon Heth, Milk Creative Communications

Graphic Designer: Derek von Essen

Photographer / Videographer: Michael Slobodian


Production Office

Director of Production & Operations: Derek Mack

Company Manager: Kate McMillan

Stage Manager: Philomena Sondergaard

Resident Lighting Designer/ Director: James Proudfoot

Head of Props & Scenic Carpenter: Randy Biro

Head of Wardrobe: Kate Burrows



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