Staff and Board

Artistic Director: Wendi DuBois

Wendi DuBois received her early dance training at the Virginia Ballet School under the direction of Tania Rousseau and Oleg Tupine, formerly of Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. After receiving a scholarship with the School of American Ballet in New York, Wendi joined Dayton Ballet Company working under Jon Rodriguez, Stuart Sebastion, Bess Saylor Imber and Dayton Ballet founder, Josephine Schwarz while performing works by Lynne Taylor Corbett, Robert Rodham, Twyla Tharp, and Eugene Loring among others. DuBois has taught master classes at many dance schools in southeastern Michigan and has held regular teaching positions many dance studios in the area. DuBois performed with Ann Arbor Dance Works during her five-year term as an adjunct lecturer for The University of Michigan Dance Department. She has served as a panel screener in appropriating dance grants for the Arts Foundation of Michigan. She received her undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan with concentrations in English and History and a Masters Degree in American Studies from Michigan State University with an emphasis on Women’s Studies. DuBois is the artistic director of Ballet Chelsea and currently teaches ballet at Dance Arts of Chelsea and Eastern Michigan University.

Administrative Manager

Brenda Stevens

Executive Committee

President – Jane Thompson
Vice President – Karen Flahie
Secretary – Beverly Demchuk-Burke
Treasurer – Debra Myers

Board of Directors

Beverly Demchuk-Burke: Secretary
Sheryl Dewyer
Lila Dolson
Karen Flahie: Vice President
Rhonda Kendzicky
Patricia Marsh
Debra Myers: Treasurer
Jackie Shane
Jane Thompson: President
Mary Waldron
Amy Whitesall