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Announcing Our New Executive Director Shane Jewell July 3, 2018 |

After an extensive national search, Orlando Ballet is pleased to announce Shane Jewell as its new Executive Director!

Jewell previously served as Executive Director of the Oklahoma City Ballet and brings nearly 15 years experience managing performing arts organizations.

Artistic Director, Robert Hill: “Shane and I have had great rapport since our first meeting, I could immediately sense his excitement to continue and expand Orlando Ballet’s growing momentum. I am eager to work with someone who can partner with me to deliver Orlando Ballet’s mission to entertain, educate and enrich through the highest quality of dance.”

“I am so thrilled to join Orlando Ballet at such an exciting time for the organization. The company is perfectly poised for tremendous growth in terms of size and the ability to fulfill our role in elevating the quality of the arts community to a level that befits the rising profile of Orlando,” said Shane. “I am humbled and grateful to work alongside Robert Hill, the entire staff and the board to enrich the cultural experience in this community.”

 » Read the full article by Matt Palm from the Orlando Sentinel