Executive Leadership

Board of Directors

Jonathan Ledden – President

Private Investor

Rick Skaggs – Vice President

USF Federal Credit Union

Nancy Gibbons- Secretary

Quest, Inc.

Jean Grono-Nowry- Treasurer

Massey Services, Inc.

Jennifer Bentson – Ex-Officio

Orlando Ballet Ambassadors

Sandor Bondorowsky

Total Media Productions, Inc.

Bettina Buckley

Walt Disney World Resort

Carol Burkett

Orange County Government

David Buxton, MD

Center of Palliative Psychiatry

Cheryl Collins

Orlando Ballet – Executive Director


Ekta Desai

Schenkel Shultz Architecture

Marcia Hope Goodwin

City of Orlando

Keri Holliday

PNC Bank

Tim Kashani

Apples and Oranges Studios

John A. “Skip” Kirst, Jr.

Broker Associate, Collado Real Estate

Lynn Le, MD

Le Concierge MD

Krista Ledden

Traci Madara

Community Volunteer

Jorden Morris

Artistic Director

407.652.0369 (internal ext. 9810)

La Voyce Porter

Frontline Insurance

Kelly Roberts- Ex Officio

Orlando Ballet Ambassadors

Marco Santoro

Wells Fargo

Geanne Share

Community Leader

Jennifer Socarras

UPSHOT Foundation

Lizette Valarino – Ex Officio

Amigos del Orlando Ballet

Lisa Westlake

Private Investor

Jayne Willis, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CENP

UCF College of Nursing / Orlando Health Ambassador

David Withee

JP Morgan Private Bank

Cheryl Collins

Cheryl Collins


Orlando Ballet is pleased to announce Cheryl Collins as Executive Director

Cheryl Collins joined Orlando Ballet in 2016 as Director of Development, and since that time has grown annual Contributed Income from $1.4 million to over $2 million. She has led the cultivation of the vast expansion of Orlando Ballet’s individual, corporate, and foundation relationships, securing major gifts and partnerships with Orlando Health, PNC Bank, Orlando Magic, Disney, Sonny’s BBQ, Dr. Phillips Charities and Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, among many others. Cheryl was a key contributor to the design and funding of the $12.5 million Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre. An Orlando native, Cheryl spent 15 years with Orlando Health Foundation prior to joining Orlando Ballet.

As Executive Director, Cheryl will work closely with Artistic Director, Jorden Morris and the Orlando Ballet staff on maintaining the significant momentum Orlando Ballet has built over the last three years.

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A Season to Celebrate the Power of Dance

Artistic Director Jorden Morris has crafted his first full season to celebrate the power of dance. He brings his unique sense of drama to the process of selecting each production for audiences to experience the full scope of today’s live ballet with masterful choreography, lush musical scores, stunning sets and costumes, and talented dancers.


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