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Toni Pimble, Artistic Director

Toni Pimble

Artistic Director

Artistic Director Born in England, Toni studied at Elmhurst Ballet School. Her professional career began in Germany working with notable choreographers such as Lothar Hofgen, Anthony Taylor, Nils Christie and…


Josh Neckels

Executive Director

Josh Neckels was named Executive Director of Eugene Ballet in July of 2016 after serving in the positions of Stage Manager, Tour Technical Director, Tour Manager, Finance Manager, Educational Outreach…


Brian McWhorter

Music Director

Brian McWhorter is music director for Orchestra Next and the Eugene Ballet Company. As an orchestral musician, McWhorter has performed with the Eugene Symphony, Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra, Oregon Ballet…

Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin

Associate Artistic Director

Associate Artistic Director A native of Long Beach, California, Jennifer is currently in her 23rd season with Eugene Ballet. After joining and rising to principal dancer with Eugene Ballet, she…


Suzanne Haag

Resident Choreographer

This is Suzanne’s first season as Resident Choreographer of Eugene Ballet after performing with the company for 15 years. While dancing with EB, Suzanne created 3 new works for the…


Lisa Bostwick

Development Director

Lisa Bostwick joined Eugene Ballet in 2016 as the Development and Education Coordinator, having most recently held the position of Ballet Program Director at Dancewave in Brooklyn, NY. Lisa began…


Christina Lay

Finance Manager

A second-generation Eugenean and graduate of the University of Oregon, Christina has managed to combine her concerns for the community and a love of the arts with her bookkeeping skills…


Kylie Keppler

Public Relations Director

Kylie is Eugene Ballet's Public Relations Director and holds a journalism degree from the University of Oregon where she focused on public relations, feature writing, and social media. Her role…


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Board of Directors


Michael Syman-Degler



Len Calvert

Vice President


Susan Jones



Kris Parker


  • Michael Syman-Degler – Certified Financial Planner

  • Len Calvert – Publicist, Retired

  • Susan Jones – Owner, Pasta Plus

  • Kris Parker – Financial Analyst

  • Anne DeLaney – Architect

  • Liz Kramer – Real Estate Agent, Retired

  • Joan Cavan – Registered Nurse

  • Brick Lantz – Orthopedic Doctor

  • Gary J. LeClair – Gynecologist, Retired

  • Jerril Nilson – Owner, JLN Design

  • Margaret Savoian – Outreach Director

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