Barre Association

Barre Association
The Canton Ballet Barre Association is a committee of the Board of Trustees formed as a parent support group, with its own membership. The purpose of the Barre Association is to:

  1. Render volunteer services and financial assistance to Canton Ballet.
  2. Provide educational opportunities for Barre Members, students, parents and guardians, and interested community members relating to Canton Ballet, its school and company.
  3. Advance the art of dance, and support, as appropriate, the artistic, instructional, and administrative staff of Canton Ballet.

Become a Member
Please read over our brochure.  Membership is $25 and we like each member to volunteer for at least one service.  Benefits of being a member include recognition in programs, Canton Ballet car decal and special discounts on school garments and ice cream during our social.  For questions or volunteer interests contact Emily at

Calendar of Events

Sunday, November 22 – Nutcracker Photos

Saturday, December 5 – Clara & Fritz’s PJ Party

Saturday, February 20 – Father Daughter Dance

Nutcracker Photos
Photos from Clara & Fritz’s PJ Party

2015-2016 Officers:
Emily Gordon President
Erin Szekeres Vice President
Kim Kingsbury Secretary
Kim Muth Treasurer

2015-16 Barre Membership

Deby Barath*

Beverly Beckwith

Amy Behringer

Michelle Biery

Kirk & Beth Bletzacker

Allison Chiofolo*

Susan Cook*

James Dunnerstick

Deborah Elsass

Emily Gordon

Elise Grasse*

Julie Mizer-Grasse*

Cyndi Halter

Robin Hannold

Lora L. Harley

Joseph & Jennifer Hellmann*

Becky James

Michelle Jocas*

Victoria Kerr

Kimberly Kingsbury*

Lisa Krumm*

Laurel Kunkel*

Lee & Leslie Kuntz

Kathy Lineweaver

Denise Locke

Lisa Mears

Angie Miller

Kim Muth*

Stephanie & Igor Nikishin

Heather Null

Megan Pellegrino

Toni Schmitt*

Andrea Sinclair

Suzanne Snyder

Susan Stewart*

Billie Stutz

Denise Waggoner

Jessica Wells

Robin Zollinger

* denotes scholarship donation