Cheri Mitchell passed away on September 22, 2015. Cheri was an OhioDance Board of Trustee since 2003, and treasurer since 2011. She was an arts advocate with extraordinary dedication, power and love. Her memory will live on in our hearts and minds, as we pay tribute to her life and achievements.
She recently retired as BalletMet’s as executive director, a position that she held for 13 years.Prior to joining BalletMet, Mitchell was managing director of the Contemporary American Theatre Company in Columbus for nearly nine years and the director of membership and education at the Ohio Dental Association for four years, according to the website. She served on the board of directors for Ohio Citizens for the Arts and a Portable Theatre and represented BalletMet on the Discovery District Development Corporation and Columbus Cultural Leadership Consortium.
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