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Remembering Cheri Mitchell

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We are devastated by the loss of our dear friend Cheri Mitchell, who served for more than 13 years as our Executive Director. She was a beloved member of the BalletMet family, fearlessly leading the company through times of hardship and growth. We cherish the memories we have of her, and our hearts go out to her family in this difficult time.

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A Celebration of the Life of Cheri Mitchell

Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. | Capitol Theatre

Please join us as we celebrate the life of Cheri Mitchell.

Hear memorials from Cheri’s friends and family, listen to music in her honor and watch special performances at this celebratory service honoring our longtime Executive Director and friend. A reception will follow in the Capitol Theatre atrium.

Cheri worked at BalletMet for 17 years, 13 of those as our Executive Director. She served under three artistic directors during her tenure, including David Nixon, Gerard Charles and current Artistic Director Edwaard Liang. Throughout her time with us, BalletMet thrived through good and challenging times due to Cheri’s leadership and enthusiasm.

Ms. Mitchell was a fervent supporter of the arts in Columbus and a bright and uplifting presence here at BalletMet. We will miss her dearly.

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