We are pleased to invite you to join the Ballet Nebraska Guild. The dedicated men and women of the Guild support Ballet Nebraska while enjoying the company of other fine arts supporters.

guildThe Guild is an auxiliary organization and component of Ballet Nebraska, the region’s professional dance company and the only arts organization of its kind in the area. The purpose of the Guild includes the following:

–  To assist in the activities of Ballet Nebraska at the request of the Artistic Director and the Ballet Nebraska Board of Directors

– To broaden awareness and promote the activities of Ballet Nebraska

– To raise funds for Ballet Nebraska

Join our dynamic group of volunteers!  Register and pay online or print out a membership form to mail with payment.

Children of guild members are invited to join Ballet Nebraska’s Junior Guild which hosts several special social, dance and fundraising events throughout the year specifically for our youngest patrons.


Ballet Nebraska Guild Executive Committee (2017-18)

Cheryl Goodwillie, President
Jolie Koesters, Ballet Nebraska Liaison
Renee Reiff, Secretary
Diane Miller, Treasurer & Membership
Jami Mitchell, Apparel, Boutiques
Sarah Birdwell, Boutique Shoes
Naomi Ortman & Barb Wilwerding, Hospitality
Candy Iberg & Barb Wilwerding, Junior Guild
Cathy Carrico, Amy Houlton & Diane Miller, Nutcracker Boutique
Greta Vaught, Nutcracker Cast Keepsakes
Jeanie Owen, Nutcracker Tea Party

Guild members are recognized with other patrons on the donor list in each program printed for the ballet season.

Guild Meetings

All guild members are invited to monthly guild meetings and encouraged to join a committee, if they wish. We typically meet the first Thursday evening of most months from August to April. Meetings begin at 5:45 p.m. at Midlands Choice, 8420 W Dodge Rd # 210, Omaha, NE 68114.

Meeting dates for the 2017-18 season include:

August 3
September 7
October 5

November 2
February  1
March 16/17 (social gathering)
April TBA

Nutcracker Tea Party

Save the date:
Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 @ 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Joslyn Castle in Gold Coast Historic District, 3902 Davenport St, Omaha, NE 68131
Tickets are $30 ea. and will be available online in October.

Join the ballet guild for an enchanting afternoon reveling in the magic of the holidays with catered refreshments and sweets, face painting, story time with Sugar Plum Fairy, and visits from cherished characters from the The Nutcracker as performed by Ballet Nebraska’s professional dancers. Cameras are encouraged.

The Nutcracker Tea Party is a fun way to celebrate the anticipation of Ballet Nebraska’s presentation of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, at the Orpheum Theater on Dec. 2 and 3.

Nutcracker Gala

Stay tuned!


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