Katie Smythe (CEO and Artistic Director)

Katie Smythe oversees all aspects of NBE’s operations: educational, artistic, and administrative. She works with the Board of Directors and staff to ensure that the organization’s mission, vision and core values guide every program. Read More »

Noelia Garcia Carmona (Dance Program Director)

Barcelona native Noelia Garcia Carmona graduated from Institut del Theatre i Dansa de Barcelona. She is an expert in dancing and teaching the complex and challenging rhythms that are the foundation of Spanish Dance. Noelia’s Creative Movement ... Read More »

Kathy Coburn (Administrative Assistant and Patron Services)

Kathy has been with the team a number of years, acting as a supportive backbone for the organization. Contact Kathy at kathy@newballet.org Read More »

Julie Goebl (Director of Administration and Philanthropy)

Julie joined the team in Fall 2015. As Director of Administration and Philanthropy, Julie manages "The Pointe of New Ballet Ensemble" tours. Tours are usually schedule Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Read More »

Mary Golden (Director of Education and Community Initiatives)

Mary joined the team in Summer 2017. Contact Mary at mary@newballet.org Read More »

Alexis Jackson (Director of Creative Youth Development)

Alexis Jackson is a graduate of Rhodes College with a degree in Political Science and Classical Studies. She first worked with NBE as the Rhodes College Fellow in the 2014-15 school year, continuing as an intern in the summer of 2015. After a year ... Read More »