Boss Ballantine

Boss was born in January 2020 in Austin as a quarantine puppy. She is a certified super chewer and her favorite dance move is wiggling in a circle. She loves long off-leash nature walks and swimming in any water source she can find. She hasn’t met a chicken she...

Lena Ballantine

From Eutin, Germany, Lena Ballantine has lived, worked and studied across Europe, Japan, and the US. Lena holds an MBA from Temple University Fox School of Business in Tokyo and a BA from Steinbeis University in Berlin. In May 2015 she moved to Chicago from the San...

Parke Ballantine

From Andover, New Jersey, Parke Ballantine has lived throughout the US on both the East and West coasts, the South, and the Mid-West. Recently returning to the east-coast from Chicago, Parke joined the DanceWorks Chicago board in October 2015 to support early career...

Kirstin L. Jones

Kirstin L. Jones is a mission-driven professional from Washington, D.C., with several experiences in the government and nonprofit sectors. She relocated to Chicago to work for the Obama Foundation as a Finance Analyst. At the Foundation, she works closely with the CFO...

Kimberly Miller

Inspired by DanceWorks Chicago’s mission for development of young dancers, Kimberly Miller joined the DanceWorks Chicago board in July 2019.  She is an independent consultant for organizations of all sizes in strategic development and implementation, commercial...