Ballet Arts of Jackson


Staff and Board of Directors

Pat Brown Seltzer
Artistic Director

Pat first studied dance with Jane Hart in Hartford, Connecticut, and then at the Hartford Conservatory. She was trained in the Cecchetti method of ballet. She has been Artistic Director of Ballet Arts since its beginning in 1972. In 1999 the Tennessee Association of Dance awarded Mrs. Pat “Dance Teacher of the Year.”

Stephanie Freeman
Assistant Artistic Director

Stephanie received a B.F.A. in ballet from the University of Utah. Then she received her M.F.A. in dance from Sarah Lawrence College in New York. She has danced with various small civic companies in the Kansas City area.  Mrs. Stephanie has had her own dance studio and taught dance on the college level.

Ballet Arts Board of Directors:

Debbie DeMoulin - President
Kim Lemons - Vice President
Peyton Riley - Secretary
Melinda Rudder - Treasurer
Ron Whisenant - Corporate Sponsors
Kaye Fox - Costumes
Angie Davis - Friends & Family Liaison
Carol Ann Williams - Grants
Janna Hellums - Marketing
Steve Myers - Sets
Hollie Adcock - Tickets

Members At Large
Kathleen Bryan
Gloria Humphrey
Lane Lemons
Steve Patterson
Kim Turner

Ex Officio Members
Pat Brown Seltzer - Artistic Director
Stephanie Freeman - Assistant Artistic Director
Sheree Fielding - Past President