ADMINISTRATIVE & PRODUCTION STAFF
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
All of our staff members and volunteers are equally passionate about building community through dance. At Evergreen City Ballet, we are committed to instilling our core values of excellence, integrity, discipline, respect, inclusiveness, professionalism, and teamwork to all. We celebrate diversity, innovation, and community. We thrive in a nurturing environment and are dedicated to cultivating a positive culture for everyone who comes in through our doors.
Office & Box Office Manager
Carmel has worked as an Office Manager and Bookkeeper for several offices in multiple fields including Training, Engineering, and Advertising. She likes being part of teams in fast-paced environments and managing multiple projects as this fulfills her need for life-long learning. Support work has always been a passion of hers as she loves to make a difference. Outside of work she enjoys life with her family and animals.
"Working at Evergreen City Ballet feels like an honor, knowing I will support so many people in our community. I look forward to helping ECB reach its long-term vision of being nationally recognized as a pre-professional ballet school with a studio company that cultivates excellence, diversity, inclusiveness, and innovation."
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For over 20 years, Michelle has utilized her project management skills and time to several non-profits, applying her experience in the technology sector in the corporate services and facilities management disciplines. Her volunteer roles have included event planner, auction coordinator, and volunteer-at-large for organizations such as Kin On Community Healthcare, American Liver Foundation, and the Lenny Wilkens Foundation. She also volunteers as a Make-A-Wish® Foundation Wish Granter. Most recently, Michelle served as gala chair and production manager for Team Survivor NW virtual gala and auction.
Michelle’s event experience lead her to found an event planning and production company, Catalyst Presents LLC, that she hopes will take her into retirement.
“I’m excited to volunteer for ECB as we journey into creative ways for displaying the vision and talent of the students and faculty. It is important to keep the arts alive and especially in multi-cultural communities. I also look forward to developing more fundraising opportunities.”
Ms. Malady was born and raised in South Africa, where she learned to sew at an early age and made all of her own costumes as a competitive ice skater. After moving to the United States, she earned her B.S. in Human Biology from the University of Utah, followed by a credential in Elementary Education after relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area.
She has two daughters who have been dancers from a young age and has been designing and creating costumes for their school theatre, dance performances, and competitions for the past 14 years. She started working with Evergreen City Ballet (ECB) four years ago as a volunteer and has thoroughly enjoyed working with its talented dancers, faculty, and staff to bring professional stage productions to life.
In her spare time, Ms. Malady enjoys reading and creating unique miniature tutus.
Andrea Hines (Chartraw) was born and raised in Puyallup, WA. Andrea is a proud ECB Alumna where she trained for 12 years under Founding Artistic Director, Wade Walthall and former Artistic Director, Kevin Kaiser. Andrea started dancing at 6 years old at Tacoma City Ballet, then later transitioned her training to Evergreen City Ballet from 2000-2012.
Andrea joined as the Volunteer Coordinator in November 2019.Some of Andrea's favorite roles to perform were Clara and Arabian Lead in The Nutcracker, Yellow Fairy in excerpts from The Sleeping Beauty, and dancing in Kevin Kaiser's original choreography, "Silent Intensity".When Andrea isn't serving as the Volunteer Coordinator, she works as a Residential Property Manager in the greater Seattle area. Andrea enjoys hiking, cooking, drinking coffee and spending time with her Husband, dog and cat at home.
"I called ECB home for 12 years, and I see the love and passion that goes into this organization. I am excited to be back home and continue the history and integrity of this wonderful place."
Bio coming soon!