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“The contemporary artist can do no less than to dedicate the power of his spirit and the flame of his art to bring light to the dark places.”


Dante Puleio

Artistic Director

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Logan Frances Kruger

Associate Artistic Director

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Administrative, Artistic & Technical Staff

​Louise Brownsberger

Production & Touring Manager

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Elizagrace Madrone

Development Manager


Bill Schaffner

Stage Manager



Marketing & Publicity

RRR Creative

Ryan R. Ratelle

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Edward V. Schoelwer

Red Shell Management, LLC

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Endorsed Master Teaching Faculty

Kathryn Alter

Bradley Beakes

Becky Brown

Sue Bernhard

Raphael Boumaïla

Jennifer Chin

Alice Condodina

Colin Connor

Natalie Desch

Roxane D'Orleans Juste

Kurt Douglas

Daniel Fetecua Soto

Carl Flink

Kristen Foote

Jonathan Fredrickson

Donna Krasnow

Ryoko Kudo

Daniel Lewis

Ashley Lindsey

Gary Masters

Brenna Monroe-Cook

Jesse Obremski

Stephen Pier

Pablo Ruvalcaba

Jennifer Scanlon

Sarah Stackhouse

Risa Steinberg

Nina Watt

Ivan Sacks, Chairman

Andres Mata Osorio, Secretary & Treasurer

Robert A. Meister, Past Chair

Paula Carriço 

Kurt Douglas 

Tina Evans 

Sonia Garcia-Romero 

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Jonathan Leinbach M.D.

Cecilia Picón

Alejandra Castro Rioseco (Special Advisor to the Board)

Kathryn Alter

Trainee Program Director


Donnell Williams

Licensing Manager


Imani Kane

School Administrator


William Brown

Lighting Supervisor


Lena Lauer

Director of Limón Institute

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Fiscal Administration

Pentacle (DanceWorks Inc.)

a non-profit management support organization for the performing arts


The José Limón Dance Foundation is excited to welcome Michelle Preston as Executive Director!

"I am thrilled to be chosen to lead the José Limón Dance Foundation alongside Artistic Director Dante Puleio and steward the legacy of one of the most influential dancers and choreographers in the history of American modern dance," Preston remarked.

Since 2014, Preston has served as the Executive Director of SITI Company, an ensemble theater company based in New York City. While at SITI, Preston led a multi-year planning process to celebrate and preserve the legacy of the ensemble. Her prior experience in New York City also includes work with dance organizations Urban Bush Women, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, and the School of American Ballet.

Full Press Release Here

Michelle Preston

Executive Director
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