Ballet Des Moines Administrative Staff


Kelly Ahr

Finance Manager
(515) 371-7411

Kelly grew up in the Des Moines area and has a background in the Administrative Management and Accounting Profession. She has been working with non-profits and in the arts community for many years. She has worked with Ballet Des Moines for nine years managing and overseeing the financial and administrative functions for the organization as well as managing the company and production activities along side the artistic team.  Kelly has a strong passion to see the arts organization grow and collaborate throughout the greater Des Moines community. 

Blythe Watkins

Company Manager (515) 440-1177

Blythe is delighted to be a part of the artistry of Ballet Des Moines. Her background is in the performing arts, having spent much of her career in opera production and management. She is a seasoned administrator and brings to the job, a true respect and admiration of Ballet.