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BALLET WEST CHIEF RESIGNS

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Trevor Cushman, president and general manager of Ballet West since 1987, has resigned effective Aug. 15 to take a job with another nonprofit organization.

Cushman said he will move to the East Coast, where his daughter lives and where he worked before joining Ballet West.Susan Barrell, company manager and administrative vice president, has been named general manager, said Stephen D. Swindle, chairman of the company's board.

Barrell joined the company in August 1983, and was previously executive director of the United States Film Festival from 1980-83. Her husband, M. Kay Barrell, is production manager-lighting designer for Ballet West.