Cheri Mitchell


Age: 60

executive director of BalletMet Columbus who had previously worked eight years as managing director of the Contemporary American Theater Company (CATCO) during its evolution under artistic director Geoffrey Nelson into a leading Columbus professional theater troupe, but who had recently retired from her longtime position at the Columbus, Ohio ballet company after 16 years during which she served as executive director for 13 seasons.

Cause of Death: Injuries suffered after being struck by a car while jogging

Born: 1954

Died: September 22, 2015

Columbus, Ohio