The Ballet Company


Mindi Mende,

Founding Artistic Director           

ECB’s Board of Directors:

    Dr. Ivis Alvarez

    Mrs. Mindi Mende

    Mr. Rick Mende

    Mrs. Cyndi Sauer

    Dr. Brenda Zenk


ECBF is committed to enriching the lives of individuals through the art of dance in northeast Florida and beyond. The foundation fosters an appreciation and an aesthetic awareness for the arts.  This is achieved by providing a high standard of artistic instruction and performance opportunities for artists and students, allowing them to discover and develop their talents for the benefit of their community.

East Coast Ballet’s professional company members inspire others through performances, building relationships with young adults and children in classes and workshops, and reach out to the community through special projects throughout the year.   Scroll to the bottom to meet the company.


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Our non-profit foundation relies on the generous support of individual giving and corporate sponsorship.  All donations are tax deductible and are dedicated to outreach, scholarships for individuals who otherwise are unable to afford dance training, performance costs, and the continued development of our professional company, to house dancers that give our student base future career opportunities as professional dancers.  East Coast Ballet does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, or national origin.