Executive Q&A: Director puts OKC ballet in position for success

Oklahoma City represented a drastic change for John Krasno, who arrived one year ago to take over a reorganized Oklahoma City Ballet that almost faced doing its final show.

BY STEVE LACKMEYER Published: August 8, 2010
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John Krasno readily admits he was much more acquainted with the two coasts of the country than with Oklahoma City, which he visited just briefly 20 years ago during a movie production.
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Personally speaking
Position: Director of the Oklahoma City Ballet.

Age: 57.

Hometown: Born in Milwaukee, raised in Los Angeles.

Education: Bachelor's in English, UCLA.

Reading: "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson.

Listening: Randy Newman.

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