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The Company

Staff

Artistic Director and Interim Executive Director

  • Susan Jaffe

    ABT Main Company

    Associate Artistic Director

    • Clinton Luckett

      Director of Artistic Administration

      • Cristina Escoda

        Regisseur

        • Susan Jones

          Principal Répétiteur

          • Irina Kolpakova

            Directors of Repertoire

            • John Gardner
            • Carlos Lopez
            • Amanda McKerrow
            • Nancy Raffa

            Rehearsal Planning Manager

            • Miki Shintani La

              Rehearsal Coordinator

              • Lilia Hamdy

                Department Assistant, Artistic

                • Emily Lesorogol

                  Company Teachers

                  • Stella Abrera
                  • Alexei Agoudine
                  • Nancy Bielski
                  • John Gardner
                  • Charla Genn
                  • Espen Giljane
                  • Isabelle Guérin
                  • Anna Liceica
                  • Carlos Lopez
                  • Clinton Luckett
                  • Duncan Lyle
                  • Rubén Martín
                  • Amanda McKerrow
                  • Sascha Radetsky
                  • Nancy Raffa
                  • Craig Salstein
                  • Sean Stewart

                  ABT Studio Company

                  Artistic Director, ABT Studio Company

                  • Sascha Radetsky

                    Rehearsal Director, ABT Studio Company

                    • Yan Chen

                      ABT Studio Company Faculty

                      • Stella Abrera
                      • Evvie Allison
                      • Alexander Anderson
                      • Charles Barker
                      • Gemma Bond
                      • Hope Boykin
                      • Katie Currier
                      • Jeanette Delgado
                      • Thomas Forster
                      • Carmela Gallace
                      • John Gardner
                      • Amy Hall Garner
                      • Jessica Lassiter
                      • Carlos Lopez
                      • Clarice Marshall
                      • Rubén Martín
                      • Kevin McKenzie
                      • Gennadi Saveliev
                      • Byam Stevens
                      • Roman Zhurbin

                      ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School

                      Artistic Director, ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School

                      • Stella Abrera

                        Principal Teacher, ABT JKO School Pre-Professional Division

                        • Rubén Martín

                          Principal Teacher, ABT JKO School Pre-Professional Division

                          • Yan Chen

                            Artistic Director, ABT Summer Intensives

                            • Kate Lydon

                              Director, ABT/NYU Master’s Degree Program in Ballet Pedagogy

                              • Pamela Levy

                                ABT National Training Curriculum Artistic Associates

                                • Franco De Vita
                                • Raymond Lukens

                                ABT Training Faculty

                                • Evvie Allison
                                • Sophie Alpern
                                • Alexis Andrews
                                • Charles Barker
                                • Rodica Bordeianu
                                • Anne Milewski Cary
                                • Yan Chen
                                • Harriet Clark
                                • Franco De Vita
                                • Sarah Deming
                                • Elizabeth Ferrell
                                • Thomas Forster
                                • Carmela Gallace
                                • John Gardner
                                • Lesley Garrison
                                • Cynthia Harvey
                                • Adrienne Hurd
                                • Marianne dello Joio
                                • Carla Körbes
                                • Amanda Lindamood
                                • Clarice Marshall
                                • Caridad Martinez
                                • Sascha Radetsky
                                • Flavio Salazar
                                • Sarah Smith
                                • Kristen Stevens
                                • Leann Underwood
                                • Irene Yacoub
                                • Roman Zhurbin

                                ABT Training Musicians

                                • Michael Cherry
                                • Stephanie Chun
                                • John Epperson
                                • Ayako Hirasawa
                                • Shimako Horii
                                • Sofiya Leavsie
                                • Renee Ong
                                • Benjamin Pawlak
                                • Alex Perry
                                • Dmitry Polischuk
                                • Tim Prepscius
                                • Victor See Yuen
                                • Mihoko Suzuki
                                • Laura Tishchenko
                                • Mira Tsidulko
                                • Raisa Umanskaya
                                • Tracy Yang

                                Music

                                Music Director

                                • Ormsby Wilkins

                                  Principal Conductor

                                  • Charles Barker

                                    Conductor and Music Administrator

                                    • David LaMarche

                                      Concertmaster

                                      • Kobi Malkin

                                        Orchestra Personnel Manager

                                        • Matthew Dine

                                          Company Pianists

                                          • David LaMarche
                                          • Nuno Marques
                                          • Jacek Mysinski
                                          • Evangelos Spanos
                                          • Emily Wong

                                          Business Operations

                                          Head of Business Operations

                                          • Kyle Y. Ridaught

                                            Development

                                            Senior Director, Development

                                            • Cheryl Kohn

                                              Director of Membership

                                              • Pia Catton

                                                Director, Major Gifts

                                                • Anna Hessa

                                                  Associate Director, Special Events

                                                  • Kristin Sarli

                                                    Associate Director, Development Operations

                                                    • Jaclyn LaCamera

                                                      Associate Director, Major Gifts

                                                      • Hannah Teskey

                                                        Development Operations Manager

                                                        • Ebony Araman

                                                          Manager, Donor Relations

                                                          • Angela Vecchione

                                                            Manager, Institutional Support

                                                            • Marisa Remez

                                                              Manager, Special Events

                                                              • Alison Uhrlass

                                                                Assistant Manager, Major Gifts

                                                                • Josephine Smolsky

                                                                  Membership Associate

                                                                  • Lindsay Miller

                                                                    Interim Manager, Membership

                                                                    • Tilmon Splawn

                                                                      Development Assistant

                                                                      • Sarah Herring

                                                                        Development Consultant

                                                                        • Diane Kuhl

                                                                          Education & Training

                                                                          Managing Director, ABT Education

                                                                          • Dennis J. Walters

                                                                            Dean of Students and Director of ABT Wellness and ABT RISE

                                                                            • Aubrey Lynch II

                                                                              Director, ABT JKO School Pre-Professional Division and Summer Intensives

                                                                              • Elizabeth Aymong

                                                                                Director of Training Programs

                                                                                • Molly Schnyder

                                                                                  Director, Education Operations

                                                                                  • Naomi Gewanter

                                                                                    Artistic Manager, ABT Engagement

                                                                                    • Richard Toda

                                                                                      Director, ABT JKO School Children's Division

                                                                                      • Katie Ferris

                                                                                        Managing Director, ABT Studio Company

                                                                                        • Claire Florian

                                                                                          Manager, ABT Engagement

                                                                                          • Amanda Tomera

                                                                                            Manager, ABT JKO School

                                                                                            • Katie Currier

                                                                                              Coordinator, ABT NTC Student Examinations

                                                                                              • Pamela Levy

                                                                                                Student Life Coordinator

                                                                                                • Lauren Wood

                                                                                                  Assistant, Pre-Professional Division, ABT JKO School

                                                                                                  • Kathleen Oakley

                                                                                                    Assistant, Children’s Division, ABT JKO School

                                                                                                    • Ashley Kail

                                                                                                      Assistant, National Training Curriculum

                                                                                                      • Sayako Harada

                                                                                                        Teaching Artists

                                                                                                        • Alexis Andrews
                                                                                                        • Courtney Cochran
                                                                                                        • Dennis Ballard
                                                                                                        • Kelby Brown
                                                                                                        • Stephen Campanella
                                                                                                        • Linda Cholodenko
                                                                                                        • Wendy Clark
                                                                                                        • Melanie Coats
                                                                                                        • Roland Culler
                                                                                                        • Carrie Demos
                                                                                                        • Dominique Fontenot
                                                                                                        • Carmela Gallace
                                                                                                        • Jeff Hopkins
                                                                                                        • Niki Kapanka
                                                                                                        • Karen Lacy
                                                                                                        • Annastasia Mercedes
                                                                                                        • Richard Toda
                                                                                                        • Amanda Tomera

                                                                                                        Interns

                                                                                                        • Francesca Bordin
                                                                                                        • Sydney Cullen
                                                                                                        • Kira Daniel
                                                                                                        • Phoenix LaFreniere
                                                                                                        • Annabelle Knapp
                                                                                                        • Emily Nirenberg
                                                                                                        • Melis Romano
                                                                                                        • Vivian Stolt
                                                                                                        • Miranda Wattier
                                                                                                        • Camron Wright

                                                                                                        Finance & Information Technology

                                                                                                        Controller

                                                                                                        • Jenelle Vincent

                                                                                                          Director of Payroll and Benefits Administration

                                                                                                          • Bettina Pinter

                                                                                                            Staff Accountant

                                                                                                            • Leeann Minard

                                                                                                              Technical Support Specialist

                                                                                                              • Darrell Boxill

                                                                                                                Bursar and Finance Assistant

                                                                                                                • Joelann Salick

                                                                                                                  General Management

                                                                                                                  General Manager

                                                                                                                  • Kyle Pickles

                                                                                                                    Company Manager

                                                                                                                    • Lizzy Melton

                                                                                                                      Assistant Company Manager

                                                                                                                      • Mackenzie Holub

                                                                                                                        Coordinator, General Management

                                                                                                                        • Julie Solomon

                                                                                                                          Marketing & Communications

                                                                                                                          Chief Marketing Officer

                                                                                                                          • Lourdes Liz

                                                                                                                            Director of Communications and Media Affairs

                                                                                                                            • Laura Miller

                                                                                                                              Director, Press and Web Development

                                                                                                                              • Susie Morgan Taylor

                                                                                                                                Director of Brand Partnerships and Business Development

                                                                                                                                • Dahomey Coleman

                                                                                                                                  Associate Director, Box Office Strategy and CRM

                                                                                                                                  • Steven Koernig

                                                                                                                                    Manager, Creative Services and Design

                                                                                                                                    • Bethany Beacham

                                                                                                                                      Digital Marketing Coordinator

                                                                                                                                      • Emma Zordan

                                                                                                                                        Press Coordinator

                                                                                                                                        • Samantha Aaronson

                                                                                                                                          Dancer and Social Media and Content Strategist

                                                                                                                                          • Cy Doherty

                                                                                                                                            Dancer and Social Media Assistant Content Editor/Producer

                                                                                                                                            • Erica Lall

                                                                                                                                              Marketing Assistant

                                                                                                                                              • Johanna Kepler

                                                                                                                                                Associate Staff Photographer

                                                                                                                                                • Rosalie O'Connor

                                                                                                                                                  Office Management

                                                                                                                                                  Office Manager

                                                                                                                                                  • Roseanne Forni

                                                                                                                                                    Receptionists

                                                                                                                                                    • Marilou Cardona
                                                                                                                                                    • Crisbeth Medina

                                                                                                                                                    Custodian

                                                                                                                                                    • Humberto Donayre

                                                                                                                                                      People & DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)

                                                                                                                                                      Director of People and DEI

                                                                                                                                                      • Kira Simmons

                                                                                                                                                        Production

                                                                                                                                                        Director of Production

                                                                                                                                                        • Vincent Roca

                                                                                                                                                          Technical Director

                                                                                                                                                          • Richard Koch

                                                                                                                                                            Lighting Director

                                                                                                                                                            • Brad Fields

                                                                                                                                                              Production Stage Manager

                                                                                                                                                              • Danielle Ventimiglia

                                                                                                                                                                Stage Manager

                                                                                                                                                                • Luke H. Woods

                                                                                                                                                                  Assistant Stage Manager

                                                                                                                                                                  • Emeline Shepard

                                                                                                                                                                    Assistant Lighting Director

                                                                                                                                                                    • Kristina Kloss

                                                                                                                                                                      Head Carpenter

                                                                                                                                                                      • Brian Kafel

                                                                                                                                                                        Carpenters

                                                                                                                                                                        • Javier Suarez
                                                                                                                                                                        • Shane Crittenden

                                                                                                                                                                        Head Electrician

                                                                                                                                                                        • A.J. Jackson

                                                                                                                                                                          Electrician/Board Operator

                                                                                                                                                                          • Stephen Weeks

                                                                                                                                                                            Assistant Electrician

                                                                                                                                                                            • Lucky Pearto

                                                                                                                                                                              Property Master

                                                                                                                                                                              • Paul Wells

                                                                                                                                                                                Property Man

                                                                                                                                                                                • Steven Dunbar

                                                                                                                                                                                  Head of Wardrobe

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tomoko Ueda-Dunbar

                                                                                                                                                                                    Wardrobe Supervisor, Male Principals

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vernon L. Ross

                                                                                                                                                                                      Wardrobe Supervisor, Female Principals

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Gianna Russillo

                                                                                                                                                                                        Wardrobe Supervisor, Male Corps

                                                                                                                                                                                        • James Graber

                                                                                                                                                                                          Hair and Makeup Supervisor

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rena Most

                                                                                                                                                                                            Assistant Hair and Makeup Supervisor

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Jill Haley

                                                                                                                                                                                              Resident Scenic Artist

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Christine Skubish

                                                                                                                                                                                                Warehouse Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bobby Godwin

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Professional Services

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Consulting Orthopedist

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dr. Philip Bauman

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Physical Therapists

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Peter Marshall
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Julie Daugherty

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Massage Therapists

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Olinda Cedeno
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Charles Haack

                                                                                                                                                                                                    ABT Studio Company and ABT JKO School Physical Therapist

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kate Besong

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Medical Advisor

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Dr. Robert Galvin

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Labor and Immigration Counsel

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kauff McGuire & Margolis LLP

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Auditor

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lutz & Carr LLP

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Insurance Broker

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • DeWitt Stern Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                              890 Broadway Building Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Jason Walters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                American Ballet Theatre is a member of the American Arts Alliance, the Arts and Business Council, Inc. and Dance/U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                American Ballet Theatre wishes to express its appreciation to Theatre Development Fund for its support of this season.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                The dancers and stage managers of American Ballet Theatre are represented for the purpose of collective bargaining by the American Guild of Musical Artists, AFL-CIO.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                ABT Crew is represented by IATSE.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Trucking by Clark Transfer Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tour booking for ABT Main Company is managed in house by Kyle Pickles, Head of Touring and Live Events, and Jean-Jacques Cesbron, Columbia Artists Management, LLC.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tour booking for ABT Studio Company in North America is managed by Theresa Vibberts, Columbia Artists Management, LLC.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                International freight forwarding by Rock-It Global.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Harlequin is the official floor of American Ballet Theatre.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                ABT would like to extend a sincere thank you to the ABT Barre Association for their continued and valued support with special thanks to Clifford Chance, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, King & Wood Mallesons LLP, and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.