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The Company


Artistic Director

  • Kevin McKenzie

    Executive Director

    • Kara Medoff Barnett

      Artist in Residence

      • Alexei Ratmansky

        Assistant Artistic Director

        • Clinton Luckett

          Artistic Administrator

          • Cristina Escoda

            Artistic Director, ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School

            • Cynthia Harvey

              General Manager

              • David G. Lansky

                Director of Marketing

                • Erin Brownie

                  Chief Philanthropy Officer

                  • Georgia Siampalioti

                    Director of Press and Public Relations

                    • Kelly Ryan

                      Chief Administrative Officer

                      • Kimberly Ayers Shariff

                        Director of Capital Projects

                        • Kyle Y. Ridaught

                          Director of Education and Training

                          • Mary Jo Ziesel

                            Director of Production

                            • N. James Whitehill III

                              Music Director

                              • Ormsby Wilkins

                                Chief Financial Officer

                                • Shawn Davidson

                                  Artistic Staff

                                  Principal Ballet Mistress

                                  • Susan Jones

                                    Ballet Masters

                                    • Irina Kolpakova
                                    • Carlos Lopez
                                    • Nancy Raffa
                                    • Keith Roberts

                                    Rehearsal Planning Manager

                                    • Miki Shintani La

                                      Assistant to the Artistic Staff

                                      • Amanda Sugino

                                        Company Teachers

                                        • Nancy Bielski
                                        • Carlos Lopez
                                        • Clinton Luckett
                                        • Kate Lydon
                                        • Sascha Radetsky
                                        • Nancy Raffa
                                        • Keith Roberts
                                        • Craig Salstein
                                        • Vladilen Semenov
                                        • Ethan Stiefel

                                        Administration & Executive Office

                                        Executive Assistant to Kara Barnett

                                        • Meredith Shell

                                          Board Meeting Coordinator

                                          • Claire Florian

                                            Assistant Manager, Human Resources and Contract Administration

                                            • Jaclyn LaCamera

                                              Office Manager

                                              • Roseanne Forni

                                                Company Management

                                                Company Manager

                                                • Kyle Pickles

                                                  Associate Company Manager

                                                  • Ashley K. Baer

                                                    General Management Coordinator and Assistant Company Manager

                                                    • Jillian Brinberg


                                                      Technical Director

                                                      • Richard Koch

                                                        Assistant Production Manager

                                                        • Sid Wolf

                                                          Production Stage Manager

                                                          • Danielle Ventimiglia

                                                            Stage Manager

                                                            • Jeremiah Bischoff

                                                              Assistant Stage Manager

                                                              • Claire Zurheide

                                                                Lighting Director

                                                                • Brad Fields

                                                                  Assistant Lighting Director

                                                                  • Kristina Kloss

                                                                    Master Carpenter

                                                                    • Chris Miano


                                                                      • Jonathan Bracken
                                                                      • Ana Weiss

                                                                      Master Electrician

                                                                      • A.J. Jackson

                                                                        Electricians/Board Operators

                                                                        • Trent Ware
                                                                        • Stephen Weeks

                                                                        Property Master

                                                                        • Paul Wells

                                                                          Property Man

                                                                          • Steven Dunbar

                                                                            Wardrobe Supervisor

                                                                            • Tomoko Ueda-Dunbar


                                                                              • Derek Nye Lockwood
                                                                              • Vernon Ross
                                                                              • Hilarie Jenkins

                                                                              Costume Design Supervisor

                                                                              • Ben Klemes

                                                                                Wig and Makeup Supervisor

                                                                                • Rena Most

                                                                                  Wig and Makeup Artist

                                                                                  • Jill Haley

                                                                                    Resident Scenic Artist

                                                                                    • Christine Skubish

                                                                                      Warehouse Manager

                                                                                      • Bobby Godwin


                                                                                        Principal Conductor

                                                                                        • Charles Barker

                                                                                          Conductor and Music Administrator

                                                                                          • David LaMarche

                                                                                            Orchestra Personnel Manager

                                                                                            • Matthew Dine

                                                                                              Company Pianists

                                                                                              • David LaMarche
                                                                                              • Jacek Mysinski
                                                                                              • Emily Wong
                                                                                              • Michael Scales


                                                                                              Director, Leadership Gifts

                                                                                              • Cheryl Kohn

                                                                                                Director of Membership

                                                                                                • Grey C. Johnson

                                                                                                  Associate Director, Major Gifts

                                                                                                  • Jon Haddorff

                                                                                                    Associate Director, Major Gifts

                                                                                                    • Diane Kuhl

                                                                                                      Associate Director of Institutional Support and Special Campaigns

                                                                                                      • Ebonie Pittman

                                                                                                        Associate Director, Special Events

                                                                                                        • Claire McGregor

                                                                                                          Assistant Manager, Special Events

                                                                                                          • Fallon Sullivan

                                                                                                            Assistant Manager, Membership

                                                                                                            • Alexandria Reffie

                                                                                                              Major Gifts Associate

                                                                                                              • Iosu Bascaran

                                                                                                                Membership Assistant

                                                                                                                • Samantha Stevenson

                                                                                                                  Press & Public Relations

                                                                                                                  Senior Manager, Press and Web Development

                                                                                                                  • Susie Morgan Taylor

                                                                                                                    Press Associate

                                                                                                                    • Delia Brengel


                                                                                                                      • Gene Schiavone

                                                                                                                        Associate Staff Photographer

                                                                                                                        • Rosalie O'Connor


                                                                                                                          Associate Director, Brand and Strategic Partnerships

                                                                                                                          • Sarah Doolin Roy

                                                                                                                            Marketing Manager, Box Office Strategy and CRM

                                                                                                                            • Steven Koernig

                                                                                                                              Assistant Manager, Creative Services and Customer Care

                                                                                                                              • Brendan Rosell

                                                                                                                                Assistant Manager, Digital Marketing

                                                                                                                                • Brittany Heier

                                                                                                                                  Finance & Information Technology

                                                                                                                                  Senior Director of Finance

                                                                                                                                  • Godwin Farrugia

                                                                                                                                    Payroll and Benefits Manager

                                                                                                                                    • Sandra Wright


                                                                                                                                      • Marianne Vanaselja

                                                                                                                                        Staff Accountant

                                                                                                                                        • Talisa Chauca

                                                                                                                                          Technical Support Specialist

                                                                                                                                          • Darrell Boxill

                                                                                                                                            Bursar and Finance Assistant

                                                                                                                                            • Belzin Rojas

                                                                                                                                              Education & Training

                                                                                                                                              Associate Director of Education and Training

                                                                                                                                              • Dennis J. Walters

                                                                                                                                                Artistic Director, ABT Studio Company

                                                                                                                                                • Sascha Radetsky

                                                                                                                                                  Artistic Director, Summer Intensives

                                                                                                                                                  • Kate Lydon

                                                                                                                                                    Director of Training Programs

                                                                                                                                                    • Molly Schnyder

                                                                                                                                                      Artistic Coordinator for Educational Outreach

                                                                                                                                                      • Richard Toda

                                                                                                                                                        Director, ABT JKO School

                                                                                                                                                        • Rebecca Schwartz

                                                                                                                                                          Director, ABT JKO School Children's Division

                                                                                                                                                          • Katie Ferris

                                                                                                                                                            Director, Summer Intensive

                                                                                                                                                            • Elizabeth Aymong

                                                                                                                                                              Summer Intensive Manager and Database Coordinator

                                                                                                                                                              • Naomi Gewanter

                                                                                                                                                                ABT Studio Company Managing Director

                                                                                                                                                                • Claire Florian

                                                                                                                                                                  Manager, ABT Certified Teachers and Student Examinations

                                                                                                                                                                  • Sonia Jones

                                                                                                                                                                    Student Life Coordinator, ABT JKO School

                                                                                                                                                                    • Emily Wolfe

                                                                                                                                                                      Education Associate

                                                                                                                                                                      • Amanda Tomera

                                                                                                                                                                        ABT JKO School Coordinator

                                                                                                                                                                        • Katie Currier

                                                                                                                                                                          Principal Teacher, ABT JKO School Pre-Professional Division

                                                                                                                                                                          • Petrusjka Broholm

                                                                                                                                                                            Principal Teacher, ABT JKO School Children's Division

                                                                                                                                                                            • Harriet Clark

                                                                                                                                                                              Principal ABT JKO School Pianist

                                                                                                                                                                              • Michael Cherry

                                                                                                                                                                                ABT JKO School Principal Guest Instructor

                                                                                                                                                                                • Ethan Stiefel

                                                                                                                                                                                  ABT National Training Curriculum Associates Emeriti

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Franco De Vita
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Raymond Lukens

                                                                                                                                                                                  ABT JKO School Faculty

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Petrusjka Broholm
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pamela Levy
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Byam Stevens
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sophie Alpern
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Alexis Andrews
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Karin Averty
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Charles Barker
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Jenna Bitterman
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Leslie Browne
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Yan Chen
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Harriet Clark
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Allison Eggers
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Elizabeth Ferrell
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Carla Flores
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Thomas Forster
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Cynthia Harvey
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Fabrice Herrault
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Jaime Hickey
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Eleanor Hullihan
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Adrienne Hurd
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mikhail Ilyin
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marianne dello Joio
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sonia Jones
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Robert La Fosse
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Carlos Lopez
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Clinton Luckett
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kate Lydon
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Clarice Marshall
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kelley Potter
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sascha Radetsky
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Keith Sabado
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Flavio Salazar
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Gennadi Saveliev
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lupe Serrano
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sarah Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marina Stavitskaya
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kristen Stevens
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ethan Stiefel
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Leann Underwood
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Karen Uphoff
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Martine van Hamel
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Roman Zhurbin

                                                                                                                                                                                  ABT JKO School Accompanists

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stephanie Chun
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Michael Dolnikov
                                                                                                                                                                                  • John Epperson
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Misha Golubitsky
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marco Jimenez
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sofiya Leavsie
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dmitry Polischuk
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tim Prepscius
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Victor See Yuen
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lauren Shapiro
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mihoko Suzuki
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Laura Tishchenko
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mira Tsidulko
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Shimako Horii
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dan Meinhardt


                                                                                                                                                                                  • Laura Alston
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Victoria Briones
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Monica Chen
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mary Cott
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Daniel Fier
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Claire Ganiban
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Conor Gomez
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ella Han
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kiara Mickens
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sarah Miller
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tatianna Noelle
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Emma Rothschild
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Angela Sheehan
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Paige Stanton
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Emilia Stuart
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mimi Tompkins
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Youdi Wu

                                                                                                                                                                                  Professional Services

                                                                                                                                                                                  Consulting Orthopedist

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dr. William Hamilton

                                                                                                                                                                                    Assistant Orthopedist

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Dr. Philip Bauman

                                                                                                                                                                                      Physical Therapists

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Julie Daugherty
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Peter Marshall

                                                                                                                                                                                      Massage Therapists

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Olinda Cedeno
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Charles Haack

                                                                                                                                                                                      ABT JKO School Wellness Advisor

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Suzanne Hall

                                                                                                                                                                                        ABT JKO School Physical Therapist

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jessica Lassiter

                                                                                                                                                                                          Immigration Counsel

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP

                                                                                                                                                                                            Labor and Immigration Counsel

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kauff McGuire & Margolis LLP


                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lutz & Carr LLP

                                                                                                                                                                                                Insurance Broker

                                                                                                                                                                                                • DeWitt Stern Group

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Physical therapy equipment generously donated by the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation in recognition of Dr. Phillip Bauman for his extraordinary work in the field of medicine.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tour booking managed in house by David Lansky, General Manager, ABT and Jean-Jacques Cesbron, Columbia Artists Management, LLC.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Harlequin is the official floor of American Ballet Theatre.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  American Ballet Theatre exclusively uses Steinway-designed Boston pianos.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  ABT alumna Gretchen Schumacher generously volunteers her time as Alumni Coordinator


                                                                                                                                                                                                  Susan Angermeier, Pamela Arenson, Meghan Bartley, Thomas Beatty, Carol Becker, Melvin Bernstein, Judi Chandon, Ken Dunn, Beverly Epstein, Margaret Fridecky, Bill Gerdes, Tania Hakkim, Honey Hilzen, Patricia Jaffarian, Lauren Kahn, Shelley and Stephen Limmer, Keiko Matsumura, Barbara Q. Myers, Eileen O’Neill, Beth Shapiro, Marianne Stegeland, Steven Toback, Barbara Trommer, Johanna Weber, Hermine Weiss, Anthony Yazzetti, Catherine Yeiser.