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The Company

Staff

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

                  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

                                      • Brittany Heier

                                        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

                                                    Production

                                                    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

                                                                    Carpenters

                                                                    • 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

                                                                            Wardrobe

                                                                            • 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

                                                                                      Music

                                                                                      Principal Conductor

                                                                                      • Charles Barker

                                                                                        Conductor and Music Administrator

                                                                                        • David LaMarche

                                                                                          Orchestra Personnel Manager

                                                                                          • Matthew Dine

                                                                                            Company Pianists

                                                                                            • Barbara Bilach
                                                                                            • David LaMarche
                                                                                            • Jacek Mysinski
                                                                                            • Daniel Waite
                                                                                            • Emily Wong

                                                                                            Development

                                                                                            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

                                                                                                        Database Manager

                                                                                                        • Tal Segal

                                                                                                          Assistant Manager, Special Events

                                                                                                          • Fallon Sullivan

                                                                                                            Assistant Manager, Membership

                                                                                                            • Alexandria Reffie

                                                                                                              Institutional Support Coordinator

                                                                                                              • Dorothy Van Dine

                                                                                                                Patron Services Coordinator

                                                                                                                • Kristine Liwag

                                                                                                                  Major Gifts Associate

                                                                                                                  • Iosu Bascaran

                                                                                                                    Membership Assistant

                                                                                                                    • Samantha Stevenson

                                                                                                                      Marketing & Communications

                                                                                                                      Senior Manager, Press and Web Development

                                                                                                                      • Susie Morgan Taylor

                                                                                                                        Press Associate

                                                                                                                        • Delia Brengel

                                                                                                                          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

                                                                                                                                Photographer

                                                                                                                                • Gene Schiavone

                                                                                                                                  Associate Staff Photographer

                                                                                                                                  • Rosalie O'Connor

                                                                                                                                    Finance & Information Technology

                                                                                                                                    Senior Director of Finance

                                                                                                                                    • Godwin Farrugia

                                                                                                                                      Payroll and Benefits Manager

                                                                                                                                      • Sandra Wright

                                                                                                                                        Bookkeeper

                                                                                                                                        • Marianne Vanaselja

                                                                                                                                          Staff Accountant

                                                                                                                                          • Talisa Chauca

                                                                                                                                            Staff Accountant

                                                                                                                                            • Asya Smolyar

                                                                                                                                              Technical Support Specialist

                                                                                                                                              • Darrell Boxill

                                                                                                                                                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

                                                                                                                                                                            Summer Intensive Assistant

                                                                                                                                                                            • Amber Bennett

                                                                                                                                                                              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

                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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
                                                                                                                                                                                      • James Kost
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sofiya Leavsie
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Dmitry Polischuk
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Tim Prepscius
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Victor See Yuen
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lauren Shapiro
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mihoko Suzuki
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Laura Tishchenko
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mira Tsidulko

                                                                                                                                                                                      Interns

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Meghan Ames
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Natalia Barragan
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Meredith Beisel
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Jemila Cappelli
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Monica Chen
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pamyla Cummings
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Alison Felici
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Dioni Georgitsou
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Alexandra Holmblad
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Claire Ng
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Chad Rabago
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Morgan Weigle

                                                                                                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Auditor

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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


                                                                                                                                                                                                      VOLUNTEERS

                                                                                                                                                                                                      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.