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The Company


Artistic Director

  • Kevin McKenzie

    Executive Director

    • Kara Medoff Barnett

      Artist in Residence

      • Alexei Ratmansky

        Associate Artistic Director

        • Clinton Luckett

          Director of Artistic Administration

          • Cristina Escoda

            Artistic Director, ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School

            • Cynthia Harvey

              General Manager

              • David G. Lansky

                Chief Philanthropy Officer

                • Georgia Siampalioti

                  Principal Press Advisor

                  • Kelly Ryan

                    Director of Capital Projects

                    • Kyle Y. Ridaught

                      Press and Public Relations Liaison

                      • Laura Miller

                        Chief Marketing Officer

                        • Lourdes Liz

                          Managing Director, Education and Training

                          • Mary Jo Ziesel

                            Director of Production

                            • N. James Whitehill III

                              Music Director

                              • Ormsby Wilkins

                                Chief Financial Officer

                                • Shawn Davidson

                                  Production Manager

                                  • Vincent Roca



                                    • Susan Jones

                                      Principal Repetiteur

                                      • Irina Kolpakova

                                        Directors of Repertoire

                                        • Carlos Lopez
                                        • Nancy Raffa
                                        • Keith Roberts

                                        Rehearsal Planning Manager

                                        • Miki Shintani La

                                          Assistant to the Artistic Staff

                                          • Allison Sugino

                                            Company Teachers

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

                                            Administration & Executive Office

                                            Executive Assistant to Kara Barnett

                                            • Johanna Kepler

                                              Board Meeting Coordinator

                                              • Claire Florian

                                                Office Manager

                                                • Roseanne Forni

                                                  Manager, Human Resources and DEI

                                                  • Sigourney Bryant

                                                    Company Management

                                                    Associate General Manager

                                                    • Kyle Pickles

                                                      Company Manager

                                                      • Ashley K. Baer

                                                        Assistant to the General Manager

                                                        • Julie Solomon


                                                          Technical Director

                                                          • Richard Koch

                                                            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

                                                                      • Jonathan Bracken


                                                                        • Javier Suarez
                                                                        • Ronald F. Lynch III

                                                                        Master Electrician

                                                                        • A.J. Jackson

                                                                          Electricians/Board Operators

                                                                          • Stephen Weeks
                                                                          • Trent Ware

                                                                          Property Master

                                                                          • Paul Wells

                                                                            Property Man

                                                                            • Steven Dunbar

                                                                              Wardrobe Supervisor

                                                                              • Tomoko Ueda-Dunbar


                                                                                • Vernon Ross
                                                                                • James Graber

                                                                                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
                                                                                                • Michael Scales
                                                                                                • Emily Wong


                                                                                                Senior Director, Philanthropy

                                                                                                • Cheryl Kohn

                                                                                                  Director of Membership

                                                                                                  • Grey C. Johnson

                                                                                                    Associate Director, Major Gifts

                                                                                                    • Jon Haddorff

                                                                                                      Major Gifts Associate

                                                                                                      • Josephine Smolsky

                                                                                                        Associate Director, Special Events

                                                                                                        • Megan Stahlberg

                                                                                                          Database Manager

                                                                                                          • Jaclyn LaCamera

                                                                                                            Manager, Special Events

                                                                                                            • Fallon Sullivan

                                                                                                              Membership Coordinator

                                                                                                              • Grace Hellstrom

                                                                                                                Institutional Support Associate

                                                                                                                • Nicholas Denninger

                                                                                                                  Corporate Relations Associate

                                                                                                                  • Kaitlyn Frieling

                                                                                                                    Temporary Support

                                                                                                                    • Samantha Laurelli
                                                                                                                    • Sabrina Kesler

                                                                                                                    Press & Public Relations

                                                                                                                    Director, Press and Web Development

                                                                                                                    • Susie Morgan Taylor

                                                                                                                      Press Coordinator

                                                                                                                      • Delia Brengel


                                                                                                                        • Gene Schiavone

                                                                                                                          Associate Staff Photographer

                                                                                                                          • Rosalie O'Connor


                                                                                                                            Director of Brand Partnerships & Business Development

                                                                                                                            • Dahomey Coleman

                                                                                                                              Marketing Manager, Sales Strategy & CRM

                                                                                                                              • Steven Koernig

                                                                                                                                Digital Marketing Manager

                                                                                                                                • Brittany Heier

                                                                                                                                  Marketing & Creative Services Coordinator

                                                                                                                                  • Bethany Beacham

                                                                                                                                    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

                                                                                                                                                Director, Education Operations

                                                                                                                                                • Dennis J. Walters

                                                                                                                                                  Artistic Director, ABT Studio Company

                                                                                                                                                  • Sascha Radetsky

                                                                                                                                                    Artistic Director, ABT Summer Intensives

                                                                                                                                                    • Kate Lydon

                                                                                                                                                      Director, ABT JKO School Pre-Professional Division

                                                                                                                                                      • Elizabeth Aymong

                                                                                                                                                        Director of Training Programs

                                                                                                                                                        • Molly Schnyder

                                                                                                                                                          Artistic Manager, ABT Engagement

                                                                                                                                                          • Richard Toda

                                                                                                                                                            Director, ABT JKO School Children's Division

                                                                                                                                                            • Katie Ferris

                                                                                                                                                              Associate Director, Summer Intensive

                                                                                                                                                              • Naomi Gewanter

                                                                                                                                                                ABT Studio Company Managing Director

                                                                                                                                                                • Claire Florian

                                                                                                                                                                  Manager, ABT Certified Teachers and Student Examinations

                                                                                                                                                                  • Sonia Jones

                                                                                                                                                                    Manager, ABT Engagement

                                                                                                                                                                    • Amanda Tomera

                                                                                                                                                                      Student Life Coordinator, ABT JKO School

                                                                                                                                                                      • Annellyse Munroe

                                                                                                                                                                        ABT JKO School Coordinator

                                                                                                                                                                        • Katie Currier

                                                                                                                                                                          Assistant, Pre-Professional Division, ABT JKO School

                                                                                                                                                                          • Timothy Gage

                                                                                                                                                                            Assistant, Children’s Division, ABT JKO School

                                                                                                                                                                            • Jenna Berloni

                                                                                                                                                                              Summer Intensive Assistant

                                                                                                                                                                              • Claire Moorer

                                                                                                                                                                                Assistant, National Training Curriculum

                                                                                                                                                                                • Sayako Harada

                                                                                                                                                                                  Principal Teacher, ABT JKO School Children's Division

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Harriet Clark

                                                                                                                                                                                    ABT JKO School Principal Guest Instructor

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ethan Stiefel

                                                                                                                                                                                      Rehearsal Director, ABT Studio Company

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Karin Averty

                                                                                                                                                                                        Coordinator, Apprentice Program

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sean Stewart

                                                                                                                                                                                          ABT National Training Curriculum Associates Emeriti

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Franco De Vita
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Raymond Lukens

                                                                                                                                                                                          ABT JKO School Faculty

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sophie Alpern
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Alexis Andrews
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Charles Barker
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jenna Bitterman
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Leslie Browne
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Yan Chen
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Harriet Clark
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Franco De Vita
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sarah Deming
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Allison Eggers
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Elizabeth Ferrell
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Thomas Forster
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Carmela Gallace
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Cynthia Harvey
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Eleanor Hullihan
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Adrienne Hurd
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mikhail Ilyin
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marianne dello Joio
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sonia Jones
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Robert La Fosse
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jessica Lassiter
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Carlos Lopez
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Clinton Luckett
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kate Lydon
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Clarice Marshall
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sascha Radetsky
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Briana Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Flavio Salazar
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Gennadi Saveliev
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lupe Serrano
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sarah Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Byam Stevens
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kristen Stevens
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ethan Stiefel
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Leann Underwood
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Martine van Hamel
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Roman Zhurbin

                                                                                                                                                                                          ABT JKO School Accompanists

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

                                                                                                                                                                                          Teaching Artists

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Alexis Andrews
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kelby Brown
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stephen Campanella
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Shannon Chapman
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rita Castro Silva Bearden
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ann Chiaverini
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Linda Cholodenko
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wendy Clark
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Melanie Coats
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Carrie Demos
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Carmela Gallace
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Adam Holms
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jeff Hopkins
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Karen Lacy
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rich Latta
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mariana Ranz
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Dominique Robinson
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Richard Toda
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Amanda Tomera

                                                                                                                                                                                          Guest Faculty

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Justin Dominic
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Aubrey Lynch
                                                                                                                                                                                          • William Rhem
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Shaahida Samuels
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Leyland Simmons
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Iris Wilson


                                                                                                                                                                                          • Samantha Aaronson
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Allia Al-Darmaki
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sasha Cohen
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jessamyn Efken
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Morgan Jankowski
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ashley Kail
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Amelia Marion
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jillian Marzziotti
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Renée Meiffren
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Gillian Reinhard
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Deja Robinson
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kelsey Shelton
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Angela Song
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Emma Titus
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Yesseña Whitfield
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Malcolm Young

                                                                                                                                                                                          Professional Services

                                                                                                                                                                                          Consulting Orthopedist

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Dr. William Hamilton

                                                                                                                                                                                            Assistant Orthopedist

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Dr. Philip Bauman

                                                                                                                                                                                              Physical Therapists

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Peter Marshall
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Julie Daugherty

                                                                                                                                                                                              Massage Therapists

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Olinda Cedeno
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Charles Haack

                                                                                                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Trucking by Clark Transfer Inc.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                        International freight forwarding by Sounds Moves, Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        ABT alumna Gretchen Schumacher generously volunteers her time as Alumni Coordinator.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        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, Penny Windle, Esq. and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.


                                                                                                                                                                                                        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, Marianne Stegeland, Steven Toback, Barbara Trommer, Johanna Weber, Hermine Weiss, Anthony Yazzetti, Catherine Yeiser.