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The Company

Staff

Artistic Director

  • Kevin McKenzie

    CEO and Executive Director

    Effective January 3, 2022
    • Janet Rollé

      General Manager

      • David G. Lansky

        Artistic

        Artist in Residence

        • Alexei Ratmansky

          Associate Artistic Director

          • Clinton Luckett

            Director of Artistic Administration

            • Cristina Escoda

              Regisseur

              • Susan Jones

                Principal Repetiteur

                • Irina Kolpakova

                  Directors of Repertoire

                  • Carlos Lopez
                  • Nancy Raffa

                  Rehearsal Planning Manager

                  • Miki Shintani La

                    Assistant to the Artistic Staff

                    • Allison Sugino

                      Company Teachers

                      • Stella Abrera
                      • Nancy Bielski
                      • Charla Genn
                      • Espen Giljane
                      • Carlos Lopez
                      • Clinton Luckett
                      • Duncan Lyle
                      • Sascha Radetsky
                      • Nancy Raffa
                      • Craig Salstein
                      • Sean Stewart

                      People, DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), Business Affairs

                      Chief People and Inclusion Officer

                      • Tony Johnson

                        Manager, People and DEI

                        • Sigourney Bryant

                          Manager, Business Affairs

                          • Cecelia Gilchriest

                            Office Manager

                            • Roseanne Forni

                              Administration & Executive Office

                              Director of Capital Projects

                              • Kyle Y. Ridaught

                                Executive Assistant to Kara Barnett

                                • Johanna Kepler

                                  Board Meeting Coordinator

                                  • Claire Florian

                                    Company Management

                                    Associate General Manager

                                    • Kyle Pickles

                                      Company Manager

                                      • Ashley K. Baer

                                        Assistant to the General Manager

                                        • Julie Solomon

                                          Production

                                          Director of Production

                                          • Vincent Roca

                                            Director of New Productions

                                            • N. James Whitehill III

                                              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

                                                          • Brian Kafel

                                                            Carpenters

                                                            • Javier Suarez
                                                            • Shane Crittenden

                                                            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

                                                                    Wardrobe

                                                                    • Vernon Ross
                                                                    • James Graber
                                                                    • Megan Quarles

                                                                    Costume Design Supervisor

                                                                    • Benjamin Klemes

                                                                      Wig and Makeup Supervisor

                                                                      • Rena Most

                                                                        Wig and Makeup Artist

                                                                        • Jill Haley

                                                                          Resident Scenic Artist

                                                                          • Christine Skubish

                                                                            Warehouse Manager

                                                                            • Bobby Godwin

                                                                              Music

                                                                              Music Director

                                                                              • Ormsby Wilkins

                                                                                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

                                                                                      Development

                                                                                      Senior Director, Philanthropy

                                                                                      • Cheryl Kohn

                                                                                        Director of Membership

                                                                                        • Grey C. Johnson

                                                                                          Associate Director, Major Gifts

                                                                                          • Jon Haddorff

                                                                                            Associate Director, Major Gifts

                                                                                            • Anna Hessa

                                                                                              Associate Director, Special Events

                                                                                              • Megan Stahlberg

                                                                                                Senior Database Manager

                                                                                                • Jaclyn LaCamera

                                                                                                  Membership Coordinator

                                                                                                  • Grace Hellstrom

                                                                                                    Donor Relations Coordinator

                                                                                                    • Lauren Or Farris

                                                                                                      Corporate Relations Associate

                                                                                                      • Kaitlyn Frieling

                                                                                                        Major Gifts Associate

                                                                                                        • Josephine Smolsky

                                                                                                          Membership Associate

                                                                                                          • Maureen Steinhorn

                                                                                                            Development Assistant

                                                                                                            • Alyssa Stewart

                                                                                                              Marketing & Communications

                                                                                                              Chief Marketing Officer

                                                                                                              • Lourdes Liz

                                                                                                                Director of Communications and Media Affairs

                                                                                                                • Laura Miller

                                                                                                                  Principal Press Advisor

                                                                                                                  • Kelly Ryan

                                                                                                                    Director, Press and Web Development

                                                                                                                    • Susie Morgan Taylor

                                                                                                                      Director of Brand Partnerships and Business Development

                                                                                                                      • Dahomey Coleman

                                                                                                                        Marketing Manager, Sales Strategy and CRM

                                                                                                                        • Steven Koernig

                                                                                                                          Digital Marketing Manager

                                                                                                                          • Brittany Heier

                                                                                                                            Associate Manager of Press

                                                                                                                            • Delia Brengel

                                                                                                                              Marketing and Creative Services Coordinator

                                                                                                                              • Bethany Beacham

                                                                                                                                Photographer

                                                                                                                                • Gene Schiavone

                                                                                                                                  Associate Staff Photographer

                                                                                                                                  • Rosalie O'Connor

                                                                                                                                    Finance & Information Technology

                                                                                                                                    Chief Financial Officer

                                                                                                                                    • Shawn Davidson

                                                                                                                                      Senior Director of Finance

                                                                                                                                      • Godwin Farrugia

                                                                                                                                        Payroll and Benefits Director

                                                                                                                                        • Sandra Wright

                                                                                                                                          Bookkeeper

                                                                                                                                          • Marianne Vanaselja

                                                                                                                                            Staff Accountant

                                                                                                                                            • Talisa Chauca

                                                                                                                                              Technical Support Specialist

                                                                                                                                              • Darrell Boxill

                                                                                                                                                Bursar and Finance Assistant

                                                                                                                                                • Belzin Rojas

                                                                                                                                                  Education & Training

                                                                                                                                                  Managing Director, Education and Training

                                                                                                                                                  • Dennis J. Walters

                                                                                                                                                    Artistic Director, ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School

                                                                                                                                                    • Cynthia Harvey

                                                                                                                                                      Dean of Faculty and Student Affairs and Co-Director of Education

                                                                                                                                                      • Aubrey Lynch II

                                                                                                                                                        Artistic Director, ABT Studio Company

                                                                                                                                                        • Sascha Radetsky

                                                                                                                                                          Artistic Director, ABT Summer Intensives

                                                                                                                                                          • Kate Lydon

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

                                                                                                                                                            • Elizabeth Aymong

                                                                                                                                                              Director of Training Programs

                                                                                                                                                              • Molly Schnyder

                                                                                                                                                                Director, Education Operations

                                                                                                                                                                • Naomi Gewanter

                                                                                                                                                                  Artistic Manager, ABT Engagement

                                                                                                                                                                  • Richard Toda

                                                                                                                                                                    Director, ABT JKO School Children's Division

                                                                                                                                                                    • Katie Ferris

                                                                                                                                                                      ABT Studio Company Managing Director

                                                                                                                                                                      • Claire Florian

                                                                                                                                                                        Manager, ABT Certified Teachers and Student Examinations

                                                                                                                                                                        • Sonia Jones

                                                                                                                                                                          Manager, ABT Engagement

                                                                                                                                                                          • Amanda Tomera

                                                                                                                                                                            ABT JKO School Coordinator

                                                                                                                                                                            • Katie Currier

                                                                                                                                                                              Assistant, Pre-Professional Division, ABT JKO School

                                                                                                                                                                              • Timothy Gage

                                                                                                                                                                                Summer Intensive Assistant

                                                                                                                                                                                • Claire Moorer

                                                                                                                                                                                  Assistant, National Training Curriculum

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sayako Harada

                                                                                                                                                                                    Principal Teacher, ABT JKO School Pre-Professional Division

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rubén Martín

                                                                                                                                                                                      Principal Teacher, ABT JKO School Children's Division and ABT/NYU Program Director

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Harriet Clark

                                                                                                                                                                                        Rehearsal Directors, ABT Studio Company

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jeanette Delgado
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Luciana Paris

                                                                                                                                                                                        Coordinator, Apprentice Program

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sean Stewart

                                                                                                                                                                                          ABT National Training Curriculum Associates Emeriti

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Franco De Vita
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Raymond Lukens

                                                                                                                                                                                          ABT JKO School Faculty

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Evvie Allison
                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Caridad Martinez
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rubén Martín
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sascha Radetsky
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Briana Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Flavio Salazar
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Gennadi Saveliev
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lupe Serrano
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sarah Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Byam Stevens
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kristen Stevens
                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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 II
                                                                                                                                                                                          • William Rhem
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Shaahida Samuels
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Leyland Simmons
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Iris Wilson

                                                                                                                                                                                          Interns

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hayley Alexander
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Paloma Brooks
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kathleen Oakley
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hadassah Penn
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Austin Rannestad
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Shannon Rao
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Micayla Renfro
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Isabella Sun
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Elena Sundick
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ashley Tern
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Cameron Terry
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Maria Tolzmann
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Grace Traina
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Anna Zheng
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Emma Zordan

                                                                                                                                                                                          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

                                                                                                                                                                                                    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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.

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