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The Company

Staff

Artistic Director

  • Kevin McKenzie

    Executive Director

    • Kara Medoff Barnett

      Artist in Residence

      • Alexei Ratmansky

        Assistant Artistic Director

        • Clinton Luckett

          Artistic Administrator

          • Cristina Escoda

            Artistic Director, ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School

            • Cynthia Harvey

              General Manager

              • David G. Lansky

                Director of Marketing

                • Erin Brownie

                  Chief Philanthropy Officer

                  • Georgia Siampalioti

                    Principal Press Advisor

                    • Kelly Ryan

                      Chief Administrative Officer

                      • Kimberly Ayers Shariff

                        Director of Capital Projects

                        • Kyle Y. Ridaught

                          Director of Education and Training

                          • Mary Jo Ziesel

                            Director of Production

                            • N. James Whitehill III

                              Music Director

                              • Ormsby Wilkins

                                Chief Financial Officer

                                • Shawn Davidson

                                  Production Manager

                                  • Vincent Roca

                                    Artistic Staff

                                    Principal Ballet Mistress

                                    • Susan Jones

                                      Ballet Masters

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

                                      Rehearsal Planning Manager

                                      • Miki Shintani La

                                        Assistant to the Artistic Staff

                                        • Allison Sugino

                                          Company Teachers

                                          • 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

                                          • Meredith Shell

                                            Board Meeting Coordinator

                                            • Claire Florian

                                              Office Manager

                                              • Roseanne Forni

                                                Company Management

                                                Company Manager

                                                • Kyle Pickles

                                                  Associate Company Manager

                                                  • Ashley K. Baer

                                                    Assistant to the General Manager

                                                    • Julie Solomon

                                                      Production

                                                      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

                                                                    Carpenters

                                                                    • Ana Weiss
                                                                    • Javier Suarez

                                                                    Master Electrician

                                                                    • A.J. Jackson

                                                                      Electricians/Board Operators

                                                                      • Trent Ware
                                                                      • Stephen Weeks

                                                                      Property Master

                                                                      • Paul Wells

                                                                        Property Man

                                                                        • Steven Dunbar

                                                                          Wardrobe Supervisor

                                                                          • Tomoko Ueda-Dunbar

                                                                            Wardrobe

                                                                            • James Graber
                                                                            • Vernon Ross

                                                                            Costume Design Supervisor

                                                                            • Ben Klemes

                                                                              Wig and Makeup Supervisor

                                                                              • Rena Most

                                                                                Wig and Makeup Artist

                                                                                • Jill Haley

                                                                                  Resident Scenic Artist

                                                                                  • Christine Skubish

                                                                                    Warehouse Manager

                                                                                    • Bobby Godwin

                                                                                      Music

                                                                                      Principal Conductor

                                                                                      • Charles Barker

                                                                                        Conductor and Music Administrator

                                                                                        • David LaMarche

                                                                                          Orchestra Personnel Manager

                                                                                          • Matthew Dine

                                                                                            Company Pianists

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

                                                                                            Development

                                                                                            Director, Leadership Gifts

                                                                                            • Cheryl Kohn

                                                                                              Director of Membership

                                                                                              • Grey C. Johnson

                                                                                                Associate Director, Major Gifts

                                                                                                • Jon Haddorff

                                                                                                  Associate Director, Major Gifts

                                                                                                  • Diane Kuhl

                                                                                                    Associate Director of Institutional Support and Special Campaigns

                                                                                                    • Ebonie Pittman

                                                                                                      Database Manager

                                                                                                      • Jaclyn LaCamera

                                                                                                        Manager, Special Events

                                                                                                        • Fallon Sullivan

                                                                                                          Assistant Manager, Membership

                                                                                                          • Alexandria Reffie

                                                                                                            Major Gifts Associate

                                                                                                            • Iosu Bascaran

                                                                                                              Donor Relations Coordinator

                                                                                                              • Grace Hellstrom

                                                                                                                Institutional Support Associate

                                                                                                                • Nicholas Denninger

                                                                                                                  Membership Assistant

                                                                                                                  • Samantha Stevenson

                                                                                                                    Development Assistant

                                                                                                                    • Kaitlyn Frieling

                                                                                                                      Press & Public Relations

                                                                                                                      Senior Manager, Press and Web Development

                                                                                                                      • Susie Morgan Taylor

                                                                                                                        Press Associate

                                                                                                                        • Delia Brengel

                                                                                                                          Photographer

                                                                                                                          • Gene Schiavone

                                                                                                                            Associate Staff Photographer

                                                                                                                            • Rosalie O'Connor

                                                                                                                              Marketing

                                                                                                                              Associate Director, Brand and Strategic Partnerships

                                                                                                                              • Sarah Doolin Roy

                                                                                                                                Marketing Manager, Box Office Strategy and CRM

                                                                                                                                • Steven Koernig

                                                                                                                                  Assistant Manager, Digital Marketing

                                                                                                                                  • Brittany Heier

                                                                                                                                    Finance & Information Technology

                                                                                                                                    Senior Director of Finance

                                                                                                                                    • Godwin Farrugia

                                                                                                                                      Payroll and Benefits Manager

                                                                                                                                      • Sandra Wright

                                                                                                                                        Bookkeeper

                                                                                                                                        • Marianne Vanaselja

                                                                                                                                          Staff Accountant

                                                                                                                                          • Talisa Chauca

                                                                                                                                            Technical Support Specialist

                                                                                                                                            • Darrell Boxill

                                                                                                                                              Bursar and Finance Assistant

                                                                                                                                              • Belzin Rojas

                                                                                                                                                Education & Training

                                                                                                                                                Associate Director of Education and Training

                                                                                                                                                • Dennis J. Walters

                                                                                                                                                  Artistic Director, ABT Studio Company

                                                                                                                                                  • Sascha Radetsky

                                                                                                                                                    Artistic Director, ABT Summer Intensives

                                                                                                                                                    • Kate Lydon

                                                                                                                                                      Director, ABT JKO School Pre-Professional Division

                                                                                                                                                      • Elizabeth Aymong

                                                                                                                                                        Director of Training Programs

                                                                                                                                                        • Molly Schnyder

                                                                                                                                                          Artistic Coordinator for Educational Outreach

                                                                                                                                                          • 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

                                                                                                                                                                    Education Associate

                                                                                                                                                                    • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                Principal Teacher, ABT JKO School Pre-Professional Division

                                                                                                                                                                                • Petrusjka Broholm

                                                                                                                                                                                  Principal Teacher, ABT JKO School Children's Division

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Harriet Clark

                                                                                                                                                                                    Principal ABT JKO School Pianist

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Michael Cherry

                                                                                                                                                                                      ABT JKO School Principal Guest Instructor

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ethan Stiefel

                                                                                                                                                                                        Ballet Mistress, 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

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

                                                                                                                                                                                            ABT JKO School Accompanists

                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                            Interns

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lauren Baensch
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Bethany Beacham
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Camryn Camryn Pillay
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Jessica Dickman
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Atiya Dorsey
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sabrina Hot
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tymothy Jaddock
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Emily Jelen
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Emily Latshaw
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Samantha Laurelli
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Julia Lynch
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Leeann Minard
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mariana Anaya Nivon
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Miki Radan
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kayla Taylor
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Emmalie Tello

                                                                                                                                                                                            Professional Services

                                                                                                                                                                                            Consulting Orthopedist

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Dr. William Hamilton

                                                                                                                                                                                              Assistant Orthopedist

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Dr. Philip Bauman

                                                                                                                                                                                                Physical Therapists

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Julie Daugherty
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Peter Marshall

                                                                                                                                                                                                Massage Therapists

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Olinda Cedeno
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Charles Haack

                                                                                                                                                                                                ABT JKO School Wellness Advisor

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Suzanne Hall

                                                                                                                                                                                                  ABT JKO School Physical Therapist

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Jessica Lassiter

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Immigration Counsel

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Labor and Immigration Counsel

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kauff McGuire & Margolis LLP

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Auditor

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lutz & Carr LLP

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Insurance Broker

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • DeWitt Stern Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                            American Ballet Theatre is a member of the American Arts Alliance, the Arts and Business Council, Inc. and Dance/U.S.A.The dancers and stage managers of American Ballet Theatre are represented for the purpose of collective bargaining by the American Guild of Musical Artists, AFL-CIO.Trucking by Clark Transfer Inc.

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

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Harlequin is the official floor of American Ballet Theatre.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            American Ballet Theatre exclusively uses Steinway-designed Boston pianos.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            ABT alumna Gretchen Schumacher generously volunteers her time as Alumni Coordinator


                                                                                                                                                                                                            VOLUNTEERS

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