Administrative Staff

Boston Ballet in Yury Yanowsky's Smoke and Mirrors

Photo Credit: Gene Schiavone


Ryan Fotter, Chief of Staff
Juliana Jordan, Company Manager
Mickenzie Kamm, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
Elizabeth Olds, Artistic Administrator / Assistant to the Artistic Director

Institutional Advancement


Blair Hollis, Director of Development / 617.456.6226
Mary Sue Brandwein, Donor Services Officer / 617.456.6227
Lauren Fremont, Director of Experiences and Special Events / 617.456.6352
Elizabeth Huber, Assistant Director of Digital Fundraising & Content Strategy / 617.456.6332
Alfredo Muñoz, Corporate Relations Manager / 617.456.6238
Kay O'Dwyer, Director of Individual Giving / 617.456.6376
Erik Privert, Sr. Manager of Development Operations & Research / 617.456.6273
Sarah Shoffner, Development Officer, Benefactors' Circle / 617.456.6268
Rachel Yurman, Director of Foundation and Government Giving / 617.456.6224

Marketing and Communications

Deborah Moe, Director of Marketing and Brand
Kristin K. Carr, Director of Creative Content
Irene Chin, Subscriptions Manager
KC Coursey, Box Office Associate
Megan DeFeo, Director of Media and Communications / 617.456.6235
Paul Fox, Box Office Associate
Jessica Griffith O'Neill, Media Relations Manager
Mandie Guy, Box Office Associate
Sonali Lodhia, Social Media Coordinator
Karen McConarty, Senior Content Producer
Lisa McCullough, Director of Audience Services 
Caitlin Meehan, Audience Services Manager
Colin Metz, Box Office Manager
Haley Rosenthal, Box Office Associate
Kelsey Sullivan, Senior Design Associate
Maggie Williams, Digital Marketing Coordinator


Ming Min Hui, Chief Financial Officer
Ellen Miller, Development Database Assistant
Clara Lopez-Ospina, Controller
Eric Resendes, Payroll Specialist and Cash Accountant
Beverley Strain, Accounts Payable Coordinator

Human Resources

Jennifer M. Rodts, Director of Human Resources


Benjamin J. Phillips, Production Manager/Technical Director
Craig Margolis, Production Stage Manager
Brandon Stirling Baker, Lighting Director
Rick Brenner, Audio Video Coordinator
Heather Olcott, Stage Manager
Michael Higgins, Head Carpenter
Michael Quigg, Assistant Carpenter/Flyman
Jon Gonda, Production Electrician
Kurt Illinger, Assistant Electrician
Lauren Scattolini, Deck Electrician
Robert Siders, Properties
Jason Helias, Technical Coordinator
Vincent Troiani & Sons, Transportation
Debbie Cutler, Scenic Artist
Barbara Harris, Pilates Body Conditioning
Frank Campbell, Master Electrician Emeritus


Mischa Santora, Music Director
Mary Kay Robinson, Music Operations Manager

Information Technology

Nathan Burlak, Director of Information Technology
John Lindberg, Network Administrator 


Shaun Hanafin, Facilities Manager

Costume Shop and Wardrobe

Howard Merlin, Director of Costumes
Erica Desautels, Costume Crafts Person
Lisa Dezmelyk, Draper
Sarah Karten, Junior Draper
Ezra Lovesky, Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor
Shane Maxwell, Painter/Dyer
Heather McLernon, Wardrobe and Costume Rental Manager
Kathleen Mitchell, Shoe Manager
Sylvi Re, First Hand
Benjamin Taylor Ridgeway, Stitcher
Carly Sponzo, Stitcher
Rebecca Thorogood, Stitcher/Wardrobe Assistant

Boston Ballet School

Margaret Tracey, Director, Boston Ballet School
Dave Czesniuk, Managing Director, Boston Ballet School 
Luciano Aimar, Head of Children's Curriculum
Abby Baker, School Program Specialist
Shannon Benjamin, Assistant Director, School Marketing
Cate Burns, Assistant Director, Student Experience
Rebecca Edwards, Assistant Director, Operations
Alicia Greene, Assistant Principal, Community Education
Maya Isyanova, Music Department Head
Danika Johnson, Student Services Specialist
Tamara King, Principal, Boston Ballet School
Margaret Leary, Assistant Manager, Operations
Rhiannon Pearson, School Marketing & Communications Specialist
Carolyn Rock, Director of Operations, Boston Ballet School
Brittany Shelburne, Student Services Manager
Peter Stark, Head of Men's Program/Associate Director of BBII
Sean Watkins, Assistant Manager of Student Experience

Boston Ballet School Faculty

Ivaylo Alexiev, Igor Burlak, Tara Gragg, Eyla Jeschke, Maureen Kelly, Andrea Long-Naidu, Kathleen Mitchell, Alla Nikitina, Dalay Parrondo

Part-time Faculty: Kristin Beckwith, Naoko Brown, Peter Donohoe, Mimi Ferrell, Helena Froehlich, Pavel Gurevich, Rie Ichikawa, Joseph Jefferies, Andrew Kelley, Flora Kim, Marissa Krolewski, Jennifer Markham-Martin, Kate Penner, Pixley Schiciano, Jennifer Scott

Boston Ballet School Accompanists

Henry Buck, Yoko Igarashi, Wen-Ting Ong

Part-time Accompanists: Emily Adams, Olga Bezvitny, Robin Cho, Delgir Chunaeva, Maryellen Cohen, Natalya Deychman,  Diran Heller, David Hero, Susan Kaswell-Wilcon, Ha Kyoung Lee, Lydia Lucas, Olena Lvovska, Irina Ramiel, Ariel Reiman, Anna Shereshkova, Dan Shore, Alla Troyanovsky, Hermon Weiss, Jane Wong, Alexandra Yablonsky, Yulia Yun


Tofias, PC


David S. Rubin, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP  

Insurance Broker 

Hub International New England, LLC

Lighting System 

4Wall Entertainment

Piano Supplier   

Boston Organ & Piano

Flower Supplier  

South End Flowers

Physical Therapy Coverage

Kerri Regan, Physical Therapist, Health and Wellness Program Coordinator

Our artist/athletes are always pushing themselves to the edge. That passion and energy is what makes watching them so exhilarating.

Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director