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, Assistant to the Executive Director
Elizabeth Olds, Artistic Administrator / Assistant to the Artistic Director

Institutional Advancement


Mary Sue Brandwein,   Donor Services Officer / 617.456.6227
Katrina Foster, Director of Development / 617.456.6226
Lauren Fremont, Special Events Manager
Elizabeth Huber, Annual Fund Manager / 617.456.6332
Gabrielle Jaques, Manager of Young Partners and Development Coordinator / 617.456.6329
Diana Katz, Leadership Giving Officer / 617.456.6268
Kay O'Dwyer, Director, Major Gifts / 617.456.6376
Robin Panella, Major Gifts Officer / 617.456.6292
Erik Privert, Manager of Development Operations
Meredith Tierney, Assistant Director of Corporate Relations / 617.456.6238
Rachel Yurman, Director of Foundation and Government Giving / 617.456.6224

Marketing and Communications

Jennifer Weissman, Chief Marketing Officer
Ilana Barker, Senior Manager of Data Analytics
Kristin K. Carr, Director of Creative Services
Irene Chin, Subscriptions Manager
Sammi Chou, Data Analytics Associate
Daniel Corral, Box Office Associate
Megan DeFeo, Senior Digital Manager
Michaela Donnelly, Web Manager
John Fernandes, Group Sales Marketing Manager
Jill Goddard, Director of Public Relations and Communication
Jessica Griffith, Public Relations Associate
Mandie Guy, Box Office Associate
Brittany Kinch, Marketing and Advertising Associate
Timber Lewinski, Box Office Associate
Karen McConarty, Marketing and Production Manager
Lisa McCullough, Director of Audience Services 
Caitlin Meehan, Audience Services Manager
Colin Metz, Box Office Manager
Kelsey Sullivan, Design Associate
Michael Wark, Audience Services Coordinator


Ming Min Hui, Chief Financial Officer
Mirzeta Mehuljic, Controller
Ellen Miller, Development Database Assistant 
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
Rick Brenner, Audio Video Coordinator
Anthony Schiavo, Stage Manager
Brandon Stirling Baker, Lighting Director
Robert Tompkins, Master Electrician
Michael Higgins, Master Carpenter
Michael Quigg, Assistant Carpenter/Flyman
Jon Gonda, Board & Moving Light 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

Information Technology

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

Costume Shop and Wardrobe

Erica Desautels, Costume Crafts Person
Lisa Dezmelyk, Draper
Sarah Karten, First Hand/Volunteer & Intern Liaison
Ezra Lovesky, Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor
Sara Marhamo Kirk, Draper
Shane Maxwell, Painter/Dyer
Heather McLernon, Wardrobe Supervisor/Costume Rental Manager
Howard Merlin, Costume Shop and Footwear Coordinator
Kathleen Mitchell, Shoe Manager
Sylvi Re, First Hand
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 Administrator
Shannon Benjamin, Senior School Marketing Manager 
Cate Burns, Senior School Manager
Rebecca Edwards, School Operations Manager
Alicia Greene, Assistant Principal, Community Education
Meredith Hunter-Mason, Assistant to Directors
Maya Isyanova, Music Department Head
Danika Johnson, Student Services Administrator
Tamara King, Principal, Newton Studio
Jessica Kreyer, Principal, North Shore Studio
Margaret Leary, School Administrator
Rhiannon Pearson, School Administrator
Carolyn Rock, Director of Operations, Boston Ballet School
Brittany Shelburne, Student Services Assistant Manager
Peter Stark, Head of Men's Program/Associate Director of BBII
Sean Watkins, Student Experience Coordinator/Studio & Event Operations
Celia Watson, Community Education Coordinator
Miranda Weese, Faculty and Children's Ballet Master

Boston Ballet School Faculty

Igor Burlak, Pavel Gurevich, Maureen Kelly, Kathleen Mitchell, Alla Nikitina, Melissa Reed, Sofie Schreiber
Part-time Faculty: Kristin Beckwith, George Birkadze, Jamie Brege, Naoko Brown, Peter Donohoe, Mimi Ferrell, Helena Froehlich, Rie Ichikawa, Joseph Jefferies, Eyla Jeschke, Andrew Kelley, Flora Kim, Marissa Krolewski, Arthur Leeth, Alicia Macdonald, Jennifer Markham-Martin, Kate Penner, Pixley Schiciano, Jennifer Scott

Boston Ballet School Accompanists

Olga Bezvitny, Rebecca Harrold, Yoko Igarashi, Moriah Trenk
Part-time Accompanists: Emily Adams, Robin Cho, Delgir Chunaeva, Maryellen Cohen, Jeremiah Cossa, Natalya Deychman,  Diran Heller, David Hero, Susan Kaswell-Wilcon, Ha Kyoung Lee, Lydia Lucas, Olena Lvovska, Seoyon MacDonald, Stephanie Mao, Jean Meltaus, Weng TIng Oh, Irina Ramiel, Ariel Reiman, Almas Serkebayev, Anna Shereshkova, Dan Shore, Alla Troyanovsky, Hermon Weiss, Jane Wong, Greg Woodsbie, 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

Heather Southwick, Director of Physical Therapy
Kerri Regan, Physical Therapist


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