HELGI TOMASSON, Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer

GLENN McCOY, Executive Director


Ricardo Bustamante, Ballet Master and Assistant to the Artistic Director
Felipe Diaz, Betsy Erickson, Anita Paciotti, Katita Waldo, Ballet Masters
Yuri Possokhov, Choreographer in Residence
Caroline Giese, Artistic Administrator
Alan Takata-Villareal, Logistics Manager
Abby Masters, Assistant to the Artistic Staff


Debra Bernard, General Manager
Lauren Chadwick, Company Manager
Juliette LeBlanc, Production Analyst


Christopher Dennis, Production Director
Chad Owens, Technical Coordinator
Kate Share, Manager of Wardrobe, Wig, Makeup and Costume Construction
Jim French, Lighting Supervisor
Jane Green, Stage Manager
Jessica Barker, Assistant Stage Manager
Nixon Bracisco, Master Carpenter
Kelly Corter Kelly, Master Electrician
Kenneth M. Ryan, Master of Properties
Kevin Kirby, Audio Engineer
John O'Donnell, Flyman
George Elvin, Wardrobe Manager
Patti Fitzpatrick, Interim Head of Women’s Wardrobe
Richard Battle, Make-Up and Wig Supervisor
Melanie Birch, Assistant Make-Up and Wig Supervisor
Sherri LeBlanc, Company Shoe Administrator


Martin West, Music Director and Principal Conductor
Mungunchimeg Buriad, Natal'ya Feygina, Nina Pinzarrone, Company Pianists
Tracy Davis, Orchestra Personnel Manager and Music Administrator
Matthew Naughtin, Music Librarian


Cecelia Beam, Human Resources Manager
Laura Simpson, Board Relations Manager
Maja Valusek, Human Resources Generalist


Thomas W. Flynn, Director of Development
Jennifer Mewha, Associate Director of Development
Fermin Nasol, Senior Manager, Capital and Principal Gifts
Elizabeth Lani, Planned Giving Manager
Jim Sohm, Research Manager
Pamela Sullivan, Major Gifts Officer
Emily Markoe, Membership Manager
Ingrid Roman, Special Events Manager
Ari Lipsky, Senior Christensen Society Officer
Amy Drew, Corporate Giving Officer
Elisabeth Morgan, Institutional Giving Officer
Jonathan Levin, Development Database Coordinator
Nicole Lugtu, Major Gifts Associate
Sarah Horowitz, Individual Gifts Associate
Lynn Noonan, Principal Gifts Consultant

Marketing & Communications

Mary Beth Smith, Director of Marketing and Communications
Massimo Chisessi, Associate Director of Marketing
Betsy Lindsey, Associate Director, Ticket and Patron Services
Kyra Jablonsky, Associate Director, Communications
Valerie Megas, Senior Manager, Retail Operations
Mary Goto, Senior Manager, Marketing and Sales
Thomas Weitz, Senior Manager, Digital Marketing
April Johnston, Marketing and Promotions Manager
Nicholas Ashby, Web and Digital Platforms Manager
Robert Hold, Graphic Designer
Nannette Mickle, Group Sales Representative
Rena Nishijima, Communications Associate
James Hosking, Video Producer/Editor
Erik Almlie, Media Asset Administrator
Olivia Ramsay, Social Media Producer

Ticket Services

Jennifer Peterian, Box Office Manager/Treasurer
Mark Holleman, Sales and Service Supervisor
Elena Ratto, Patron Services Specialist
Jole Mendoza, Ticketing Database Specialist
David Clark, Box Office Supervisor
Michelle Hughes, Jericho Lindsey, Jason Narin, Patricia Pearson, Nick Valasco, Ticket Services Associates


Kim Ondreck Carim, Chief Financial Officer
Natalie Quan, Controller
Valerie Ruban, Accounting Supervisor
Nicole Peterson, Senior Accountant
Carla Eckles, Payroll Manager
Stephanie Golden, Staff Accountant II
Eva Spillane, Staff Accountant
Jennifer Kovacevich, Lean Ops Project Manager


Nathan Brito, Facilities Manager
John Velasquez, Facilities Supervisor
Adrian Rodriguez, Facilities Coordinator
Todd Martin, Facilities Assistant
Katharine Chambers, Nicole Drysdale, Receptionists
Stanley Wong, Evening Facilities Assistant
Tamara de la Cruz, Weekend Receptionist

Information Technology

Murray Bognovitz, Director of Information Technology
Karen Irvin, Application Administrator and Help Desk Coordinator
Josh Marshall, Web Administrator
Jiapeng Jiang, IT Specialist

Education and Training

San Francisco Ballet School

Helgi Tomasson, Director
Patrick Armand, Associate Director

School Faculty

Patrick Armand
Damara Bennett
Kristi DeCaminada
Yuko Katsumi
Tina LeBlanc
Jeffrey Lyons
Rubén Martín Cintas, Lee R. Crews Endowed Faculty
Parrish Maynard
Ilona McHugh
Pollyana Ribeiro
Wendy Van Dyck, Trainee Program Assistant
Sofiane Sylve, Principal Guest Faculty
Joanna Berman, Guest Faculty
Pascal Molat, Guest Faculty
Dana Genshaft, Contemporary Dance and Conditioning
Leonid Shagalov, Character Dance
Henry Berg, Conditioning
Jamie Narushchen, Music
Daniel Sullivan, Music
Cynthia Harvey, Larisa Lezhnina, 2016 Summer Visiting Guest Instructors

School Pianists

Jamie Narushchen, School Pianist Supervisor, Lee R. Crews Endowed Pianist
Ella Belilovskaya
Ritsuko Micky Kubo
Daniel Sullivan
Galina Umanskaya
Billy Wolfe

Dance in Schools and Communities Teaching Artists

Cher Anabo
Cynthia Pepper
Phoenicia Pettyjohn
Joti Singh
Maura Whelehan

Dance in Schools and Communities Accompanists

David Frazier
Zeke Nealy
Wade Peterson
Bongo Sidibe


Andrea Yannone, Director of Education and Training
Christina Gray Rutter, Assistant Administrative Director
Katelyn Harris, Operations Manager
Jasmine Yep Huynh, Manager of Youth Programs and Teacher Support
Elizabeth Roddy, School Programs Coordinator
Jennifer Bakane, School Registrar and Summer Session Coordinator
Cecelia Beam, Adult Education Seminar Coordinator
Tai Vogel, Administrative Associate, Education & Training
Nicole Sikora, Education Assistant
Charlie Schnitzer, School Assistant
Rob Chaitin, Residence Manager
Emily Higginbotham, Resident Assistamt
Leslie Donohue, School Physical Therapist
Chris Fitzsimons, School Physical Therapist

Company Physicians

Richard Gibbs, M.D., Medical Supervisor
Rowan Paul, M.D, Primary Care Sports Medicine
Peter Callander, M.D., Keith Donatto, M.D., Supervising Orthopedists
Frederic Bost, M.D., Jon Dickinson, M.D., Orthopedic Advisors to the Company
Michael Leslie, Company Physical Therapist
Karl Schmetz, Consulting Physical Therapist
Active Care, Lisa Giannone, Director, Physical Therapists/Athletic Training
Leonard Stein, D.C., Chiropractic Care
Henry Berg, Rehabilitation Class Instructor