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STAFF

STAFF

HELGI TOMASSONArtistic Director & Principal Choreographer
KELLY TWEEDDALE, Executive Director


Artistic

Ricardo Bustamante, Felipe Diaz, Ballet Masters & Assistants to the Artistic Director
Betsy Erickson, Tina LeBlanc, Anita Paciotti, Katita Waldo, Ballet Masters
Yuri Possokhov, Choreographer in Residence
Amelia Bear, Artistic Administrator
Alan Takata-Villareal, Logistics Manager
Mateo Santos Perry, Assistant to the Artistic Staff


Operations

Debra BernardGeneral Manager
Juliette LeBlanc, Company Manager
Michelle Symons, Operations Manager


Production

Christopher DennisProduction Director
Daniel Thomas, Technical Manager
Kate Share, Manager of Wardrobe, Wig, Makeup, and Costume Construction
Jim French, Lighting Supervisor
Jane Green, Production Stage Manager
Katie Orr, Stage Manager
Nixon Bracisco, Master Carpenter
Kelly Corter Kelly, Master Electrician
Kenneth M. Ryan, Master of Properties
John O’Donnell, Flyman
Megan Gulla, Head of Women’s Wardrobe
Paige Howie, Head of Men’s Wardrobe
Thomas Richards-Keyes, Head of Hair & Make-up
Maurisa Rondeau, Assistant Head of Hair & Make-up


Music

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


Administration

Darin Conley-BuchsiebHuman Resources Director
Katharine Chambers, Assistant to Senior Executive Staff
Carmen Creel, Board Relations Manager


Development

Danielle St.Germain-GordonChief Development Officer
Elizabeth Lani, Deputy Director of Development/Planned Giving
Operations & Membership
Laurel Skehen, Senior Manager, Membership & Operations
Hannah Young, Donor Communications Manager
Ashley Rits, Development Operations Manager
Juanita Lam, Development Coordinator
Megan Ohls, Development Operations Assistant
Jim Sohm, Research Manager
Institutional Giving
Elizabeth Luu, Associate Director of Development, Institutional Giving
Colette Whitney, Corporate Giving Manager
Special Events
Ingrid Roman, Associate Director of Development, Events
Emma Lundberg, Special Events Manager
Meg Sullivan, Special Events Coordinator
Niki Naftzger, Events Associate & Auxiliary Liaison
Individual Giving
Sarah Warner, Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving
Brent Radeke, Major Gifts Officer
Ari Lipsky, Senior Manager, Individual Giving
Tilly Chiles, Individual Giving Officer
Haley O’Neil, Donor Relations Manager
Julianne Blunt, Donor Relations Associate


Marketing & Communications

Julie BegleyChief Marketing Officer
You You Xia, Director of Communications
Mary Goto, Associate Director, Analytics & Relationship Marketing
Valerie Megas, Senior Manager, Retail Operations
Monica Cheng, Senior Manager, Brand Design
Caitlin Sims, Senior Manager, Content & Editorial
Jane Ann Chien, Web & Digital Platforms Manager
Jillian Vasquez, Marketing & Promotions Manager
Matthew Donnelly, Video Production Manager
Abby Masters, Marketing Operations Manager
Kate McKinney, PR & Communications Manager
Elspeth Sweatman, Publications & Digital Media Manager
Nannette Mickle, Group Sales Representative
Emily Munoz, Relationship Marketing Coordinator
Rachel Bauer, Media Asset Administrator
Francis Zhou, Graphic Design Specialist


Ticket Services

Betsy LindseyDirector of Ticket & Patron Services
Jennifer Peterian, Senior Manager, Ticket & Patron Services
Mark Holleman, Sales & Service Manager
Elena Ratto, Patron Services Specialist
Megan Quintal, Ticket Services Database Specialist 
Arielle Hazan, Jericho Lindsey, Patricia Pearson, Michelle Schafer, Cherryl Usi, Ticket Services Associates


Finance

Kevin MohrChief Financial Officer
Kristin Klingvall, Controller
Valerie Ruban, Accounting Supervisor
Matthew Czarnecki, Senior Accountant
Evangelina Maravilla, Payroll Manager
Caroline Lee, Staff Accountant


Facilities

Nathan BritoFacilities Manager
Scott Christenson, Facilities Supervisor
Adrian Rodriguez, Facilities Coordinator
Todd Martin, Neil Miller, Stanley Wong, Facilities Assistants
Tamara de la Cruz, Nicole Drysdale, Yana Vincent, Receptionists


Information Technology

Murray BognovitzDirector of Information Technology
Stacy Desimini, Business Operations Manager
Karen Irvin, Application Administrator & Help Desk Coordinator
Josh Marshall, Web Administrator
Jiapeng Jiang, IT Specialist


EDUCATION & TRAINING

SAN FRANCISCO BALLET SCHOOL

Helgi TomassonArtistic Director
Patrick Armand, Director

SCHOOL FACULTY

Patrick Armand
Sandrine Cassini
Kristi DeCaminada
Jaime Diaz, Ballet and Boys Strengthening
Karen Gabay
Jeffrey Lyons
Ilona McHugh
Pascal Molat, Ballet and Trainee Program Assistant, Lee R. Crews Endowed Faculty Member
Alyssa Puleo
Lauren Richter
Anne-Sophie Rodriguez
Henry Berg, Conditioning
Brian Fisher, Dexandro Montalvo, Contemporary Dance
Dana Genshaft, Choreography Workshop and Conditioning
Jamie Narushchen, Daniel Sullivan, Music
Jennie Scholick, Dance History
Cecelia Beam, Adult Ballet and Dance for Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease
Kyra Katagi, School Assistant
Lisa Giannone, Conditioning Class Consultant
Jacquelin Barrett, Principal Guest Faculty
Sofiane Sylve, Guest Faculty

SCHOOL PIANISTS

Jamie Narushchen, School Pianist SupervisorLee R. Crews Endowed Pianist
Ella Belilovskaya, Ritsuko Micky Kubo, Geoffrey Lee, Astghik Sakanyan, Daniel Sullivan, Katelyn Tan, Sky Tan, Galina Umanskaya, Linli Wang, Billy Wolfe, School Pianists

EDUCATION & TRAINING ADMINISTRATION

Andrea YannoneDirector of Education & Training
Jennie Scholick, PhD, Associate Director of Audience Development
Christina Gray Rutter, Associate Director of School Administration
Jasmine Yep Huynh, Associate Director of Youth and Community Programs
Tai Vogel, School Registrar & Summer Session Coordinator
Karen Maloney, School Programs Coordinator
Aurelia Moulin, School Logistics Coordinator
Amanda Alef, Education Coordinator
Pamela Sieck, Community Programs Coordinator

Miles Petty, Administrative Assistant, Education & Training
Cecelia Beam, Audience Engagement Coordinator
John Hanpadungvongs, Manager of Residential Life
Matthew McCourt, Kayla Murkison Resident Assistants
Leslie Donohue, Chris Fitzsimons, School Physical Therapists

DANCE IN SCHOOLS & COMMUNITIES TEACHING ARTISTS

Alisa Clayton
Sammay Dizon
Phoenicia Pettyjohn
Jessica Recinos
Joti Singh
Genoa Sperske
Maura Whelehan

DANCE IN SCHOOLS & COMMUNITIES ACCOMPANISTS

Manolo Davila
David Frazier
Omar Ledezma
Zeke Nealy
Wade Peterson
Bongo Sidibe


Company Physicians

Richard Gibbs, M.D. & Rowan Paul, M.D., Supervising Physicians
Michael Leslie, Director, Dancer Wellness Center
Kristin Wingfield, M.D., Primary Care Sports Medicine
Frederic Bost, M.D., On-site Orthopedist
Peter Callander, M.D., Keith Donatto, M.D., Jon Dickinson, M.D., Orthopedic Advisors to the Company
Karl Schmetz, Consulting Physical Therapist
Active Care, Lisa Giannone, Director, Off-site Physical Therapy & Conditioning Classes
Leonard Stein, D.C., Chiropractic Care
Henry Berg, Rehabilitation Class Instructor
Gabrielle Shuman, Wellness Program Manager