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Houston Ballet Staff Directory

aDMINISTRATION

Executive Director

James Nelson*

General Manager

Jennifer Steiner

Company Manager

Angela Uchytil

Executive Assistant and Board Liaison

Isabelle Dom


Finance AND TECHNOLOGY

Chief Financial Officer

Cheryl Lynn Zane*

Controller

Margot L. Curry

Director of Information Technology

MJ Bavaret

Information Technology Manager

Troy Mulvehill

Associate Director of Human Resources

Ty Woodfolk

HR & Payroll Administrator

Senior Accountant

Thelma Hearren

Payroll Administrator

Tessitura Service Manager

Bobby Moseley*

SQL Database/Report Developer

James Carter

Accounts Payable Manager

Diamantina Peña

Facilities Manager

Garth Luther

Network and Computer Supervisor

Receptionists

Monica Trevino


Development

Chief Development Officer

Angie Lane

Director of Individual Giving

Ashley G. Tagle

Director of Special Events

Alexandra Yates

Special Events Manager

Shannon Stricker

Director of Institutional Giving

Lindsey Hurst

Development Manager

Development Processing Manager

Ana Gonzalez

Institutional Giving Associate

Jessica Cortez

Special Events Associate

Devon Antonetti

Development Staff Associate

Darry Hearon

Development Operations Coordinator

Alexandra Di Nunzio

Patron Services Manager

Megan Raines

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NUTCRACKER MARKET

CEO, Nutcracker Market

Patsy Chapman*

Associate Director, Nutcracker Market 

Daisy Perez

Assistant to the CEO, Nutcracker Market 

Aimee Crawford

Nutcracker Market Associate

Sharon Powers

Nutcracker Market Assistant

Susan Lehmann

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Marketing and Public Relations

Director of Marketing and PR

Christian Brown

Associate Director of Marketing and PR

Elizabeth Cleveland

Associate Director of Ticketing Services

Angela Lee*

Box Office Manager

Lauren Gayden

Box Office Manager

Carlyn Scott*

Public Relations Manager

Sarah Lam

Subscriptions Manager

Jessica Chambers*

Web/ Digital Media Project Manager

Jared Murphy

Graphic Design Coordinator

Colleen Crowder

Public Relations Associate

Kimberly Cedeño

Education Marketing & PR Coordinator

Christina Bielstein

Group Sales Associate (Corporations)

Pamela Perry

Group Sales Associate

Catrinia Ruben

Marketing/PR Consultant

Teleservices Manager

Jacque Berkaw

Wortham Theatre Center Box Office
Customer Service Representatives

Lynn Chung, Robert Delatte, Stephan Little, Cristina Muniz, Claudia Pava, Kendra Poz, Christine Vaglienty, Chenay Newton, Sydney Tucker, Austin Cushman

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Production

Director of Production

Andrew Nielsen

Head of Costumes

Laura Lynch*

Technical Director

Max Parrilla

Associate Production Managers

Michelle de los Reyes,
Rachael Fernandez 

Resident Lighting Designer

Lisa J. Pinkham

Production Coordinator

Jennifer Estrada

Audio/Video Coordinator

David Rivera

Production Assistant

Cameron Thorp

Shoe Coordinator

Molly Searcy

Costume Shop Manager 

Kaleb Babb

Wardrobe Coordinators

Ruth Dentel,
Veronica Stark, George Pires

Master Carpenter

Ed Witt

Master Electrician

Barry Thomas*

Property Master

Zenon Bareja*

Assistant Electrician

Jason Mathis

Assistant Carpenter

Larry Lewis

Wigs & Make-up Supervisor

Amanda Mitchell

Costume Shop

Allison Duke, Pat Ferrier, Monica Guerra, Laurie Husmann, Tina Ladner, Bonnie Le Grande, Kathleen Lothringer, Serhiy Ovechko, Marcus Pontello,  Claire Robinson, Crystal Schultea,  Shanna Tucker, Laura
Whittenton, Samantha Wollenberg

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Artistic

Artistic Director

Stanton Welch*

Principal Ballet Master

Louise Lester*

Ballet Masters

Steven Woodgate*

Associate Choreographer

Christopher Bruce*, C.B.E.

Artistic Administrator

Kelli Gilson

Artistic Administrative Associate

Marian Bayer

Principal Coaches

Yannick Boquin, Johnny Eliasen, Monique Loudieres

Coaches

Barbara Bears*,
Dawn Scannell*


Music

Music Director

Ermanno Florio*

Orchestra Manager/Music Administrator

Richard Reeves*

Concertmaster

Denise Tarrant*

Music Librarian/Pianists' Manager

Theresa Hanebury*

Principal Pianist/Music Coordinator

Katherine Burkwall-Ciscon*

Academy Pianist Coordinator

Jennifer Edmondson

Company Pianist

Katherine Burkwall-Ciscon*,
Tarana Taylor

Academy Pianists

Jennifer Edmondson,
Grecia Lavanderos,
Jaime Malagon,William Marsden,
Tarana Taylor, Janusz Rothbard, April Zhi Li-Thompson

Academy Part-Time Pianists

Donna Cameron, Tomoe Hayashi, Ning-Chih Hsu, Pelayo Parlade, Alex Winkler, Krystel Grauvogl, Nara Jeffus, April Zhi Li-Thompson, Liz Mendez

Academy Percussionists

Aaron Hermes, Ilya Kolosz,
Kirk Suddreath


Academy

Director of Academy

Shelly Power*

Ballet Master HBII

Claudio Muñoz*

HBII Ballet Master, Upper School Principal

Sabrina Lenzi

Middle School Principal

Cheryne Busch*

Upper School Principal

Sabrina Lenzi

Lower School Principal

Melissa Bowman

Lower School Instructor

Elizabeth Everitt

Principal Instructor

Andrew Murphy

Associate Director of Operations 

Christine Stone Martin

Registrar

Artistic Operations Manager 

Yahudi Castañeda

Summer Program Manager 

Molly LeBeau

Student Services Coordinator

Katie Wesche

Academy Administrative Associate 

Carly Penrod

Associate Director, Education and Community Engagement 

Jennifer Sommers

Program Manager, Education and Community Engagement  

Lauren Anderson*

Coordinator, Education & Community Engagement

Sue Ellen Hill

Administrative Assistant, Education and Community Engagement 

Denae Powell 

Academy Instructors and Teaching Artists

Paul Appleman, Alex Arizpe, Susan Bryant*, Amy Cain, Jeanne Doornbos*, Michele Kitchen, Valerie Handy, Vi Dieu, Sandra Organ*, Frances Perez-Ball, Sally Rojas*, Michael Remson, Krissy Richmond*, Sarah Yarbrough, Valerie Handy, Lucinda Rohrer

Pilates Team

Sarah Davis, Jo Yost Ulrich*, James Harren*, Sarah Mifsud, Paula Neff, Carrie Nichols

School Psychologist

Dr. Brian Goonan

Administrative Assistant

Summer Dorm Chaperone

Kathy Hatch

Resident Dorm Supervisor

John Hanpadungvongs

Academic Advisor

John Glosup,Nathanial Nakadate,
Lillian Schafer

*Houston Ballet staff who have over 10 years of service
Ballet: Madame Butterfly
Dancer(s): Sara Webb
Photo by: Jim Caldwell