Artistic Staff

Artistic DirectorTerrence S. Orr
Assistant to the Artistic DirectorRobert Vickrey
Ballet MistressMarianna Tcherkassky
Ballet MasterSteven Annegarn
Music Director and ConductorCharles Barker
Company PianistYoland Collin

Executive Staff

Executive DirectorHarris N. Ferris
Assistant to the Executive DirectorRosemary Sterner

Finance Staff

Director of Operations and FinanceJay Romano
Accountant/Human Resources ManagerShelly Swartz
Receptionist/Office ManagerJamie Adams

Marketing Staff

Director of Marketing & Communications

Aimee DiAndrea

Ticketing ManagerTanaz Walendziewicz
Group Sales ManagerFrancine Schiffman
Graphic Design Manager / Staff Photographer
Kelly Perkovich
Marketing & Media Relations ManagerMeghan Swartz
Merchandising ManagerKristen Urban
Customer Care Representatives

Linda Cunko
Debbie Bizek
Jessica Marcrum

Development Staff

Director of DevelopmentLois Wholey
Foundation Relations & Grants ManagerAudra Mellix Allen
Development ManagerAziza El Feil

Corporate Relations Manager

Robert Jessup

Individual Giving Manager

Kelsey Patsch

Special Events Manager

Heather Dougherty

Education Staff

Director of Education and Community EngagementAlyssa Herzog Melby
Manager of Audience Education and ArchivesLisa Auel

Production Staff

Production ManagerJoe Lumia
Stage Manager/Assistant Production Manager Alicia Reece
Information Systems ManagerJoel LaFleur


CostumierJanet Marie Groom
Costume AssistantTiia Torchia
Makeup Artist and Hair DresserSherry Deberson
StitchersDonna Oxley, first hand
Kathleen Sullivan
Annie Anderson

School Staff

DirectorsDennis Marshall
Marjorie Grundvig
Operations DirectorAaron Rinsema
Principal of the Student DivisionJanet Popeleski
Children’s Division Coordinator Kaila Lewis 
Principal of the Open DivisionRobert Vickrey
Communications ManagerVernée Smith-Isbell
Operations Manager & RegistrarRachael Paholich
Administrative Support

Martha Adams
Mike Sweeney

Consulting Psychiatrist
Antoine Douaihy, M.D.
Teachers & Musicians  
MaintenanceRay Lantzy