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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

Human Resources Manager

Lacey DeLaine Chance

Human Resources Coordinator

Travis Chambers

Payroll Manager

Carla Cortez

Tessitura Service Manager

Bobby Moseley*

SQL Database/Report Developer

James Carter

Accounts Payable Manager

Diamantina Peña

Facilities Manager

Garth Luther

Network and Computer Supervisor

Alpha Parker

Receptionists

Monica Trevino


Development

Chief Development Officer

Angie Lane

Director of Individual Giving

Ashley Gallegos

Director of Special Events

Alexandra Yates

Assistant Director of Institutional Giving

Lindsey Hurst

Assistant Director of Special Events

Suzie Cadey

Development Manager

Ally Krebeck

Development Processing Manager

Ana Gonzalez

Institutional Giving Associate

Jessica Cortez

Special Events Associate

Sharon Powers

Development Staff Associate

Darry Hearon

Development Operations Coordinator

Alexandra Di Nunzio

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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 Assistant

Susan Lehmann

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Marketing and Public Relations

Director of Marketing and PR

Christian Brown

Marketing Manager

Elizabeth Cleveland

Box Office Manager

Lauren Gayden

Box Office Manager

Carlyn Scott

Public Relations Manager

Sarah Lam

Subscriptions Manager

Jessica Chambers

Ticket Services Manager

Angela Lee*

Web/ Digital Media Project Manager

Jared Murphy

Public Relations Associate

Kimberly Cedeño

Group Sales Associate (Corporations)

Pamela Perry

Group Sales Associate

Catrinia Ruben

Marketing/PR Consultant

Connie McMillian Turner

Teleservices Manager

Jacque Berkaw

Wortham Theatre Center Box Office
Customer Service Representatives

Lynn Chung, Shannon Davidson, Robert Delatte, Stephan Little, Cristina Muniz, Claudia Pava, Kendra Poz, Berangeré Ross, Marcela Salisbury, Karla Sanchez, Christine Vaglienty

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Production

Director of Production

Brian A. Walker*

Head of Costumes

Laura Lynch*

Technical Director

Nathan Haworth

Associate Production Managers

Michelle Elliott,
Rachael Fernandez 

Resident Lighting Designer

Lisa J. Pinkham

Production Coordinator

Jennifer Estrada

Audio/Video Coordinator

David Rivera

Production Assistant

Shoe Coordinator

Molly Searcy

Wardrobe Coordinators

Ruth Dentel,
Veronica Stark

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

Costume Shop Supervisor

Kaleb Babb

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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 Edmonson

Company Pianist

Katherine Burkwall-Ciscon*,
Phebe Wusan,
Tarana Taylor

Academy Pianists

Jennifer Edmondson,
Grecia Lavanderos,
Jaime Malagon,William Marsden,
Tarana Taylor, Liz Mendez

Academy Part-Time Pianists

Donna Cameron, Tomoe Hayashi, Ning-Chih Hsu, Pelayo Parlade, Alex Winkler, Krystel Grauvogl

Academy Percussionists

Aaron Hermes, Ilya Kolosz,
Robert Smalls, 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 Instructor

Elizabeth Everitt

Principal Instructor

Andrew Murphy

Associate Director of Operations 

Christine Stone Martin

Registrar

Jennifer Stoeck

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

Education and Community Engagement Program Manager 

Lauren Anderson*

Education and Community Engagement Administrative Assistant 

Dancy Lukeman

Academy Instructors and Teaching Artists

Paul Appleman, Alex Arizpe, Susan Bryant*, Amy Cain, Jeanne Doornbos*, Michele Kitchen, Sarah Oakley, 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

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