Artistic Staff

Angel Corella
The Ruth & A. Morris Williams, Jr. Artistic Director

Samantha Dunster
The Deborah & Kurt Hilzinger Assistant Artistic Director

 

Charles Askegard
The Janis & Stephen Goodman Rehearsal Director

Eddy Tovar
Director, Philadelphia Ballet II

Music Staff

Beatrice Jona Affron
Music Director & Conductor
The Louise & Alan Reed Music Director

Luigi Mazzocchi
Concertmaster

Anne Peterson
Personnel Manager 

Martha Koeneman
Greapentrog Principal Pianist

Moriah Trenk
Company Pianist

J. Robert Loy
Librarian

Nathan Lofton and Rebecca Ostermann
Music Department Assistants

Administrative Staff

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

Shelly Power
Executive Director

Brooke Everett
Executive Assistant to the Executive Director | Board Liaison
[email protected]

ARTISTIC OPERATIONS

Christine Stone Martin
General Manager
[email protected]

Alexis Parente
Company Manager
[email protected]

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Sarah Cooper
Director of Community Engagement
[email protected]

Randy Benedict
Program Manager, In School Partnerships
[email protected]

Brianna Stoltzfus
Program Manager, Out of School Time & Public Education 
[email protected]

FACILITIES & RECEPTION

Wayne Dorrell
Head of Facilities & Special Projects
445.544.8419
[email protected]

Maya Cheeks
Office Administrator
[email protected]

Bill Halpin
Projects Manager

Reception
Jessica Avery
Anya Kress
Izzy Sufler
Rachael Ward

FINANCE & HUMAN RESOURCES

Jacque Meister
Director Human Resources
[email protected]

MARKETING & ADVANCEMENT

David Chambers
Chief Advancement Officer
[email protected]

Katie Restuccia
Marketing Manager
[email protected]

Zachary Joseph
Associate Director, Development
445.544.8415
[email protected]

Roger Lee
Publicist
[email protected]

Emily O’Rourke
Manager, Foundations & Government Relations
215.551.7000 ext. 1222
[email protected]

Samantha Jones
Annual Fund Coordinator
445.544.8440
[email protected]

John Hyatt
Advancement Operations Coordinator
445.544.8416
[email protected]

PRODUCTION

Daniel Wellman
Director of Production
[email protected]

Colette Wellman
Production Stage Manager/Associate Production Manager
[email protected] 

Michael Lambui
Production Coordinator
[email protected] 

Nick Kolin
Lighting Supervisor

Paul Hewitt
Head Carpenter

Patrick W. Kelly
Assistant Carpenter and Flyman

Uel Bergey
Master Electrician

Paul Myers and Christopher Flynn
Assistant Electricians

Daniel Amadie
Property Master 

Travis Salomone
Property Assistant 

Wendy Levin
Wardrobe Supervisor
[email protected]

Julie Watson
Costumer & Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor
[email protected]

Susie Benitez and Joy Rampulla
Wardrobe Assistants

SCHOOL OF PHILADELPHIA BALLET

James Payne
School Director
[email protected]

Melissa Chasse
School Administrator & PBII Company Manager
[email protected]

Joanne Smith
School Manager
215.587.6942
[email protected]

Bridget Payne
Principal of Student & Professional Programs
[email protected]

Joseph Cianciulli
Principal School Pianist

Faculty

Valerie Amiss
Alexei Charov
Natalia Charova
Charity Eagens
Cristina Espaillat
Blanca Huertas-Agnew
Lourdes Novoa
Jaime Santoro

Accompanists

Victoria Kogan
Jaime Malagon
Kevin Mucchetti
Natalia Varlashova

MEDICAL STAFF

Wen Chao, M.D., Nicholas A. DiNubile, M.D., and Marc I. Harwood, M.D.
Orthopedic Consultants

Julie Green, MSPT, OCS and Judith R. Peterson, M.D.
Physical Medicine & Rehab Consultants 

Laura Jenkins and Jennifer Williams
Licensed Massage Therapists

PATRON SERVICES – 215.893.1999 (Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm)

Brand-I Curtis
Karen Fleet
Dani Rose
Nicole Sikora

Rui Dong-Scott
Meg Hackney
Janelle Saaybe

Matthew Enters
Justin Pullins
Rachelle Seney

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The dancers of Philadelphia Ballet comprise a talented and unique group of accomplished performers. Our artists come from all walks of life, hailing from regions as far flung as Cuba and Japan to everywhere in between.

Meet the Artistic Staff

Philadelphia Ballet’s artistic staff provides knowledgeable and adept leadership. Each artistic associate brings to the table an impressive list of accomplishments in the field, as well as a level of dedication, determination, and creative vision required to foster and cultivate a world-class organization.