Staff

Ballet Arizona Staff

Ib Andersen – Artistic Director
Samantha Turner – Executive Director

ARTISTIC
Rehearsal Director & School Director – Maria Simonetti
Ballet Mistress – Lisbet Companioni
Ballet Master – David Krensing
Company Photographer – Rosalie O’Connor
Resident Lighting Designer – Michael Korsch
Company Accompanists – Lynne Haeseler, Amanda Hidalgo, Robert Kaplan, Bill Swayze

PRODUCTION
Director of Production – Michael Panvini
Stage Manager – Laura Cadieux
Technical Director – Zachary Cooper
Assistant Technical Director & Master Electrician – Jessica Munoz
Deck Crew – Charles Flynn
Additional Stagehands provided by IATSE Local #336
Costume Director – Leonor Texidor
Costume Shop Staff –  Flor Loya and Manuela Zavala
Physical Therapist – Itamar Stern

DEVELOPMENT
Director of Development – Jami Kozemczak
Development Operations Manager – Natalie Salvione
Corporate & Foundation Manager – Rachel Stern
Annual Fund Manager – Elyse Salisz
Development Coordinator – Ellen Bialek
Grant Consultant – Bethany Taylor

MARKETING & BOX OFFICE
Director of Marketing – Leslie Marquez
Marketing Coordinator – Nikiana Medansky
Box Office Manager – Stephen McDonough
Box Office Coordinator – Kristen Rodriguez

EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Education & Community Engagement Assistant – Claire Schmaltz

THE SCHOOL OF BALLET ARIZONA
School Manager – Jasmine Nunn
School Administrator – Tyler Hooten
School Photographer – Tzu-Chia Huang
Children’s and Lower Division Coordinator – Fabiana Poulis
Upper Division Student Liaison – Gillmer Duran
Summer Intensive Coordinator – David Krensing
Arizona School for the Arts Program Manager – Gia Firicano
School Accompanists – Larisa Denman, Amanda Hidalgo, Robert Kaplan, Klara Kukumi, Larry Phibbs, Natasha Schwimmer, Terry Seretis, Eleni-Persefoni Stavrianou, Bill Swayze