Staff

Ballet Arizona Staff

Ib Andersen – Artistic Director
Samantha Turner – Executive Director

ARTISTIC
Rehearsal Director – Maria Simonetti
Ballet Mistress – Lisbet Companioni
Company Photographer – Alexander Iziliaev
Resident Lighting Designer – Michael Korsch
Company Accompanists – Lynne Haeseler, Amanda Hidalgo, Robert Kaplan, Bill Swayze, Lincoln Wright

PRODUCTION
Director of Production – Michael Panvini
Stage Manager – Laura Cadieux
Technical Director – Joseph Piirto
Assistant Stage Manager – Rebekah Carriere
Master Electrician – Alexis Raetz
Deck Crew – Charles Flynn
Additional Stagehands provided by IATSE Local #336
Costume Director – Leonor Texidor
Costume Shop Staff –  Flor Arce, Miranda Haut, Carolina Tavarez, Amy To, Manuela Zavala, Bukuri Zejnati
Chiropractor – Dr. Paul Frame
Physical Therapist – Itamar Stern

DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING
Director of Development & Marketing – Jami Kozemczak

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

MARKETING & BOX OFFICE
Marketing Operations Manager – Jordan Edwards
Digital Marketing Manager – Matthew DiBattista
Marketing Assistant – Danielle Munoz
Box Office Coordinator – Kei Lani Daniels
Box Office Assistant – Madison Price

EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Education & Community Engagement Manager – Alexandra Papazian

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
Director of Finance – Theresa Stack
Accounting Manager – Sandra Higbee
Senior Administrative Assistant – Tara Mulligan

THE SCHOOL OF BALLET ARIZONA
School Manager – Jasmine Nunn
School Registrar – Diona Peltcs
School Photographer – Brianne Bland
Upper Division Coordinator – Fabiola Ambrosio
Children’s and Lower Division Coordinator – Fabiana Poulis
Summer Intensive Coordinator – David Krensing
Arizona School for the Arts Program Manager – Gia Firicano
School Accompanists – Aida Aslanyan, Allison Crenshaw, Arion Tanabe, Bill Swayze, Juliana Witt, Joni van Rossum, Klara Kukumi, Larry Phibbs, Lynne Haeseler, Natasha Schwimmer, Nathan Uhl, Xuelai Wu