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 Ballet Master

Eddy Tovar
Director, Pennsylvania Ballet II

Music Staff

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

Luigi Mazzocchi

Anne Peterson
Personnel Manager 

Martha Koeneman
Greapentrog Principal Pianist


Moriah Trenk
Company Pianist

J. Robert Loy

Nathan Lofton and Rebecca Ostermann
Music Department Assistants


Shelly Power
Executive Director

Christine Stone Martin
General Manager | Interim Company Manager

Brooke Everett
Executive Assistant to the Executive Director | Board Liaison


Sarah Cooper
Director of Community Engagement

Randy Benedict
Program Manager, In School Partnerships

Brianna Stoltzfus
Program Manager, Out of School Time & Public Education


David Chambers
Chief Advancement Officer

Kara Callahan
Head of Marketing

Andrew Hungate
Digital Marketing & Promotions Manager

Zachary Joseph
Associate Director, Individual Gifts

Emily O’Rourke
Manager, Foundations & Government Relations
215.551.7000 ext. 1222

Julianna Laseter
Development Coordinator

Carol Scarazzini
Director of Finance & Human Resources

Jennifer Walsh Nilan
Payroll & Benefits Coordinator

Amber Hinshaw
Facilities Administrator


Daniel Wellman
Director of Production

Colette Wellman
Production Stage Manager/Associate Production Manager 

Norah Scheinman
Assistant Stage Manager

Nick Kolin
Lighting Supervisor

Aleksandra Anistratova
Assistant Lighting Designer

Paul Hewitt
Head Carpenter

Patrick W. Kelly
Assistant Carpenter and Flyman

Uel Bergey
Master Electrician

Paul Meyers and Christopher Flynn
Assistant Electricians

Daniel Amadie
Property Master 

Travis Salomone
Property Assistant 

Wendy Levin
Wardrobe Supervisor

Julie Watson
Costumer & Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor

Susie Benitez and Joy Rampulla
Wardrobe Assistants


James Payne
School Director

Melissa Chasse
School Administrator

Joanne Smith
School Manager

Bridget Payne
Principal of Student & Professional Programs

Joseph Cianciulli
Principal School Pianist


Amy Aldridge
Valerie Amiss
Sterling Baca
Laura Bowman
Alexei Charov
Natalia Charova
Charity Eagens
Cristina Espaillat
Blanca Huertas-Agnew
Lourdes Novoa
Jaime Santoro


Karina Adriana
Victoria Kogan
Jaime Malagon
Kevin Mucchetti
Jeff Story
Natalia Varlashova


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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Meet the Dancers

The dancers of Pennsylvania 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

Pennsylvania 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.

Season & Tickets

Whether you enjoy the grandeur and pageantry of full-length ballets or the breathtaking innovation of more contemporary works, our 54th season consists of a mixed repertoire designed to thrill and delight.