Atlanta Ballet Gennadi Nedvigin | Artistic Director

Atlanta Ballet Gennadi Nedvigin | Artistic Director

Administration, Artistic & Production


Arturo Jacobus, President & CEO
Manda Wilhite, Board Relations & Capital Campaign Manager


Gennadi Nedvigin, Artistic Director
Sarah Hillmer, Ballet Mistress
Roman Rykine, Ballet Master
Dale Shields, Ballet Mistress

Finance & Administration

Pamela Whitacre, Chief Operating Officer
Bradley Renner, General Manager
Mary French, Operations Director
Lene Sabin, Accounting Manager
Hana Miller, Bookkeeper/Office Manager
Alan Strange, IT/Database Coordinator

Development & Fundraising

Steven B. Libman, Chief Advancement Officer
Mia Colson, Institutional Giving Officer
Amy Green, Major Gifts Officer
Lauren Elliott, Individual Gifts Officer
Celeste Pendarvis, Special Events Manager
Rosetta Bonavita, Development Assistant

Marketing & Public Relations

Tricia Ekholm, Chief Marketing Officer
Kelly Pierce, Associate Director of Marketing
Julia Berg, Public Relations Manager
Brian Wallenberg, Social Media Coordinator/Videographer
Myredith Gonzales, Group Sales Manager
Lauren Caplan, Marketing Coordinator
Áine Imbach, Public Relations/Graphics Assistant

Ticketing & Patron Services

Lindsay Smith, Associate Director of Ticketing & Patron Services
Dana Hylton Calabro, Patron Services Associate
Desiree Houston, Patron Services Assistant
Bekkie Murphy, Patron Services Assistant


Thomas Fowlkes, Director of Production
John Beaulieu, Production Manager/Technical Director
Amanda Craig, Stage Manager
Sicily Palms, Company Manager/Assistant Stage Manager
Joseph Walls, Lighting Supervisor


Colleen McGonegle, Costume Director
Rehnuma Tajbin, Draper/Patternmaker
Sophia Parrish, Wardrobe Supervisor/Costume Technician
Benjamin Walsh, Construction Supervisor
Jane Kuipers, Costume Technician
Susan Carter, Costume Technician

Centre For Dance Education

Gennadi Nedvigin, Artistic Director
Sharon Story, Dean
Kelly Cooper, Centre Administrative Director
Diane Sales, Community Partnerships Manager
Kaitlyn Wesche, Centre Programs Coordinator
Ansilla Bearden, Satellite Manager
Kate Gaul, Buckhead Centre Principal 
Nicole Adams, Virginia-Highland Centre Principal

Centre Education Associates
Erin Bridwell, Ashley Gibson, Ann Heard, Kelly Anne Hynek, Madia Menlee, Samantha Torres

Atlanta Ballet Boutique
Leslie Campbell Judge, General Manager
Kate LaFoy, Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre Boutique Manager
Nardja el-Shabazz, Buckhead Centre Boutique Coordinator
Sarah Pinson, Warehouse/Inventory Manager
Hillary Drawe, Company Shoe Manager

Full-time Faculty
Serena Chu, Guangchen Fu, Armando Luna, Carol Szkutek, Abigail Tan-Gamino


Nicole Adams, Ansilla Bearden, Shirley Bennett, Erin Bridwell, Harmony Clair, Kelly Cooper, Lonnie Davis, Lauren Derrig, Rebekah Diaddigo, Samba Diallo, Hillary Drawe, Sarah Emery, Taylor Ferguson, Vershion Funderburk, Pedro Gamino, Kate Gaul, Ashley Gibson, Giselle Gilmore, Alera Harrison, Sarah Hillmer, Sean Nguyen Hilton, Nathan Hites, Michelle Jericevich, Jelani Jones, Chelsea Manning, Rosemary Miles, Terese Reynolds-Thomas, Chantia Robinson, Erin Robinson, Diane Sales, Roscoe Sales, Jared Tan, Alexis Whitehead-Polk

Alan Brown, Kyla Cummings, Elizabeth Grimes, Ronnie Ray, Yulia Rice, Gretel Rodriguez