Acting Executive Director Dr. Kathryn Gigler
Director of Human Resources  Lauren Carlini
Executive Coordinator Liana Pears
Front Desk and HR Administrator
William Wharton


Artistic Director Adam W. McKinney
Rehearsal Directors

Marianna Tcherkassky

Steven Annegarn

Music Director and Conductor Charles Barker
Company Pianist and Music Administrator Yoland Collin


Finance Manager Shelly Swartz


Director of Marketing Lou Castelli
Senior Manager, Ticketing & Patron Experience Tanaz Walendziewicz
Group Sales Manager Jamie Adams
Graphic Designer Homar Herrera
Digital Marketing Manager Machaela Erdeljac
Public Relations and Media Manager Laurie Rieger
Data Management Specialist Phoebe Orr
School Marketing Manager Aviana Adams


Director of Development  David Hammond
Associate Director of Development
Aziza El Feil
Grants & Sponsorships Manager Lauren Churilla
Development Associate Natalie DelVecchio-Wolfe

Education and Community Engagement

Director of Education and Community Engagement  Kerra Alexander
Associate Director of Education and Accessibility Lindsey Kaine
Manager of Audience Education & Archives Lisa Auel
Dance & Wellness Manager Marcella Day


Director of Production Greg Coppolo
Production Stage Manager  Alicia Reece


Costume Director Kristin McLain
First Hand Anna Buntin
Costume Assistant Kaylee Hansberry
Stitchers Kathleen Sullivan


Dean of School Raymond Rodriguez
Head of Pre-Professional Division Marjorie Grundvig
Head of Curriculum and Student Division Eun Young Ahn
Head of Men’s Programming Christopher Budzynski
Head of Children’s Division Kaila Lewis
School Operations Coordinator Elise Gillum
Registrar and Enrollment Manager Autumn Lenze
Front Desk Administrator  Sean Hale
School Music Coordinator Ellen Gozion
Pianist  Maja Petrovic

UPMC Sports Medicine Medical Team

Physicians  MaCalus V. Hogan, MD Orthopedic Surgery
Kelley Anderson, DO Primary Care Sports Medicine
Athletic Training Brittany Gibson, MS, LAT, ATC
Physical Therapy Catherine Hagan Vargo PT, DPT, OCS, SCS
Danielle Hildebrand, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS
Consulting Sports Nutritionist Jeffrey Lucchino, MS, RDN, CSSD