ADMINISTRATION

Staff Directory

Artistic Staff

ZALMAN RAFFAEL

Artistic Director/CEO

919-719-0800 ext. 8485

ROBERT WEISS

 Founding Artistic Director

919-719-0800 ext. 8465

DEBRA AUSTIN

Ballet Master

919-719-0800 ext. 8477

MARIN BOIERU

Ballet Master

919-719-0800 ext. 8477

DAMEON NAGEL

Ballet Master

919-719-0800 ext. 8487

MELISSA PODCASY

Ballet Master

PABLO JAVIER PEREZ

Ballet Master

919-719-0800 ext. 8487

LYNNE TAYLOR-CORBETT

Principal Guest Choreographer

ALFRED E. STURGIS

Music Director

REBECCA ARCE

Resident Physical Therapist

ELIZABETH HENRY

Senior Consulting Physical Therapist

Administrative Staff

ANNE DARTER

Director of Finance

919-719-0800 ext. 8449

AJI TOURAY

Accounting & Benefits Manager

919-719-0800 ext. 8466

COURTNEY HILLIARD

General Manager

919-719-0800 ext. 8458

EMILY MCGEEHAN

Executive Assistant to the Artistic Director/CEO 

JENNY PALMER

Marketing Coordinator & Accounting Associate

919-719-0800 ext. 8478

Development Staff

ADAM SCHIFFER

Director of Development

919-719-0800 ext. 8457

MARJORIE TERRY

Senior Development Associate

919-719-0800 ext. 8454

SUSANNAH STEWART

Development Associate

Marketing Staff

APRIL CRAIG

Graphic/Web Designer

919-720-6222

JENNY PALMER

Marketing Coordinator & Accounting Associate

919-719-0800 ext. 8478

Box Office Staff

AURORA CAREY

Box Office Manager

919-719-0800 ext. 8467

SEAN ARMSTRONG

Box Office Associate

919-719-0800 ext. 8453

Production Staff

MATTHEW STRAMPE

Production Manager 

919-719-0800 ext. 8464

JULIA TYSON

Production Stage Manager

919-719-0800 ext. 8462

ROSS KOLMAN

Resident Lighting Designer

919-719-0800 ext. 8483

JEFF A.R. JONES

Resident Designer

919-719-0800

ANDREW ARMAS

Technical Director

919-719-0800

TERRY BAKER

Costume Director

919-719-0800 ext. 8480

AMBER FUNDERBURK

First Hand

919-719-0800 ext. 8480

EMILY GRACE MAYS

Wardrobe Coordinator

DONI ROTUNNO

Wardrobe Technician

School of Carolina Ballet Staff

SHELLEY JACOBSSON

Superintendent of
School Operations

919-719-0800 ext. 8459

JAN BURKHARD

Co-Chair of Faculty

HAYDEN JOHNSON

Administrative Assistant

LUCILLE JONES

Administrative Assistant

Summer Intensive Staff

MARGARET SEVERIN-HANSEN

Director of Summer Intensive

919-719-0800 ext. 8459

SHELLEY JACOBSSON

Superintendent of
School Operations

919-719-0800 ext. 8459

Sales Staff

JIM CASEY

Director of Sales

919-719-0800 ext. 8463