Behind the Curtain

Staff Directory

Artistic Staff

ROBERT WEISS

Artistic Director/CEO

919-719-0800 ext. 8465

ZALMAN RAFFAEL

Co-Artistic Director

919-719-0800 ext. 8485

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

919-719-0800 ext. 8472

PABLO JAVIER PEREZ

Ballet Master

919-719-0800

ALICIA FABRY

Ballet Master

919-719-0800

LYNNE TAYLOR-CORBETT

Principal Guest Choreographer

ALFRED E. STURGIS

Music Director

REBECCA ARCE

Resident Physical Therapist

ELIZABETH HENRY

Senior Consulting Physical Therapist

ELIZABETH R. PARKER

Assistant to the Artistic Director

919-719-0800 ext. 8452

Administrative Staff

MICHELE WEATHERS

Executive Director

919-719-0800 ext. 8460

LAURIE TOLLERTON

Administrative Director

919-719-0800 ext. 8458

ANNE DARTER

Director of Finance

919-719-0800 ext. 8449

AJI TOURAY

Accounting & Benefits Manager

919-719-0800 ext. 8466

Development Staff

ADAM SCHIFFER

Development Manager

919-719-0800 ext. 8457

MARJORIE TERRY

Senior Development Associate

919-719-0800 ext. 8454

KIRSIS CONCEPCION

Development Associate

919-719-0800 ext. 8486

MIA XAVIER

Individual Gifts Officer

919-747-8455

KYLE CONROY

Individual Gifts Officer

919-719-0800 ext. 8461

Marketing Staff

SARA E. REICHLE

Director of Marketing & Communications

919-719-0800 ext. 8450

HEATHER PICQUET

Marketing Coordinator

919-719-0800 ext. 8468

APRIL CRAIG

Graphic/Web Designer

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

Sales Staff

JIM CASEY

Director of Sales

919-719-0800 ext. 8463

Production Staff

MATTHEW STRAMPE

Production Manager & Technical Director

919-719-0800 ext. 8464

JULIA TYSON

Production Stage Manager

919-719-0800 ext. 8462

KERRI L. MARTINSEN

Resident Costume Designer/Costume Director

919-719-0800 ext. 8480

ROSS KOLMAN

Resident Lighting Designer

919-719-0800 ext. 8483

JEFF A.R. JONES

Resident Designer

919-719-0800

ANDREW ARMAS

Assistant Technical Director

919-719-0800

DAVID HEUVEL

Principal Guest Costume Designer

919-719-0800 ext. 8452

ELLA BROOKS

Wardrobe Manager/Designer

919-719-0800 ext. 8480

AMBER FUNDERBURK

Wardrobe Assistant

919-719-0800 ext. 8480

CHRISTINE MCINNIS

First Hand

919-719-0800 ext. 8480

ALINE JOHNSON

Props Mistress

919-719-0800

REIGNER BETHUNE

Nutcracker Children’s Coordinator

919-719-0800 ext. 8489

School of Carolina Ballet Staff

SHELLEY JACOBSSON

Director of School Operations

919-719-0800 ext. 8459

Summer Intensive Staff

MARGARET SEVERIN-HANSEN

Summer Intensive
Artistic Director

919-719-0800 ext. 8459