Staff Directory

artistic DIRECTOR

Gil Boggs

executive DIRECTOR

Sameed Afghani


Academy Director 
Erica Fischbach, (303) 339-1620 

Director of Men's Training
Domenico Luciano

Academy Principal
Bernadette Torres

Lower Division Coordinator 
Suellen De Villiers

Assistant Academy Principal
Gabrielle Johnson

Academy Operations Manager
Julie Anderson

Academy Administrators
Lindsay Falter
ianca Kovalenko

Summer Intensive Operations Manager
Sean Omandam

Academy Wardrobe Manager
Jennifer Aiken

Academy Main
(303) 339-1623


Chief Advancement Officer
Karen Sumner, (303) 339-1714 

Senior Director of Development
Ashley Harkrader, (303) 339-1629

Development Administrator
Sophia Koop, (303) 339-1642

Manager of Events and Annual Giving
Andy Cota, (303) 339-1618

Assistant Director of Institutional Giving
Marlene Viloria, (303) 339-1722


Ballet Master/Assistant to the Artistic Director  
Sandra Brown

Ballet Masters 
Lorita Travaglia
Maria Mosina

Music Director & Principal Conductor
Adam Flatt

Associate Conductor
Catherine Sailer

Company Pianist
Natalia Arefieva

Education & Community Engagement

Director of Education & Community Engagement
Emily Herrin, (303) 339-1632

Manager of Education & Community Engagement
Cassie Wilson, (303) 339-1619

Education & Community Engagement Coordinator
Katherine Reller, (303) 339-1710

Education & Community Engagement Assistant 
Meghan Hopkins-Brown


Director of Accounting
Janina Falik, (303) 339-1625

Senior Database Administrator  
Michelle Herring, (303) 339-1723

HR Generalist 
Stephanie Kautz, (303) 339-1622

Staff Accountant
Katrina Pulice, (303) 339-1610

Accounting Associate
Meera Neelati

Administrative Assistant 
Chelsea Branson

Boutique Manager
Edie Bell

Academy Business Coordinator 
Eve Gordon

Marketing & Public Relations

Director of Marketing & Communications
Rachel Perez, (303) 339-1630 

Marketing Manager
Melissa Longiaru

Marketing & Communications Associate
Olivia McCartney

Graphic Designer
Christopher Hernandez

Videographer & Photographer 
Andrew Fassbender


Patron Services Manager 
Joy Xiaodan, (303) 339-1637 

Patron Services Representatives 
Madeline Ryner, (303) 339-1637  
Breawna Kraske, (303) 339-1637


Director of Production
James Whitehill

Production & Advancement Coordinator
Kristina Sablatura, (303) 339-1615

Production Stage Manager
Hally Albers

Company Manager
Julia Sattler

Wardrobe & Shoe Manager & Costume Designer
Shirin Lankarani, (303) 339-1626

Head Carpenter
Mike Boswell

Assistant Carpenter/Head Flyman
Jared Cook

Head Electrician
Rita Richardson

Assistant Electrician
Amanda Short

Head Property Master
Nate Oldham

Technical Director & Production Manager Emeritus
Pete Nielson 

Lighting Director Emeritus
Patrick "Red" Howard

Master Carpenter Emeritus
David Jackson

Property Master Emeritus
David Jaramillo

Assistant Stage Manager & Facilities
Xaalan Dolence

Company Physical Therapist
Mieke Braun Scripps MPT, DPT

Assistant Physical Therapist
Sarah Graham, MSPT

Company Orthopedist
Joshua Metzl, MD

Massage Therapist
Anne Denton

Lorita Travaglia, L.Ac, Dipl. CHM

Dr. David S. Shapiro

Company Photographers
Rachel Neville
Mike Watson

Company Videographer
David Andrews

Orchestra Personnel Manager
April Johannesen

Orchestra Librarian
Gyongyi Petheo

Wardrobe Assistant
Katherine Scoggins

Jessica Sotwick
Emily Mastalerz
Sarah Hunsinger
Maria Hajiaghaee
Rebecca Travers
Devon Webb
Joe Tompkins
Kristen Riegler

Carole Atkins

Wig Stylist
Megan O'Connor

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