Artistic Staff



Adam Sklute

Adam Sklute
Artistic Director

Pamela Robinson-Harris
Principal Ballet Mistress
Nicolo Fonte
Resident Choreographer
Bruce Caldwell 
Ballet Master

  Jane Wood-Smith
Ballet Mistress

 Heather Thackeray
Assistant to the Artistic Director

Christopher Sellars
First Soloist
Interim Director of Ballet West II


Terence Kern 
Music Director Emeritus
Jared Oaks
Assistant Music Director

Principal Class / Associate Rehearsal Pianist - Grigoriy Ayrapetov
Rob Wood - Class Pianist

Technical Production

Michael Andrew Currey 
Director of Production and Artistic Operations 

Production Stage Manager - Michael McCulloch
Stage Manager and Shoe Coordinator - Amanda Craig 
Lighting Designer - Nicholas Cavallaro
Head Carpenter and Technical Director - Rob Clifford 
Assistant Carpenter - Joshua Belka
Head Electrician - Bruce Fugit 
Assistant Electrician - David Deutch 
Properties Master - Cory A. Thorell
Heidi Belka - Pyrotechnician
John Cook - Scenic Artist 
The Run of Show Crew - Members I.A.T.S.E. Local 99


Costume Production

David Heuvel 
Costume Production Director

Costume Shop Manager - Cindy Farrimond
Head Stitcher - Barbara Arcolio
Stitchers - Katherine Kimmel, Mary Kay Feicht
Wardrobe Superviser - Jacquelin Cintura Bryce
Wardrobe Assistant and Assistant Shoe Coordinator - Barbara Lambert
Wig Master - Yancey J. Quick


Ballet West Academy

Director - Peter Christie
School Administrator - Lisa Hoyt
Principal Faculty - Jan Clark Fugit, Jeffrey Rogers, Cati Snarr
Faculty - Victoria Bearden, Nikki Bybee, Shelly Cordova, Heather Fryxell, Ai Fuji Nelson, Lisa Hoyt, 
Lisa Johnson, Gabriella Moore, Jessica Pearson, Anne Marie Smith, Heather Thackeray
Class and Rehearsal Pianists - Grigoriy Ayrapetov, Vilena Barekyan, Jim Kuemmerle