Administrative Staff

Scott AltmanScott Altman

Executive Director

Scott Altman joins Ballet West as the company’s newly appointed Executive Director. He brings with him nearly three decades of experience in the performing arts and non-profit arts administration. Altman is the former General Director of the Phoenix-based Arizona Opera where, under his leadership, the company experienced unprecedented patron growth and expanded audience development.  He also oversaw the design and construction of a new Opera Center in central Phoenix and successfully consolidated operations into one city.

Altman’s professional activities, association and community activities include, among many others, serving as Regional and District Adjudicator for the Metropolitan Opera National Council, The University of Arizona Presidents Competition, and the Dallas Opera Competition. Altman is also the Recipient of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Citation of Excellence for 2007, 2008, and 2009.
Prior to his roles in administration, Scott had a 20-year career as a professional singer and performed 37 distinct opera roles throughout the country. Along his path to administration, Scott was also an instructor of opera at Princeton University. He continues to instruct master classes and adjudicate prominent vocal competitions nationwide.

Altman went on to complete his Master of Music degree at Manhattan School of Music in New York, after receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the State University College at Purchase in Purchase, New York.


Summer Wilson

Director of Business Expansion and Company Management

Pama Rejali

Grants Administrator and Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Lisa Jensen

Retail Sales & Boutique Manager


Ken Dodson

Director of Finance and Administration

Felicia Cowan

Human Resource and Payroll Manager

Jennifer Bailey

Staff Accountant

Robin L. Holt

Accounts Payable Coordinator


Tom Michel

Director of Advancement and External Affairs

Reagan Tolboe

Development Manager, Annual Giving 

Marissa Hodges

Development Coordinator


Michelle Goldberg

Director of Marketing

Sara M. K. Neal

Marketing Manager

Whitney Shaw

Creative Services Coordinator

Ticketing & Subscriber Services

Jack E Stahl

Technology and Ticketing Manager

Jenee Brenning

Patron Services Coordinator

Jane Harris

Internal Sales Supervisor

Beverly Kunzler

Ticket Sales Representative

Mona Morris

Ticket Sales Representative

Albert Fallick-Wang

Ticket Sales Representative

W. Powell Smith

Ticket Sales Representative

Education & Outreach

Peter Christie

Director of Educational Programs

Dana Rossi

Education Associate

Shelly Cordova

Teacher, I CAN DO

Jennifer Heighton

Teacher, I CAN DO

Stacy Hullinger

Teacher, I CAN DO

Lisa Johnson

Teacher, I CAN DO

Jessica Maurer

Teacher, I CAN DO

Anne Marie Smith

Teacher, I CAN DO


Ballet West also thanks the following Sports Medicine and Medical Service Providers:

Comprehensive Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Kevin Semans, ATC – Athletic Trainer
Mara L. Rabin, MD – Family Medicine
Andrew Cooper, MD – Orthopedic Surgeon


Bob Crowder, Josh Crowder and Aaron Crowder are the official IT consultants to Ballet West.
Ballet West is an American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) Company.
Ballet West is an American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Company.
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