About

Staff and Board

Patricia Barker – Artistic Director
Lester McGrath – Executive Director

ARTISTIC

Clytie Campbell – Ballet Master
Laura Schultz – Ballet Master
Nick Schultz – Ballet Master
Michelle Lewis – Artistic Planning Manager
Nicholas Giles-Palmer – Company Class Pianist
Christine Pearce MNZM – Music Librarian

EDUCATION

Pascale Parenteau – Education and Community Manager
Berys Cuncannon – Education Coordinator
Pagan Dorgan & Bea Lee-Smith – Dance Educators

PRODUCTION

Andrew Lees – Technical Director
Andrew Tindal-Davies – Technical Manager
Louise Jakeway – Operations Manager
Donna Jefferis – Head of Costume
Esther Lofley – Costume Manager
Monique Bartosh – Costume Assistant
Gavin Underhill – Hire Manager
Anthony Goodin – Head Mechanist
Kieran Gunn – Carpenter

MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT

Susannah Lees-Jeffries – Director of Marketing and Development
Eleanor Bucher – Marketing and Sales Manager
Jeremy Brick – Media and Communications Manager
Hayley McCarthy – Ticketing Manager
Anna Hinderwell – Marketing Assistant
Diane Field – Corporate Development Manager
Bryna O’Brien-Kiddey 
– Philanthropy Manager
Lisa Parkes – Events and Partnerships Manager
Tony King – National Administrator, Friends of the RNZB

ADMINISTRATION

Jane Burke – Office Administrator
Jan Dunne – Chief Financial Officer
Christine Dong – Assistant Accountant
Jude Krautschun – Accounting Administrator
Christine Hanks – Director of People and Culture
Melinda Bramwell – EA/HR Administrator

BOARD OF TRUSTEES  (click title to view profiles)

Steven Fyfe (Chair)
Isaac Hikaka (Deputy Chair)
John Avery
Lisa Bates MNZM
Toby Behan
Lilias Bell
Liora Bercovitch (Intern Trustee)
Trish Oakley
Mary Slater
Katrina Todd ONZM

BALLET FOUNDATION OF NEW ZEALAND

Patron: Lady Susan Satyanand

Jane Meares (Chair)
Lilias Bell (RNZB Representative)
Louise Binns
Sarah Cole
Ann-Louise Gower
Melanie Morris
Victoria Muir
Ian Webster

Three By Ekman St James Theatre, Wellington, NZ. 16.05.2017. Three By Ekman, performed by the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Season 17 May to 15 June 2017. Photo credit: Stephen A’Court. COPYRIGHT ©Stephen A’Court