About

Staff and Board

Frances Turner – Executive Director
Patricia Barker – Artistic Director

ARTISTIC

Clytie Campbell – Ballet Mistress
Michelle Lewis – Artistic Planning Manager
Nicholas Giles-Palmer – Company Class Pianist
Michael Pansters – Rehearsal Pianist
Christine Pearce MNZM – Music Librarian

EDUCATION

Pascale Parenteau – Education and Community Manager
Pagan Dorgan – Dance Educator

PRODUCTION

Andrew Lees – Technical Director
Andrew Tindal-Davies – Technical Manager
Kelly Kiwha – Tour Manager
Kathryn Osborne – Stage Manager
James Kelly – Costumier/Workroom Supervisor
Hank Cubitt
– Assistant Costumier/Touring Wardrobe Coordinator
Esther Lofley
– Assistant Costumier/Tutus Coordinator
Gavin Underhill – Hire Manager

MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT

Susannah Lees-Jeffries – Director of Marketing and Development
Ali Bartleet – Marketing and Sales Manager
Andrea Tandy – Media and Communications Manager
Lauren Robison – Ticketing Manager
Jennifer Broom – Marketing & CRM Coordinator
Esme Taylor – Development Coordinator
Diane Field – Corporate Development Manager
Allison Groves – Philanthropy Manager
Susie Jones – National Administrator, Friends of the Royal New Zealand Ballet

ADMINISTRATION

Matt Connelly – Chief Financial Officer
Odette Alleyne – Finance Co-ordinator
Kelly Warner – HR Manager
Nigel Boyes – Office Administrator

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Ros Burdon
Candis Craven
Miriam Dean
Steven Fyfe
Isaac Hikaka
Linda Major
John Meehan
Trish Oakley
John Ryan

BALLET FOUNDATION OF NEW ZEALAND

Patron: Lady Susan Satyanand

Jane Meares (Chair)
Louise Binns
Ros Burdon
Rosie Dunphy
Ann-Louise Gower
Victoria Muir
Ian Webster

Dear Horizon, Choreographer Andrew Simmons, dancer Kirby Selchow. Photog Ross Brown. sml RNZB dancer Kirby Selchow in Dear Horizon from 2015's Salute. Credit: Ross Brown.