Washington National Opera Staff

  • Andrea Bachinski, Studio Manager & Artistic Operations Coordinator
  • Christy Blackham, Associate Technical Director
  • Colin Brush, Artistic Associate
  • Timm Burrow, Senior Costume Coordinator
  • David Butler, Finance Manager
  • Aaron Doty, Artistic Operations Manager
  • Shelley Friedman, Music Librarian
  • Steven Gathman, Head of Music Staff/Chorus Master
  • Cathie Gayer-Roubie, Costume Crafts Supervisor
  • Mark Hamberger, Associate Costume Director
  • Michael Heaston, Advisor to the Artistic Director and Director, Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
  • Andrew R. Jorgensen, Director of Artistic Planning and Operations
  • Becca Kitelinger, Development Manager
  • Jiwon Kang, Coordinator, Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
  • Sally Kessler, Draper
  • Lynn Krynicki, Production Stage Manager
  • Marsha M. LeBoeuf, Costume Director
  • Katherine LeDoux, Contracts Manager
  • Abby McCarthy, Costume Stock Coordinator
  • Whitney McColley, Orchestra Personnel Manager
  • William Nelson, Lead Draper
  • Melanie O'Neill, Artistic and Administrative Assistant
  • Rebecca Phillips, Artist Services Assistant
  • Stella Pivnik, First Hand
  • Kelley Rourke, Dramaturg
  • Kathryn Ruff, Community Programs Manager
  • Lynly Saunders, Costume Coordinator
  • Allen Shapiro, Assistant Technical Director
  • Michael Solomon, Senior Press Representative
  • Paul Taylor, Technical Director
  • Dahlia Ting, Rehearsal Planning Assistant
  • Elizabeth Ventura, Associate Manager of Rehearsal Planning and Supernumerary Coordinator
  • Stefanie Wallace, Manager of Rehearsal Planning and Artist Services
  • Ken Weiss, Music Administrator
  • Rachel Witt, Properties Coordinator
Washington National Opera also warmly acknowledges the work of the following Kennedy Center areas:

  • Eileen Andrews, Vice President of Public Relations
  • Mickey Berra, Vice President of Production
  • Ellery Brown, Senior Vice President of Operations
  • Maria Kersten, General Counsel
  • David Kitto, Vice President of Marketing and Sales
  • Kathy Kruse, Vice President of Institutional Affairs
  • Robert van Leer, Senior Vice President of Artistic Planning
  • Marie Mattson, Vice President of Development
  • Franci Phelan, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Lynne Pratt, Vice President of Finance
  • Mario Rossero, Vice President of Education
  • Nicole Weaver, Strategic Initiatives and Technology
  • Tom Whitaker, Interim Vice President of Facilities

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