An ever-expanding team of master teachers, guest artists, and collaborating organizations create a conservatory atmosphere at Emerald Ballet Theatre.  

FACULTY

STAFF 

  • David Waltman – Orchestra Music Director
  • Marisa Hartman – Orchestra Manager  
  • Judy Huehn – Music Director
  • Jenn Munson – Office Manager
  • Leah Parman – Marketing & Communications 
  • Katie Hatfield – Registrar
  • Kristin Bennett – Art Director
  • Wade Heninger – Photography 
  • Chrissy Ellsworth – Graphic Design
  • Cathy Springman – Development Volunteer 
  • Kim Kirschbaum – Development Volunteer 

GUEST FACULTY 

 Ms. Karine Plantadit

Ms. Karine Plantadit

Our acclaimed guest faculty are masters in their fields, and include Batkhurel Bold, Erin Crall, Stephanie HarperValery LantratovGary Lewis, Kathryn Long, Peter LeBreton MerzStanko Milov, Aaron Orza, Karine Plantadit, David Prottas, Victoria Pulkkinen, Gennadi Savaliev, Larissa Savaliev, Justine Sheedy-Kramer, Misha Tchoupakov, Ronn Tice, Andrei Vassiliev, Heidi Vanderford, Jaclyn Wheatley and Daniel Wilkins

Consultants

  •  Yelena Zrazhevskaya, M.D., PhD. – Naturopathic physician
  •  Sergey Zrazhevski, MD., LMP – Manual therapist

Board of Directors

The Emerald Ballet Theatre Board of Directors oversee and advise on the day-to-day business of the company. 

  • Igor Kamenkovisch
  • Warren Marquardson
  • Vassilii Nemtchinov 
  • Cathy Springman 
  • Susan Staker
  • Vasily Titov 
  • Viktoria Titova