Faculty and Staff

San Francisco Ballet School has long enjoyed a reputation for providing quality dance training. The staff includes a permanent faculty of men and women of very different backgrounds who have danced with such companies as American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, National Ballet of Cuba, The Joffrey Ballet, English National Ballet, Boston Ballet, National Ballet of Marseilles, Pennsylvania Ballet, and San Francisco Ballet. Together they work closely to achieve a unified style, one that can easily adapt to the demands of San Francisco Ballet or any other company. The faculty is frequently augmented by San Francisco Ballet Company members and artistic staff.

Helgi Tomasson
Patrick Armand
Associate Director
Patrick Armand

2014-2015 Visiting Guest Instructors

Jacqueline Barrett
Yannick Boquin
Monique Loudiers


Ella Belilovskaya 
Ritsuko Micky Kubo 
Jamie Narushchen 
Daniel Sullivan 
Galina Umanskaya 
Billy Wolfe
Emily Adams, Olga Blednova, Julia Ganina, Lucy Hudson, Eleanora Shevkhod, Sky Tan
Jamie Narushchen, School Pianist Supervisor Lee R. Crews Endowed Pianist

Andrea Yannone, Administrative Manager
Christina Gray Rutter, Student Services Coordinator and Registrar
Katelyn Harris, Administrative Coordinator
Wendy Van Dyck, Trainee Program Coordinator
Elizabeth Roddy, Administrative Assistant 
Rob Chaitin, Residence Manager
Erin Kelly, Resident Assistant
Lauren Hamilton, Residence Desk Staff
Chris Fitzsimons, School Physical Therapist
Leslie Donohue, School Physical Therapist
Tai Vogel, Temporary Media Librarian

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Background Photo Credit: San Francisco Ballet students (© Erik Tomasson)

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