Staff & Board

Performa Staff

RoseLee Goldberg, Founding Director and Curator


Esa Nickle, General Manager / Producer

Defne Ayas, Curator at Large
Mark Beasley, Curator at Large
Dougal Phillips, Curatorial Manager
Lana Wilson, Publications Manager and Film Curator
Ashley Tickle, Press and Marketing Manager

Shelley Gross, Assistant to the Director / Special Events

Adrienne Edwards, Strategic Development


Performa 11 Staff
Mike Skinner, Production Manager, ARUP

Lillie DeArmon, Production Manager

Anthony Elms, Associate Producer

Tyler Myers, Associate Producer
Austin Shull, Associate Producer

Jennifer Piejko, Assistant to the Producer

Leonor Torres, Production Assistant

Kay Ottinger, Production Assistant

Hyatt Mannix, Press and Marketing Assistant

Yasha Wallin, Web Editor
Sara Campot, Press and Archival Intern

Chloe Rossetti, Marketing Assistant

Livia Carpeggiani, Development Assistant
Sarah Stout, Development Assistant
Job Piston, Assistant to the Director
Loren Mullins, Director’s Office / Special Events

Marc Arthur, Front of House Manager


Craig Hensala, Special Projects / Development

Alexandra Delage, Intern

Clara Touboul, Intern


Rebecca Schwebel, Intern


Paula Court, Archival Photographer
Elizabeth Proitsis, Photography
Pierce Jackson, Performa TV
Georg Scherlin, Videography
APFEL, A Practice for Everyday Life, Design
Fitz & Co, Public Relations
Gamall Awad, Backspin Promotions
Perry Garvin Studio, Website Design

Performa Board of Directors
Laurie Beckelman
Irving Benson
Todd Bishop
Julie Blakeslee
Amy Cappellazzo
Roy Essakow
Wendy Fisher
Stephanie French
Amanda Fuhrman
Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn (Chair)
RoseLee Goldberg
Ronald Guttman
Barbara Hoffman
Aditya Julka
Michael Kantrow
William Kornreich
Toby Devan Lewis (Honorary Chair)
Maria Pessino