Artistic Leadership

American Repertory Ballet’s world-class artistic leadership includes: Ethan Stiefel, Artistic Director; Gillian Murphy, Artistic Associate; and Calvin Hilpert, Rehearsal Director. Together, they are shepherding ARB into a new era of artistic excellence, fusing strong classical technique with a fresh contemporary approach.

Artistic Staff

Gillian Murphy

Artistic Associate

 Gillian Murphy is currently celebrating over twenty years as a principal ballerina with American Ballet Theatre (ABT). Her repertoire […]

Ethan Stiefel

The Nora C. Orphanides Artistic Director

Ethan Stiefel is an internationally recognized artist, educator and leader in the performing arts. He is currently The Nora C. […]

Calvin Hilpert

Rehearsal Director

Calvin Hilpert began his pre-professional training at age 12 with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School, then at age 15, he […]