Tania Castroverde MoskalenkoExecutive Director
Tania Castroverde Moskalenko joined Miami City Ballet as Executive Director in August 2018, bringing with her more than 20 years of experience leading successful performing arts institutions. Most recently serving as Chief Executive Officer of Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre, Castroverde Moskalenko worked to revitalize the organization’s financial health and oversaw a dramatic increase in programming, ticket sales, and philanthropic support. In 2017, she was named “Chicagoan of the Year for Dance” by the Chicago Tribune.
Prior to her tenure at Auditorium Theatre, Castroverde Moskalenko spent four years as the President and CEO of the Center for the Performing Arts and the Great American Songbook Foundation in Indiana, where she provided both the artistic vision and the strategic direction for the organization. She created and implemented a strategic plan resulting in new programming that expanded the Center’s reach, engaged a broader audience, increased board membership, and engaged new partners. Before that, she spent seven years as the Executive Director of the Germantown Performing Arts Centre in Tennessee.
Castroverde Moskalenko holds a BFA from the University of Memphis and received a master’s degree in philanthropic studies from Indiana University. In October 2013, she was honored with a Women of Influence award by the Indiana Business Journal. She serves on the board of directors of the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago.
Castroverde Moskalenko returns to Miami after 30 years where she and her family arrived as political refugees from Cuba when she was six years old. She grew up in the city and her parents and extended family continue to live here. She studied classical ballet in Miami and is married to a former Russian ballet dancer, Alexei Moskalenko, who is Assistant Artistic Director of the Youth America Grand Prix.