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Esther Nasser Named New Joburg Ballet CEO

Acting Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Joburg Ballet, James Campbell, has announced that Esther Nasser has been named Chief Executive Officer of the company. Nasser replaces former CEO Dirk Badenhorst who was suspended by the board in August 2015 and subsequently resigned in November 2015. She will take up her position on 1 August.

South African-born and educated, Nasser brings an in-depth knowledge of dance and extensive experience in dance company management to the position of Joburg Ballet CEO.

From 1988 to 2000 she was artistic director of the State Theatre Dance Company, one of SA’s most highly acclaimed dance companies, and in 2008 filled the same role with Mzansi Productions. Beginning in 1982, she also directed a number of independent dance companies – Movement Inc, Jozi Dance Company, Tshwane Dance Theatre – as well as being invited to work with … Read More »

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