The Windybrow Arts Centre appoints Nomalanga Nkosi as Administrator
More than one thousand applications were received for the position of Administrator at the Windybrow Arts Centre, the Market Theatre Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Nomalanga Nkosi.
The Rhodes University graduate and Market Theatre Laboratory alumnus will bring her extensive knowledge and experience to ensure that programmes at the Windybrow Arts Centre receive efficient administrative support. Her responsibilities will also include coordinating information about projects for external and internal stakeholders.
“I come from a neighbourhood where, as young people, we had a communal space to explore our creativity and realise our dreams through the arts. It was the Market Theatre Foundation that shaped me into the arts practitioner that I am today. Therefore, I am excited to be part of the journey that will develop the Windybrow Arts Centre into a space that will engage young people and also serve as a hub for cultural development and exchange of ideas for the entire community,” said Nomalanga Nkosi
Nomalanga is currently working at Arts Alive – Back to the City Festival as a freelance Projects Manager. She has previously worked for Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council, the Arts & Culture Trust and the British Council South Africa.
“Nomalanga has strong communication skills, an understanding of facility management processes, project finance management and office administration skills. She possesses the competencies and qualities that we believe will enable the Market Theatre Foundation to continue to bring a renewed vibrancy to the Windybrow Arts Centre and to position the Centre as a dynamic and inclusive space for artistic expression”, said Ismail Mahomed, the CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation.
Since the revitalized Windybrow Arts Centre, a unit of the Market Theatre Foundation, re-opened its doors earlier this year it has courageously engaged in a number strategic arts development initiative and presented various cultural programmes that have been brokered through a range of partnerships. Nomalanga will function as a link between stakeholders programming at the Windybrow Arts Centre and the various departments at the Market Theatre Foundation.
Nomalanga Nkosi will start in her new role as Administrator of the Windybrow Arts Centre on 1 September 2017. She will report directly to the Market Theatre Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer, Ismail Mahomed until the search for the new Head of the Windybrow Arts Centre is finalised.