Zintle Radebe joins all-women leadership at the Windybrow Arts Centre
From more than one hundred applications that were received for the position of Programmes Officer at the Windybrow Arts Centre, the Market Theatre Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Zintle Radebe.
The University of Witwatersrand graduate impressed the interviewing panel with her innovative ideas on how to bring the Exclusive Books Pan-African Reading Rooms at the Windybrow Arts Centre to life. It is her knowledge of the arts sector, skills and competencies that really catapulted her to being the candidate of choice for this sought after position.
“The Windybrow Arts Centre is delighted to welcome Zintle Radebe to the team. Zintle brings with her a vibrant energy and keen passion to ignite the literacy space at the Windybrow Arts Centre by leading the book clubs for both the adult and children Exclusive Books Pan-African reading lounges. Zintle honed her love for the Arts at WITS University and nourished her expertise at Drama for life as an Operations Administrative Assistant and Theatre Company Co-ordinator. We look forward to working with her and trust she will be a valuable addition the growing centre”, said Keitu Gwangwa, the Head of the Windybrow Arts Centre.
The Programmes Officer reports to the Head of the Windybrow Arts Centre and will be primarily responsible for the successful development and management of the Exclusive Books Pan-African Reading Rooms at the Windybrow Arts Centre as well as providing support for other artistic programmes scheduled at the Windybrow Arts Centre. The Programmes Officer will work collaboratively with the community to achieve the goals and objectives of the Windybrow Arts Centre in terms of the Market Theatre Foundation’s annual Performance Plan and Strategic Performance Plan.
“My vision for the Pan-African Reading Rooms is to create an environment that holds pride in the great literature that our continent has to offer, but most importantly, my vision is to see the Pan-African Reading Rooms as a place where young minds can come and discover the wonders of Africa and to be inspired to know and learn beyond the confines of their surroundings. I look forward to being part of the process that grows and nurtures the future of the arts in and around the city of Johannesburg and the country”, said Zintle
Zintle joins a new and dynamic all-women team at the Windybrow Arts Centre headed by Keitu Gwangwa, Nthabiseng Kodisang (Administrator) and Naledi Mkupa ( Social Media intern) who are determined to take the centre to greater heights.
“The Windybrow Arts Centre is a place that I hold dearly. It is a big part of my childhood memories and the spark behind my love and passion for the arts. I am both excited and honoured to be given an opportunity to be part of a young and dynamic team that has come together to breathe life into the monument that is the Windybrow Arts Centre”, said Zintle.
For further information contact:
Lusanda Zokufa, Senior Publicist, Market Theatre
011 832 1641 ext 202 or 072 367 7867