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Ballet Arizona Announces Daniela Cardim as New Artistic Director

We are delighted to announce that Daniela Cardim, Assistant Director and Associate Choreographer of New English Ballet Theatre, has been appointed as Artistic Director of Ballet Arizona from 1st July 2024.

An internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and arts leader, Daniela has been associated with New English Ballet Theatre since 2013. She has made a number of critically acclaimed works for the company, including Vertex, Nocturne, and Baroque Encounters. Vertex was nominated for Dance Europe’s Critics’ Choice Awards as one of the ‘Best Premieres of 2017’.

As Founder and Director of New English Ballet Theatre, I am delighted that NEBT’s Assistant Director, Daniela Cardim, has been appointed Artistic Director of Ballet  Arizona and all of us at NEBT congratulate and celebrate her success.

Over the years with NEBT, she has developed her choreographic career and has taken on many roles honing  her artistic vision and leadership skills.

Kind, intuitive, dedicated, talented, and visionary, Daniela will be sorely missed by New English Ballet Theatre dancers and Team, and we wish her huge happiness and success as her career takes flight at Ballet Arizona.

Brava, Dani!” Karen Pilkington-Miksa and all the Company

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