OUTREACH MANAGER / NZ SECONDARY STUDENTS' CHOIR MANAGER
Anna studied languages and business at Waikato University and later, during years working and travelling in the UK, decided on a career in arts management. Following postgraduate studies in Arts Administration at London City University, she worked in touring theatre production in the north of England. On her return to New Zealand, Anna joined Taki Rua Productions as Business Manager, producing ground-breaking theatre from Maori playwrights including Witi Ihimaera, Toa Fraser and Briar Grace-Smith, and touring Maori language plays to schools and kohanga reo throughout New Zealand. Anna joined NZ Secondary Students’ Choir in 2009, working alongside Musical Director Andrew Withington for nine years, then current MD Sue Densem.