Cape Town Opera Board of Directors
Chairperson: Mrs Susan Smith
Members: Prof. Virginia Davids, Mr Derek Goosen, Mr Africa Melane, Ms Christine Nolte, Mr Michael Williams, Prof. Enrico Uliana, Adv Willie Duminy (S.C.)

Cape Town Opera Endowment Trustees
Adv Willie Duminy (SC), Mr Andrew Ovenstone, Ms Aviva Pelham, Mrs Wendy Ackerman, Mrs Susan Smith

Management
Michael Williams – Managing Director
Matthew Wild – Artistic Director
Christine Crouse- Community and Education Manager
Lesléy Liddle – Marketing Manager
Elise Brunelle – Financial Manager
Maritha Visagie- Head of Production

Artistic Team

Kobus Rossouw – Technical Director and Lighting Designer
Michael Mitchell – Resident Set and Costume Designer
Roy Hunter – Producer
Marvin Kernelle –Chorus Master
Tim Murray- Associate Music Director
Lize Coetzee – Artistic Administrator & Coach
Juan Burgers – Vocal Coach & Repetiteur
Samantha Riedel – Rehearsal pianist & Vocal Coach
Ronel Jordaan – Production Manager
Music Administrator – Madre Loubser
Donovan Kleinhans – Technical Coordinator/Assistant Stage Manager
Louis Niemand – Props Master
Yaghya Karriem – Transport Manager & Production Runner
Rabia Cloete – Wardrobe Manager
Nazreen Nasiep- Wardrobe Assistant
Mubeen Cloete – EPWP: Wardrobe Intern
Masixole Makwethu – EPWP: Marketing

Opera Staff Soloists
Mandisinde Mbuyazwe
Xolela Sixaba
Siphamandla Yakupa
Lukhanyo Moyake

Cape Town Opera Chorus
Babongile Manga
Ernestine Stuurman
Nonkululeko Nkwinti
Tina Mene
Bukelwa Velem
Miranda Tini
Pumza Mxinwa
Mthunzi Mbombela
Lindile Kula (Jnr)
Lindile Kula (Sr)
Paul Madibeng
Nkosana Sitimela
Andile Tshoni
Lusindiso Dubula
Thando Mpushe
Lula Nqadini
Portia Shwana
Simphiwe Mayeki

Cape Town Opera Studio
Annemarie Steenkamp
Nkululeko Masuku
Noluvuyiso Mpofu
Johannes Slabbert

Finance
Elise Brunelle – Financial Manager
Shammy Desai – Accounts Manager
Gerald Petersen – HR Administrator/Accounts Assistant

Business Development
Dawn Kennedy – Marketing: Fundraising and Sales

Administration
Alicia Killian- Executive Personal Assistant