Natasja van ‘t Westende
Natasja van ’t Westende is the artistic and managing director of Dancing on the Edge, presenting and promoting contemporary (performing) arts from (or collaborations with) the Middle East and North Africa and beyond. Since 2007 Dancing on the Edge presents a biennial, multi-city, multidisciplinary festival. Next to the festival, Dancing on the Edge arranges performance tours, training programs, workshops, artistic residencies, co-productions, participation programs, film screenings, debates and other activities throughout the year.
Van ‘t Westende is also director of West-End-Art and works as arts manager, programmer/curator, researcher, dramaturge, concept developer, adviser and fundraiser in the field of performing (and visual) arts. With a main focus on internationalization, innovation, new curational formats, and cross-disciplinarity.