Branislav Henselmann

BRANISLAV Henselmann has been appointed head of programming and learning at East of England dance organisation DanceEast.He joins from New York City Ballet's Choreographic Institute where he has worked as artistic curator since 2005.

BRANISLAV Henselmann has been appointed head of programming and learning at East of England dance organisation DanceEast.

He joins from New York City Ballet's Choreographic Institute where he has worked as artistic curator since 2005.

He was born in Germany and trained in dance at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London and at the Merce Cunningham Foundation in New York, graduating with a masters degree in dance and business administration from New York University in 2006.

He also took part in DanceEast's recent rural retreat for aspiring leaders and artistic directors in the world of dance in January 2008


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He joins a year before the £8.6million Jerwood DanceHouse, which is giving dance in the East of England its own state-of-the-art facilities, is due for completion.

DanceEast chief executive and artistic director Assis Carreiro said they were “thrilled” at the appointment.

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“We are delighted to have Branislav joining the team at such an exciting time. He brings a wealth of experience and an abundance of enthusiasm,” he said.

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