Name: Clare Craighead

Hometown: Harare, Zimbabwe

Living: Durban, South Africa

Studying Towards: PhD in Drama and Performance Studies (University of KwaZulu-Natal)

Experience: 19 years professionally in various fields "behind the scenes"

Endorsed by: Lauren Noble

Proudest moment in your career?

Stage Managing Flatfoot Dance Company's inaugural professional season The Orion Project in 2003

Quote to live by in your industry?

"Another world is not only possible, she is on her way.

On a quiet day I can hear her breathing" ~ Arundhati Roy

Five things we need to know about you?

  1. I'm a feminist... the personal is political!

  2. I believe in Ubuntu and try, daily, to practice Ubuntu in my work and community.

  3. I'm a dance nerd (take from that what you will!)

  4. Although I've been lecturing now for 19 years, I still get 'dry mouth' before a class.

  5. Proudly South African! Proudly KZN! 

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Clare Craighead