Opera Naples, one of Naples’ leading performing arts organizations, is excited to welcome Laura Burns as its new executive director, beginning October 2022. As a lifelong participant and experienced executive in the arts, Burns will be a valued addition to the renowned opera company.
“I am thrilled to work with Maestro Ramón Tebar and join Opera Naples in their endeavors to cultivate access to arts and culture for the Naples community and throughout Southwest Florida,” said Burns. “Their unwavering passion for delivering diverse international performances and educational opportunities for audiences of all ages matches my own, and I look forward to helping execute their vision.”
With over 25 years of experience in arts management, advanced training in arts administration and nonprofit management, she has served as a dedicated advocate for local arts and culture, developing partnerships and programs to effectively grow the arts and tourism in both the United States and New Zealand.
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