Amanda Skoog - Managing Director
Amanda left New Zealand as a teenager to pursue a career as a
classical ballet dancer, touring Europe extensively before
accepting a position with English National Ballet where she met her
husband Matz - the Artistic Director of the Royal New Zealand
Ballet from 1996 to 2001.
Amanda has worked in arts administration for the past 20 years.
She was Education Officer with English National
Ballet, the Development Manager at London's Design Museum,
Assistant Director at Central School of Ballet with the late
Christopher Gable and Visitor Services Manager at the Roald
Dahl Museum and Story Centre, where her responsibilities included
the trading operations of the museum.
She has a post-graduate Diploma in Arts Administration from City
Amanda began her role with RNZB in September 2006 and says the
most satisfying aspect of her job is enabling talent from
throughout the company to shine - be it dancers, production or any
area of administration.
She has two sons and her favourite past time is cooking while
listening to the radio.