Our audiences are becoming younger… The largest percentage is between 18 and 40 years old.— Ismail Mahomed, Market Theatre
Market Theatre CEO Ismail Mahomed has more than three decades’ experience working in the arts sector.
He took over as CEO of the famed Market Theatre in Newtown, Johannesburg in August 2016 after an eight year stint as the Artistic Director of the National Arts Festival.
He has won numerous awards as arts administrator.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
I got into theatre by chance…— Ismail Mahomed, Market Theatre
The arts are incredibly healthy, even though many artists are holding a begging bowl…— Ismail Mahomed, Market Theatre
A new economy is beginning to evolve around the Market Theatre…— Ismail Mahomed, Market Theatre
Somebody is just not seeing the gap for that market [jazz lovers].— Ismail Mahomed, Market Theatre
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