MIAMI BEACH, FL (Nov. 1, 2011): Nicholas T. Goldsborough has been named Executive Director at Miami City Ballet in Miami Beach, Florida. He replaces Pamela Gardiner, who will remain with the Company in her new position as Executive Vice President, Artistic Affairs.

“Miami City Ballet has grown by leaps and bounds in its first 25 years, and we are now recognized as a world-class ballet company, said Jim Eroncig, MCB Board President.  I am  thrilled that Nick Goldsborough has accepted our invitation to come on board and take the Company into the future.”  Founding Artistic Director Edward Villella comments: “I look forward to working with Nicholas Goldsborough and to welcome such an experienced professional to help us provide the next step in Miami City Ballet’s development.”   Mr. Goldsborough will begin his assignment on November 14, 2011.

Mr. Goldsborough brings his extensive background in performing arts management, administration and fund-raising to Miami City Ballet.  He was most recently President of The Nicholas Goldsborough Group, LLC, a national strategic management consulting and fund-raising counsel.  He served as Managing Director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) in Washington, DC from 2002 through 2007, where he oversaw the construction and funding of the $89 million Harman Center for the Arts, STC’s new home that also serves as a performing arts center for Washington.  Prior to Washington, he spent a number of years in Los Angeles as the Executive Vice President of the Music Center of Los Angeles County, overseeing the managing and planning of the Walt Disney Concert Hall capital campaign.  

At the Music Center he established a presenting organization for dance and ballet that is now called “Gloria Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center.”  Mr. Goldsborough was also Deputy Director of University Development at UCLA, Los Angeles.
On the East Coast, Mr. Goldsborough was Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of the New York City consulting firm C.W. Shaver and Co., which was instrumental in the building of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.  He also oversaw the planning and gifts phase of Carnegie Hall’s $60 million restoration campaign and the $50 million campaign to rebuild New York City’s Jewish Museum.  He also served as Senior Development Officer at Harvard University for seven years.

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About Miami City Ballet
Critically acclaimed by The New York Times, MCB was founded in 1985 by Artistic Director Edward Villella. The Company has more than 40 dancers, and a repertoire of over 90 ballets which they perform in the four home counties of Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Collier, and around the world. MCB maintains its headquarters in Miami Beach in a facility designed by renowned architectural firm Arquitectonica. The facility houses rehearsal studios and administrative offices as well as the Company’s school: Miami City Ballet School.


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