Who We Are

Board of directors

John Wubbenhorst-­‐ founder of Bright World Arts

John has a long and eclectic career as a musician in many contexts. Having obtained 2 degrees in World music from the Rotterdam Conservatorium, (intensive studies there with bansuri maestro Hariprasad Chaurasia), John went on to found the group “Facing East” and has released over 10 recordings with his group and solo. More information atwww.facingeast.com .

Tom Evert-­‐ founder of Dancevert and former member of the Paul Taylor Dance company. See www.dancevert.org for more information.

Kathleen Desforges-­‐ A business entrepreneur who has been involved in over 15 start up companies as well as being the director of a major self-­‐ development company for over 17 years.

Ella Zarum-­‐ Director and founder of Haloandswan, international fabric design company. www.haloandswan.com