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Scottish Ballet Assistant Artistic Director Hope Muir appointed Artistic Director of Charlotte Ballet

5 Apr 2016

Hope Muir by Rimbaud Patron

Hope Muir by Rimbaud Patron

Scottish Ballet announces that Assistant Artistic Director Hope Muir has been appointed Artistic Director of Charlotte Ballet in North Carolina and will take up the position in July 2017.

Hope first joined Scottish Ballet as Ballet Mistress in November 2009 and was later promoted to the role of Rehearsal Director before becoming Assistant Artistic Director in 2015, leading the Artistic Team and working alongside our CEO/Artistic Director, Christopher Hampson.

Scottish Ballet CEO/Artistic Director Christopher Hampson:
“Hope has been of great support to my Artistic Directorship and a major contributor to the Company.  Although I am sad to see her go, I am thrilled that she will be heading up Charlotte Ballet. We wish her every success in her new position.”

Scottish Ballet Assistant Artistic Director Hope Muir:
The past seven years at Scottish Ballet have been invaluable and I have learnt so much from the different roles that I have had throughout my time here. I am thrilled and honoured to be invited to be the new Artistic Director of Charlotte Ballet at such an exciting time in the company’s development and I am looking forward to this new challenge. I want to thank everyone at Scottish Ballet for their support as I embark on this new chapter of my career.”