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New Opera Ceo Susan Danis Targets Accumulated Debt Aims To Build Access To Artists Educational Opportunities

Written by on November 1, 2012

Susan Danis recently moved from Sarasota to South Florida to take the helm of the Florida Grand Opera.

While Ms. Danis has only been on the job a few weeks, it has been full steam ahead. An exciting season is set to commence Nov. 17 featuring La Bohème, The Magic Flute, La Sonnambula and La Traviata. And the task of bolstering the opera’s budget lies ahead.

Born in Connecticut, Ms. Danis’ travels have taken her from East to West Coast of the US and to France, where she earned her MBA.

Her business acumen paired with her love of the arts made her the ideal candidate for the job of leading the Florida Grand Opera into its next exciting season and beyond.

We won’t find Ms. Danis participating in one of her favorite pastimes here in Miami. Unfortunately, there are only the staircases in high-rises to climb rather than hills. But this avid hiker may pop up next to you at a performance of the Florida Grand Opera.

She likes to watch each performance from a different seat in the house.

Miami Today reporter Laura Stace interviewed Ms. Danis at the Florida Grand Opera headquarters in Doral. As we spoke, the sound of some of the best singers in the country rehearsing for the season ahead echoed throughout the building. To read the entire issue of Miami Today online, subscribe to e -Miami Today, an exact digital replica of the printed edition. To read this profile article in its entirety, subscribe to e-MiamiToday. With the e-MiamiToday you will be able to read the entire contents of Miami Today online exactly as it appears in print. Or order this issue, to receive a regular printed copy of this week’s Miami Today. You may also subscribe to the printed edition of Miami Today to receive the newspaper every week by mail. If you are reading this in Miami Today’s “Online Archive” as an archived web page and would like to see the entire article that was published, call Miami Today, 305-358-2663 and ask for the Circulation Department.   Top Front Page About Miami Today Put Your Message in Miami Today Contact Miami Today © Copyright 2012 Miami Today designed and produced by Green Dot Advertising and Marketingvar gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src='” + gaJsHost + “’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”));var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-4990655-1”);pageTracker._initData();pageTracker._trackPageview();