Samuel_WuerstenAfter nine years as director of the dance department and 10 years as member of the Executive Board of Codarts Rotterdam, as of September 1 2019, Samuel Wuersten will continue his longstanding commitment to the university of the arts as Director of Codarts (inter)national relations and career development.

In his new position, Samuel Wuersten will focus on building and further developing connections between Codarts and external partners and the work field. He will also invest in general network development and scouting and create special projects to promote and expose Codarts students and Codarts as an institute. Without doubt, Samuel Wuersten’s long-term professional experience, his extensive networks and his ability to generate effective synergies from his combined positions will be a great asset to his new job.

Since starting his work at Codarts Rotterdam in September 2000, Samuel Wuersten has also been the Artistic and Executive Director of the Holland Dance Festival in The Hague. He plans to continue working for both organizations.