Juanita’s professional career began in 1993 and includes a wide range of productions, from managing Turandot in the 1990s to Mandela Trilogy at the Wales Millenium Centre in 2016. A veteran of the performing arts, her work is to ensure the efficient operation of rehearsals and productions, balancing the technical and logistical aspects of production with a clear creative vision. Her passion for performers and performance is apparent in her ongoing commitment to the art form and her extensive list of credits. Juanita is also¬†a keen teacher and imparts her knowledge by teaching stage management courses at Artscape and LAMTA. She continues to be an avid fan of the art form, citing the emergence of a new generation of superb singers as an aspect of her work that keeps her inspired. Juanita spent 15 years between 1993 and 2020¬†working for Cape Town Opera, and joined the company on a full-time basis from 2021.