FRANKA INSINGER

EPT Executive Coach

YOUTH

Netherlands, Indonesia, Singapore, South Africa. Influences: Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Winston Mankunku, Sting, Sibelius, Ravel, Johnny Clegg, Bob Marley, Dianne Reeves, Jan Garbarek, McCoy Mrubata, David Sanborn, Osibisa, Dire Straits, Gamelan, Matisse, Salvador Dalí, Broadway musicals, William Shakespeare, E E Cummings, The Market Theatre, Free People’s Concerts, Shifty Music, Graça Machel + Casa Velha. Playing: Saxophone, Violin, Piano.

STUDIES

B.A. Hons. Dramatic Arts: Acting + Performing, Arts Management, Media Studies (Academic thesis: Drama in Education + the Community Centre) – University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, Diploma Vocal Performance + Music Education – Conservatory of Music Rotterdam – NL. English Language Teaching: English Access – Johannesburg, Trainer, Mediator + Facilitator: Nonviolent Communication, Connecting 2 Life - NL.

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL

Musician: toured with Afro-fusion band Sankomota SA, founder of Afrojazz band Ntombi Yase Afrika + Voice Wise (Capella Improvisation), Workshop Theatre Maker - Johannesburg, Artistic Director + Corporate Entertainment Agent: Creating, Performing + Supplying Traditional + Urban African performances + interactive entertainment. International School Teacher: French, Music, Drama - Singapore, Australia, NL.

NOW

Resident NL. EPT Executive Coach, Mediator, Meeting Facilitator, Trainer in Conscious Compassionate Communication (NVC), Singer, International School teacher: Performing Arts, In-house Community Manager in Residential Project for Refugees - NL.

EPT TEAM

Franka Insinger