Hannah Weeks

Hannah Weeks (she/her/hers) joined the Nimbus staff in 2016, starting her career in arts administration as Nimbus’ Outreach Liaison. She ascended quickly to Assistant Director of Programs and then Director of Programs, coordinating Nimbus’ education and outreach programs as well as all in-house, NimbusPRESENTS productions. Weeks grew Nimbus’ community education programs from serving 350 students in 2016 to serving 1700 students across northern New Jersey in 2019 with sustained in-school and after-school programming. Weeks also facilitated the development of Nimbus’ presenting wing, managing the expansion of performance offerings to include music, spoken word, humanities discussions, community events, and more. Weeks performed with Nimbus Dance from 2015-2020, premiering many works by Artistic Director Samuel Pott, including the title role in Esther, as well as works by Darshan Singh Bhuller, Dawn Marie Bazemore, and Sofia Nappi, and repertory by Korhan Basaran, Vernard Gilmore, Charles Moulton, and others. She was a teaching artist for the School of Nimbus and Community Education Programs from 2015-2021. Originally from Iowa City, IA, Weeks was immersed in the arts from an early age, studying violin at the Preucil School of Music, and dance at Nolte Academy of Dance, and City Ballet of Iowa. Weeks continued her studies at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Alonzo King Lines Ballet Training Program, and the University of Iowa, graduating with a B.A. in Business Studies – Arts Management. Weeks is the 2017 recipient of the Nimbus Award for Service Through the Arts and has served as Nimbus’ Managing Director since 2021.