Mariana Sanchotene was recently appointed Managing Director of the Amsterdam Dance Event foundation (ADE). Sanchotene has more than 20 years of experience in the international live entertainment industry. She has worked for companies such as ID&T, Stage Entertainment and Cirque du Soleil. Sanchotene contributed to the international growth of ID&T, among others in her role as VP Business Development. Originally from Brazil, she now lives in Amsterdam with her family.