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Yvonne Ng

Artistic Director / Co-Festival Director / Curator

Yvonne Ng is a dancer, choreographer, presenter, producer, curator and arts educator. She is the Artistic Director and creative instigator behind tiger princess dance projects, which has been in operation…

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Janelle Rainville

Janelle Rainville

d:mic/fac Festival Co-director

Janelle has stage-managed for over 35 dance companies and independent choreographers including the National Ballet of Canada, Dancetheatre David Earle, Danny Grossman Dance Company, tiger princess dance projects and Peggy…

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Jeff Morris

Jeff Morris

d:mic/fac Festival Co-director

Born in Toronto, Jeff Morris studied technical theatre production and administration at Ryerson’s Theatre School. After leaving Ryerson, he became Production Stage Manager for Toronto Dance Theatre (1990 – 1995).…

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Kathleen Smith

Dance on Film Programmer

Kathleen Smith is a Toronto-based writer and filmmaker. She was editor at The Dance Current, Canada’s National Dance Magazine, until 2014 and writes regularly about dance, performance and the arts…

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Arun Srinivasan

Production Manager

Arun has worked extensively in the performing arts for the last 25 years. Dance collaborators include Robert Desrosiers, Peter Chin, Danny Grossman, ProArteDanza, COBA and tiger princess dance projects. He…

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Gabriel Cropley

Lighting Designer and Associate Production Manager

Gabriel Cropley is a Toronto based lighting designer and three-time Dora Mavor Moore award nominee. Recent credits include Eating bones and Licking bread for Dancemakers, Undaunted for RAW Taiko Drummers, Confluence 2 for…

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Deanna Galati

Deanna Galati

Philanthropist and Partnership Officer

Deanna Galati (she/her) is an arts administrator, currently pursuing an MBA at the Schulich School of Business. She has worked as a community arts programmer and producer throughout her career…

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Sam Hale

Arts Encounters Producing Manager and Front of House Manager

Sam joined d:mic/fac in 2015. Elsewhere, Sam works as a stage manager, selected credits include: Casimir & Caroline, The Wolves, Lemons, 52 Pick-Up, The Glass Menagerie (The Howland Company); Little Shop of Horrors (Stratford Festival); Ma…

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Laura Cournoyea

Company Manager and Community Activator

Laura Cournoyea is a Toronto-based arts manager and administrator. She was trained at York University’s Theatre Department, earning a Specialized B.F.A. in Theatre Design and Production. Ms. Cournoyea has recently…

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Tara Mohan

Stage Manager

Tara is a professional Stage Manager who enjoys working on dance, theatre, musicals, and everything in between. She has had the pleasure of working with such companies as Fujiwara Dance…

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Helin Gungoren

Front of House Coordinator & Festival Assistant

Based in Toronto, Helin Gungoren (she/her) works primarily as a stage manager and arts administrator with a focus on dance, festivals and events. Some of the companies Helin has worked…

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Bonnie Kim

Dance Stewards Outside Eye & Rehearsal Director

A dance artist for more than 30 years, Bonnie is a multiple Dora Award Ensemble nominee and was named one of “Toronto’s top five dancers” by Eye Weekly magazine. Upcoming…

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Madison Robinson

Communications Coordinator, DUO

Madison Robinson is a professional arts administrator, and producer with a passion for development, collaboration and accessibility in the arts. Her experience in arts administration focuses on marketing, communications, outreach,…

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Inga Bekbudova

Assistant Stage Manager

Inga Bekbudova is a multilingual stage manager based in Toronto, originally from Kyiv, Ukraine. Prior to the pandemic halting the entertainment industry, Inga worked as a calling stage manager with…

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Board of Directors

James Beamish
accounting on aircraft // dance stumbling foreigner // shy so bluster

Richard Lee
I act, I fight, I toil all day.
I grow communities and always have my say.
I am an actor / fight director / sound designer and theatre admin.

Michael Plauntz
Chartered Accountant-knits & spins & figure skates & dances vicariously.
Technical, balanced with creativity. Always organized, with remarkable insight.

Loretta Chang

From arts worker to youth worker, now supporting creatives as they explore career options. Sometimes I wiggle.

Headshots by, from top to bottom (L to R): unknown,  Alexandre Frenette, Aleksander Antonijevic, Jenifer Watkins, Arun Srinivasan, Aleksander Antonijevic, Dan Abramovici, Alex Naylor, David Leyes, Kevin Jones, Jacob Kay, David Hou, Valentina Laudari.

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