Staff & Artists


Ruth Howard, Artistic Director
Ange Loft, Associate Artistic Director
Sam Egan, General Manager
Sharada Eswar, Assistant Artistic Director
Adrienne Marcus Raja, Media & Project Manager
Joanna Prescod, Outreach & Project Manager
Miranda Bouchard, Northern Ontario Community Arts Exchange Coordinator
Steafan Hannigan, Associate Technical Director
Michaela Otto, Financial Coordinator
Shifra Cooper, Choir Director
Victoria Freeman, Talking Treaties Writer & Project Director
Animikiikwe Couchie, Community Arts Facilitator (thanks to Metcalf Foundation Performing Arts Internship Program & Miziwe Biik)
Natalie Fasheh, Community Arts & Music Facilitator  (thanks St Stephens House)
Ahmed Hegazy,
  (thanks to Cultural Research Council of Canada)
Karis Jones Pard, Community Arts Facilitator (thanks to St Stephen’s House)
Oshan Starreveld, Fabric Artist & Technical Assistant (thanks to St Stephen’s House)
Arie Verheul van de Ven, Resident Composer
Tijana Spasic, Outreach & Project Coordinator (thanks to the Metcalf Foundation until March 2020)
Jamie-lee Oshkabewisens, (til March 2020) Artist, Facilities Coordinator (thanks to Miziwe Biik & OAC Compass Program)

Guest Artists: Andrew Balfour, Tamyka Bullen, Penny Couchie, Hussein Janmohamed, Kevin Ormsby, Cheldon Paterson, Michelle Silagy, Martin van de Ven

Partner Artistic Directors:
Beth Helmers, Community Arts Guild
Leah Houston, MABELLEarts
Tijana Spasic, Arts4All
Elizabeth Rucker, Arts4All/ MABELLEarts
Miranda Bouchard, Thinking Rock Community Arts
Shay Elrich & Jenna Roy, Cyborg Circus Project
Andy Trull & Anya Gansterer, Ottawa Valley Creative Arts Open Studio (OV-CAOS)
Penny Couchie & Sid Bobb, Aanmitaagzi
Ryan Scott, Continuum Contemporary Music

… & many others artists and associates contributing to our workshops, productions and learning and mentorship activities.

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