Staff

 

Marketa Tokova

General Manager

 

General Manager Marketa Tokova moved to Toronto in 2017. She comes from the Czech Republic where she graduated in International Business at the University of Economics in Prague. Marketa has gained extensive experience working with not-for-profit organizations and corporate businesses in the Czech Republic, Belgium and Canada.

From 2008 to 2010, Marketa served on the International Board of Erasmus Student Network in Brussels. Erasmus Student Network is a student not-for-profit organization supporting international student exchange in Europe and beyond. She was elected Vice-President for the period of 2008-2009 and President for 2009-2010. From 2010 to 2017, Marketa worked as a Human Resource Manager for Pernod Ricard, an international producer and distributor of wine and spirits.

Her passion for the arts has eventually led her to the arts sector where she honed her skills in the arts administration, events production and financial management. In 2017-2018, Marketa worked for the Toronto Polish Film Festival as Administrative Manager and produced two editions of the festival. Since December 2018, she has been the General Manager for both BoucharDanse and Dusk Dances, and since 2020, she has supported Arzoo Dance Theatre as an administrator.

 

 

 

Fanny Ghorayeb

Artist Advocate and Social Alignment Advisor

 

Fanny Ghorayeb began her professional dance career as a performer, dance teacher and choreographer. For 27 years, Fanny was a Dance educator at Cawthra Park Secondary School, where she developed an outstanding high school program for young dance artists. While teaching full-time, Fanny Ghorayeb maintained her involvement in the professional dance community. She served on the Boards of Directors for Dancemakers and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, was a Dora juror in the dance division, a choreographer and teacher in several theatres and post-secondary institutions. She’s presently serving on the Board of the Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC). Since leaving Cawthra Park in June 2017, Fanny has been involved in a number of independent projects with Canadian and international choreographers (e.g. Heidi Latsky (US), Sylvain Emard (Montreal)). Fanny currently serves on faculty at X University’s School of Performance teaching Dance for Musical Theatre for fourth year Dance and Acting students.

 

 

 

Adina Herling

financial Manager

 

Adina Herling began her career in Arts Management after receiving a Diploma in Dance from Ryerson University and a Bachelor of Arts in Dance at the University of Calgary. After working with a number of arts organizations including Alberta Ballet School, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Genovese Vanderhoof and Associates, and Dance Umbrella of Ontario, she founded Adina Herling Arts Management in 2002, with the mission of providing full and dedicated management services to small-scale dance organizations.

She currently works as General Manager for Fujiwara Dance Inventions, Tribal Crackling Wind, Dreamwalker Dance Company and Moonhorse Dance Theatre, and as Financial Manager for BoucharDanse, Dusk Dances and pounds per square inch performance. Past clients include Eve Egoyan, princess productions, adelheid dance projects, M-DO, Toronto Table Ensemble and Company Erasga Dance (Vancouver).

 

 

 

MikaËl Lavogiez

Website & Design Administrator

 

Mikael Lavogiez is a web designer, photographer and videographer. A native of Strasbourg, France, he completed a degree in geography, but soon changed course and decided to invest his passion for photography and design within the arts and culture sector.

It was in Brussels in 2001 that Lavogiez met Pierre Diependaele and Louis Ziegler, artistic directors of Theatre du Marché aux Grains. With the group, he worked as a technician and also created videographic imagery for such productions as Troilus et CressidaCassandre and Le Jour des Meurtres dans l’histoire d’Hamlet. He also delved into audiovisual production and created the association Procreaction, dedicated to recording and editing concerts and plays, as well as producing documentaries and short films.

After multiple trips to Asia, the USA and Europe, Lavogiez decided to continue his artistic adventure in Canada. In 2008, he packed his bags and moved to Toronto where he quickly connected with local artists, choreographers and directors. After undertaking many roles within several artistic companies in Toronto, he created his own company, iSpin Media, in 2009 offering graphic design, web-design, photo/video and public relations services.

 

 

 

Jade Silman

Social Media Coordinator

 

Jade is an emerging performing arts creator, who foregrounds collaboration, equity, and passion in all her work. Jade recently completed her Theatre BFA from York University, where she specialized in Devised Theatre and Dramaturgy, receiving the Iris Turcott Memorial Award for dramaturgy.

During her time at York, she served as the Artistic Director of the student-run festival and co-founded Triptych Theatre Collective, co-creating their first show for the Devised Theatre Festival. Her admin experience ranges from producing to marketing, having worked for companies including Theatre Gargantua, Crow’s Theatre and Arts Commons. She also creates new work as an independent dramaturg and creator.

 

 

 

 

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