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Board and Staff

The Dance Centre Staff

To email staff, add @thedancecentre.ca to the e: prefixes given below.

Executive Director: Mirna Zagar e:executivedirector 
Programming Coordinator: Raquel Alvaro t: 604.606.6405 e:programming
Associate Producer: Linda Blankstein t: 604.606.6423 e: associate
Member Services Coordinator: Hilary Maxwell t: 604.606.6416 e:members
Marketing Manager: Heather Bray t: 604.606.6412 e:marketing
Digital Marketing Coordinator: Lindsay Curtis e: communications
Development Director: Sheri Urquhart t: 604.606.6407 e:development
Development Coordinator: Gemma Crowe t: 604.606.6420 e: assistant
Venue and Services Administrator: Robin Naiman t: 604.606.6413 e: admin
Accountant: Elyn Dobbs t: 604.606.6415 e:accountant
Intern: Asuka Otaki e: intern

Dance Central editor: Andreas Kahre

Lead Technician: Chengyan Boon t: 604.606.6418 e:techdirector
Crew: Jessica Han, Daniel O'Shea, Jonothan Kim, Jared Raschke, Liz Kraft

Front of House Managers: Julia Carr, Clara Chow, Laura Funay, Meghan Goodman, Maya Lemire, Rianne Svelnis, Cara Sui

Venue Services Coordinators: Alice Jones t: 604.606.6400 e: info
Ashka Dudzic, Laura Funay, Andrea Isea, Freddie Kim, Vienna Wong

The Dance Centre Board Members

Layla Casper - Vice-Chair
Carolyn Chan
Eve Leung Chang - Secretary
Sheila Evani - Chair
Jai Govinda
Megan Halkett
Rob Kitsos
Anndraya T Luui
Annelie Vistica - Treasurer


The Dance Foundation Board Members

Andrea Benzel
Trent Berry
Linda Blankstein - Chair
Samantha Luo
Anndraya T Luui - Secretary
Sasha Morales
Mark Osburn
Janice Wells