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Leadership

Richard Rose

Artistic Director

Richard Rose is the Artistic Director of Tarragon Theatre. Prior to joining the Tarragon in 2002, Richard was Founding Artistic Director at Necessary Angel (a position he held from 1978–2002), Associate Director for Canadian Stage Company, Director of the Stratford Festival Young Company and spent ten seasons directing at the Stratford Festival.

He has directed plays across Canada, the United States, and in London’s West End in styles ranging from the environmental to the classical. Richard is well known for developing new work, including four plays that won the Governor General’s Award and nine other nominated plays. He is a four-time Dora award winner for direction and production and has had numerous nominations.

At Tarragon, as director: The Message, Guarded Girls, Hamlet, The Bakelite Masterpiece, The Summoned, Wormwood, The Realistic Jones, Abyss, Much Ado About Nothing, The Bakelite Masterpiece, An Enemy of the People, A God in Need of Help, The Valley, This is War, No Great Mischief, The Real World?, Forests, Courageous, Another Home Invasion, Molière, Democracy, Scorched, Léo, Humble Boy, Remnants, 3 in the Back, 2 in the Head, It’s All True, Prague.

Andrea Vagianos

Andrea Vagianos

Andrea joined Tarragon Theatre as Managing Director in April of 2018 after more than eight years at the helm of Toronto Dance Theatre. Over the past twenty-five years, she has held a variety of positions in the cultural sector on both the producing and funding sides of the industry. In the early ‘90s, Andrea spent several years creating and running arts education programs for The Shaw Festival and the Canadian Opera Company. She moved to the Laidlaw Foundation in the late ‘90s, where she was Arts Programme Coordinator and facilitated its province-wide funding of new works in the performing arts.

Andrea spent six years as Managing Director of Dancemakers (2000-2005), during which time she negotiated and managed the company’s move to and leasehold improvements of the Centre for Creation in Toronto’s Distillery District. She worked in the public sector as Acting Arts Education Officer at the Ontario Arts Council (2006-07), and was General Manager of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre (2007-09) before moving on to Toronto Dance Theatre (2010-2018). Andrea has volunteered on numerous arts boards over the years including seven years on the board of the Toronto Alliance of the Performing Arts (TAPA), the last three of which she served as President.

Board Of Directors

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Staff

Richard Rose

Richard Rose

Artistic Director

Andrea Vagianos

Andrea Vagianos

Managing Director

Courtney Chng Lancaster

Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster

Assistant Artistic Director

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Cam Johnston

Director of Marketing

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Courtney Fiddis

Director of Development

Natasha Parsons

Natasha Parsons

Director of Patron Services

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Kirk Thomson

Manager of Patron Services

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Danielle Bourgon

Education & Community Engagement Manager

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Danielle Morgan

Publicist

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Emma Walker

Bookkeeper

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Gerry Egan

Production Manager

Kathleen Johnston

Kathleen Johnston

Head Of Wardrobe

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Shaw Forgeron

Head of Props

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Lindsay Jenkins

Extraspace Technician

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Andrew Chute

Head Carpenter

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Rima Dib

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Training

Employment & Volunteering

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