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STAFF

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ALLISON CUMMINGS

Artistic Director

Allison Cummings is a performer/choreographer/art maker, who produces her artistic work under the umbrella name Sore for Punching You.  Her work has been presented at venues and festivals across Canada since 1996 including The Theatre Centre, Hysteria, Edgy Women/Montreal, Toronto Dance Theatre’s ‘Four at the Winch’, SummerWorks,  M:ST Performative Art Festival, 7a -11d, Canada Dance Festival, Fluid Festival, Moving Pictures Festival w/ Trinity Square Video, Older and Reckless, School of the Toronto Dance Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille, Porch View Dances, Bright Nights (Citadel et Cie) among others. Internationally her work has been presented in Accra, Ghana, and Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. She has self produced her own multidisciplinary full length works, Quiver ’02, Clutch ’06, Devouring Lions ’09, Final Savage Land ’13 and Exhale ’18 at various venues in Toronto.  She is the recipient of multiple arts grants and awards including The John D. and Susan P. Diekman Fellowship, California 2012, Chalmers Professional Development 2010, The Toronto Emerging Artist Award in Dance 2000 and was shortlisted for the K.M Hunter Award 2006 and 2008.

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ADINA HERLING

General Manager

Adina Herling began her career in Arts Management after receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Dance at the University of Calgary and Diploma in Dance Performance from Ryerson University.  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, providing arts management services to small-scale dance organizations.  Adina has worked with Fujiwara Dance Inventions, Tribal Crackling Wind, Moonhorse Dance Theatre, pounds per square inch performance, Dreamwalker Dance Company, ProArteDanza, Dusk Dances and BoucharDanse.

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HAYLEY GOLDENBERG

Manager of Marketing and Social Media

Hayley Goldenberg is a Toronto-based Social Media & Marketing Manager specializing in marketing for the Theatre and Dance Community. 

As an artist herself, she brings an in-depth knowledge, specificity, and passion to her work in communications. She has managed successful marketing campaigns for university programs, theatrical institutions, and many dance organizations around Toronto. She currently serves as Social Media & Marketing Manager for Moonhorse Dance Theatre, Fujiwara Dance Inventions, and Tribal Crackling Wind. Along with her communications-specific experience she has extensive experience in arts administration and artistic leadership.

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