Executive Committee

  • Andrea Vagianos, Managing Director - Toronto Dance Theatre, TAPA Board President, Committee Chair
  • Ghislain Caron, Managing Director - Théâtre français de Toronto, TAPA Board Treasurer
  • Shana Hillman, General Manager - Kaeja d'Dance, TAPA Board Secretary
  • Chris Goddard, President - Goddard Marketing + Event Specialists, PAIS Board President
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA

Nominating Committee

  • Andrea Vagianos, Managing Director - Toronto Dance Theatre, Committee Chair
  • Ghislain Caron, Managing Director - Théâtre français de Toronto
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA

Advocacy Committee

  • Amy Mushinski, Manager of Government Relations - Canadian Opera Company, Committee Chair
  • Jenny Ginder, Independent
  • Brad Lepp, Director of Communications -  Soulpepper Theatre Company
  • Shannon Litzenberger, Independent
  • Micheline McKay, Independent
  • Nick Tracey, Associate General Manager - Young People's Theatre
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA

Commercial Theatre Development Fund (CTDF) Committee

  • Brett Randall, Indpendent, Committee Chair
  • Shawn Daudlin, General Manager - Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
  • Michael Rubinoff, Associate Dean - Sheridan College
  • Carrie Sager, President - FLIP Publicity
  • Brian Sewell, Producer - Mirvish Productions
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA, Staff Support Person

Dora Eligibility Committee

  • Scott Dermody, Dora Awards and Youth Outreach Coordinator - TAPA, Committee Chair
  • Jim Aldridge, General Manager - TicketKing, Mirvish Productions, General Theatre Division Representative
  • Brad Lepp, Director of Communications - Soulpepper Theatre Company, General Theatre Division Representative
  • Mitchell Marcus, Artistic & Managing Director - Acting Up Stage Theatre Company, Musical Theatre Division Representative
  • Amy Mushinski, Manager, Government Relations - Canadian Opera Company, Opera Division Representative
  • Meredith Potter, General Manager - Peggy Baker Dance, Dance Division Representative
  • Aislinn Rose, General Manager - The Theatre Centre, Independent Theatre Division Representative
  • Annemieke Wade, Managing Director - Roseneath Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences Division Representative

Dora Jury Selection Committee

  • Shawn Daudlin, General Manager - Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, General Theatre Division Representative, Committee Chair
  • Leslie Lester, Executive Director - Soulpepper Theatre Company, General Theatre Division Representative
  • Kevin Ormsby, Artistic Director - Kashe Dance, Dance Division Representative
  • Amy Bowring, Director of Collections & Research - Dance Collection Danse, Dance Division Representative
  • Brian Goldenberg, Independent, Musical/ Opera Division Representative
  • Michael Rubinoff, Associate Dean - Sheridan College, Musical/ Opera Division Representative
  • Jonathan Heppner, Managing Director - Factory Theatre, Independent Theatre Division Representative
  • Jivesh Parasram, Associate Artistic Producer - Theatre Passe Muraille, Independent Theatre Division Representative
  • Stephen Colella, Associate Artistic Director - Young People's Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences Division Representative
  • Scott Dermody, Dora Awards and Outreach Manager - TAPA, Staff Support Person

Dora Review Working Group

  • Margo Charlton, Research and Impact Manager - Toronto Arts Foundation & Toronto Arts Council, Committee Chair
  • Jim Aldridge, General Manager - TicketKing, Mirvish Productions, General Theatre/Musical Division Representative
  • Brad Lepp, Director of Communications - Soulpepper Theatre Company, General Theatre Division Representative
  • Amy Mushinski, Manager, Government Relations - Canadian Opera Company, Opera Division Representative
  • Annemieke Wade, Managing Director - Roseneath Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences Division Representative
  • Gein Wong, Artistic Director - Eventual Ashes, Independent Theatre Representative
  • Chris Goddard, PAIS Board President
  • Scott Dermody, Dora Awards and Youth Outreach Coordinator - TAPA, Staff Support Person
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA, Staff Support Person

Finance Committee

  • Ghislain Caron, Managing Director - Théâtre français de Toronto, Committee Chair
  • Joe Borowiec, Independent, PAIS Treasurer
  • Liew Wong, Director, Finance and Administration - The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA

Fundraising Committee

  • Chris Goddard, President - Goddard Marketing + Event Specialists, Committee Chair
  • Katarina Germani, CBC Legal Consultant, PAIS Board
  • Shana Hillman, General Manager - Kaeja d'Dance
  • Diana Klisanin, Independent, PAIS Board
  • Andrea Vagianos, Managing Director - Toronto Dance Theatre
  • Alexis Da Silva–Powell, Corporate Partnerships and Membership Manager - TAPA
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA

Indie Caucus

  • Kelly Straughan, Executive Director - Toronto Fringe Festival, Committee Chair
  • Benjamin Blais, Artistic Director - Storefront Theatre
  • Claire Burns, Managing Director - Storefront Theatre
  • Brett Haynes, Independent
  • Owais Lightwalla, General Manager – Whynot Theatre
  • Aislinn Rose, Managing Director - The Theatre Centre
  • Robert Sauvey, Executive Director - DUO
  • Alexis Da Silva–Powell, Corporate Partnerships and Membership Manager - TAPA Staff Support Person
  • Scott Dermody, Dora Awards and Outreach Manager - TAPA, Staff Support Person

TRIP Committee

  • Alexis Da Silva–Powell, Corporate Partnerships and Membership Manager - TAPA, Committee Chair
  • Jim Aldridge, General Manager - General Manager - TicketKing, Mirvish Productions
  • Steve Beatty, President - Front Row Insurance
  • Shana Hillman, General Manager – Kaeja d'Dance
  • Julie Tepperman, Co-Artistic Director - Convergence Theatre

PAIS Committees

Barbara Hamilton Memorial Committee

  • Jim Roe, General Manager - St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Committee Chair
  • Martha Burns, Past Winner
  • Eric Peterson, Past Winner
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA

George Luscombe Award Committee

  • Maja Ardal, Artistic Director - Contrary Company, Committee Chair
  • Steven Bush, Co-founder of the Award
  • Ravi Jain, Independent
  • Karen Luscombe, Independent
  • Anusree Roy, Independent
  • Scott Dermody, Dora Awards and Outreach Manager - TAPA, Staff Support Person
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA, Staff Support Person

Leonard McHardy & John Harvey Committee

  • Sandy Tulloch, Independent, Committee Chair
  • Derrick Chua, Independent
  • Ghislain Caron, Managing Director - Théâtre français de Toronto
  • John Harvey, Co-Founder of the Award
  • Leonard McHardy, Co-Founder of the Award
  • Scott Dermody, Dora Awards and Outreach Manager - TAPA, Staff Support Person
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA, Staff Support Person

Pauline McGibbon Award Committee

  • Changes annually, administered by the Ontario Arts Council
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA, Staff Support Person

Silver Ticket Committee

  • Ken Gass, Committee Chair
  • All Previous Winners
  • Scott Dermody, Dora Awards and Outreach Manager - TAPA, Staff Support Person
  • Jacoba Knaapen, Executive Director - TAPA, Staff Support Person

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