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David Nairn is currently enjoying his 20th season as Artistic Director of YOUR theatre. He remains passionately dedicated to the creation, development and production of Canadian plays and musicals that enrich, entertain and deepen our understanding of ourselves as a community, as a people and as a nation. He has directed over 65 plays at Theatre Orangeville including the world premiere productions of The Last Christmas Turkey - The Musical, Sugar Road, The Gift of The Magi, On A First Name Basis, Baco Noir, ‘Twas, A Snow White Christmas, Norman Bray In The Performance Of His Life, Dear Santa, The Numbers Game and The Team On The Hill. David is a proud recipient of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Outgoing General Manager
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Bernadette is a former CBC Radio One broadcaster, writer of personal histories, wife, mum, community volunteer and long time Theatre Orangeville supporter. Never one to miss an opportunity, she remains delighted to be given the challenge of wrangling this glorious, hardworking herd of creative cats. In any leftover minutes in a week, she hikes, skis, reads, paddles or swims.
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Sharyn spent her first 8 1/2 years with Theatre Orangeville as Programs Manager, overseeing the extensive lineup of programming for youth and adults of all abilities. With an irrefutable passionate for the transformative impact of Theatre, and having lifelong roots in the Orangeville community, she is delighted to be taking on the General Manager position with this organization she loves so dearly. Sharyn is a lover of photography, writing, music and all things caffeinated. She is very grateful to be living her very own happily ever after.
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Teena is a lady always on the go. From marketing to event planning, hosting a local cable TV talk show and a member of the Dufferin Women in Business Committee. One of her most favourite events was a trade show in Paris, France that she organized, marketed and ran onsite. When she is not working she spends time with her family and friend, loves to dance and watch movies
Assistant Technical Director
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Daniel Palmieri is in his 3rd professional season here at Theatre Orangeville. With two years of experience as Opera House Technician, Dan has recently moved into the position of Assistant Technical Director. He is now closely involved with set construction and Sound design at the Theatre Orangeville shop. Dan has a background in Technical Production and freelances as an AV Technician in his spare time.
Box Office Manager/Group Sales Coordinator
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Diane Bator has become a familiar face around Orangeville over the past twelve years after working at several local businesses. She is a writer, storyteller, and artist her entire life which came in handy while raising her three sons. Since 2010, she has published six novels with two different publishers and was nominated for Established Artist of the Year at the 2016 Mayor's Breakfast for the Arts. She is very excited to join the Theatre Orangeville family and work with such passionate people.
Sandra in her Vegas days met the one and only Elvis! She loves spending time with family, grandkids and friends and enjoys the Theatre Orangeville scene!
Sharon has been involved with Theatre Orangeville for many, many years and is supportive of the Arts in all forms. Theatre and alternative movies are her passion!
As a bush pilot, Lynn once flew the Minister of Natural Resources to view the largest forest fire in Ontario. These days, she reads, motorcycles and avoids fires.
Tourism Coordinator/TOV Lobby Art Curator
Susan has been immersed in the arts all her life. The arts play a major role in her work and personal life. Theatre Orangeville gives people many opportunities to express themselves in many art forms. Susan loves to travel and spend time with family.
Julia Sarazin has been involved with Theatre Orangeville since, 1999 when she was on the Board of Directors. Julia was on the Victorian Christmas committee for a number of years and often organized Opening Night receptions as well as the Spring Gala. She is now the Volunteer Coordinator, which involves organizing ushers for each of the Opera House events, coordinates posters to be distributed and coordinates our Volunteer Appreciation night in September.