The 110 Arts Cooperative Board of Directors is comprised of 2 representatives from each of our member organizations, one of whom is a staff member and one from that organization’s own board of directors. While sitting on the board, these individuals make consensus-based decisions that are in the best interest of the 110 Arts Cooperative, as what benefits the co-op also benefits our members.
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David Pay is the founder and Artistic Director of Vancouver’s Music on Main where he has earned an international reputation as a leading-edge classical and contemporary music programmer. Dave has been on faculty at The Banff Centre and Capilano University and is a frequent curator and speaker at conferences and festivals around the world. He served as Artistic Director of ISCM World New Music Days 2017, the largest new music festival in Canada’s history.
Roy Surette was Touchstone’s Artistic Director from 1984 to 1997. He returned in July 2017 to Touchstone Theatre after twenty years: ten where he enjoyed island living as Artistic Director for the beautiful Belfry Theatre in Victoria and ten at the helm of Montreal’s esteemed Centaur Theatre in Montreal where he was Artistic & Executive Director. Much of his career has involved championing new work and Canadian playwrights and he is proud and happy to be back home working in Vancouver’s resilient and inspiring cultural community. He has received multiple awards as a director, has directed across Canada, including for National Arts Centre, Canadian Stage, Shaw Festival, The Arts Club Theatre, The Vancouver Playhouse, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Theatre Calgary, Axis Theatre, Carousel Theatre and productions in Scotland and Australia. Roy has had the great pleasure of working with many incredible theatre makers since graduating from Studio 58 a long, long time ago.
Selina Crammond is the Director of Programming at DOXA Documentary Film Festival. She is passionate about all things people, art and social justice. Selina has worked and volunteered with a number of organizations including Vancouver International Film Festival, CBC Radio, CiTR Radio and Girls Rock Camp Vancouver. Her love for the arts extends to her downtime as she plays drums in Supermoon, currently signed to Mint Records. Selina earned a degree in Communication and Film Studies from Simon Fraser University (SFU) and is an associate of SFU’s Institute for Humanities.
Kevin is a lawyer practicing corporate and commercial law at one of Vancouver’s largest law firms and is on the board of directors of Touchstone Theatre. He is originally from Calgary and has been living and working in Vancouver for the past five years. A fan of the theatre, Kevin enjoys attending theatre productions and has previously performed in Touchstone Theatre’s annual fundraiser, The Lawyer Show. He also sings in a local show tunes choir that performs Broadway music.
Jason Dubois is an arts manager with more than two decades experience working in performing arts creation, dissemination and presentation. Career highlights include working as Festival Manager for the National Arts Centre’s Canada Scene, a 39-day festival in the summer of 2017 involving more than 1000 artists in performing, visual and media arts. Jason has previously served as Producing Director for the Canada Dance Festival, as Executive Director of Dance Victoria, and with Eponymous as Producer for Kidd Pivot and Company 605, Associate Producer for Wen Wei Dance, Production Manager for Vancouver New Music, and Director of Patron Relations for DanceHouse. He is Associate Producer for the Dance Centre’s Dance In Vancouver – a biennial showcase for Vancouver dance artists and a networking event for Canadian and international dance presenters. Jason has served as a director on the boards of The Greater Vancouver Alliance for Arts and Culture, The Professional Arts Alliance of Greater Victoria, the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists BC Chapter (CADA/West), and as president of the Canadian Dance Assembly’s National Council.
Michelle Mason is an award-winning filmmaker from Vancouver, and head of the Documentary Program at Capilano University. Her documentaries explore human rights, peace, justice and reconciliation efforts, inspired by her experiences in international news with CBC London and Washington during Rwanda, Somalia and the Bosnia conflicts. Her teaching and mentoring at Capilano’s School of Motion Picture Arts is inspired by a deep commitment to creating more diverse space in cinema, inspired by her belief in the power of story to heal and inspire.
Shanae Sodhi is the Associate Artistic Producer at Rumble Theatre. A recent graduate of Studio 58, where he was one of the establishing members and Head Organizer of the school’s Student Diversity Committee, a student-led group working to strengthen marginalized groups within the theatre community by empowering students with the tools and knowledge to engage in the conversations of inclusivity around them. Shanae’s work is influenced by decolonization and intersectionality. He aims to create work that is community oriented and bridges performance with direct action. He is also part of Rumble’s Future Facilitators Cohort. Recent producing credits: Mx (winner of 2019 Fringe New Play Prize and Cultchivating the Fringe Award), Straight White Men (ITSAZOO Productions), the Knowledge Sharing Symposium (Ad Hoc Assembly), and Coyuntura 2020 (Canadian Latinx Theatre Artist Coalition).
Gloria has enjoyed several varied careers in the arts as a professional pianist, educator, and arts management leader in programming and resource development. As comfortable with artistic content as business realities, she thrives on contributing to initiatives that serve ever-changing, always evolving communities. In recent years, Gloria has been championing music education by lending strategic and programming guidance for an international project in Hong Kong to revitalize the historic Haw Par Mansion for the creation of a new music institution, and leading an ambitious fundraising program for the Vancouver Academy of Music that includes two major Capital Campaigns for the transformation of Koerner Recital Hall, and for the renewal and expansion of its learning spaces. In addition, delivering Career Development programs and workshops at the Vancouver Academy of Music and UBC’s School of Music continues to be a most rewarding aspect of her activities. Gloria’s portfolio mix has included leading the artistic and operational management of the Vancouver Recital Society as one of North America’s premiere concert presenting organizations, and with a focus on resource development she has been the Associate Director for Donor Relations and Events at the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. Among her community involvements, Gloria is a board director of Music on Main, has served as a JUNO Awards jury member, and as Vice-Chair of the BC Alliance for Arts and Culture.