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BOARD OF DIRECTOR BIOS

 
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HALEIGH-RAIN EADY

Interim President and Treasurer

Haleigh Eady is an arts manager who has earned several years of experience working with arts organizations and not-for-profits in Canada and the US in the areas of operations, development, festival and event production. She is currently the Development and Events Manager of Oakville Galleries and is transforming the way the organization connects with the community. Haleigh also comes from a performing arts background as a dance artist, choreographer and teacher. She most notably studied on Scholarship at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and performed alongside Martha Graham Dance Company as part of Graham 2. Continuing her studies in Arts Administration and Cultural Management, Haleigh has had the opportunity to be a producer for Dusk Dances Hamilton, Fall for Dance North: Heirloom Hamilton, Together in Dance Festival and others. In addition, she is passionate about the arts in all forms and is a Director and Singer for Myriad Ensemble, a professional young women’s choir. Haleigh serves as the Board Treasurer of BoucharDanse and hopes to create a positive impact by supporting the organization through its many journeys. 

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JANICE POMER

Secretary

Janice Pomer has been teaching, performing and creating in the fields of dance, music and theatre since 1976 touring across Canada and providing dance experiences for students of all ages and abilities in urban, rural, northern and First Nations communities. Author of several internationally acclaimed books on dance education Janice’s unique pedagogy emphasizes how movement exploration is a holistic, multidimensional process that engages the physical, intellectual, creative, emotional and intuitive aspects of the mover. She has worked with Artistic Director Sylvie Bouchard on educational outreach projects and study guides for Dusk Dances and BoucharDanse and was delighted to join the board in 2019.

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NATASHA FINLAY

Board Member

Bio to come