Position: Event Manager
Company: Contact ONtour - Toronto, ON, Canada
Cheryl Ewing has been Event Manager for Contact ONtour (formerly Ontario Contact) for 15+ years. Working with Atlantic Presenters Association, Cheryl helped design I Want to Showcase as a shared site for the acceptance of applications to showcase in various Regional Presenting Networks across Canada and the US. She has over 40+ years of experience in cultural program delivery, including management, facilitation, strategic planning, and new program development for provincial and national organizations. Her consulting work has been at the national level, primarily in performing arts. Leveraging her commitment to audience engagement, she has designed innovative young audience programs. Throughout her career, Cheryl has been involved in the presenting field working for festivals including young audience, dance, multicultural, buskers, as well as music - popular, choral, jazz and contemporary. As a volunteer she has presented dance and a variety of artists she felt important to bring to her home community. She has initiated a number of exciting collaborations including bringing together young dance students to choreograph and perform with live musicians.