Before joining NTS, Fanny worked for Cirque du Soleil and Franco Dragone Entertainment Group, two of the most prolific companies in the performing arts industry. In her career, which spans over 20 years, she has held various positions in show production, operations and human resources. Her dedication and work ethic has allowed her to grow, starting as an administrative assistant and advancing to hold various management and executive positions. She is bringing a wealth of knowledge to this role that will allow her to successfully lead one of Canada’s most iconic arts institutions.
Alisa Palmer is an internationally trained award-winning theatre director, playwright, dramaturge and theatre producer. Her work crosses genres, including the classics, contemporary plays, creation projects, musicals and operas. Ms. Palmer's work is characterized by vivid performances, a bold use of music, powerful visuals and a passionate commitment to the body politic
An actor by training, director by trade, Frédéric Dubois has been involved in Quebec theatre for 20 years. He has won a number of prestigious awards, including the John Hirsch Prize, awarded by the Canada Council, in 2008, and the Masque de la Révélation in 2001. He has distinguished himself across Quebec’s French-language theatre scene, directing both repertory works and original productions.
About the National Theatre School of Canada
Founded in 1960, the National Theatre School of Canada (NTS) is recognized as a leading institution for anyone wishing to pursue a career as a playwright, director, actor, set and costume designer, or production professional, and offers incomparable training for artists of all kinds. NTS is unique: It offers incomparable, high-level training for artists of all kinds in all aspects of the theatre arts, in both French and English. Many of its 2,000 graduates are among Canada’s most active and versatile artists and designers, and the School’s influence is felt from coast to coast and across the world.