Events

As well as working in production, as community liaison, and as talent wrangler on such events as The Giller Prize, The Much Music Video Awards, Word On the Street, and Live at the Rehearsal Hall, I have also produced a number of events, myself.

Pop-Up Tours

January 2016 – Present

Owner/Co-ordinator/Tour Guide

Pop Up Tours is an event that ventures into west-end Toronto and provides attendees with three experiences in one fun night. We go to three businesses, all near each other, for a 45-minute stop at each, doing something fun at every stop.

 

King George Craft Sale & Business Fair

May 2015, November 2015, 2016, and 2017

Organizer/Co-ordinator

King George Craft Sale & Business Fair is a fundraiser for King George School, showcasing over 40 talented artisans and neighbourhood companies at this annual event.

 

The Westside’s Story Camp Fair

February 2016 and 2017

Organizer/Co-ordinator/Host

The Westside’s Story Camp Fair was a for-profit event, hosted at venues in Toronto’s Junction area, showcasing a diverse selection of area day camps.

 

Durie Street Party

July 2011, June 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Co-Organizer/Co-coordinator

The Durie Street Party is a community event requiring planning at least 3 months in advance. Permits are necessary and this event features; kids’ crafts and games, a bouncy castle, sporting events, a co-ordinated potluck and bbq dinner, a pie contest, Bingo, a talent show, and band performance.

 

CHUM Holiday Party Variety Show

December 2004

Producer

December 2005

Co-Producer

The CHUM Holiday Party Variety Show was a full-blown production, performed and filmed in front of an audience of CHUM Television employees, including then-leader Moses Znaimer. This required careful budgeting, approaching sponsors for raffle items, co-ordinating the talent show, writing a script (including technical direction), arranging and co-ordinating lighting, set design, audio, etc., and line producing the event one year and hosting the other.