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Mile Zero Dance Board of Directors

Mile Zero Dance’s Annual General Meeting will be held on October 7th, 2017,  at 1 pm at Mile Zero Dance’s Spazio Performativo at 10816-95 Street. Last year’s minutes, financial statements, and season highlights will be discussed, and there will be elections for President and Board positions. You must be a current 2017-18 Member to vote. Contact us ahead (email admin@milezerodance.com) if you are interested in running for election and we can get you more information.

Stacy Cann, President

Stacey Cann is a multidisciplinary artist working in Edmonton, Alberta. She has shown at the Illingworth Kerr Gallery, The Ministry of Casual Living, Latitude 53 Contemporary Art, Harcourt House Artist Run Centre and the International Print Centre New York. She is interested in the way our perception of time and work influences our daily interactions with others. Her work involves durational elements whose mundane nature borders on the absurd. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Print Media from Alberta College of Art and Design, as well as a Masters in Arts in Art Education from Concordia University.

Brad Fischer, Board Member

Brad is a self-employed graphic designer for his company Roaring Mouse Graphics. An avid arts supporter, he has been active in the technical side of Edmonton’s elite improv theatre scene for over 25 years, including Rapid Fire Theatre, Die-Nasty and Teatro La Quindicina. He has been a member of the Board since 2012

Dr. David Garfinkle, Director & Past President

Dr. Garfinkle teaches theatre history and play analysis at MacEwan University. He has professional experience as an interdisciplinary performer, dramaturg and director, and is a master teacher in yoga and performing arts education. His current research is on the social performance and emotion on the London stage in the 1670s.

Tyler Sherard, Director at Large

Tyler Sherard is an aspiring dance artist, curator and event planner who by day manages McMullen Gallery and the Artists on the Wards program at University of Alberta hospital.

Brooke Leifso, Director at Large

Brooke Leifso is a multi-disciplinary theatre practitioner and administrator, with a focus in Independent and Community Art Performance. She has worked in various capacities with: Theatre Yes, Northern Light Theatre, Latitude 53, and Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre. Brooke is an Associate Producer with the Edmonton-based integrated dance company, CRIPSiE. She is also studying for her Masters in Expressive Arts Therapy-Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding through the European Graduate School, looking at how art creation can build community, resilience and social cohesion.