Juvenis Festival Staff
Managing Director - Jane Karges
Toronto born and raised, Jane is a graduate of Queen's University where she completed her BAH in Drama and a minor in English. At Queen's she was highly involved in the drama department, winning the William Agnus Award in Drama (2015). Jane has a long history of production work with Blue Canoe and various other student theatre companies in Kingston. She has worked on contract with the City of Kingston's Cultural Services Department, and most recently with KABOOM, the youth project at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning. Jane is a member of the City of Kingston's Arts Advisory Committee.
Festival Producer - Reid Cunningham
A graduate of LCVI, Kingston born and raised, Reid has been involved with Blue Canoe since 2012 appearing in the casts of "13 the Musical" and "Aida". Reid has spent the past 5 years pursuing a music career playing all over Kingston with The Rhythm Haints and in London, Ontario with Lizard Eyed Men. An accomplished singer, Reid was the lead of the band "Talk of the Street", which performed in Kingston over the past year.
Production Coordinator - Jessica Rossiter
A graduate of Queen's University with degrees in Drama and Psychology, Jessica is the current General Manager of Blue Canoe Productions. Jessica made her Juvenis debut in 2017, directing a production in Out of Sight, Out of Mind, our play series on social issues at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning.
Marketing Coordinator - Steven Saucier
Steven is a 4th year Commerce Student at Queen's University, working with the Juvenis Festival as part of the Marketing team. Through his corporate, non-profit and entrepreneurial ventures, Steven has extensive experience in marketing strategy, sponsorship and event planning. He's in his final year at Queen's and looking to continue his work in marketing and business development.
Social Media Coordinators-
Ally Pajak and Cristina Staicu
Ally and Cristina join us from the Queen's Workstudy Program to coordinate our social media for the 2018 Juvenis Festival!
Graphic Designer - Mat McAllister
Mat is a Graphic Designer and a graduate of St. Lawrence College Graphic Design program. Mat has worked with many local arts groups on design contracts such as the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, The Kick & Push Festival, Blue Canoe Productions and now with Juvenis.
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Mat's Profile: https://www.behance.net/matmcallister