Resource Development Coordinator
A Toronto based production coordinator and designer, Meredith works in the worlds of theatre, dance, animation and education. A graduate of York University’s Film and Theatre BFA programs, Meredith has been joyfully working with Yvonne Ng as the Program/Production Manager for the Swallowing Clouds program since 2010. In the world of stop-motion animation, Meredith has designed props and graphics for the stop-motion animated series Life’s a Zoo, and Glenn Martin, DDS (Cuppa Coffee Animation) and was the Assistant Production Manager for the animated series, Starveillance and Celebrity Deathmatch (Cuppa Coffee Animation). Meredith’s set and puppetry designs have also been seen with Anandam, AfriCan Theatre Ensemble, Nighthawk Theatre Company, Theatre @ York, and productions presented in the Toronto International Fringe Festival, New York International Fringe Festival and SummerWorks. After falling hopelessly in love with capoeira in 2006, Meredith has travelled to Brazil several times to study the martial art, which is deeply rooted in the music and culture of Bahia. The senior student of Professora Lang in Filhos de Bimba Capoeira School Toronto, Meredith has been teaching beginner capoeira classes since 2010.
Arun Srinivasan designs lighting for dance, theatre, music and special events. He has designed for a number of dance artists and companies, including Robert Desrosiers, Peter Chin, Claudia Moore, Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre, and TILT Sound & Motion. Arun has been an assistant to lighting designers for galleries at the ROM, and was the Toronto associate designer for The Lion King. Arun was nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Lighting Design in 2003, and has worked on shows across North America, as well as in Ukraine, Malaysia and Singapore.
A Toronto native, Marianna Rosato received her BFA as a graduate of Ryerson Theatre School’s Technical Production Program in 2006 – where she now teaches Dance Stage Management. Marianna spent three years as the Assistant Stage Manager for Toronto Dance Theatre. Since then she has stage managed works for Coleman Lemiuex & Compagnie, Dancemakers, Fujiwara Dance Inventions, Adelheid Dance Projects, Tiger Princess Dance Projects, BoucharDanse, Dreamwalker Dance Company, the Older & Reckless series for Moonhorse Dance Theatre, the National Ballet School of Canada, the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, and many others. Marianna is currently a Metcalf Foundation Intern at Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie.