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Key Contacts

For all inquiries except bookings:


Artist Submissions:

If you would like to apply for the festival please fill out this form. Note that we make every effort to review as many applications as possible and no follow-ups are required. You may also use this form to suggest bookings for other events/dates, which can be simply noted in the form. We also usually have a showcase/audition event in spring for Northern Ontario artists, and details should be posted a few months ahead, in our ‘News’ section. 


For volunteer and membership inquiries:


For media, vendor, and sponsorship inquiries:


Office Phone: 705-674-5512

Office Hours: Typically 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., but often irregular. Best to call ahead.


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Krishna Patel — Executive Director

Max Merrifield – Artistic Director

Kassandra Bazinet – Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator


Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Kevin Despot –  Chair

Ryan Land – Vice Chair

Brenda Rochon – Treasurer

Julie Houle – Secretary


General Board Members

Andy Hillis

Doug McAllister

Sara Torres

Eli Singer

Julia Aelick

Sarah Rice


Additional Resources 

Scott Merrifield – Founding/Lifetime Member, Presenting Partner