Amy Bowring (Curator)
Amy Bowring (B.A. Fine Arts, York University; M.A. Journalism, University of Western Ontario) is a freelance dance writer and historian, the Research Coordinator at Dance Collection Danse, Founder/Director of the Society for Canadian Dance Studies and Copy Editor for The Dance Current. Amy has written for Dance Collection Danse Magazine, Canadian Encyclopedia, International Dictionary of Modern Dance, Encyclopedia of Theatre Dance in Canada and The Dance Current, among other publications. She is a co-recipient of the 2002 Toronto Emerging Dance Artist Award for her work as a dance writer. Amy is currently writing a book about the Canadian Ballet Festivals (1948-1954).
Michael Ripley (Site Designer)
The owner of Believe It Design Works, Michael has built Web sites for a variety of companies, foundations, societies and individuals. Currently, he is the Web master of record for Theatre Direct Canada, The Society for Canadian Dance Studies/Société des études canadiennes en danse and Dance Collection Danse. Most recently he designed sites for Shimmera Artistry and The Event Bureau. Also a professional actor, Michael's primary focus is building sites for arts-related clients.