Photo courtesy of Sasha Ivanochko

We would like to extend our sincere congratulations to 1991 graduate Sasha Ivanochko on being the latest recipient of the John Hobday Mentorship Award in Arts Management.

The John Hobday Awards in Arts Management are granted to talented arts managers in Canadian professional arts organizations for professional development or mentoring purposes. The Mentorship Award goes to an arts manager who is seeking to acquire different knowledge, experience and skills under the supervision of a mentor in his or her field.

Sasha is currently Artistic Director of Dancers’ Studio West in Calgary, Alberta.

She will use the award to undertake a mentorship with Michael Toppings, Executive and Artistic Director of MAI | Montréal, arts interculturels. The mentorship will address the unique and complex management responsibilities associated with holding the dual roles of executive and artistic director. Sasha aims to supplement her knowledge in all aspects of organizational oversight of a mid-size arts organization, paying special attention to acquiring strategies and balance.

CLICK HERE to read the full announcement… Congratulations Sasha!