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History of the NAC Costume Collection
By Gerry Grace, NAC Archivist


NAC Artistic Directors, Advisors and Producers


English Theatre

David Haber Director of Programming (including English Theatre) 1969-1970
Michael Bawtree Artistic Director Centre Studio Group 1970-1971
Jean Roberts Artistic Director 1971-1972 to 1976-1977
John Wood Artistic Director 1977-1978 to 1982-1983
Andis Celms Producer, Theatre Department and Director of English Theatre 1983-1984 to 1995-1996
Gil Osborne Artistic Director 1996-1997
Marti Maraden Artistic Director 1997-1998 to 2005-2006
Peter Hinton, since 2006-2007

French Theatre

Jean-Guy Sabourin Artistic Director Le Capricorne 1969-1970
Jean Herbiet Artistic Director Le Groupe du Studio 1970-1971 and Artistic Director 1971-1972 to 1981-1982
André Brassard Artistic Director 1982-1983 to 1989-1990
Robert Lepage Artistic Director 1990-1991 to 1992-1993
Jean-Claude Marcus Artistic Director 1993-1994 to 1995-1996, Artistic Advisor 1997-1998 to 2000-2001
(Alain Grégoire Artistic Director 1996-1997 Interim)
Denis Marleau, 2001-2002 à 2007-2008
Wajdi Mouawad, since 2008-2009

Jean Roberts was Director of Theatre 1971-1972 to 1976-1977
Jean Herbiet was Associate Director of Theatre 1971-1972 to 1976-1977
Jean Gascon was Director of Theatre 1977-1978 to 1982-1983 and Artistic Consultant for Theatre 1983-1984

Music

Jean-Marie Beaudet Music Director 1969-1970, Mario Bernardi Principal Conductor 1969-1970
Mario Bernardi Music Director and Principal Conductor 1970-1971 to 1981-1982
Franco Mannino Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor 1982-1983 to 1985-1986
Gabriel Chmura Principal Conductor and Music Director 1987-1988 to 1989-1990
(J.M. (Jack) Mills Music Producer 1990-1991)
Trevor Pinnock Principal Conductor and Music Director 1991-1992 to 1995-1996
Trevor Pinnock Artistic Advisor 1996-1997 to 1997-1998
Pinchas Zukerman Music Director Designate Principal Conductor 1998 and Music Director since 1999-2000

Dance and Variety

David Haber Director of Programming (including Dance and Variety) 1969-1970 to 1972-1973
Ted Demetre Producer and Administrator of Dance and Variety 1973-1974 to 1982-1983
Yvan Saintonge Producer of Dance and Variety 1983-1984 to 1986-1987
Jack Udashkin Producer of Dance, Variety and Special Projects 1987-1988 to 1996-1997
Jack Udashkin Consultant Producer of Dance 1997-1998 to 1998-1999
Michel Dozois Associate Producer of Dance, Variety and Special Events 1997-1998 to 1998-1999 Producer of Dance and Special Events 1999/2000
Cathy Levy Producer of Dance since 2000/2001
Michel Dozois Producer of Community and Special Events, since 2000-2001
Brian Macdonald was Senior Artistic Advisor 1995-1996 and Senior Artistic Director 1996-1997 to 1998-1999
Mario Bernardi was Artistic Director of Festival Canada 1971 to 1982
Nicholas Goldschmidt was Senior Artistic Director of Festival Canada 1996-1997 to 1997-1998
Franz-Paul Decker was Principal Guest Conductor 1990-1991 to 1998-1999
Mario Bernardi was appointed Conductor Laureate in 1997
Jean-Philippe Tremblay was appointed Apprentice Conductor in 2001