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Speaker | Diane Quinn
SPEAKER | Diane Quinn

The Culture of Innovation


Diane Quinn, speaker at The Culture of Innovation, ISPA's 65th Annual Congress, in New York City on January 15-17, 2013. View the full Schedule of Events.

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Diane Quinn has been with Cirque du Soleil since 2004. Prior positions at Cirque du Soleil include Public Services Director (Corteo), Director of Artist Management, and Company Manager (KA) in Las Vegas. Currently, Diane is the VP, Show Quality and Integrity where she is responsible for the artistic quality for each of the shows.  

A veteran of the arts and entertainment scene in Toronto, Diane`s positions, among others, prior to joining Cirque include founding producer of Soulpepper Theatre Company and Festival of Classics, Coordinator of the Arts Administration Program at the University of Toronto, and Executive Director of Toronto Women in Film and Television.  

Volunteerism in the cultural sector has also played a key role for Diane where she served as Board President of the Toronto Theatre Alliance, and Board VP for Women in Film and Television as well as serving on the CAAAE (Canadian Association of Arts Administration Educators).

Diane has also been invited to jury for the Ontario Arts Council, and for the Fringe Festival`s inaugural playwriting selection committee and has authored the published "The Indie Theatre Producer`s Guideā€.   Diane is a graduate of the University of Toronto Honors Arts Specialist Program, with a Major in Arts Administration.