The Board of Directors at Arts Orillia is comprised of a group of volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds, including but not limited to the arts, education, business, and community engagement, committed to contributing to the many areas of arts and culture in Ontario. We are committed to the principles of equity and diversity and endeavour to ensure our board reflects that commitment. We honour inclusionary practices in all areas of organizational activity and uphold anti-oppression values in furtherance of a healthy and strong community.
Stevie Baker is a producer, director and costume designer based in Severn, Ontario. A prolific theatre creator and artist, she has been a part of innumerable productions in Toronto’s vibrant theatre community over the past 15 years.
Stevie has been the Head of Production at Dauntless City Theatre since its inception in 2007 (originally Urban Bard). Her work with Dauntless is rooted in queering, subverting and modernizing Shakespeare to better reflect the dynamic people of Ontario.
She centers queer joy, anti-racism and anti-poverty in her work, life and the raising of her two children. Stevie has worked internationally with Kansas City’s MET and served as Artistic Director of The Daegu Theatre Troupe in Daegu, South Korea. She orchestrated the DTT’s first touring show and directed South Korea’s first English language production of A Streetcar Named Desire.