Brenda Heatherington has been working in the Canadian Arts industry for over 25 years and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and passion for the industry. She began her role as Executive Director of The Burlington Performing Arts Centre in May of 2010.
“The Burlington Theatre Board, after extensive research and review, is very pleased to have Brenda as our founding executive director,” said former board chair Keith Strong. “Brenda brings much vibrancy, experience, and community commitment to the Burlington Performing Arts Centre and to the Burlington community.”
Brenda came to Burlington from Alberta, where she spent the last 17 years managing The Arden Theatre in St. Albert. In addition to running The Arden Theatre, she also served as Programming Director for the Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival for 13 years. She has served as vice-president of the Canadian Arts Presenting Association, and is a past chair of the Canadian Children’s Festival Association.