Outgoing Artistic and Managing Director

Laura Nanni (she/her) is a curator, producer, and artist, known for her successful leadership of initiatives focused on artistic experimentation, community building, interdisciplinary collaboration, and public space. Since 2016, she has led SummerWorks through a significant period of growth and transformation. Past roles include: Programming Supervisor for Nuit Blanche Toronto; Rhubarb Festival Director for Buddies in Bad Times Theatre; Curator and Program Coordinator for the HATCH mentorship and residency program at Harbourfront Centre; and Staff Manager, Festival Venues & Operations for TIFF. Her artistic projects and collaborations have been presented across North America, Europe, and the UK.  More info at laurananni.com.