Executive Director: Martin Bragg
Martin Bragg is one of the most widely respected arts leaders in Canada.
Since joining Alberta Ballet in September of 2010, Mr. Bragg has overseen unprecedented growth at Alberta Ballet. The company has increased the number of performances, tours, and the length of the performing season, which has resulted in a 45% increase in earned and contributed revenue of the company.
Alberta Ballet is now positioned as one of the major ballet organizations in North America.
Prior to joining Alberta Ballet, Mr. Bragg was the Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Producer of the Canadian Stage Company in Toronto, Canada’s largest year-round contemporary theatre company. During his 17 years with Canadian Stage, he produced more than 150 productions and tripled the revenue base of the company.
Mr. Bragg led the company’s national and international touring activities, which included their worldwide touring production of The Overcoat, the world premiere production of The House of Martin Guerre, in partnership with Chicago’s acclaimed Goodman Theatre, and collaborative projects and tours with companies in England, Ireland, and the United States. Martin created a number of innovative private sector investment and joint venture activities for the company in Toronto in order to expand their programming activities.
Mr. Bragg has a wide range of experience in all aspects of producing, finance, administration, human resources, fundraising, government relations, and Board of Trustee management.