Sherrie Johnson began her tenure as Executive Director of Crow’s Theatre in February 2019, becoming Crow’s first Executive Director.
Sherrie brings a wide range of experience as an arts leader to her role at Crow’s Theatre. She was a member of the leadership team at Canadian Stage in Toronto from 2013 – 2019. Prior to joining Canadian Stage, Johnson’s artistic career included: serving as founding Artistic Director of Outside The Box in Boston, MA, Senior Curator at the highly esteemed PuSh International Performing Arts Festival in Vancouver, B.C., and Co-Founder/Artistic Director of the Six Stages Festival in Toronto, Prague, Berlin and Glasgow.
An active producer and agent, she’s worked with Germany’s internationally renowned triumvirate Rimini Protokoll, Antwerp based artists Bart Baele and Yves Degryse of Berlin, filmmaker and installation artist Srinivas Krishna and visual artist Stan Douglas.
Sherrie successfully led the indie company da da kamera with Daniel MacIvor from 1993 – 2007. Sherrie was the inaugural recipient of the John Hobday Award for outstanding achievement in arts management from the Canada Council and the recipient of the 2019 Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award.