Volunteer Board

The NewMarket National Play Festival is produced in association with the Corporation of the Town of Newmarket.

To reach any member of our board, please email connect@nationalplayfestival.ca and write the board member’s name in the subject line.  You may also call our office number, 905-953-5106, and leave a message for a specific board member.

Michael Halfin


Artistic Director/Executive Director

Rick Koury


Producer/General Manager- Town of Newmarket


Marianne McIsaac


Associate Producer

Laura Schembri

Liaison, Town of Newmarket 

Katie Macdonald


Groups Coordinator/Social Media

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Tom McHale

Associate Producer-Outreach

Sephora Sciara

Social Media Coordinator

Cheryl Stoltz

Volunteer Coordinator

Rory Rodrigo



Meredith Burling


Carolyn Filion

Administrative Coordinator

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Dawn Claxton

Billeting Coordinator

Krystyne Carruthers

Art Design

Katelyn Moore

Social Media