2016 - Here On The Flight Path - Jamie Williams & Melanie Janzen

Our Creative Team

Norm Foster

Norm Foster

CO-FOUNDER + PLAYWRIGHT

As the most produced playwright in the history of the country, Norm Foster is considered Canada’s preeminent comic playwright.

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Emily Oriold

Emily Oriold

CO-FOUNDER + ARTISTIC PRODUCER

A professional artist for 20 years and as the Festival's Founding Executive Director, Emily brings a wealth of experience to her role as the Festival's Artistic Producer.

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Candice Turner-Smith

Candice Turner-Smith

BUSINESS MANAGER

Recently retired as Executive Director of the Niagara Symphony Orchestra after 10 years of service.  Candice joined The Foster Festival team earlier this year thru a time of transition and to offer support during COVID 19.  

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