Heather Redfern

Executive Director, The Cultch

Heather Redfern is the Executive Director of The Vancouver East Cultural Centre (The Cultch) where she curates a program of live and digital presentations each season in a vibrant local and international community.  Before coming to “The Cultch”, she was Executive Director of the BC Alliance for Arts and Culture and  Artistic Producer for Catalyst Theatre in Edmonton.

Heather has been honoured with the City of Edmonton, Business and the Arts Award for Excellence in Arts Management and the Mallory Gilbert Leadership Award for sustained, inspired, and creative leadership in Canadian Theatre. 

In 2019 Heather Redfern and the Cultch were awarded the Vancouver Now Representation and Inclusion Award, by the Jessies for, “working to deliberately curate and program shows that present the city that we live in onstage while also continuously working towards the inclusion of and visibility of a spectrum of minority and marginalised communities.”