Ray Salverda

Director of Special Projects, BaAM Productions


Ray has worked in the entertainment industry – primarily as a Production Manager/Project Manager for over 35 years.  He is currently Director of Special Projects at BaAM Productions.  In the past he has worked for such companies as  Luminato, Soulpepper, Canadian Stage, Blyth Festival, Harold Green Jewish Theatre, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Sudbury Theatre Centre, Great Lakes Scenic Studios and Carnegie Mellon University, to name a few.  He has also freelanced for companies such as Mirvish Productions, Dancap & Marquis Entertainment.  Ray has taught courses at Humber College, St. Clair College, Sheridan College, and Ryerson University in their technical production programs.

Course: BUDGETING: Where to Start and Where to Spend

SCHEDULING: Developing a Production Calendar



P.M. Arts Instructors

S.M.Arts Board Vice-President
Course(s): Harrassment & Discrimination, an HR Perspective
Director of Business Rep Services, CAEA - Canadian Actors' Equity Association
Course(s):

Navigating the CTA (Canadian Theatre Agreement)

Labour Relations Manager, P.A.C.T. Professional Association of Canadian Theatres
Senior Representative, Re:Sound Music Licensing
Course(s):

P.M.Arts Discussion Series presented by S.M.Arts Stage Managing the Arts

Turn Down the Pink Noise: Clarifying the roles of SOCAN and Re:Sound in Canadian Theatre Production

Strategic Account Manager, SOCAN
Course(s):

P.M.Arts Discussion Series presented by S.M.Arts Stage Managing the Arts

Turn Down the Pink Noise: Clarifying the roles of SOCAN and Re:Sound in Canadian Theatre Production

Manager of Digital Media and Learning Technologies, Canada's National Ballet School
Course(s):

P.M.Arts Discussion Series presented by S.M.Arts Stage Managing the Arts

Turn Down the Pink Noise: Clarifying the roles of SOCAN and Re:Sound in Canadian Theatre Production

President, Catalyst TCM Inc.
Course(s): CONTRACTS: The Art of Binding
Production Manager, Freelance
Interim Technical Director, The Grand Theatre
Installation Supervisor & Project Manager, BaAM Productions
Faculty, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
Course(s):

Harrassment and Discrimination, an HR Perspective

HUMAN RESOURCES I: Put on your HR Hat! (not offered this year)

HUMAN RESOURCES II: Put on your BIGGER HR Hat! (not offered this year)

Vice President of Operations, TO Live
Course(s): Union Contract Negotiations
BUDGETING: Where to Start and Where to Spend
Technical Director, Canadian Opera Company
Production and Operations Manager, Ryerson Theatre School
Director of Production - Canadian Opera Company
Interim Production Manager, The Grand Theatre
Canadian Actors' Equity Association, Business Rep
Course(s):

UNIONS: Navigating the CTA (Canadian Theatre Agreement) (not offered this year)

Juggling Jurisdictions - A Jumble of Collective Agreements (not offiered this year)

Vice-President, BaAM Productions
Course(s): SPECIAL PROJECTS: The Sport of Production Planning
Senior Project Manager, BaAM Productions
Course(s): How Can a Project Management Office Assist an Arts Organization?

SPECIAL PROJECTS: The Sport of Production Planning (not offered this year)

Production Manager - Theatre Passe Muraille
Course(s): Freelance PM to Facility PM: Moving between the worlds of Being "For Hire" to being "The Hirer" (not offered this year)
Technical Director, Young People's Theatre
Arts Manager
Course(s): Reviewing Revenue Streams - Funding & Finance for your Facility (not offered this year)
Director of Theatre and Production Operations, University of Waterloo Theatre and Performance program
Course(s):

A Brave New World: Production Managing for Dance

Friend or Foe: Working with your Stage Manager (not offered this year)

Director of Facility Services, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Course(s): NEGOTIATIONS: Collective Bargaining - A Necessary evil or an Opportunity for Positive Labour Relations (not offered this year)
President, BaAM Productions
Course(s): THE SPORT OF PRODUCTION PLANNING - Try Using Project Management Techniques Instead
Communications Manager, BaAM Productions
Course(s): How Can a Project Management Office Assist an Arts Organization?

SPECIAL PROJECTS: The Sport of Production Planning (not offered this year)

Director of Special Projects, BaAM Productions
Consultant, Sellery Health + Safety
Course(s): Just DO it! How Production Managers Can Improve Safety Compliance

Due Diligence for Production Managers (not offered this year)

Risk Assessment for Production Managers (not offered this year)