The Guild Team

Alanna Jankov, Executive Director 

Alanna is an accomplished entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience successfully managing her own company, Image Factory, as well, she is an established Island visual artist whose work has been exhibited at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, among
other galleries across Canada. With proven marketing and communications skills, she is an community leader , a Holland College distinguished Alumni Award recipient, winner of the 2016 Cultural Industry Award of PEI, and has recently supported the PEI government in its events and planning protocols and strategies. Alanna has a keen appreciation for The Guild and the role it plays in our cultural community, and sees opportunities for The Guild to grow its connection to artists, performers, government partners, private sector sponsors, and audiences. In the last five years of being Executive Director, The Guild has continued to grow into a cultural hub where artists gain much needed exposure, creative industries have space to be innovative, and the community has a meeting spot where everyone feels welcomed. She is thrilled to lead The Guild and looks forward to a long and dynamic relationship as she continues to support and strengthen The Guild’s mission to provide members of the cultural and arts community a vibrant, supportive, affordable, creative space in which to develop and flourish, by providing access to the Gallery, the theatre, office space, studio space, and skilled staff.  ajankov@theguildpei.com

Michelle Hooper, Events and Operations ManagerMichelle Teamphixr

Michelle has worked in the Arts and not-for-profit sectors for the past 10 years. She is a graduate from Dalhousie University with a double major in Theatre Studies and English Literature, and was proud to be a part of Neptune Theatre’s Box Office and Front of House team during that time. Before joining The Guild, Michelle was planning events and doing community development work with the CNIB in Charlottetown. She also has experience as a Box Office and Front of House manager from a variety of theatres, including The Victoria Playhouse, Centrepointe Theatre, The Shenkman Arts Centre, and Darlinghurst Theatre Co. Michelle is very excited to work with so many talented artists and performers on Prince Edward Island. mhooper@theguildpei.com

 Sarah MacPhee, Assistant to the Exec. Director

Sarah is a graduate of the Holland College School of Performing Arts. Her recent credits include Town Crier in all three Christmas pantos at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, as well as three seasons as a Confederation Player. Sarah is excited to come on board as Assistant to the Executive Director, and to work in such a vibrant  and thriving cultural hub.

 Eric Fortune, Technical Director

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Eric attended the Ontario School of Audio Recording Technology in London, Ontario. Before working at The Guild, he toured as sound tech for various musical acts including Paper Lions. Eric began his time at The Guild as a technician in 2007, and has since moved into a position as Theatre Manager. Well known throughout the Island, Eric looks forward to helping make The Guild sound and look spectacular! efortune@theguildpei.com

The Events Team

Julia Wilkie: Head Usher

Lloyd Joseph: Head of Maintenance

Sherry Ross: Book Keeper

Curtis MacNevin: Technical  Assistant

Kristen Campbell: Bar/Concessions

Michael Clory: Front of House Manager

Nicholas Murphy: Student Intern

Luka Hall: Official Fiddling Busker at The Guild

Thank you to our part time Festival staff

The Board of Directors

Shawn Murphy; Chair, Maria Campbell; Secretary, Maria MacAulay; Treasurer, Nancy Cole