Dani Fecko is Founder of Fascinator Management, an agency and consultancy based on Unceded Coast Salish Territories. Fascinator represents nine clients from Vancouver, Toronto and Halifax who are driven by the values of community connection, rigorous art making and creative place-making. Fascinator is also the Canadian advocate for Caravan artists supported by Farnham Maltings in the UK and is the Canadian representative for Performing Arts Hub Norway.
Dani was on the Vancouver planning committee for the 2015 Western Arts Alliance (WAA) Conference and, since 2016 has been the only Canadian on the WAA board. Dani was an ISPA (International Society of the Performing Arts) Fellow from 2012 – 2014 and is currently a member of their development committee. She was on the planning committee for the 2018 Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) conference and one of 26 people in the second cohort of the APAP Leadership Fellow’s Program. Dani is also on the board of the BC Alliance for Arts and Culture and is on the External Advisor Committee for the City of Vancouver’s next Cultural Strategy. In 2017 and 2018 Fascinator Management was one of six groups to be awarded funds for promoting BC artists through the BC Government’s Creative Economies fund.
Dani trained as a Stage Manager at Studio 58 and worked for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, Touchstone Theatre and Vancouver Playhouse locally and Theatre Replacement, Neworld Theatre, and more across Canada and Europe. She tour-managed across North America, Mexico and Europe with Rimini Protokoll and to Europe and across Canada with Company 605. Dani has a long history working in contemporary theatre in Vancouver. She was Managing Producer of Boca del Lupo, and spent four years as Associate Curator at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival.