Amélie Malissard has over
ten years of experience managing projects, in the experimental music
& performing arts scenes, and beyond.
She believes in developing strong community roots, removing barriers, and creating space for all
artists, audiences and dreamers.
recent years, she has worked with artists, festivals and venues in
Canada. She especially enjoys using ideas, spreadsheets, emails,
social media, smiles and drink tickets to bring everybody together at
music shows. Other favourite activities include planning for the
future; supporting the creation, release and promotion of new works;
organizing; designing strategies; writing grants;
and questioning how to do things a bit (or a lot)
worked as Project Manager for the Vancouver Independent Music Centre
- VIM (2019-2020) and as Logistics & Promotion Coordinator for
the Suoni Per Il Popolo / Casa del Popolo / La Sala Rossa festival, venues & bars-restaurants (Montreal, 2016-2019). She was a
Founding Member of the Lux Magna Festival (2017-2019) and part of the
Noisundaeee Collective in Montreal (2017-2019).
Malissard was born in France in 1985. Before moving to Canada in
2016, she was an international policy expert and worked for the
French government. She holds a Specialized Masters degree in Creative
and Cultural Industries Management from the Burgundy School of
Business (2016), a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from Sciences
Po Paris (2008) and two Bachelor’s Degrees in History and Classics
from Universities Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Paris IV Sorbonne
founded act·art·mgt in the Fall 2020.