Staff members are talented, energetic and dedicated arts professionals who are here to serve the needs of our community!
Kylynn Bhathena, Engagement Coordinator
Kylynn is an arts administrator with a penchant for digital marketing and content creation. She has a postgraduate certificate in Arts Management and believes in adopting diverse and inclusive means towards making the consumption of art accessible.
She has had the opportunity to work in the field of visual art, theatre, archives and performing arts across three countries, namely India, Greece and Canada. She learned the value of artistic production at a young age through experiences as a volunteer and later organizer of one of Asia’s largest and oldest cultural collegiate festivals – Malhar. More recently, she has participated as an events volunteer for Harbourfront Centre and City of Toronto.
Kylynn’s journey with NPCC began in Summer ’20 as a co-op experience. She now joins us as the Engagement Coordinator. Her goal is to work towards the vision of NPCC by connecting with diverse communities and execution of outreach initiatives.
She looks forward to learning more about the members and community that makes NPCC a creative melting pot!
Alonso Rodriguez, Programs Coordinator
Alonso is from Lima, Peru. With a Bachelor in Business Administration and previous experience in the corporate sector, he decided to expand his background by studying the Arts Administration and Cultural Management program at Humber College in 2019, where he graduated with honours.
Alonso’s relationship with NPCC started in January 2020 when he joined the staff as an intern. He has also volunteered at the Toronto Biennial of Arts, the Prefix Institute of Contemporary Arts and supported as Finance Coordinator for Culture’s Compass: a virtual conference sponsored by Humber’s Center for Creative Business Innovation (CCBI) in partnership with Work in Culture.
Cory Therrien is an administrative and marketing professional with a diverse range of professional experience in areas such as office management, purchasing, event coordination, and product and brand analysis and departmental budgeting.
Cory is a believer in life-long learning and strives to acquire new insights, knowledge and skills through her work and classes in college continuing education, art and calligraphy.
She has a Bachelor of Administrative Arts in Office and Administrative Studies and a Certificate in Marketing from Ryerson University.