From Classroom to Runway

Students working on various aspects of a fashion show

FCD 817/827 Live Event Supercourse  

Live Event Supercourse I introduces students to Experience Design and Event Design through the development and production of a large-scale, multi-stakeholder fashion and cultural event, Mass Exodus. Students explore various roles in event production and management, including service design, space design, content creation, technical direction and budgeting. Emphasis is placed on the development of hard and soft skills to facilitate successful event production in a variety of creative fields that reflect and influence stakeholder needs.

FFC 32A/B Fashion Promotion

Fashion Promotion emphasizes the significance of events within the fashion system. Students will explore various roles in event production and apply theory to the conceptualization an execution of various event activations. Emphasis is placed on the potential of events to reflect, contribute to and influence socio political discourse while students develop programming that meets the needs of diverse stakeholders.


Executive Team

Susand Chen Co-Executive Producer
Fiona Finnigan Co-Executive Producer
Sierra Sumra Co-Creative Director
Chanelle Maon Co-Creative Director
Charlie Berg Producer – Show
Amanda Lojzczyk  Producer – Installation
Sofia Di Cicco Show Director
Maude Angers-Lessard Line Producer
Aidan James Financial Director
Lauren Stephens Producer Sustainability – Show
Megan O’Connell Producer Sustainability – Installation
Yumna Motiwala Wardrobe/Backstage/Designer Liaison

Production Department

Emily Dargie Production Manager
Rachel Struthers Production Co-Ordinator
Emilia De Prisco Production – Choreography
Aviva Mirsky Production – Broadcast Technical Director
Ben Huigens Production – Broadcast Director
Thao-Lee Doan-Nguyen Production 
Sarah Durland Production 
Tania Al Khatib Production – Sustainability
Heritage Wisdom Production – Sustainability
Fiona Kern Wardrobe/Backstage/Designer Liaison
Victoria Alvarez Wardrobe/Backstage/Designer Liaison
Yumna Motiwala Wardrobe/Backstage/Designer Liaison

Installation Team

Bridget Shepherd Production Manager
Margo Nguyen  Installation 
Rachael Quinn Installation – Sustainability
Nicole Poon Installation – Sustainability
Juliette Dejonge Wardrobe/Backstage/Designer Liaison
Olivia King Wardrobe/Backstage/Designer Liaison
Xiaoting Shen Wardrobe/Backstage/Designer Liaison

Branding & Design

Dylan Nguyen Art Director
Haolin Tong Design 
Mai Nguyen  Design 
Candance Craven Design 
Abigail Costache Design 
Danijela Dobrich Design 

Professional Communications

Alexis Kostrzewa Sponsorship & Publicity
Samantha Holenski  Sponsorship & Publicity
Ashira Prijatna Promotions – Web Lead
Sarah Pasquini Promotions – Web
Megan Fuda Promotions – Web
Ellen Wong Promotions – Web
Farishteh Pavri Promotions – Social Lead
Sabrina Zima Promotions – Social
Yueyan Huang Promotions – Social
Federica Di Frassineto Promotions – Social
Smiksha Singla Promotions – Social
Hasiya Gariba Promotions – Photography Lead
Ashni Johal Promotions – Photography 
Carlos Alcordo Promotions – Photography

Teacher Advisors

Dirk de Waal Show Production

Installation Production

Brittany Paty Branding & Design 

Professional Communications