Jeanne LeSage, CHRL, MBA
Principal, LeSage Arts Management
LeSage Arts Management is a consulting practice based in Toronto that provides counsel, solutions, and support to arts organizations in areas such as strategic human resources, organizational development, strategy, board relations, operations, and more.
LeSage Arts Management was borne out of 25+ years of excellence in executive arts management across multiple artistic disciplines by owner and principal, Jeanne LeSage. Jeanne is a highly respected senior arts management professional with national and international experience in festivals and multidisciplinary performing arts. She is a sought-after consultant, educator and conference speaker working across Canada with a unique specialization and expertise in Arts HR. Jeanne has an MBA in Executive Management with a specialization in Management Consulting, and is registered as a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL).
After a first career as a theatre Stage Manager working across Canada, Jeanne has held executive arts management positions at various organizations nationally and internationally. Notable positions include: ten years at the Toronto International Film Festival in Theatre Operations and building their first Human Resources department, Arts Management Fellowship at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Deputy Interim CEO of Royal Opera House Muscat, Managing Producer of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, and more.
- Employee Policy Audits and Creation
- Employee Relations and Performance Management
- Workplace Harassment policy development, staff training, incident responses
- Organizational Development and Organizational Structures
- Interim Executive Management
- Strategy & Facilitation
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