Barbara Frum (Sharing Spaces Founder/Producer)
Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Barbara Frum is a dance manager, agent and producer. In 2013 Barbara founded "Sharing Spaces", a Toronto-based dance production and management agency. Sharing Spaces currently partners with The Joyce Theater (New York) and with Ilter Ibrahimof at Sunny Artist Management to produce new commissions for worldwide touring and tour companies -- including projects by American Ballet Theater principal dancer Daniil Simkin, the iconic Wendy Whelan, Benjamin Millepied’s LA Dance Project, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and Malpaso Dance Company (Havana). As well, Barbara has worked alongside Works & Process at the Guggenheim to tour select commissions including works by Jodi Melnick and Ryan McNamara. Additionally, Barbara manages individual choreographers Emma Portner and Sonya Tayeh. Barbara looks forward to continuing to wear multiple hats in the dance industry and supporting artists that she believes in the most.
Ben Totty (Box Artist Management- BOX Founder/Producer)
Originating from the UK, Ben is a dance manager, agent, casting director, and producer. Beginning his career as a trained dancer, he has a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. In 2012 Ben founded "Box Artist Management", a London/New York-based dance management and casting agency. The agency’s main areas of expertise include management, casting and producing within dance.
BOX has served some of the industry's biggest production companies by sourcing talent for commercials, music videos, brand advertising, television, documentary, stage and more. BOX’s roster of creatives is made up of an array of international award-winning dancers, choreographers and movement directors including Holly Blakey, Benjamin Millan, and Kiani Del Valle. BOX creatives have brought to life ad campaigns for such brands as Vogue, Vivienne Westwood, Selfridges, Dior, Adidas, Bose, and Mercedes Benz. Creatives have worked alongside such musical talents as Florence + The Machine, Beth Ditto, FKA Twigs, Coldplay, Rita Ora, and Goldfrapp. BOX has ongoing relationships in London with leading art performing institutions such as Tate, Serpentine Galleries and the Southbank Centre.
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Brands We've Worked With
Selection of our Brand Collaborators:
Dior, Gucci, Vivienne Westwood, Paul Smith, ADIDAS, Nike, Gareth Pugh, Selfidges, Mulbery, Hermes, Karl Largerfeld, Uniqlo, Top Shop, GAP, NOWNESS, Dazed, ID Mag, Rag & Bone, Zegna, Van Cleef & Arpels, Sezanne
Selection of our Creative Collaborators:
Dev Hynes, Nico Muhly, Ellen Page, Phillip Glass, Florence and the Machine, Beth Ditto, Coldplay, Madonna, Woodkid, Polica, Miley Cyrus, Kylie Minogue, Porches, Barbara Kruger, Lil Buck, Justin Bieber, London West End