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national arts center corporation administrator

Donald John Alexander MacSween, Canadian national arts center corporation administrator. Bar: Quebec 1962. Member Corporation Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Quebec, 1975-1982; board governors Fraser Hickson Institute, Montreal, 1969-1972, vice president, Monteal, 1972-1975; Member Association Canada Auditorium Management (founding member, secretary-treasurer), International Society Performing Arts Administrators.

Background

MacSween, Donald John Alexander was born on January 16, 1935 in Montreal. Son of Sydney Alexander and Martha Gunhild (Christofferson) MacS.

Education

Bachelor, McGill University, 1956. Bachelor of Civil Law, McGill University, 1961. Postgraduate, Laval University.

Postgraduate, University Grenoble.

Career

Associate, partner Howard, Cate, Ogilvy, Bishop, Cope, Porteous & Hansard, Montreal, 1962-1973. Director general National Theatre School, 1973-1977, National Arts Centre Corporation, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, since 1977. Board governors National Theatre School, since 1977.

McGill University, since 1980. Board governors Centaur Foundation for Performing Arts, 1971, secretary board, 1972-1974. Board directors McCord Museum, Montreal, 1980-1981, Canada Scottish Philharmonic Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, since 1981.

Achievements

  • Bar: Quebec 1962.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-creator: museum satire My Fur Lady. Co-founder theatre company, The Paupers, 1959-1961.

Membership

Member Corporation Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Quebec, 1975-1982. Board governors Fraser Hickson Institute, Montreal, 1969-1972, vice president, Monteal, 1972-1975. Member Association Canada Auditorium Management (founding member, secretary-treasurer), International Society Performing Arts Administrators.

Connections

Married Anne Douglas, November 10, 1962. Children: Alexander, Rebecca, Michal, Jared. Married Andree Moro, September 6, 1980.

1 child, Laurence.

father:
Sydney Alexander MacS.

mother:
Martha Gunhild (Christofferson) MacS.

spouse:
Anne Douglas

spouse:
Andree Moro

child:
Alexander MacSween

child:
Rebecca MacSween

child:
Michal MacSween

child:
Jared MacSween

child:
Laurence MacSween