Shaping the future of the Creative Communities

Christopher Sonnemann


Director of Technology, The National Ballet of Canada

Christopher Sonnemann is the Director of Technology for The National Ballet of Canada. An experienced IT Professional and Certified Project Management Professional with 17 years’ experience in Technology.

 Christopher spent 10 years at the Canadian Football League, helping the league to transition to a new digital age. Developing custom software for player management and statistics collection to improve the in-game and online experience. Supporting and promoting the adoption of social media tools to facilitate increased fan engagement and assisting in the project management and development of infrastructure to support an improved website presence.

 For the past 3 years Christopher has been helping the National Ballet of Canada adopt a stronger, more sophisticated, technology footprint. Providing improved infrastructure and championing the adoption of cloud technologies to reduce costs while providing better tools and accessibility for staff.

 Christopher is focused on developing custom software solutions to solve challenges unique to the Ballet, promoting the adoption of streaming technologies to increase exposure of the National Ballet of Canada and developing partnerships with peer Arts organizations to help solve common issues within the industry.

Program - Session A
11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Partnering Outside the Box: TATI Project Case Study (Panel)
with Denise Herrera Jackson, Iris Nemani, Julie Whelan and Peter Lyman