Creative Impact

Heather Gibson

Heather Gibson is the Executive Producer of Popular Music at Canada’s National Arts Centre in Ottawa programming over 140 shows a year on 4 stages ranging from 150 to 2100 capacity. In March 2020 she created #CanadaPerforms as an online emergency relief fund for the performing arts which led to presenting nearly 1000 livestreamed performances over the past year. #CanadaPerforms inspired similar projects in Ireland and with the Kennedy Centre in the USA with Arts Across America. In late 2020, Heather created and launched a Global Network for Women Music Producers with colleagues in Estonia, Sweden, Australia, and Argentina. She also founded the Global Network for Female Identifying Music Producers.