Riaz Charania

Riaz grew up in Calgary and moved to Toronto in 2007 to pursue a career in Arts Marketing and Communications. With over 10 years of experience in Marketing and Communications including his current role as the Director of Marketing and Communications at Soulpepper Theatre Company, as well as past experience working as an Artist/Tour Manager and Publicist in the music industry, including work for Paper Bag Records, StageFright Publicity, and Outside Music. Riaz has an unquenchable thirst for platforming artists in whatever capacity he can, as well as community engagement and storytelling. On any given night you can find him taking in the many cultural offerings Toronto has to offer, and even the occasional mosh pit.