Andrea Vagianos has been named the new managing director of Toronto Dance Theatre. Board president Chris Kelly announced the news on November 11th. Currently the general manager of the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Vagianos brings over twenty years of experience in the cultural sector to her new post. “I’m thrilled to be joining Toronto Dance Theatre as its new Managing Director. The prospect of working as a partner with Christopher House in both the execution of his artistic vision, and in improving the existing facilities at 80 Winchester Street – for the company, the School of TDT, and the community at large – is very exciting. I am fortunate to become a part of the Company when it is in such a healthy financial and vibrant artistic state,” said Vagianos in the company’s press release. She will begin her new role in January 2010.