Autumn Coppaway is the Technical Director for Vancouver Opera. Her past credits include Technical Director for Banff Centre’s Opera in the 21st Century Program; Assistant Technical Director for the Canadian Opera Company; Production Manager for Against the Grain Theatre; Production Director for Carousel Players; Director of Production for Production Agency (now Bespoke AV) and Assistant Technical Director for the Grand Theatre in London. Autumn also spent 8 years as a rigging, lighting, and video technician for a variety of companies across the country. Currently in the process of creating the “Two Worlds” Scholarship, Autumn is actively encouraging aboriginal students to pursue their passion for the arts. She continues to work as a Leadership Mentor and Project Manager for numerous corporate events and theatrical endeavours across the world.