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About Us

About Us

IATSE Local 822 currently represents members in Wardrobe, Makeup and Hair crafts in the Live Theatre within our geographical jurisdiction of Toronto and vicinity.



President: Diane Luckett-Reilly

Vice President: Sandra McVey

Business Agent: Michelle DiCesare

Call Steward: Cathy de Grosbois

Secretary: Raymond K Cosgrove

Treasurer: Jillian Walker

Past President: Cheryl Batulis


Members at Large

Jacqueline Robertson Cull
Traceee Gallagher
Barb DeKat
Charles Seminerio

Our offices are at:

511 Adelaide Street West

Toronto, ON

M5V 1T4

Tel: 416-622-9007

Fax: 416-622-0900


Engaged and aligned, we provide our industry a needed voice.  Promoting professional, healthy, ethical work environments, we endeavour to engage all hair, makeup and wardrobe Technicians to become part of our dynamic & talented team.   We have a passion for the creative process, determined to ensure Employers recognize the value and worth our colleagues provide.


On behalf of all Live Theatrical personnel we advocate and create industry standards for fair, safe & principled workplaces.  We provide mentorship, networking, training, and educational opportunities in support of our diverse vibrant organization.


Join and watch us grow.



The IATSE is an International Union that represents members employed in stagecraft, Motion Picture and Television production and trade show industries throughout the United States, its Territories and Canada.


Local 822 currently represent members in Wardrobe, Makeup and Hair crafts in the Live Theatrical setting with our geographical jurisdiction covering Toronto and vicinity.


Granted its charter from the International Union in 1950 with 7 wardrobe attendants as the original members, Local 822 (Theatrical Wardrobe) merged with Local 800 (Makeup Artists and Hairstylists) July 1st, 2003 and we are now more than 130 members strong.


We hold collective agreements with most of the major venues in Toronto including The Sony Centre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, Royal Alexandra Theatre, Princess of Wales Theatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Arts, Roy Thomson and Massey Halls and the Air Canada Centre.


Our members work under agreement to Opera Atelier, Air Canada Centre,  Canadian Opera Company, Canadian Stage Company, Dancap Productions, Live Nation, Mirvish Productions, Molson Amphitheatre, National Ballet of Canada, Ross Petty Productions, Roy Thompson and Massey Halls, and Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.


For more about the International Alliance visit : www.iatse.net