Ian Case is an arts administrator and theatre artist. He is the Director of the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium and Ceremonies and Events at the University of Victoria. Previously, he was the General Manager for Intrepid Theatre for a decade. A graduate of the University of Victoria, Ian holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre. He played a role in founding the UVic Phoenix Theatres the Student Alternative Theatre Company (SATCO) which continues to this day. Ian has worked for many Vancouver Island theatre companies as an artist, teacher, administrator or consultant and has been a consultant for two Provincial Ministries. He co-founded the Victoria Shakespeare Festival in 1991. In 1998 he founded Giggling Iguana Productions, which produced an acclaimed 15-year run of site specific theatre at Craigdarroch Castle. Ian has been the President of the ProArt Alliance of Greater Victoria and is current President of the Victoria Shakespeare Society. He has received numerous awards for his work as an artist, administrator and arts leader. He is a married and a father to two daughters, both of whom are pursuing careers in performing arts.
A member of Council since 2017, his current appointment was made on December 31, 2019 for a two year term.