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SUMMARY OF CURRENT RESTRICTIONS ON PERFORMING ARTS ACTIVITIES
Updated May 5, 2021
Below is a brief summary of current restrictions on and requirements for performing arts actitives in Alberta. Please note that the current situation is very fluid and changes are occuring rapidly. We will do our best to provide updated information on this page but please consult alberta.ca and the most recent public health orders for current and detailed information.
- Effective May 5 – In regions where there are less than 50 or more cases per 100,000 people, and less than 30 active cases all indoor performance activities for adults and youth are prohibited. Outdoor performance activities are permitted for groups of a maximum of 10 people.
- Effective May 9 – In regions where there are 50 or more cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 people, and 30 or more active cases all indoor performance activities for adults and youth are prohibited. Outdoor performance activities are prohibited except with members of your household, or two close contacts if you live alone.
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Below is a compiled list of resources that may be useful to individuals and organizations in the theatre sector. If you are aware of other resources that would be helpful to the community please let us know. Email Ray Brickwood at [email protected].
PROVINCIAL HEALTH MEASURES
Updated information about mandatory public health measures in Alberta.
TARGETED HEALTH MEASURES
Additional measures in place for ‘hot spots’ in the province.
GUIDANCE FOR PERFORMING ARTS
Government of Alberta detailed guidance for performing arts activities. Updated April 27, 2021.
STUDIES AND RESEARCH
STONE OLAFSON NEW EXPERIENCE ECONOMY
Learn more about the intersection of arts, culture, sports, and recreation in a pandemic and post-pandemic environment.
NATIONAL ARTS AND CULTURE IMPACT SURVEY
Most arts and culture organizations are holding on for now, but very high stress levels suggest that the impact of the pandemic aren’t just economic, according to results of the November 2020 National Arts and Culture Impact Survey (NACIS).
ARTS TRACKING SURVEY – BUSINESS / ARTS
Business / Arts, the National Arts Centre and Nanos Research came together to gauge Canadians’ attitudes on returning to indoor and outdoor arts and culture events across Canada. Over 1,000 people were polled through the Arts Response Tracking Survey.
GRANTS AND FUNDING
ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS
Important information about the AFA’s response to COVID-19 in Alberta, including frequently asked questions. Updated as new information is available.
Funding transformative initiatives to charitable arts organizations in Calgary and surrounding areas.
CALGARY ARTS DEVELOPMENT
Grant and investment opportunities for Calgary and area based groups and individuals.
EDMONTON ARTS COUNCIL
Grant and funding opportunites for Edmonton and area groups and individuals.
CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
Grant opportunites for arts organizations across the country.
CANADA EMERGENCY WAGE SUBSIDY
Federal program to assist employers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CANADA EMERGENCY BUSINESS ACCOUNT
Interest-free loans for eligible businesses who have been hit hard by the pandemic.
CANADA RECOVERY BENEFIT
Income support for employed and self-employed individuals who are directly affected by COVID-19.
CANADA BENEFIT AND SERVICE FINDER
Answer some questions to find a federal benefit or support that may be applicable to your situation.