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Canada Conference of the Arts announces caretaker board

The following press release was distributed on November 27, 2012: November 27th, 2012 Dear members and friends of the Canadian Conference of the Arts, On October 30th, I had the sad duty to inform you that given the circumstances, the Board of the CCA had come to the conclusion that it

The Canadian Conference of the Arts Closes Its Doors After 67 Years

The Canadian Conference of the Arts to Close Doors after 67 Years Message from the Chair Dear friends and colleagues, It is with great sadness that the Board of Gover­nors of the CCA came to the conclusion last week that we have to shut down operations immediately. I can tell

Join the Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA)

Update: The Canadian Conference of the Arts has ceased operations after 67 years. Click here. In June 2012, we posted a story about The Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) vowing to continue its important work in spite a total loss of Federal Funding. The CCA is moving forward with

News: 2012 Governor General’s Literary Awards finalists announced

The 2012 Governor General’s Literary Awards finalists were announced today. Congratulations to Alberta artists Karen Hines, Cathy Ostlere and Dennis Garnhum for their nominations in the Governor General Literary Awards for Drama. (Albertans make up 50% of the finalists for this category!) View all nominations on the Canada Council for

Announcement (National): Award Short Lists – Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC)

Award winners were announced on October 22, 2012 – click here for details. Short lists for PGC’s Carol Bolt Award, as well as the New Musical Award, and the New Comedy Award, were released today by their respective juries: Carol Bolt Award for Playwrights – 2012 Short List This award is given annually


News: Theatre Alberta Awarded 2012 CITT Honorary Membership Award

Each year the Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology/Institut canadien des technologies scénographiques (CITT) recognizes individuals and companies that excel in their field of live performance in Canada. Theatre Alberta is proud to accept the 2012 CITT Honorary Membership Award. This particular award recognizes an individual or an organization not actively

Jobs (Vancouver): Box Office Manager- Kay Meek Centre

Kay Meek Centre Box Office Manager Application Deadline: August 15th, 2012 Kay Meek Centre is West Vancouver’s live performing arts venue, housing a 500 seat, Main stage and a 150 seat black box theatres. Kay Meek Centre is very active in presenting music, dance and other live events while also launching

Job (Cranbrook, BC): Managing Director- Key City Theatre

Managing Director On February 11, 1992, Key City Theatre (KCT) opened and the Society was formed to: • foster appreciation of and community involvement in the arts, • operate and sustain a first-class performing arts, conference and cultural centre for the people of the East Kootenay, • present professional artists

News (National): Canada Council increases support for international market access

The Canada Council for the Arts announced today that it is adding $2 million to its existing support to individual artists and arts organizations to access international markets, bringing dedicated international market access funding this year to $7 million. The increase will expand opportunities for artists to strengthen their artistic

News: Canadian Conference of the Arts continues in spite of loss of funds

The Globe and Mail reports that The Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) has vowed to continue its operations in spite of its loss of Federal funding. Meeting this week in Ottawa, the membership and the board of the CCA, founded in 1945, “all endorsed the concept that we should

Job (Vancouver, BC): Production Director – Electric Company

HIRING: PRODUCTION DIRECTOR Posted on: May 25, 2012 Closing date: July 1, 2012 Start Date: Summer-Autumn 2012 Term: Permanent Location: Vancouver, Canada Salary: 40-45k rangeReports to: Artistic Producer Electric Company, one of Canada’s leading theatrical performance creation companies, is hiring for the dynamic position of Production Director, a full-time, senior,

Job (Whitehorse, YK): Technical and Operations Director – Yukon Arts Centre

Technical and Operations Director (Production Manager) The Yukon Arts Centre has an opportunity for a versatile, dynamic and personable individual to lead the technical services team. The Yukon Arts Centre is located in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, a community recognized nationally for the vitality of its diverse arts community. The Yukon

Announcement: Canada Council for the Arts statement on 2012 Federal Budget

Update: Click here to view the Canadian Conference of the Arts Analysis of the 2012 Budget. Canada Council speaks on federal budget “The Canada Council for the Arts is enormously heartened by the positive message sent by the 2012 budget and the support of the government in recognizing the Council’s leadership role,”

Job (Edmonton): Stage Manager – Fringe Tour

I’m looking for a Stage Manager for my fringe show, Guernica, which will be touring to Winnipeg and Vancouver fringes this summer. Rehearsals will be in Edmonton. I can guarantee a base fee, plus a split of profits. If anyone’s interested in/available for this position, please contact me for more

News: 2012 Siminovitch Prize in Theatre May Be Last

The Siminovitch Prize in Theatre will be no more after 2012 according to reports from the Globe and Mail and  The reports are based on a paragraph included in the 2012 Siminovitch Prize Call for Nominations:  This year also marks the final year for the Siminovitch Prize. “The Founders

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