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BOCA Del Lupo STOP ASIAN HATE Graphic With Dozens of Headshots of Asian Artists
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News (National): STOP ASIAN HATE Initiative – Boca Del Lupo

  Since the beginning of the pandemic, anti-Asian sentiment in Canada has surged to new heights. In the last few months, hate crimes against Asians have increased drastically, with assaults against members of our communities becoming commonplace in the daily news cycle. Ant-Asian hate crimes have seen more than a

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Survey (National): Canadian Artists and Content Creators Economic Survey

The Department of Canadian Heritage is conducting a survey to create a comprehensive and current portrait of the artistic and creative community in Canada at large. The Canadian Artists and Content Creators Economic Survey launched online May 10, 2021, and will be open for a period of 6 weeks. The

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Call for Submissions (National): The 2021 Siminovitch Prize

The 2021 Siminovitch Prize nominations portal is now open, and we are calling on the theatre community to submit nominations for the most prestigious prize in Canadian theatre. Do you know an innovative mid-career theatre designer that deserves national recognition, $75,000, and the opportunity to support a fellow emerging designer

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Event (Online): The Green Sessions: A Day of Learning – Soulpepper Theatre

June 2, 2021 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM (ET) Online Event through Hopin REGISTER FOR FREE Canada’s performing arts community is invited to a free online gathering of some of Canada’s most knowledgeable and inspiring climate leaders, activists and educators. We believe that artists have an essential part to play

COVID Resource

Event (Online): Re-Opening Roundtable-CITT/ICTS and PMArts/TDArts

As events slowly return from the COVID-19 closures, new and different conditions and procedures will apply. Join CITT/ICTS and PMArts/TDArts to discuss next steps and creative solutions in a Roundtable discussion moderated by Matt Frankish, CITT/ICTS President, Paul Fujimoto-Pihl, chair of the Ontario Section and Janelle Rainville (SM/PM/TDArts). The next

Events

Event (National): IBPOC Theatre Grad Fair

A chance for IBPOC Theatre students from across Canada to meet one another and receive advice from experienced IBPOC artists! ABOUT THIS EVENT Calling all IBPOC recent theatre graduates, students graduating this year and those entering their final year of study! You’re invited to an (online) IBPOC Theatre Grad Fair from

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News (National): Award-Winning Playwright Sharon Pollock Passes Away at Age 85

We were saddened to hear of the loss of acclaimed Calgary playwright Sharon Pollock on April 22, 2021. Pollock was well-known and widely celebrated for her work which included more than 46 scripts for theatre, radio, and television over her 50 year career as a writer. She received, in addition

Announcements

Announcement (National): SureFire 2020 Released – Playwrights Guild of Canada

  The Women’s Caucus of Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) announces the second rendition of SureFire, a community-generated resource identifying remarkable, production-ready plays by Canadian women, trans creators, and non-binary artists. The underrepresentation of women playwrights on our nation’s stages is a well-documented fact; a problem that is magnified further

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Job (National): Program Director – Playwrights Guild of Canada

The Playwrights Guild of Canada is a national arts service organization serving playwrights across the country. PGC’s services are run by a 6-person administrative team, with an office located at 450 Broadview Ave, Toronto. The organization offers professional development programming, connections with producers, contract leadership, awards program, conferences, script sales

Professional Association of Canadian Theatres
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Survey (National): COVID-19 Impact Survey – One Year On – PACT

Last year PACT conducted a wide-scale survey to find out how your organizations have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey was very helpful in advocating for financial support for our sector and in informing policies by the Department of Canadian Heritage. As the vaccines roll-out we want to

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Job (National): Theatre Nova Scotia is Searching for an Executive Director

The Executive Director is the senior staff member of Theatre Nova Scotia and provides leadership and direction in ensuring the organization’s programming and services. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for organizational effectiveness, working collaboratively with staff, contractors, and the Board of Directors to serve

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Events

Event (Online): Resilience & Reinvention: PACT Management Leaders Retreat

Resilience & Reinvention: PACT Management Leaders Retreat Taking place wherever you are on Wednesday, May 26, from 12pm to 5:30pm ET There’s no more business as usual. What principles should guide us as we return to the stage? How can we ensure that our practices are ethical, equitable, and effective

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Call for Submissions (National): Grand Acts of Great Hope – NAC English Theatre

NAC English Theatre invites proposals for our next round of Grand Acts of Theatre, entitled Grand Acts of Great Hope. With the original iteration of Grand Acts, commissioned companies were invited to create a short, large-scale public outdoor work that brought artists and audiences together for a brief,impactful moment of

Event (Online): Free Stages: The Unseen Future of Theatre

FREE STAGES: THE UNSEEN FUTURE OF THEATRE FREE ONLINE SEMINARS FOR THEATRE PRACTITIONERS OF ALL KINDS On three Sundays in April, playwright Scott Sharplin will host Zoom-based workshop/seminars exploring the post-pandemic future of live theatre. Free Stages: The Unseen Future of Theatre is a three-hour event for directors, designers, playwrights,

Event (Online): Is Digital Here to Stay? – Business/Arts

  Is Digital Here to Stay? Building resilience in the arts Join us on Wednesday, March 24th, as we explore how arts organizations and culture-goers have been navigating the transition to digital programming during COVID-19. At the top of this session, Nik Nanos, Chief Data Scientist and Founder of Nanos

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