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What’s On (National): Craft Bites – Playwrights Guild of Canada

Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) presents a new play reading series Craft Bites to be streamed online beginning on Monday, January 25, 2021. Craft Bites is an online reading series, exploring the talents of Canadian playwrights and theatre artists. Each of the live events in the series features a cooperative

Resource (National): National Arts and Culture Impact Survey Results

Theatre Alberta recently collaborated with national and provincial arts service organizations across a range of artistic disciplines on the National Arts and Culture Impact Survey (NACIS). The survey was designed to capture a snapshot in time of arts organizations, artists, and arts workers across Canada. It was open for responses

Job (National): Statistics Canada is Hiring People For 2021 Census

The next Canada census will take place in May 2021. The census paints a portrait of Canada’s population and the places where we live. Information from the census will ensure that your community has the data it needs for planning schools, daycare, housing, hospitals, emergency services, roads, public transportation, and

Event (Online): Designated Sharing Time – AFC

It’s the new year, so the AFC decided to set aside some time to talk, vent, problem-solve, laugh, collaborate, cry, and feel the strength of others. Please join us for Designated Sharing Time (DST) – a virtual support drop-in for folks who work in arts and entertainment. DST is a

Event (National): Level Up hosted by the Associated Designers of Canada

LEVEL UP is a four week symposium of live video conference sessions that will connect theatre artists of diverse disciplines to engage in meaningful collaboration and conversation on how digital tools and resources can augment live performance, and help artists present their work within a reality of COVID-19 restrictions (and

Job (National) Business Manager – Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT)

The PACT Business Manager is an important part of a small team working closely together in service of professional theatre across Canada. This role is responsible for ensuring the effective, timely, efficient and cost-effective administration of our organization’s financial and administrative functions in support of our strategic and operational goals.

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News (National): NAC Announces Partnership with Black Theatre Workshop

On Wednesday, December 9, National Arts Centre English Theatre, in partnership with Black Theatre Workshop, announced an unprecedented shared curation model for the national stage.   Beginning in the 2021–22 season, NAC English Theatre has committed to the annual appointment of a Co-Curating Company in Residence, with the pilot invitation

Survey (National): Diversity of Charity and Non-profit Boards – Statistics Canada

From December 4 to 23, 2020, Statistics Canada will be collecting information on the Diversity of Charity and Non-profit Boards through crowdsourcing.   The objective is to understand who serves on the boards of charity and non-profit organizations. This information will help non-profits and charities better understand how their board

Resource (National): Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) question & answer sessions

The Government of Canada is taking targeted action to support Canadians and Canadian businesses, non-profits and charities that continue to face uncertainty and economic challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) provides direct commercial rent or property expense support to tenants and property

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News (National): Tara Beagan Named 2020 Laureate of the Siminovitch Prize

Ntlaka’pamux playwright Tara Beagan has been named the 2020 laureate of the Siminovitch Prize, the largest and most prestigious theatre prize in Canada. Ms. Beagan will receive $75,000, and $25,000 will go to her selected protégée, Joelle Peters. Ms. Beagan, who is based in Mohkinstis (Calgary), is proud to be

Call for Submissions (National): ThisGen Fellowship – WhyNot Theatre

2020 ThisGen Fellowship   Why Not Theatre is excited to announce the 2021 iteration of ThisGen Fellowship. ThisGen Fellowship is a national initiative that supports BIPOC Female, Trans, and/or Non-Binary theatre practitioners get to the next stage in their careers through training, mentorship, guided self-study, and peer-to-peer connection.   We

What’s Online (National): What’s Next? Arts in the Time of COVID

What’s Next? Arts in the Time of COVID Date: November 26, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm EST With the dramatic changes brought about by the global pandemic, the future of the Arts is unsure. Now our artists need help transitioning to the digital world. More importantly, the digital world needs artists.

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Event (National): 2020 Siminovitch Prize

Join the celebration of Canadian theatre innovation and find out who will win the $100,000 Siminovitch Prize.   Joignez-vous à nous pour une célébration de l’excellence et de l’innovation en théâtre canadien et découvrez qui va remporter le prix Siminovitch de 100 000 dollars.   This year’s shortlist features five

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