The recovery of the live performance sector continued during the third quarter of 2022. Nominal GDP increased 2.8%. Jobs increased 5.3%.
CAPACOA was recently in Santiago, Chile for the 2023 edition of the Santiago a Mil Festival, known as one of the preeminent presenters of contemporary Latin American theatre and performing arts. Learn more and check out some photos!
We would like to officially welcome Kristina Lemieux (she/her) as our new Agents and Managers Program Coordinator. Learn more about Kristina and the program...
This time we're featuring Crazy Smooth, one of Canada’s top street dance ambassadors, a dancer and choreographer, sought after instructor, judge, and community leader.
The latest report from the Linked Digital Future Initiative paves the way for better representation of Indigenous artists in Wikidata.
Visitor visa delays is a major source of concern for international artists performing in Canada. Yet, there are solutions to this problem.
Welcome to our new series called Eyes On..., where we highlight some of our amazing members! This month we're featuring Milton Lim (he/him), an interdisciplinary artist based in Vancouver, BC.
Circulart is a cultural platform for music, which annually brings together arts presenters and music industry professionals from Latin America and around the world in the city of Medellín, Colombia. CAPACOA recently had the opportunity to attend the four-day event from November 3-6, 2022.
After a tough year’s start amid the sixth wave of the pandemic, the live performance sector bounced back in the second quarter of the year.
CAPACOA submitted its brief to the Standing Committee on Finance on October 7 as part of the pre-budget consultations for the 2023 budget. Learn more about our recommendations and read the full brief.
The IDENTIDADES International Festival of Performing Arts was held in Antofagasta, Chile from October 1-8, 2022. CAPACOA was fortunate to have the opportunity to bring five Canadian Indigenous arts leaders to the eighth edition of the festival just a few weeks ago.
We are looking for Canadian artists to be featured in our 2023 Artist Snapshots Sessions.
Together, IPAA and CAPACOA worked to publish accurate and respectful information about Indigenous artists and their works through open data.
We invite our members to join us in committing to reflecting on Canada’s colonial legacy and learning from Indigenous artists, activists and knowledge-keepers.
Expressions of interest are now open for Canadian Arts Presenters to join CAPACOA and Global Toronto's delegation at Circulart, November 3-6 2022.
From Sept 2022 to March 2023, 20 members will work with Culture Creates to optimize the readability and discoverability of their events.
Expressions of interest for Canadian Indigenous arts presenters are now open to attend INDENTIDADES International Festival October 1-5 2022.
The GDP growth of the live performance sector stalled during the first quarter of 2021, but employment performed better than other sectors.
Learn more and apply now to The Canadian Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund (CPAWRF) through one of four recipient organizations.
CAPACOA is thrilled to announce the launch of the LIVE Performing Arts Directory, the first of its kind entirely powered by open data.
Expressions of Interest for Canadian Arts Presenters are now open for support to attend the Edinburgh Fringe Festival August 17 – 24 August, 2022.
Mental health and trying something unique or different are among the top benefits that may compel audiences to attend live performances.
The GDP and employment increases observed over the second half of 2021 echo government interventions announced a year before.
The 2022 federal budget provides little new funding for the performing arts sector. But we remain hopeful that the National Recovery Summit will provide another opportunity to address the needs of the industry.
On January 25, CAPACOA welcomed members of the performing arts community to share their hopes for the future. Discussions around digital space, social inequity, and the climate crisis led to new discoveries.