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National Action Week in support of the #FutureOfLIVE campaign. Sept 22-29, 2023

National Action Week for the #FutureOfLIVE

Our National Action Week for the #FutureOfLIVE has officially started! Show your support by sharing our videos and share your own content on social media.

Call for Nominations – NAC Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring

The National Arts Centre and CAPACOA are extending a call for nominations for the National Arts Centre Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring.

An image of a folklore dance group in Cali, Colombia standing in front of a danner that says "6e Bienal Internacional de Danza de Cali".

Call for Expression of Interest to attend the Bienal Internacional de Danza de Cali 2023

Expressions of Interest are now open for Canadian Arts PRESENTERS and ARTISTS looking to attend the Bienal Internacional de Danza in Cali, Nov 7-13.

A group of audience members sitting outside in front of the Arden Theatre, watching a musician performing under a tent.

Refreshing Performing Arts Statistics

Performing arts organizations did remarkably well in 2022 and are still on a growth curve in 2023.

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Call for Applications: Artist Pitches

We are currently inviting Canadian artists and their representatives to submit applications to be part of the artist Pitch Sessions at the 2023 CAPACOA Conference.

Members of the Canadian delegation at tanzmesse 2022. Some folks are standing, some sitting, and some kneeling around the "Danse + Canada + Dance" booth in the Agora.

Are you looking to submit a proposal to tanzmesse? We are here to help!

CAPACOA will be in attendance at tanzmesse August 28-31, 2024 in order to facilitate Canadian participation. We are offering space for artists to submit proposals through our booth.

A crowd of audience members with their hands in the air during a performance.

Advocating Access to the Performing Arts

CAPACOA submitted its brief as part of the pre-budget consultations for the 2024 budget. The associations recommends predictable and enhanced programming support for the sector.

Welcome Victoria Del Mastro Vicente and Brittney Rolston

CAPACOA is delighted to welcome student interns Victoria Del Mastro Vicente and Brittney Rolston to the team! Thank you to the Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC) and the Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) for their generous support.

Call for Canadian Participants: WOMEX 2023

Participate in a mentoring session and apply to showcase at WOMEX 2023! The deadline has been extended to August 18, 2023 at 5pm ET.

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Eyes On… Rhodnie Désir

This month, we’re delighted to highlight choreographer-documentalist and Founder/Artistic Director of RD Créations, Rhodnie Désir.