Past TSP

The Succession Plan (TSP) is a mentorship and peer network development program delivered by CAPACOA, for emerging and mid-career presenters and other performing arts professionals. The program seeks to strengthen core competencies, provide leadership development and equip participants with the tools and resources necessary to be active participants in the development of arts and culture in their community.

TSP at Festival and Events Ontario – 2020

Participants and mentors:

  • Rebecca Cotter, Manager of Communications, Operations and Events at City of Markham
  • Taisa Petruk, Director at RiverFront InterArts
  • Ryan McLeod, Manager at Cosmo Sound and Music
  • Tina Myers, Executive Director at Winter Festival of Lights

TSP at the CAPACOA Conference 2019


  • Marc-André Caron, Agent d’artiste at Agence Boulev’art
  • Martyna Turczynowicz, Program Manager at Ottawa Music Industry Coalition
  • Pam Patel, Artistic Director at MT Space
  • Rob Thomson, Artistic Producer at Full Circle, First Nations Performance
  • Susan Durnin, Artist Representative at Andrew Kwan Artists Management Inc
  • Véronique Grondines, Responsable de diffusion at Théatre de l’oeil


  • Lise Boyer, Agent d’artiste at Beaulieu Artistic Management
  • Jason Dubois, Managing Director at the Push Festival
  • Lily Shearer, Co-Artistic Director at the Mooghalin Performing Arts Inc.
  • Denise Bolduc, Independent Curator and Programmer
  • Natalie Lue, Director at the Vancouver Civic Theatres
  • Angela Campbell, Executive Director at the Imperial Theatre

TSP at Contact East 2018


  • Brendan McLeod, Artist
  • Marshall Feit, Operations Manager at the Grace Jollymore Joyce
  • Nigel Jenkins, Artist Manager at Laughing Heart Music Inc
  • Raeesa Lalani, Associate Artistic Director at Prismatic Arts Festival
  • Rozalind MacPhail, Artist
  • Teresa Nelson, Manager at Traverse Music Management


  • Daune Campbell, Axis Theatre Company
  • David O’Leary, Evergreen Theatre
  • Eoin Ó Catháin, Vice President of Booking at Latitude 45 Arts
  • Angela Campbell, executive director at Imperial Theatre
  • Valerie Hillier, The Fredericton Playhouse
  • Margot Holmes, Owner at Caline Artists International



  • Alannah Johnston, Alianait
  • Amanda Cho, Massey Hall & Roy Thomson Hall
  • Benjamin Massicotte, Boulev’art
  • Daune Campbell, Axis Theatre Company
  • Kyle McDonald, Malfi Productions
  • Po Yeh, Prairie Debut
  • Erin Pickering, Ottawa Chamberfest
  • Rachelle Elie, Crowning Monkey Productions


  • Nadia Drouin, TOHU
  • Skip Taylor, OSAC
  • Tammy Fox, Burlington Performing Arts Centre
  • Danielle Lefebvre, Agence Danielle Lefebvre
  • Laurie Gillis, Atlantic Presenters Association
  • Jennifer Johnson, Arts Commons
  • Cameron Smillie, Ballet Jorgen
  • Marie Coderre, Northern Arts and Cultural Centre
  • Nathan Medd, National Arts Centre