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So You Think You Know Your Audience?

February 5, 2020 – If you are under the impression that the performing arts cater mostly to middle-aged white audiences, it’s perhaps time to revise your assumptions. Statistics shared by Hill Strategies Research reveal that attendance at the performing arts is prevalent across all segments of the C...Read More

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Emerging Performing Arts Leaders Celebrated at the CAPACOA Conference

November 13, 2019 – CAPACOA announced the winners of the inaugural Emerging Leader in the Performing Arts Award, during the opening gathering dinner of the 32nd CAPACOA Conference, at the National Arts Centre. The Emerging Leader in the Performing Arts Award elevates the voice of an emerging program...Read More

Novalima. Photo credit: Vito Mirr.

A Smart Way to Avoid Visitor Visa Issues

November 8, 2019 – Do you present artists from abroad and need help facilitating artists’ entry to Canada? It’s now possible to register with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Special Events Unit in order to help artists get their visitor visa on time for their performance in Cana...Read More

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Now Accepting Expressions of Interest for The Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama (TPAM)

October 7, 2019 – Expressions of Interest are now open for support to attend The Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama (TPAM) 8 – 15 February 2020.  Now Accepting Expressions of Interest to attend TPAM for Producers, Presenters & Programmers Expression of Interest Closing Date: October 25 2019 (ex...Read More

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Now Accepting Expressions of Interest for Canadian Arts Presenters to attend Cervantino International Festival

August 27, 2019 – Expressions of Interest for Canadian Arts Presenters are now open for support to attend Cervantino International Festival October 9th to 12th, 2019 in Guanajuato, Mexico The 47th edition of the Festival Internacional Cervantino, which will take place October 9-27, 2019, will have C...Read More

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CAPACOA invites Canadian Agents/Managers to attend Cervantino International Festival

August 27, 2019 – CAPACOA invites Canadian Agents/Managers to attend Cervantino International Festival Event dates: 9th – 12th October 2019 About the opportunity The 47th edition of the Festival Internacional Cervantino, which will take place October 9-27 in Guanajuato Mexico, 2019, will have Canada...Read More

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A Canadian Code of Conduct for the Performing Arts

July 9, 2019 – CAPACOA encourages all performing arts organizations to sign on to the Canadian Code of Conduct for the Performing Arts recently lauched by the Cultural Human Resources Council. To give you a bit of context… Since early 2018, the Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC) has been e...Read More

Applications are now being accepted for the PCBP program

June 12, 2019 – CAPACOA and RIDEAU are happy to launch, with the help from the Department of Canadian Heritage, the new PCBP funding program edition for 2019 – 2020. The PCBP is a funding program that provides the presenting community with access to better professional development tools. Read ...Read More

Nogojiwanong Rite of Spring. Choreography by Brian Solomon. Performed on October 19 and 20, 2017 in Peterborough, ON. Presented by Public Energy. Photo: Matthew Hayes.

Live Performances: the Social Paradox and the Welcoming Factor

June 7, 2019 – According to Canadian audience research, the social aspects of a live performance experience can both encourage and hinder attendance. Here’s a recap of a recent web conference during which facilitator and participants sought to make meaning of this social paradox. The Social Conundru...Read More

Indigenous delegates taking a group photo at ENARTES.

International Committee Welcomes New Members and Sets Sights on New Markets

May 3, 2019 – CAPACOA’s recently launched International Market Development Committee welcomes five new members. Officially launched in November 2018 to provide guidance to CAPACOA in identifying key markets for reciprocal exchanges and organizing joint trade missions, the International Market Develo...Read More

Performing Arts and Metadata

Performing Arts and Metadata: CAPACOA and the National Arts Centre Host the Third Stage of the Digital Tour – Tournée numérique

May 2, 2019 – CAPACOA and the National Arts Center invite artists, workers and cultural organizations in the Outaouais and Ottawa region to take part to the Digital Tour – Tournée numérique organized by Culture Outaouais, Théâtre Action and Arts Network Ottawa. The next...Read More

Des gens assis dans un théâtre et regardant / écoutant un atelier dirigé sur scène.

Living Solo / Being Social – Social Aspects of Arts Participation

April 8, 2019 – More and more Canadians are living alone. In 2016, for the first time, one-person households became the most common type of household in Canada, surpassing couples with children. Should this be seen as a concern or as an opportunity for performing arts organizations, whose offering i...Read More

Linked Open Data datasets, as of August 2014. Image credit: Max Schmachtenberg, Christian Bizer, Anja Jentzsch and Richard Cyganiak - http://lod-cloud.net/, CC BY-SA 3.0.

What is Linked Open Data? And How Could it Make your Life Easier as a Performing Arts Professional?

March 26, 2019 – Day to day work in the performing arts involves a lot of information exchanges among creators, production companies, presenters and, eventually consumers. What if some of this information was no longer stored on your hard drive, but made available in real time to anyone whose day to...Read More

Now Accepting Expressions of Interest to attend the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

March 6, 2019 – Expressions of Interest are now open for support to attend the Edinburgh Fringe Festival August 17 – 23 August, 2019.

Arts Presenting Impacts Both Creators and Communities

February 27, 2019 – Performing arts presenters are a vital component of their communities and the overall arts ecology, according to a new research report by the Canadian Arts Presenting Association and Hill Strategies Research.

Taking Bold Steps to Foster Digital Collaboration in the Live Performing Arts

February 4, 2019 – CAPACOA and its partners are launching a vast digital literacy and transformation initiative for the performing arts sector. Building off of shared metadata strategies and prototypes, the Linked Digital Future initiative will seek to evolve radically new collaboration mindsets in ...Read More

Performing Arts Attendance Held Steady in 2016

January 14, 2019 – Hill Strategies released the awaited report on Canadians’ Arts, Culture, and Heritage Participation in 2016. It found that about two-thirds of Canadians attended an arts performance or festival in 2016 (68%, or 20.0 million Canadians).

Notes from the Hippest Place in the World

December 13, 2018 – By Nadia Ross – Every time I mentioned that I was facilitating a panel on the stunning re-birth of the contemporary library and what we, in the oh-so dour performing arts industry might learn from them, people would reply: “yeah, libraries are where the cool people hang out”.

CAPACOA launches new International Market Development Committee and initiatives to develop opportunities for Canadian artists and enhance reciprocal exchanges

13 November 2018 – Today, CAPACOA announces the formation of its International Market Development Committee, a sector-led consultative and coordinating entity that will strive to develop opportunities for Canadian artists and enhance reciprocal exchanges with key markets.

Downward Slope?

November 5, 2018 – Attendance at performing arts facilities is down from 71% to 60% according to the Access and Availability Survey. Yet, other cultural facilities such as libraries have profoundly transformed their user experience and are now reaping surprising benefits. Are there lessons to be lea...Read More

New Zealand and Australia Performing Arts Tour

October 15, 2018 – New Zealand and Australia Performing Arts Tour Our kiwi partners, the Performing Arts Network of New Zealand (PANNZ), are working with the Adelaide Fringe in South Australia to offer an exiting programme for international presenters to travel to both New Zealand and Australi...Read More

The Cultural Participation of New Canadians

October 15, 2018 – Immigration is changing Canada’s demographics. Fast. It is also changing cultural participation and perceptions about culture.

PD for Dance Artists from Indigenous and Racialized Communities: Announcing the First Cohort!

August 23, 2018 – CanDance, La danse sur les routes du Québec, and Ontario Presents are proud to welcome Aicha Bastien-N’Diaya, Andrea Pena, Aria Evans, Ivanie Aubin-Malo, Natasha Powell and Nova Bhattacharya in the first cohort of skills development in dance touring and distribution.

Culture Track Canada Offers Both Reassuring and Game-Changing Insights on Cultural Participation

June 21, 2018 – After the Arts and Heritage Access and Availability survey, the arts sector can rely on another major audience survey to figure out what the heck is going on with cultural participation in Canada.

CIPAE 2018/Call for applications/Official Programming

June 4, 2018 – New deadline and financial support for travelnsportation and accommodations! The 2018 edition of CIPAE will take place in Beijing from September 5th to 9th and will propose a Focus on Canada! Workshops, Pitch sessions, Conferences, Reception and Showcases about Canada will be part of ...Read More