Coronavirus Information for the Live Performance Sector

CAPACOA updates daily a document with the intention to provide factual information, recommendations and resources to help the live performance sector prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak in Canada. This document shouldn’t be seen as a substitute to official information from public health authorities.

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Informations et recommandations relativement au Coronavirus pour le secteur du spectacle

CAPACOA a conçu un document afin de communiquer des informations factuelles, des recommandations, ainsi que des ressources à l’intention du secteur du spectacle pour surveiller, se préparer et réagir à l’éclosion du COVID-19 au Canada. Il ne se veut aucunement un substitut aux informations de sources officielles émanant des autorités de santé publique.

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Conductor surrounded by musicians and audience members during an outdoor performance.

Diversity and Drivers of Arts Attendance

May 6, 2019 – Attendance is high among new Canadians and “feeling welcome” is an important driver for frequent attendance at arts events, according to a supplementary analysis of Culture Track Canada data completed by Nanos Research Group.   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 event will take place on May 21st and will involve a series of presentations, demonstrations and discussions on the importance of metadata in the performing arts.    Read more

Workshops at Centre Stage Theatre 3, Summerland, BC, 2018. Photo: Mike Biden.

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 is essentially a social activity?   Read more