- Directors Intensive, with Autumn Smith on April 20 to 21 in Toronto – This two-day workshop is designed for experienced directors in both the community theatre and professional realms. The intensive will concentrate on the art of making the work as specific as possible; exploring how to get what the playwright intended onto the stage in a simple and detailed fashion.
- Ontarians With Disabilities Act: Are You Meeting Accessibility Standards?, with Sarah Farrell on April 23 in Toronto – Confused by the Accessibility Standards set out in the Ontarians with Disabilities Act? Want to know what this means to your organization? Do you need some practical tips that could help you comply with the Act and avoid costly penalties?
- Dialogue on Design on April 29 in Toronto – Are you mystified about dealing with designers? Join Associated Designers of Canada Executive Director Sheila Sky and professional designers Patrick DuWors and Julia Tribe for a discussion on communicating with designers -- from contracting through to opening night. Find out what types of information help make the design process go smoothly and promote fluid collaboration as the project evolves in rehearsal.
Upcoming on The Bulletin Board
- Deadline to apply for the Festival Players Young Company (high school and post-secondary students) in Prince Edward County is April 18.
- Magnetic North Theatre Festival is holding a Masterclass in Devising in the Landscape with Wildworks (UK) in Ottawa on June 3 to 7; the application deadline is April 19.
- Tarragon Theatre’s latest WorkSpace presentation (Sean Dixon’s A God In Need Of Help) starts April 20. In an effort to nurture new play development, Tarragon offers artists several weeks to workshop a play before presenting it, in its primary phases, to a small audience and a free admission.
- For producers with a production in a festival, indie artists and small companies—Young Associates is holding a two-day “ABCs of Indie Finances” workshop on April 23 and 24.
- As part of their 100th Anniversary celebrations, Ottawa Little Theatre is inaugurating “the Cornerstone Project”, permanently recognizing outstanding volunteers. All OLT alumnae are encouraged to participate—the nomination deadline is May 15.
- The Toronto Fringe Festival is now inviting applications for the Next Stage Festival. Next Stage is open to artists who have previously participated in any CAFF member festivals, seeking to move beyond the summer production model and showcase their work to a wider audience. Application deadline is May 24.