|Toronto Represent, from #CdnCult Times on SpiderWebShow|
Photo by Sarah Renton, taken at SummerWorks 2015
- Jini Stolk raised some good questions about the collapse of Goodwill Toronto—and reinforced the importance of planning at strong and healthy arts organizations.
- #CdnCult Times on SpiderWebShow wrapped up Volume 6, curating articles on the topic of representation in Toronto theatre, featuring Djanet Sears, Michael Mori, and Camila Diaz-Varela.
- Hill Strategies analyzed volunteers and donors in arts and culture organizations in Canada in 2013. It’s unclear to me whether the characterization of “56,000 jobs” is entirely professional work being done by volunteers, or includes the work of amateur artists—but it is a fascinating read nonetheless.
Behind the Scenes at Ontario’s Theatres
- Meet the 2016 Playwrights’ Unit at Thousand Islands Playhouse.
- Previewing the upcoming Western Ontario Drama League Festival in the Woodstock Sentinel-Review.
- A useful resource from the Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage (IPinCH) project at Simon Fraser University—Think Before You Appropriate: Things to know and questions to ask in order to avoid misappropriating Indigenous cultures (PDF).
In Case You Missed It
- Stories from the Professional Theatre Training Program, featuring Jasmine Chen training with Marjorie Chan, Mary Elizabeth Willcott training with Kelly Thornton, and Michela Sisti training with Ross Manson.