by Brandon Moore, Community Theatre and Communications Manager
- SpiderWebShow launches Volume 7 of #CdnCult Times with a look at “inclusive design” addressing accessibility for artists and audiences.
- With the “EnAbling Nonprofits Ontario” project wrapping up, the Ontario Nonprofit Network has collected all of their accessibility resources together on one site.
Behind the Scenes at Ontario’s Theatres
|Theatre Sarnia's production of 33 Variations|
- Ken Stephen—a former Theatre Ontario Board member and past recipient of our Michael Spence Award for Contribution to Community Theatre—has already twice seen the Theatre Sarnia production of 33 Variations that is coming to Festival in North Bay—first in Sarnia and again in Woodstock.
- Heather Gardner and the Living Fit Choir received an Adjudicator’s Award at QUONTA Festival in Sudbury—and you will hear their work at our Festival in North Bay on opening night in Curved.
- Port Stanley Festival Theatre is hosting the grand re-opening of their newly expanded theatre on May 14.
- Congratulations to Brant Theatre Workshops who received a Seed Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to expand their Summer Theatre Festival.
- Latest 16/17 season announcements are from Northumberland Players in Cobourg and Hart House Theatre in Toronto.
- Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) continues to keep the community updated on the implementation plans of the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010. The new technical amendments bill still has not been introduced, but CLEO has a useful Q&A for organizations currently amending their bylaws.
- Ontario Trillium Foundation has launched a Collective Impact Webinar Series for cross-sector collaboration among organizations.
- David Matheson is the new Artistic Director of Theatre Erindale and Sheridan Coordinator of TDS.
- ... to the nominees for the Toronto Arts Foundation Awards, including d’bi. young antifrika (William Kilbourn Award for the Celebration of Toronto’s Cultural Life), Young People’s Theatre (Arts for Youth Award) and Cole Alvis (Emerging Artist Award).