Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Browsing The Bulletin Board

Upcoming Workshops from Theatre Ontario
  • Dialogue on Design on April 29 at 10:00am 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.
  • Financial Literacy: What Self-Employed Artists Need To Know, with Tessa-Marie Schillingford, on May 13 at 10:30am in Toronto – Providing some basic skills will enable you to take control of your finances and make the best possible money decisions, including setting financial goals, managing on a low and erratic income, making a spending plan, dealing with debt, credit and credit cards, smart banking, and planning for retirement.
  • Getting Started for Actors, with Tim Chapman, on May 15 at 2:00pm in Toronto – For actors beginning their professional careers, answering the most frequently asked questions about the business of acting including the realities of showbiz, pictures and resumes, Equity and ACTRA, agents and casting directors, auditioning, and maintaining and improving your acting skills.
  • Check out all of our upcoming courses and workshops, including the new federal and provincial not-for-profit corporations acts, self-producing, our summer courses, and more.
Upcoming on The Bulletin Board
  • The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts is providing two Accessible Customer Service Standard of the AODA workshops—Customer Service Staff Training on April 30 and Train The Trainer Training on May 2.  Registration deadline for both is April 25.
  • Application deadline for SummerWorks Leadership Intensive Program for emerging artists who have a strong interest in producing, the business of the arts and artistic leadership but may not have the experience is April 26.
  • Next Aluna Café is April 29.  Aluna Café is a place to share ideas and exchange in foreign traditions and new influences. It’s a friendly platform to express your opinions, show or talk about your new creative endeavours and enjoy an evening of theatre and conversation.  The play is The Agony of Ecstasy by Sabina Berman of Mexico.
  • The application deadline for Driftwood Theatre’s Creative Roots Intensive for Young Artists is April 30. This summer program will provide nurturing experiences for young artists to train in the three areas of performance particular to Driftwood’s work: classical text, a capella musical performance, and movement-based theatre.
  • Application deadline for the Wuchien Michael Than Foundation Theatre Projects–Production grant is May 1.  This grant helps fund production of new works by Asian-Canadian playwrights between September 1, 2013 and August 31, 2014.
New on The Bulletin Board
  • Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education’s next course in its Arts and Entertainment Administration series begins May 6, and focuses on Audience Outreach and Engagement.
  • Theatre Rusticle is pleased to announce The Patrick Conner Award. The award honours their long-time collaborator Patrick Conner (and also a former Theatre Ontario member) and seeks to carve a space to acknowledge the costs of integrity, honesty, generosity and belief.  The award straddles and unifies two worlds that were essential to Patrick: theatre and a sustainable world of green living. This annual award honours two individuals with a cash prize of $2500 each.  The application deadline is May 15.
Check out these items, and other postings from our members of workshops, calls for submission, community events, funding opportunities, awards and recognition opportunities, and much more—on Theatre Ontario’s Bulletin Board on our website

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