by Brandon Moore, Community Theatre and Communications Manager
- Generator in Toronto has launched the Artist Producer Resource – a “wiki-textbook-YouTube” hybrid online resource as a one-stop-shop for indie producers to freely and remotely access collective resources, knowledge, templates and tools.
- The Weesageechak experience at Native Earth from the point of view of Frances Koncan, a “Not-Yet-Established Artist”. (From Intermission)
Behind the Scenes at Ontario’s Theatres
- 2018 Summer Season announcements from The Foster Festival in St. Catharines and the Blyth Festival.
- The Metcalf Foundation has chosen five companies to participate in their 2017 Creative Strategies Incubator (CrSI) for audience engagement and community development—Young People’s Theatre, Aluna Theatre, the Toronto Fringe, Le théâtre français de Toronto, and the Canadian Opera Company.
- Can a theatre program help rehabilitation Ontario prisoners? Ontario Theatre and Rehabilitation through Arts in Corrections (OnTRAC) was profiled in the Toronto Star.
- ArtsBuild Ontario has a few subsidized spaces left for the Asset Planner for the Arts, for venues tackling capital forecasts.
- The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) in partnership with the Friends of the Arts network is meeting with 32 Toronto City Councillors on November 23rd to discuss the ongoing cultural importance and continuing financial impact of arts and culture in Toronto.
- Playwrights Guild of Canada has announced the CASA Award to support and mentor women playwrights living in South Africa.
- ... to the award recipients and honourable mentions at the Eastern Ontario Drama League’s One-Act Festival.
- ... to the recipients of the Capital Critics Circle theatre awards, including Festival 2017 Host Ottawa Little Theatre, recipients of Best Production Community for Other Desert Cities.
In Case You Missed It
- Our Youuth Advisory Committee hosted an application info session on Facebook on Sunday.
- Congratulations to the Professional Theatre Training Program grant recipients for Fall 2017.
- Ontario Summer Theatre has had a busy fall with their general auditions and the annual meeting.
- ONstage Openings this week in Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Burlington, London, Harriston, Embro, Hillsburgh, Toronto, Kincardine, Port Hope, Midland, Brockville, Ottawa, and Sudbury.
- Browsing Our Bulletin Board, including workshops, webinars, grant deadlines, volunteer opportunities, and more.