Category Archives: Events

Event: Calling all indie theatre artists to an OPEN SOURCE BRAINSTORM to discuss the future of STAF, STAF

Monday, January 26th: 6:30pm @ the Theatre Centre

Come participate in STAF’s transformation and share your thoughts of what the new STAF can provide to help Toronto’s evolving indie theatre ecology. Over the past two decades, STAF has built its reputation assisting indie theatre artists with their administrative needs. The motivation for this transformation is in reaction to the evolution within the indie theatre industry:

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Event: Stories from the Inc. Alternative Revenues for the Performing Arts, Metcalf Foundation

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Hart House, University of Toronto

These two separate workshops are designed to share the learning of the participants in the first learning network formed under the Creative Strategies Incubator program at the Metcalf Foundation. They should be of interest to anyone interested in alternative revenue sources for the non-profit arts sector, and they will be of particular interest to anyone considering submitting an application to the March 23, 2015 deadline for the Creative Strategies Incubator (CrSI).

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Event: A Life In The Arts: A Tribute To Jim Biros, Toronto Musicians’ Association

Tribute to the former executive director of the Toronto Musicians’ Association – and a long time board member and volunteer of Theatre Museum Canada.

With performances by Louise Pitre, Alana Bridgewater, Dan Chameroy, Melanie Doane, Jeff Madden, Claudio Vena, The Dave Young Trio and many others.

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Event: Set/Props and Costume Sale, Ready Set

Tons of stuff left and we need to clear it… Fill A cube van for $750.00 – lots of wiggle room

Plants, desks, antiques, sculpture, A giant hamburger costume, Vintage Cash register, Poker chips, hockey and other sports equipment,… Toys, couches, an antique: Pump Organ. Bed frames, trunks and luggage.. Kitchen tables,lockers, mirrors, stools, lamps, end tables, picture frames, cafe tables, restaurant furniture, martini glasses, mannequins, chandeliers, THE LIST IS ENDLESS AND WE ARE STILL UNPACKING STUFF! A bouncy slide, a Hamburger costume, space suits, hotel costumes .. It goes on and on.

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Event: Emerging Artists Round Table, Theatre Gargantua

The Emerging Artists Roundtable is a forum for University and College Students along with Recent Grads to engage with core members of Theatre Gargantua, including Artistic Director Jacquie P.A. Thomas, and other members of the professional community to gain insights and network connections that will help bridge formal training and entering the profession.

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Event: PLAYING AGE – A Symposium, The Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies

February 27-28th, 2015

The Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies is proud to announce Playing Age, an inter-disciplinary symposium that will be held at the University of Toronto from February 27-28, 2015 at the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse. Renowned scholars Elinor Fuchs (Yale University, School of Drama) and Margaret Morganroth Gullette (Brandeis University, Women’s Studies Research Center) will present keynote addresses.

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