Artist Professional Development

Conférence CAPACOA 2018

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 8:00am to Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:00pm

CAPACOA tiendra sa 31ème conférence en convergence avec la Biennale CINARS ainsi qu’avec MUNDIAL MONTRÉAL. L’événement aura lieu à Montréal, les 12 et 13 novembre 2018.

Ouverture du coeur. Ouverture d’esprit. Ouverture des frontières.

Voilà les thèmes – et notre promesse – d’une rencontre unique et signifiante qui remettra en question le status quo.

CAPACOA Conference 2018

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 8:00am to Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:00pm

CAPACOA will hold its 31th conference in conjunction with the CINARS Biennale and MUNDIAL MONTRÉAL.The event will take place in Montreal, November 12-13, 2018.

Open heart. Open mind. Open frontiers.

These are the themes – and our promise – for a unique and meaningful gathering of performing arts leaders.

Arts Education & Community Engagement Post Graduate Certificate Program - Call for Applications

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 9:00am

Arts Education & Community Engagement (AECE)  is a new a two-semester graduate certificate program at Centennial College designed to launch students into careers in arts education and community arts. Students will learn how to integrate their individual artistic practice in the design of pedagogically sound arts educational programming that meets the needs of diverse communities. 

Creative Roots Theatre Training Intensive

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:15am to Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 11:15am

Driftwood Theatre’s Creative Roots Theatre Training Intensive for Young Artists is a summer program providing opportunities for the next generation of artists to train in the three areas of performance particular to Driftwood’s work: text, vocal choral music, and movement-based theatre.

SPARC Symposium 2018

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 5:45pm to Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 9:45pm


Registration Now Open!

The SPARC Network is delighted to announce that the 2018 SPARC Symposium will be held May 24th-27th in Cobalt, Ontario, hosted by Pied Piper Kidshows and their community partners.

***Remember : sign up as a SPARC Network Member (it’s FREE!) before registering to save between 35 to 45% on the price of your symposium ticket!**

Please email if you have any questions about registration, or the Symposium in general.

The Fourth International Teaching Artist Conference

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 9:15am to Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 5:15pm

The Fourth International Teaching Artist Conference will take place in New York City from 13-15 September. The conference theme is Artist as Instigator: The Role, Responsibility and Impact of Artists in Global Communities

Festival and Event Management Master Class with Paul Gudgin

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:00am to Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:00pm

The Festival and Event Management Masterclass is an intensive 2 day programme designed to inform and inspire anyone involved in the business of creating, managing and developing festivals and events.

Registration deadline: Early bird: March 16, 2018 / Final deadline: April 6, 2018

More info or register here

Painting The Artist’s Way (7-week course)

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:30pm

This series is an inaugural one! It involves getting messy with paint :)

About self-discovery and transformation through artPlay we'll make two intuitive paintings per class based on The Artist's Way themes of the 12-week course I've taught since 2008. 

All supplies are provided and no painting experience is needed.