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Industry News: What’s Happening in Canadian Theatre May 8-12

Industry News

Welcome to Industry News, a new blog series sharing what’s happening in Canadian theatre and the wider arts community. Each week we’ll share news we’ve come across as well as events, calls for nominations and submissions, and professional development opportunities.

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Comings and Goings

Member & PACT News

ALL IN is now taking applications for the Toronto and Ontario Cohorts

Both Toronto and Ontario All In cohorts will be made up of the senior artistic and administrative leadership of participating organizations. If you are interested in becoming a member of either the Toronto or Ontario cohort of theatre companies, please submit an application to be considered for inclusion. There are no fees for the selected member companies to participate in this workshop.

Concrete Theatre Society is staging a made-in-Alberta play on sexual consent, thanks to an $80,000 grant from Status of Women

Alberta Provincial Minister Stephanie McLean announced funding for Concrete Theatre for an original, one-act production called “Consent” to educate students about gender equality and healthy relationships.

Stumbling Towards Inclusion

Playwrights Theatre Workshop’s Heidi Taylor talks about her own experience with disability and the broader issues of inclusion in theatre.

What’s Happening in the Wider Community

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