Theatre Ontario Presents...
March 2019
In This Issue...
Adjudicator Professional Development | Stories from the Professional Theatre Training Program | Celebration of Theatre Online Auction Save the Date | Upcoming Workshops | Event Safety Alliance Canada | Conversation Starters
Adjudicator Professional Development
The Adjudicator's Voice
As part of our Adjudicator Professional Development series, we are excited to offer a new workshop for Ontario’s adjudicators “The Adjudicator’s Voice: How to Say What You Mean Without Saying What You Think”, with instructor Annette G. Procunier.

Suitable for both emerging adjudicators and for established adjudicators interested in enhancing their skills, this workshop will help adjudicators with the art of critique and strengthening their communications.


Festival 2017 Detailed Adjudication
Adjudicator's Symposium
Grants
Stories from Our Professional Theatre Training Program
Ontario Arts Council
PTTP and YTTP are funded by the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.
Support Us
Save the Date for Our "Celebration of Theatre" Online Auction
World Theatre Day Auction 2019 Save the Date
Training
Creator Stream Workshops
Dramaturgy workshop
The Creator Stream of workshops is for anyone looking to produce their own work or start their own theatre company.

Jump Start Your New Play workshop with dramaturge Matt McGeachy (Factory Theatre)
Learn practical exercises designed to get your play on track and get you writing.
March 11 at 2pm in Toronto

Grant Writing Information pre-recorded webinar with Pat Bradley (Ontario Arts Council)
Preparing an OAC application? Get the inside scoop!
March 18 via free pre-recorded webinar

Career Stream Workshops
Intimacy for the Stage workshop
The Career Stream of workshops is for those who want to learn and harness the basic tools and resources needed to thrive in the profession.

Learn about the background and impetus behind the Intimacy for the Stage initiative
March 28 via free pre-recorded webinar

Intimacy for the Stage for Performing Artists workshop with Siobhan Richardson (Intimacy Directors International)
Learn the techniques and the language to stage human sexuality in a way that is professional, dynamic and focused on storytelling.
April 13 at 11am in Toronto

Ask an Agent workshop with Michael Jackson (Seventh House Talent)
What does an agent do and why should you have one?
April 29 at at 3pm in Toronto

Writing Theatre Reviews that Matter, with Lynn Slotkin
Traditional theatre coverage through the print and broadcast media is shrinking, yet the creation of theatre productions is expanding. Reliable critical voices are needed more than ever. This workshop will provide insights on why theatre reviews matter, and provide guidelines on what to look for in order to assess a theatrical event, and then write about it clearly, informatively, effectively and with confidence.
April 3 at 3pm in Toronto

Writing Theatre Reviews that Matter
To Act in Safety
Theatre Ontario is excited to be a Community Partner for the inaugural conference of Event Safety Alliance Canada, running April 3 in Toronto. Learn more
Conversation Starters
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Ontario Off Stage
In our "Ontario Off Stage" column, we share good conversations and news from Ontario's theatres. Recent highlights:
From March 1
  • The line-up for the Western Ontario Drama League Festival of community theatre
  • From Intermission, "See Me" by Akosua Amo-Adem and representation on stage
  • Catch up on this issue
From February 22
  • Shocking news about an auditorium roof collapse in Elliot Lake just prior to a dress rehearsal, but thankfully with no injuries
  • Tarragon Theatre remembers Mallory Gilbert
  • How to leverage your Board of Directors for advocacy
  • Catch-up on this issue
From February 8
  • The value of "artistic leader discretionary funds" in support of a new diverse generation of leaders
  • Consent, power, and trauma in the acting classroom
  • The line-up for the QUONTA Festival of community theatre in northeastern Ontario
  • Catch-up on this issue
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